de beauvior house

The De Beauvoir House is a marvel. A timber and glass addition created by Cousins & Cousins Architects serves a semi-detached structure for a growing family. The geometric structure is does not attempt to match home and instead aims to contrast. The staircase bridges the original structure to the new via the living area on the garden level, the main […]

home envy: cornwall

An exterior shaped by steam-bent wood is the defining feature of this Cornwall abode. Designers Tom and Danielle Raffield set their home on the on the same plot as their furniture company (they specialize in steam-bent furniture) and connected it to an old gamekeepers lodge on the property. The home is covered in  in lengths of curving […]

home envy: venice

As space (especially in urban areas) is considered more of a luxury, modular living and small space design has taken center stage. Architect Jennifer Siegal began to experiment on her own home while working on a grant for mobile architecture and classrooms. Adding more glass and ventilation from the modular classroom project she was working […]

home envy: shelter island

Lisa Jones, a London-born fashion buyer, has an incredible vacation home that would make anyone green with envy. Jones and her husband, James Hyatt purchased the previously dark home on Shelter Island in New York and set to work. The couples  lakefront home is now full of light, bright spaces and pops of color (inspired by […]