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A MID CENTURY MODERN HOME IN SOUTH AFRICA

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A South African family who had been living in London for years returned to South Africa to build their dream home. Together with architect Antonio Zaninovic they created a stunning house on a piece of land in the neighborhood of Tamboerskloof, on the slopes of Lion’s Head mountain overlooking Cape Town. The design was inspired by the Case Study Houses, the experiments in California to design and build inexpensive and efficient model homes for the United States residential housing boom caused by the end of World War II and the return of millions of soldiers. For the decoration mid-century modern furniture pieces and accessories where used.

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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEKEND

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THE TRAVEL FILES: SCENES FROM ITALY

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I hope you are enjoying summer! To get you inspired and get you travel juices flowing today’s post featured some images (from the portfolio of Nicole Franzen) of the beautiful city of Rome. The delicious food, the charming streets, the many historic sites, the weather and the atmosphere in general makes Rome the perfect place for a short break. Bellissima!

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A NATURAL STYLE SUMMER HOME ON IBIZA

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This lovely summer home is located in Las Salinas, a natural park on the island of Ibiza. Designed primarily as a family holiday home, emphasis has been put on the outdoor areas to make the most of the summer months. The house, inspired by the traditional Balearic architecture, is decorated in a natural rustic style with mainly natural materials and colors. The floor layout is simple and practical. By using the same materials and finishes throughout the house all spaces are integrated. A great place to relax!

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A LOS ANGELOS HOME WITH A STUNNING KITCHEN

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This is the Los Angeles home of Joan McNamara, owner of brasserie and catering service Joan’s on Third which is located just a few blocks away from her home. The most striking area of Joan’s home is her kitchen. Like in the rest of the house, vintage and antique items are mixed with a modern and industrial look. More information about this home, including details about furniture pieces, can be found here on Remodalista.

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A MODERN HOME IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

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This modern home in Melbourne, Australia, is designed and built by Altereco. The design is simple with clean lines, an open plan layout and a sober color palette. But simple does not have a negative connotation here. With simple means beautiful and stylish!

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