You Can Stay at This Vernacular-Style Beach House in Sri Lanka

This unusual looking guesthouse in Tangalle, Sri Lanka, was recently completed by Chinthaka Wickramage Associates. Issana Beach House is located 200 kilometers (125 miles) away from the bustling capital of Colombo and is a comfortable stopover for those looking to explore the country’s South Coast beaches. According to the architects, the design of this house drew inspiration […]

The House & Home Guide To Paint Finishes

April 26 2018 We break down the different paint finishes and how to best use them below. Matte/Flat  Why: Creates a rich, soft and slightly chalky-looking finish that absorbs light well to help hide any surface imperfections. Where: Low traffic surfaces with little washing required, such as living rooms and ceilings. Eggshell/Satin  Why: Contains a slightly […]

Chilled Out Modern Home in Muted Colour

Like Architecture & Interior Design? Follow Us… Three bedrooms and 99 square meters provide the canvas for this chilled out interior design, visualised by Lera Brumina. Located in Minsk, Belarus, this open plan home might be at the cutting edge of home decor with its geometric furniture and accessories but the atmosphere is of a […]

Bold Colour Scandinavian Twists

Like Architecture & Interior Design? Follow Us… If we were to think of the elements that typically make up a contemporary Scandinavian home design, we most commonly would think of light pine furniture set within a crisp white washed room. Snowy soft furnishings and pale window dressings, accessorised with cool monochrome artwork. Sometimes though, Scandinavian […]

Apartment With Energised Colour Scheme

Like Architecture & Interior Design? Follow Us… Located in Kiev, this 110 square metre apartment was designed by 33BY for a young professional woman. The aim was to concoct a layout that would suit a vibrant personality that loves to partake in travel and spiritual development, enjoys music, studying literature and business. The modern home […]