Monthly Archives: July 2012

Disney Inspired Home.

Check out this Disney inspired home by theme park designer Robert F. McDonnell and his family, the “La Canada Flintridge Graystone Manor” has been listed for $1.5999 million. McDonnell was the senior designer for Walt Disney Co. and he reportedly want to create a very personal and charming home in the unique style, enjoyed by […]

Poka Dot Tents at the Olympics…

We had shown you a few of the great design for the London 2012 Olympics but one of our favorites is the polka dot tents, designed by Magma Architecture, a design firm based out of London and Berlin. This prominent design includes three volumes coated in a double curved PVC membrane.The upper red, turquoise and […]

Yayoi Kusama for Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton unveiled window installations at its flagship Manhattan store on Fifth Avenue, paying tribute to three of  Yayoi Kusama’s signature motifs: “Beginning of the Universe,” “Eternal Blooming Flowers in My Mind” and “Self Obliteration.” One window features floating flowers, another features a life-size figure of Kusama (Vuitton is also selling dolls in Kusama’s likeness). […]

National Cheesecake Day!

The Lima Residence

Check out the Lima Residence, seated on the Upper Las Virgenes Canyon (in Calabazas California, located in the hills in the southwestern San Fernando Valley) it was designed and built by Abramson Teiger Architects in 2008,the Lima Residence boasts a comfortable 4500 sq. ft. of living space, spacious landscaped grounds, and an inviting pool and comfortable […]

The Cloud House

Check out this very interesting design called the Cloud House by Ryan Charles McBride an addition and renovation to a double-fronted Edwardian house in Fitzroy North, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. As you walk into the house a long corridor with a floral print carpet will lead you to the back of the house which […]

OostCampus Building

Carlos Arroyo Architects have completed the OostCampus building in Oostkamp, Belgium. The campus is the seat of civic, administrative and social services of an area in the heart of the countryside around Bruges (Brugse Ommeland) Belgium. The materials used are very simple and inexpensive, but selected and used in a way that you would want to […]

Save the Date!

IIDA International Interior Design Association- Northern California Summer Events, Save the Date! For the compleate list of events click here

The Japanese Restaurant In A Tree

Found in a shopping center in Okinawa the restaurant sits in the branches of a huge tree that diners can climb by either taking the lift or a winding staircase. The Harbor Diner sits 20 feet of the ground and can be found in the Banyan Town shopping center. They serve organic foods and try […]

34th America’s Cup in SF

San Francisco will be hosting  the 34th America’s Cup yacht race with an epic new amphitheater set on the bay. Proposed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Architects, the proposal suggests the transformation of dilapidated piers 30-32 at the foot of Bryant Street and Pier 50 south of the ballpark into a striking bay front amphitheater […]