On a Beach in El Salvador….

This house is located in Costa Azul near the border of Guatemala. It stands out for opening completely towards the outside while connecting with the surrounding landscape. José Roberto Paredes‘s team (I’m obsessed) at Cincopatasalgato was in charge of designing a true paradise for the jet…

A Stunning Modern Stone Home in Portugal

This beautiful country house is located on the banks of the River Minho and was decorated by the great Marta Espregueira Mendes. I love the colors, the mix of rustic furniture with modern, the textures, the stone walls, the huge glass bi-fold doors that show the rural landscape. In…

Spanish Home with a Tahitian Vibe

This eclectic home in Spain is a perfect combination of stark white, splashes of bold color and teak. I’ve been researching it for days and I have found out VERY little! All I know is that it was photographed by a Russian photographer and that it is in…

Nikolas Piper’s Home in the Countryside of Spain

In Los Corales de Buelna, a municipality in Cantabria, Spain, sits the holiday retreat for the artist Nikolas Piper who is well known for his furniture / sculpture in iron, wood & scrap. The mansion, which was originally a palace built in 1754, was in a state of ruin when they…

Breeze Blocks Modernize and Let the Light In

I love, love, love breeze blocks! They act as a separating wall while still allowing the light in. These hollow cement blocks, sometimes called ventilation blocks, have been commonly used as essential building materials for the load-bearing walls of structures since the 1930’s. It wasn’t until…

Groovy Modern meets Hollywood Glamour at the Parker Palm Springs

My BF and I did the effortless two-hour drive to Palm Springs yesterday for a one-night getaway together. The Parker Palm Springs Hotel is where we went! This hotel is very commonly recognized for its geometric white walls and bright orange door at the entrance. The former Merv…

Stylist Jessica de Ruiter’s Silverlake Midcentury Home

Jessica de Ruiter, the former fashion editor at Vogue and W now a stylist for Drew Barrymore, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Jennifer Lawrence, to name a few collaborated with her husband Jed Lind, an artist at Commune, to create this super cool home in Silverlake, California. Architect Gregory Ain designed this…

Seriously the Coolest Pool House in Brentwood

This spectacular pool house is the perfect example of ‘indoor/outdoor’ living. If you follow my blog then you know how much I love this little gem. Interior designers Shannon Wollack and Brittany Zwickl, of Studio Life/Style, were hired to create a cool party pad/ elegant guest…

The Privately Owned Satellite Island in Tasmania

Satellite Island Resort Located in a sheltered pocket of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel in southern Tasmania, the rugged 84 acre Island can only be reached by private boat from nearby Bruny Island. There are no roads, no shops, no other guests, not even wi-fi – which is how visitors like…

A 1700’s British Colonial Home Beautifully Restored in the Bahamas

Jewel Box Harbour Island homeowner Trish Becker, a New York jewelry designer, had watched as this historic cottage across the street from where is lived went through multiple fruitless attempts at a restoration. It was among a small number of cottages from the island’s original British Colonization that…

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