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A cottage in The Cotswolds

Posted on Sun, 16 May 2021 by KiM

A little vacation to a cottage as beautiful and soothing and easy on the eye as this one would be a dream. This neutral stone & thatched roof cottage in The Cotswolds is all wood and white and sisal and stone and wicker and linen/cotton….it’s heaven. Available as a location home via Shoot Factory. (Photographer: Richard Oxford)

Sophisticated seaside living

Posted on Wed, 12 May 2021 by midcenturyjo

“With incredible views towards the southern wild ocean and northern views to the enclosed and stunning pool lawn and flourishing vegetable garden, we wanted to create an ‘Australian’ villa in the landscape by the sea. Internally, we aspired to creating spaces rather than surface, creating atmosphere rather than rooms; creating both a generosity of spirit and serenity as a background for happy family life.”

As stunning as its rugged setting this sophisticated contemporary beach house is definitely no shack with its expansive views through large glass windows, open plan living and a sheltered oasis of a garden behind. Flinders House by Melbourne-based Susi Leeton.

Photography by Lisa Cohen & Sharyn Cairns

On a hill in an orange grove in southern Portugal is a guesthouse built as a series of white boxes based on traditional farmhouse buildings. Minmimalist interiors provide a simple escape from the heat of the sun while connecting effortlessly with the exterior. Spread over two floors the original shepherd’s hut contains the living room and kitchen opening to roof terraces including a pool. Casa Um by Lisbon-based Atelier Rua.

Arch House

Posted on Thu, 6 May 2021 by midcenturyjo

“This project is a triplex for a young couple who travel extensively for business who wanted the feeling of a quiet sanctuary for their new home. They partnered with BAAO to provide furnishings throughout the house. The existing building is a relatively compact Anglo-Italianate townhouse circa 1860, and a three-story extension was added to expand the living space. The house’s signature arched doorway and front window were the inspiration for much of the detailing for the renovated spaces.”

The repetitive arch motif leads the eye from room to room and floor to floor. The colour palette is restrained but pops of wallpaper and luxurious stone lift the scheme.

Mid-century meets traditional in this Lisbon apartment by André Vilar de Azevedo of Studio AVA and the result is fresh and decidedly on trend. Who would have thought that you could mix your blue and white pots with Jeanneret chairs and that a simple white hallway with modern mouldings and antique statuary could be so sexy?