What is it that people want from an apartment? Space, comfort, style, a constant feeling of a welcoming space, a private retreat from the world? Let’s see how many of these features we can spot in this rendering of a 300 square meter apartment designed by Alexander Chervinskyi for Azovskiy & Pahomova Architects. Textures and colors shape an elegant collection of spaces and the floorplan is divided between the “active and quiet” zones – as the architects describe them. A large common room including the brightly lit living room and adjacent sundeck, open dining, inspiring office space and lounge zone shapes the public part of the apartments, while the kitchen, master bedroom, three kids bedrooms, guest suite and bathrooms were considered the private spaces and placed separately. The main living space has access to beautiful vistas through large windows that gently warm up the space. This Ukrainian apartment spotted on Home Designing is also functional, with plenty of storage spaces carefully designed to be integrated in the owners daily lives. Now, does this apartment have what is takes to be a dream home?
The terms ‘contemporary’ and ‘modern’ are often used interchangeably when describing design. It’s a common faux pas and one of which this writer is certainly guilty. In design lexicon the two words have contrasting and quite distinct meanings. Describing their difference at a somewhat rudimentary level: contemporary makes reference to the present-day – that which is current and of the time – whereas modern alludes to the past, specifically that of Modernism (post the First World War) and mid-20th century modern design and architecture.
Adding green to the bedroom is easy if you already have a muted color scheme going in the room. It is a color that works beautifully with the likes of white, gray and even brown. While the yellowy-greens add warmth to the bedroom, the blue-tinged variants bring a touch of coolness along with a vibrant ambiance. Here is a pick of 25 gorgeous bedrooms that incorporate green in a gorgeous fashion.