20 Jan 2014

Haus Fontanelle by Bernardo Bader Architects

Lovely pine chalet built by Austrian studio Bernardo Bader Architects in Western Austria.

via Dezeen

22 Feb 2012

Modern Chalet in the Alps

I have yet again fallen for the work of Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance. I posted about his Corvo chair for Bernhardt Design a while back. This time I’m smitten with his Otto seating collection for Ceccotti Collezioni – not to mention this stunning chalet (if you can even call it that!) in the Alps that houses these beautiful pieces.

I mean, seriously, look at this home! Gorgeous wood detail that keeps the space incredibly modern but warm.

19 Oct 2011

Twins by William O’Brien Jr

Dare I say that winter is in the air? I wouldn’t mind so much if my winter looked like the photos below.

Architect William O’Brien Jr. created two incredibly serene and stunning vacation properties for two brothers and their families in upstate New York.

I won’t even attempt to get into the mathematical properties behind this project, but essentially both homes are made up of the same five shapes – one is a six-sided polygon and the other a four-sided polygon.

No fighting over rooms for these two lucky families.

Spotted on Yatzer

18 May 2011

Modern Chalet

This is my kind of country house. Architects Atelier Kastelic Buffey, have designed a beautifully minimal and modern weekend spot in Collingwood, Ontario (about 2 hours outside of Toronto).

I love that hardly any furniture is needed to make the place look complete.

Spotted via Azure Magazine