The kitchen steals the show thanks to the uber-sleek design the ergonomic shelves which disappear into the walls when not needed and a stainless steel kitchen countertop that seems to be gaining in popularity. Entire walls and parapets made only out of glass ambient lighting classy chandeliers and ergonomic décor complete this minimalist house.
The relation of indoor and outdoor spaces and the feeling of comfort and vacation is further punctuated with a splendid outdoor living room by the pool as well as an outer wall that turns into a long accommodating bar and barbeque area.
The design of a floating box with well-defined edges and perfect symmetry seems to be popular with designers across the globe as we are seeing homes with similar design take shape in most of Europe Latin America and the US. That does not mean that each of them stops adding their own individual touch as the in Sao Paulo Brazil showcases. While the home itself looks like a beautiful floating box cast in concrete and wood there is a lot more to it than meets the eye.
They say that all work and no play makes one go dull and pale. But at the home of Lisa and Michael Rubenstein there is pretty much of things taking a turn towards the dull and the mundane. This beautiful modern home by TRG Architects is not only a delight to live in with its plush interiors that are clad in cozy comfort but even the outdoors is equally appealing. It brings out the fun-filled kid in everyone with its lush green backyard that provides ample space for outdoor activities.
Small tiki figures or patterns are iconic of the South Pacific and will undoubtedly add a special touch to your home design as will furniture or floor mats made of rattan. Add a few potted palms and a strong beverage served in a hollow coconut and you may begin to feel on a permanent vacation.
But is not just the spacious backyard that makes life here a constant vacation. The sleek and refreshing pool promises a cool dip every time things become a bit too hot to handle while a plethora of activities await you thanks to the mini-golf green paddle-tennis court and the bocce ball court. Yup this is pretty much like opening your backyard door and walking into a vacation at a cool resort.
Contemporary homes not only seem to rely heavily on the interiors for their look and appeal but seem to be borrowing extensively from the surroundings. Stunning terrace views are becoming more and more often and that is all the more true in case of structures that are taking shape close to the shore.