Gorgeous Treehouse is Recycled and Powered by the Sun


There is something so whimsical about treehouses and I for one would love to have one. Especially one as beautiful and sustainable as the Nest treehouse. It was recently build by the company ArtisTree for Cypress Valley Canopy Tours out of Texas, and it features the perfect blend of unique design, recycled and reclaimed materials and alternative energy. It also offers wildlife conservation since it will double as a butterfly sanctuary.


By |May 12th, 2015|Modern design|0 Comments

Deltec Homes Expands the Renew Collection with Three New Models


(Model: Aster, a tiny round home)

Deltec Homes introduces three new models to their line of high performance and net-zero homes, the Renew Collection. The new models include the Aster, an 861-square-foot tiny round home; the Chestnut, an Arts and Crafts-style home; and the Highland, a modern design.


By |May 7th, 2015|Modern design, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Vacation Home Made from Recycled Materials


Architect Leo Qvarsebo from Sweden recently built a family vacation home by mainly using recycled materials. The cabin is a modern reincarnation of the traditional A-frame cabin, and the architect likes to think of it as a “treehouse for adults.” And there’s certainly no denying that it’s a lot of fun.


By |May 5th, 2015|Modern design|0 Comments

Sliding Wall Makes This Tiny NYC Apartment Feel Much Larger


A couple of weeks ago a tiny NYC apartment was transformed to make the most of the available space and provide very comfortable living for the owners. A sliding wall was used to make it possible to separate the living space from the sleeping space, making it easy to change the apartment’s functionality from daytime to nighttime activities.


By |April 23rd, 2015|Modern design|1 Comment

Tiny House Inspired by Japanese Minimalism


Architect Todd Miller of Oregon Cottage Company recently designed this awesome Japanese architecture inspired tiny home. The client it was built for had grown up in Japan and wanted a home that resembled a traditional Japanese tearoom.


By |April 21st, 2015|Modern design|7 Comments

Cozy Small Floating Home


Floating homes require an ingenious design and some adaptation to not living on solid ground. This little floating home, located in Oregon’s Willamette River houseboat community, is a great example of just how functional and cozy a floating home can be.


By |April 13th, 2015|Modern design|1 Comment