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Cabin Fever: 50 Quiet and Peaceful Cabin Designs

Our brain can be easily compared to a browser with multiple tabs open at once. I think you and I can fairly agree that we both have different goals, daily tasks, ideas, and worries running constantly inside our brain. All this information is collected and stored like cache. Because we're overwhelmed by this, we tend to…

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Old Warehouse Repurposed into a Dream Office

Located in Old Town Irvine, California, this  lima bean factory from 1895 was repurposed into a collaborative office space for creatives called SND CYN. Previously the building was used by Mattson Creative, an award-winning graphic design studio that focuses on creating visual language for vibrant brands, and now serves as a home to artists, designers, photographers, producers & developers. The new residents are able to enjoy an organic working…

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Aspen Red Mountain Residence by Charles Cunniffe Architects

Recently featured in Aspen Sojourner Magazine, this high-end 10,000 square feet residence on Red Mountain is nestled into the mountainside and opens to views in all directions. The contemporary materials create a nurturing environment for the family. The stunning views from the living room bring peace, security, and affinity to the mind. Big windows allow ample natural light…

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Branding Ascendancy: Fuel Coffee Shop in Brighton, MA.

Fuel is a new "vintage-modern" American coffeehouse that celebrates friendships, inspiration, hard work, and the American “can-do” spirit. To “Ignite your Journey,” they offer custom coffee, better beverages, fresh foods and baked goods. What caught my attention about this ordinary coffee shop, was the well executed all around branding. Richie Stewart of Commoner Inc, was commissioned to design…

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Old Shipping Containers Transformed into a House

This awesome residence, named the 'WFH House', was developed by a Denmark based architecture firm called Arcgency. Their team focuses on designing and building sustainable architecture while contemplating the life-cycle and reusability. By using old shipping containers as structural framework, the WFH House's framework can adapt to local challenges such as climate and earthquake issues. The WFH concept is…

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The Attendant: Abandoned Toilet Transformed into a Coffee Shop

Built around 1890 and mothballed in the 1960's, the Attendant has been dormant for more than fifty years. After two-years of strategic planning and restoration, the old Attendant’s office has been turned into a little kitchen and the original porcelain urinals have become an inspired line with green seating to match the original Victorian floor tiles.…

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Invigorating Narrow House by Fujiwaramuro Architects

Fujiwaramuro Architects recently finished the Narrow House, a residential downtown house measuring just 36.95 sqm in Nada, Kobe, Japan. This incredible residence demonstrates that you don't need a vast amount of space for cozy comfort. The home contains two bedrooms, kitchen, a garage, a living and dining room, and an additional storage room. All are…

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Copper House by Charles Rose Architects

Charles Rose Architects is an American architect whose designs reflect a keen feel for landscape and the distinct characteristics of a building site. Their recent renovation was a Colonial box with vinyl siding; it was poorly sited, and a garage cut it off from a spacious yard. Yet it had charm: cozy rooms, a downstairs bedroom…

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