Casa do Gerês creates a Striking Landmark on the hillsides of Portugal Architectural studio Carvalho Araújo designed the Casa do Gerês in the Caniçada Valley in Northern Portugal with its ideal placement, taking in the panoramic views of the sweeping landscape. Crafted from wood EXPLORE 90 year-old Airport is Transformed into a Different Kind of Runway Longhua Airport in the Xuhui riverfront area of Shanghai, has a history that spanned from being the first large-scale airport in China in 1917 to becoming one of the longest-servicing EXPLORE A Parisian Landmark is Getting a "Sustainable" Makeover Anne Hidaglo, mayor of the city of Paris, France has announced the city's plans of transforming the emblematic Champs-Élysées avenue into what she is referring to as "an extraordinary garden." EXPLORE From Barn and Chicken Coop to Polished and Elegant Pool House East of the Hudson River in New York lies the charming town of Millbrook. The award-winning architectural firm De-Spec had the task of completely renovating a dilapidated barn and chicken coop, EXPLORE Award-Winning Miami Beach Home Defies Limits Casa Mas is a testament that Miami's restrictive development codes and lot limitations cannot hold back an innovative designer from creating a spectacular piece of residential architecture. Doo Architecture, based EXPLORE The Power of the Bonsai Inspires This Museum Design Washington, D.C. is the home of the U.S. National Arboretum whose mission is to "enhance the economic, environmental, and aesthetic value of ornamental and landscape plants through long-term, multi-disciplinary research, EXPLORE Technology and Feng Shui Entwined in Hong Kong Sim-Plex Design Studio and its founder Patrick Lam cross boundaries in their approach to renovations of small spaces. Having himself experienced what life is like in a tightly fitted apartment, EXPLORE A Unique Retirement Home That Embraces Nature Situated in South Australia's cosmopolitan coastal capital city of Adelaide, is the Willunga House. The conception of this garden retirement home is from the creative mind of architect-in-training Reuben French-Kennedy EXPLORE A Delightful Butterfly-Shaped Residential Proposal Butterflies have come to symbolize freedom, beauty, and change. The designers of 314 Architecture Studio certainly embraced not just the shape of a butterfly but what it represents in their EXPLORE History & Science United in a Visionary Concept Amsterdam based architectural firm ZJA has revealed their plans for a unique underwater museum that will showcase a 271-year-old vessel that was part of the Dutch East India Company. But the uniqueness EXPLORE Take "The Walk" and Appreciate Nature At Thailand's season-long festival Moonbaan Wonder, which highlights the country's cultures, arts, music, food, tastes, talents, and unique identity, architectural firm Bangkok Project Studio invites you to take The Walk. The firm, led by EXPLORE A Michelin-Starred Restaurant's Organic Nature IDF takes you to Germany to visit the vibrant artistic community of Wedding in Berlin where you will find the exclusive, Michelin-starred restaurant 'ernst'. Focused on using the top local EXPLORE THE UNRESOLVED COLLECTION - An Exploration into 2020's Reprogramming of Our Lives IDF shares Miami-based, contemporary art and design-focused, Tile Brush Gallery's exhibition entitled The UNRESOLVED Collection, a collaboration between Geovanna Gonzalez and Jonathan Gonzalez. 2020 has certainly pushed most of the EXPLORE A Gorgeous Retrospective on Mary Quant As lover's of all things fashion, IDF shares a delightful new exhibit. V&A Dundee's major exhibition titled Mary Quant is the first international retrospective on the iconic British designer who EXPLORE Getting a Better View of the Forest on Stilts Rocky landscape and lush forest were the canvas that Canadian architect Natalie Dionne worked with on her project aptly named Forest House I. IDF takes you to this forest haven in southeastern Quebec, which EXPLORE A Clinic with Design Flare When you think of contemporary design, you may not link the visual to a dental office. However, IDF presents to you exactly what the team at Merge Architects accomplished with EXPLORE ReFashioning an Art-Collecting Couple's Beach Retreat There is no doubt that South Florida has a vibrant art scene that draws collectors from all over the world, including IDF's chic community of readers. So it would only be natural EXPLORE Miami Beach was (Virtual) Host to Over 100 countries for UNITITLED, ART fair IDF was delighted that art lives on despite the pandemic. UNTITLED, ART closed its Miami Beach OVR at midnight on Sunday, December 6th, 2020 after having welcomed nearly 40,000 visitors EXPLORE An "Airy" Indoor Modern Remodel in California IDF was drawn to this delightful renovation by Klopf Architecture of San Francisco. Preserving the original contemporary, mid-century style of the home while also accommodating a family of varying ages EXPLORE A Garden Haven within "Tinseltown" Los Angeles, with probably over 4 million inhabitants, is the setting for a design that serves as an oasis from the busy streets of the city. ANX/Aaron Neubert Architects were EXPLORE Editor Picks: Geometric Appeal *IDF is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.   The appeal of geometric design is ample. Straight lines and angles usually symbolize structure and order, while curves are softer and can represent connection and community, making the possibilites of EXPLORE Editor Picks: Green Serenity *IDF is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. IDF is fascinated by color psychology and the impact that selecting the right palette can have not just on the design of a room but also the spirit it evokes. EXPLORE Dallas Museum of Art Presents Moth to Cloth: Silk in Africa IDF was just entranced with The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) new exhibition opening on December 20th called Moth to Cloth: Silk in Africa, which presents silk textiles from Ghana, EXPLORE Moving Dunes - Montreal's "Curved" Street Mural Moving Dunes is a temporary art installation on Montreal's Avenue de Musée imagined and brought to life by NÓS, a Canadian design firm. As winner's of the Montreal Museum of Fine EXPLORE Award-Winning New York Home Combines Art & Architecture ART HOUSE 2.0 is an award-winning project designed by Carol Kurth Architects + Interiors. Located within a forested area in Westchester, NY, this home as a quiet contemporary design while EXPLORE Paying Homage to Ancient Stonework in Catalonia With sweeping views of the Montbui region in Catalonia, Spain we find the 'Castell de la Tossa', a remnant of the rich medieval history of the area. The architectural studio EXPLORE Please Touch: A Visit to Sivak+Partners' Unique Hospitality Project A stark, yet intriguing contrast, this 1,400 sq ft hospitality project by Alexey Gulesha from the Ukraine-based design studio Sivak+Partners in Odessa, Ukraine is inspired by 80s era James Bond EXPLORE Lines and Glass Collide in the Oberfeld Residence Elegant, powerful, and imaginative. Glass and geometry set the tone in this two-story residential gem designed for Los Angeles super-developer Mauricio Oberfeld, envisioned by the renowned architecture firm SPF:architects. Its EXPLORE A New Look at Materialism by Studio DRIFT IDF was excited to explore this refreshing take on the subject of consumerism through creative projects. Studio DRIFT’s Lonneke Gordign and Ralph Nauta engaged in a process they termed “de-producing”, EXPLORE Bejeweled with the Haas Brothers and Jessica McCormack Jewelry designer Jessica McCormack and Los Angeles-based artists the Haas Brothers add an irreverent edge to fine jewelry with their new collection of bejeweled sculptures. The witty, biomorphic forms synonymous with the work of EXPLORE

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  • East of the Hudson River in New York lies the charming town of Millbrook. The award-winning architectural firm De-Spec had the task of completely renovating a dilapidated barn and chicken coop, locate...

  • IDF is fascinated by color psychology and the impact that selecting the right palette can have not just on the design of a room but also the spirit it evokes. Green is a powerful shade that can go fro...

  •   Despite its 7000 year history of use, leather is still a fixture in the design industry. Leather is a durable, wrinkle-resistant fabric, and it can take on many different looks and feels that c...

  •   The appeal of geometric design is ample. Straight lines and angles usually symbolize structure and order, while curves are softer and can represent connection and community, making the possibil...