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Cottage away from civilization in New Zealand

Design studio Fearon Hay Architects has presented the project of private resistance Storm Cottage, located on the east coast of the Great Barrier Island in New Zealand. The cottage is located directly on the coast. Its exterior is made of coarse black wood siding. Inside the residence walls and floors are faced with oak boards that look both coarse and warm. The cottage is built far from the infrastructure, so energy is accumulated by solar panels, and an independent system […]

Important Things To Check Out Home Exterior Defects

Think about how fast you act to fix home exterior defects in the interior of your home. A ripped carpet or broken light would be put on our list of priorities immediately. But it might not be the case for defects found on the outside of the house. Even though it’s the exterior that protects you from the elements. Here are some important home exterior defects to look out for on your home. Crumbling Cement & Mortar Unfortunately crumbing cement […]

10 Creative Ways to Use Columns as Design Features in your Home

Throughout architectural history architects and designers alike have had to find creative ways to address the issue of structure versus aesthetics in building homes. Columns are one of those design challenges that are essential for structural support to carry the loads from the roof, upper floors, or other weight-bearing loads down to the ground to support your home. While you may think that columns have to be covered there are some gorgeous ways to display them proudly! Here are 10 […]

Best Outdoor Color Choices You Can Make to Bring Your Home to Life

Are you dreaming of a beautiful home? We plan for everything from tiniest to biggest detail to be able to achieve our imagination’s goal. From the interior to the exterior colors, we make sure that it is as pretty as we have pictured it in our minds. Our home is where we spend most of our precious moments; it is part of our lives.Many of us want our homes to be attractive and full of lifeit rejuvenates our energy every time we […]

10 Gorgeous Home Exterior Designs

It is always good to see your home as your pull up into the driveway after a time away, even if it isn’t much to look at. With these gorgeous exteriors though, you might just be inspired to take your facade up a notch or two. 1. Keep It Classic Common all across the United States and Canada, classic board or shingle siding is a beautiful option for your home exterior. They even rank as the most popular siding materials […]

How to Highlight Your Home’s Exterior Architecture

There are so many styles of homes — Victorian, Craftsman, Colonial, contemporary — the list goes on and on. Highlighting the exterior architecture of your home might seem overwhelming, but no matter what style it is, there are lots of ways to make it shine. Take a good, long look at your home; note the things that set it apart from others, the things that you love most about it. Even if you live in the suburbs amid similar houses, consider the elements that make your home yours and bring […]

20 Dramatic Home Exteriors Proving Black is the New Black

When it comes to home design, black may be the new black. Traditionally, the superstition of black exteriors has kept it from being a popular choice for homeowners. But with the influence of prominent designers (think Johnathon Alder and Simon Doonan), 21st-century home trends are changing. As architects and homeowners search for ways to create standout curb appeal without making things too bright or busy, they’re turning to the dark side. A black exterior is a striking choice for any […]

10 Exterior Design Lessons That Everyone Should Know

While we all want a spectacular home that stands out amongst the rest; we also want a home that blends with its surroundings and neighbourhood. Designing the exterior of a home can be a complicated process of colour choices, materials, balancing shape and lines— it is not a job for novice designers. Do you ever wonder what makes a home exterior visually appealing? Why are there certain homes on the street that make you stop in your tracks and gawk […]

10 Creative Ways to Find the Right Exterior Home Colour

Whether you know it or not, the exterior of your home is an extension of your home’s personality and what it “says” to the neighbourhood. Depending on what exterior amenities, architectural details and colour you choose can help your home shine in its best light. If you have been looking at the exterior of your home and thinking it could use a facelift – adding colour is one of the most affordable and eye-catching ways to make a big impact. […]

16 Wicked Transitional Exterior Designs Of Homes You’ll Love

Welcome to our latest transitional design collection which features 16 Wicked Transitional Exterior Designs Of Homes You’ll Love. In this collection, we are going to make sure that you get a lot of designs that will provide you inspirational ideas as well as help you complete the picture of a transitional home design which started with our interior design collections from the transitional design style. Enjoy! Transitional Exterior Mason Almendral Wisconsin Tomte Stuga Azalea High Park Inner Loop Contemporary Dream Nashville Residence […]