Whenever we come across contemporary farmhouse residences they are inevitably old renovated structures that are given a new lease of life. But the in Quebec is different from the rest. It was built by the creative folk at LAMAS to accommodate a couple who wished to combine their passion for art with agriculture and a rustic lifestyle.
The most striking feature of the house is the wonderful use of various bright colors which add another layer of intrigue to the overall setting. A bright blue couch live-edge coffee table and pops of light pink welcome you in the living room.
The was conceptualized and brought to life by Zen Architects and it does indeed feel like a place of ‘Zen’! This amazing Aussie home features a brilliant garden and a stunning cloak of green even as its striking two story structure welcomes in plenty of natural light.
Oslo-based architect Jon Danielsen Aarhus designed this cabin in rural Norway. Cabin Ustaoset’s interior walls floors and ceilings are clad in pinewood. While the stark impact of the pinewood is quite striking it nevertheless emphasises a homey sheltered feel. One can imagine curling up inside during one of Norway’s harsh winters.
Sliding barn doors shield glass windows and doors from the rough agricultural activity around the house while on the inside a neutral color palette rustic chic décor and plenty of natural light fashion a serene living environment. Privacy beautiful views and a respect for the rich heritage of the region are reflected beautifully in the design of this chic farmhouse.
Wood is the primary material of choice on the inside with the office oozing a distinct modern style with edgy industrial overtones. Specifically designated workspaces are combined with sweeping meeting zones which include both formal and informal ones.
We are often boxed in by traditional approach to design and this often means the same template for a contemporary home is repeated all over the globe without considering the specific needs of each site.