Thursday, November 13, 2008

Villa Storingavika in Norway, a Stunning View

Located on the West Coast of the Bergen archipelago in Norway, Villa Storingavika is one of the most strikingly beautiful structure clad in glass, black stained wood and oiled natural wood. The rocky hillside, the green garden and the wonderful view of blue waters makes this home a complete delight. Constructed with an attempt to utilize the available space to a maximum by Saunders Architecture, the two floors of the building are styled to face the rough Norwegian weather. The interiors are shaped to match the exterior design and the shower with a glass view is one feature that you will not really find far too often anywhere else in the world!

Jesse’s Regolo Collection: Sleek, Stylish and Seductive

With modern technology making sure that high-end gadgets and latest flat screen televisions enter every home, the Regolo Collection from Italian furniture maker Jesse offers the prefect platform for your flashy new equipment. The collection of modern TV wall units and media centers at this year’s High Point Furniture Show is all about the new sleek design being incorporated with futuristic designs that have both gloss and glamour galore. The breathtaking collection stuns you with its elegant designs, amazing texture and classy colors that transform your living room into a portal for the future. The collection is soon set to cross the Atlantic, so watch out USA!

Millbare House in London

Modern architecture and construction works with a philosophy of maximizing resources and yet adding that minimalist design to capture elegance and understated class. The Millbare contemporary house in North-West England captures the essence of new-age construction with its spacious and well-lit interiors, lavish swimming pool on the outdoors and an atmosphere that speaks with silent eloquence. The master bedroom and the three children’s bedrooms all have a very tranquil feel while the classy look of both the kitchen and the bathroom make them appealing. Also, add to all these that the interiors are further enhanced by equally graceful wallpapers and decorative pieces that bring the best out of the serene interiors, and then tell us if you like it.

Futuristic hybrid Faucet from Paini: Bendy and Trendy!

Talk about bending over backwards to please someone! This hybrid flexible kitchen faucet from Paini is all about pleasing you with its futuristic design, ergonomic shape and utility that makes it simply delightful. This irresistible kitchen faucet is flexible enough to make all your tasks easy and simple and ensuring that you can reach wherever you want with it. The design is elegant, modern and perfect for that “space-age kitchen”. Adding to the whole coolness, it sports LED indicators that illuminate to signify water temperature. The faucet is available in black, white and gray.

Drape Table by Jane Punnopatham

What do flowers, drapes and wave flower vases have in common? They were all sources of inspiration for designer, Jane Punnopatham who created the Drape Side Table. The molded acrylic table form resembles tablecloths except there are no tables! The rigid form of the Draped Table makes it free-standing. The design softens with the wavy edges created by heating and hand molding. Each table is thus unique.
Here’s what’s cool about it - invert the table and you’ve got yourself a handy basket!! Somewhere to toss dirty laundry perhaps? Or a toy basket to corral the toys that get underfoot? The Drape tables are available from Spectrumwest for $1250 in black, clear and frost.

Oasis of Balance, a Beautiful Bathroom Vanity from Joerger

For those of you who would like to create a modern and high-quality living environment in their bathroom, here is something you might want to take a look. Called “Oasis of Balance” this bathroom vanity design by Joerger is characterized by three dimensions that create the perfect balance : function, form and fascination. The most interesting part of this design is the black washing area that gives you a sense of quality and style. For those of you who are interested in this piece you can find it here.

Hookaboo Wall Hanger by Matt Carr

Hookaboo is a discreet wall hanger that you can have in the hallway, bathroom, bedroom or anywhere you wish. This wall hanger has 4 pieces of metal hanger that fold up when are not used. Designed by Matt Carr, this wall hook is made from bamboo and is 34 cm wide, 8,5 cm hight and about 2 cm deep. For those of you interested in this product, you can purchase it from Bluebox ( Sweedish shop ).