monday reno-inspo: gallery kitchen

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image via est living

our home renovation is totally behind the schedule (somehow we are not surprised?), and i really, really cannot wait to the day when everything is done done. i miss the days of making saturday morning breakfast without needing to going in/out through the plastic sheeting… well, you know.

definitely we’ll be so proud of ourselves when this renovation is done.

spotted this beautiful kitchen with some impossibly beautiful details and ample of natural sunlight. you can read the full article here to learn more about the kitchen layout.

have a nice week ahead!

monday reno-inspo: gallery kitchen

throw-back Friday

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it’s hard to believe it has been seven years since i first posted this townhouse project by eliding & oscarson architects. seven years have been passed by and it is still my all time favorite. i just want to copy everything for my future home (somewhere, someday). it really worth another shout-out after seven years. check it out here.

throw-back Friday

plywood and marble

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all images courtesy of madearchitects.be

the freshly cut look of plywood pair with marble countertop, these two simple materials, are surprisingly a perfect complimentary to each other. so minimal in form but rich in its character. simply gorgeous. and hey did i mention there is a beautiful concrete floor (in true cement gray) that extends inside-out? it must be such a treat to have your daily meals or cup of coffee here with that view.

if you’re like me who still believe in concrete floor, check out these beautiful examples here and here by antwerpen-based architecture studio made architects.

plywood and marble

holton street by paper house project

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all images courtesy of paper house project

the old-meets-new type of house renovation/extension work in UK has been one of my favorite go-to when i am looking for the urban dwell renovation inspiration. i recently came across london-based paper house project‘s work and the holton street project is a perfect sample of their work : minimal yet rich in personality,  which is also michitecture’s design mantra.

” We don’t think sustainability should be a special design feature, but rather a fundamental idea that informs every decision we make from start to finish.”

all project images and description are provided by paper house project (thanks james!).

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holton street by paper house project

concrete, wood, and tiles (plus marble)

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all images via dezeen

a lovely parisian apartment renovated by paris-based architecture studio septembre has the minimal interior style accentuated with varied flooring materials. all rooms are linked by a corridor through out the full length of the apartment.

my favorite two corners are the kitchen and bathroom.

the concrete flooring in the kitchen with grey cabinets,  marble countertop and backsplash that matches the surface of the dining table.

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concrete, wood, and tiles (plus marble)

patch cafe by studio you me

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all images courtesy of studio you me

patch cafe, designed by studio you me is that kind of cafe you dream to own one day. the interior style is intimate, inviting, with little touch of industrial taste. love the contemporary yet playful atmosphere created by exposing original brick wall, pair with concrete floor and polished marble station.

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all images courtesy of studio you me

don’t forget to check out studio you me‘s website for more lovely inspiration!

patch cafe by studio you me

relax & recharge : strandwood haus on rügen island

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a modern boat-house inspired vacation home with sandy beaches in walking distance, stunning view to the baltic sea, surrounded by zickerschen alps… on the mönchgut peninsula at rügen‘s southwest corner, strandwood house is exactly where i would loooove to spend a week or two (or three) with my family, in summer or winter time (the fire place!).

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all images via strandwood.de

here are some of my favorite interior moments: (hint: white, gray, wood material involved)

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relax & recharge : strandwood haus on rügen island

inside outside: summer villa from aarhus, denmark

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all images via boligmagasinet.dk | photo: morten holtum

love the concept of a fluid transition between inside and outside… especially when your surrounding is this gorgeous! what a luxurious thing if we could let the door & windows open all summer! the breeze, the sunshine… the joy of summer.

there is definitely a ‘i can move in here’ moment. i couldn’t  find anything i don’t like in this house. from living room to kitchen to bathroom and bedroom… everything seems so impossibly beautiful and convincingly functional.

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inside outside: summer villa from aarhus, denmark