Master Painters Inspire Ministry Office Design in Netherlands

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For the renovation and connection of two government ministry offices in The Hague, The Netherlands, architecture studio HofmanDujardin found inspiration in the rich color palettes used by Dutch painters Mondrian, Van Gogh, Rembrandt and others.

Modern Villa in Netherlands Evokes Minimalist Gallery

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A bungalow in Bilthoven, The Netherlands, designed by Dutch architect Van der Woerd in the late 1950s, was given a makeover by Lab32 architects. The stylish lighting plan, also designed by Lab32, contributes to the gallery-like feel of this modern villa in The Netherlands.

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Contemporary Houseboat in the Netherlands Offers Both Privacy and Views

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Located on a canal in Utrecht, The Netherlands, this houseboat by BYTR Architects is a contemporary dream. Photography by StijnStijl ] The post Contemporary Houseboat in the Netherlands Offers Both Privacy and Views appeared first on Freshome.com.

Vintage Tile Tour, Continued

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Art Deco tile ceramic tile history cloisonné tile Delft tile Dutch tile glazed tile mural historic tile mosaic tile The Netherlands Tile Heritage Foundation vintage bathroom tile vintage tile By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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Cabin in Netherlands Park Fit For Modern-Day Thoreau

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Nestled in the wilderness oasis of The Netherlands’ 5,900-acre Noorderpark sits a modern take on Henry David Thoreau’s famous cabin at Walden Pond. Photography by John Lewis Marshall] The post Cabin in Netherlands Park Fit For Modern-Day Thoreau appeared first on Freshome.com.

Vintage Tile Tour of Original Los Angeles Spec House

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Joe Taylor, whose encyclopedic knowledge of tile and tile history is impressive, explains that Royal Dutch cloisonné tiles were only made by one factory in The Netherlands. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

1960s House Update in The Netherlands Encouraging Healthy Family Living

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An old 1960s house located in North Brabant, The Netherlands was upgraded by WillemsenU Architects in order to serve the modern living needs of a family of four.

Modern Villa Kerckebosch Taking In A Forested Landscape in the Netherlands

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Villa Kerckebosch is a recently built family residence developed by Engel Architecten in the forested landscape surrounding Zeist, a small town in the center of the Netherlands.

Complex Modern Villa Embracing Its Lively Surroundings in Utrecht, The Netherlands

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Wright, the openness of Mies van der Rohe and the tactile materiality of Zumthor stood at the basis of The Dune Villa in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The post Complex Modern Villa Embracing Its Lively Surroundings in Utrecht, The Netherlands appeared first on Freshome.com.

University of Twente Collaborates to Improve Asphalt Roads in the Netherlands

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In cooperation with eleven road construction companies, the University of Twente is working on improving asphalt roads in the Netherlands. By using new technology during the asphalt paving process

New Colossal Mixed-Use Performance Space in The Netherlands: Theatre Spijkenisse [Video]

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The close collaboration between UNStudio architects and Arup led to the development of the New Theatre Spijkenisse, a contemporary building design in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands.

Sustainable L-Shaped Retreat in The Netherlands: The Dockboot Holiday Home

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De Zwarte Hond completed Dockboot Holiday Home , a surprisingly spacious residence located on the island of Schiermonnikoog in The Netherlands. Photography by Michel Kievits ] The post Sustainable L-Shaped Retreat in The Netherlands: The Dockboot Holiday Home appeared first on Freshome.com.

Contemporary Pavilion Adjoins Historic Farm in The Netherlands

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This property in The Netherlands is home to Château St. Photography: Mecanoo architecten The post Contemporary Pavilion Adjoins Historic Farm in The Netherlands appeared first on Freshome.com. Gerlach, a historic gem that currently runs as a five-star hotel.

Live, from the Netherlands.

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This week I''ll be blogging from Amsterdam -- am here for the design fairs, but I''ve also got a few extra days to explore the city and visit some of the smaller museums.

Massive Contemporary Residence Taking in Perfect Lake Views

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BBSC Architects completed the design and development of a massive contemporary residence located in The Netherlands. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas.

Get Out Your Flip Flops & Sleep Inside a Sand Castle in the Netherlands — Design News

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Catering to attendees of local sand sculpture festivals, Zand Hotel in the Netherlands has opened the world's first sand hotels. Pin it. Located in the towns of Sneek and Oss, each hotel is just one bedroom hidden inside a large sand sculpture. READ MORE ».

Netherlands Plans to Build Floating Parks from Plastic Litter — Design News

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In the Netherlands, a new project plans to use a plastic fisher set up in a harbor to trap wrappers, bottles, and other junk as it floats by, before the litter is lost in the North Sea.

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

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Countries like Spain, Italy, France and the Netherlands all have signature styles: Photo: A wall in the Alhambra; image via Libby Turner Dickstein for Architectural Ceramics. While the Netherlands became known for their imagery, England became known for their installation methods.

Time2Design: My World | My Time2Design | My #BlogTourCGN

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I just returned from my #BlogTourCGN adventure, (Thats short for Blog Tour Cologne Germany & Netherlands), and I am sorting thru the thousands of photos I took, the business cards I collected and in general just trying to wrap my head around where to even begin. PAGES. SLIDESHOW. FOLLOW.

This Amazing Transforming Structure is 4 Buildings In One — House of the Day

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Located in the Netherlands, this is one shed that's too pretty to store the shovels. Designed and built by Caspar Schols, the transforming, multipurpose space overlooks a pond in his parents' backyard. READ MORE ». Architecture

Science Has Discovered the World's Happiest Songs — Design News

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Just put on this feel-good playlist, created by neuroscientist Dr. Jacob Jolij of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, scientifically guaranteed to make you feel good. Pin it. Need a boost?

Contemporary Add-On Transforms This Dutch 50s Farmhouse

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Located in a village in Aalten, Netherlands, this 50s farmhouse’s renovation is a contemporary blend of the traditional and the modern. Bureau Fraai updated the interiors in the main living area, and created an add-on living space that incorporates the old barn next to the house.

A Warm & Personal Apartment on a Man-Made Island — House Call

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Location: IJburg — Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Image credit: Submitted by Farida). Name: Farida. I live on the man-made island of IJburg, developed on reclaimed land in the former lake IJmeer. There is one bridge connecting IJburg to the rest of Amsterdam.

Sleek, Minimal Modern Style in Rotterdam — House Tour

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Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands. (Image credit: Joey van Dongen ). Name: Manfung and Angel. Size: 1237 square feet. Years lived in: Owned 6 years. Minimalism can be a peaceful, calming design style that can create a relaxed home.

Going Dutch: 5 Beautiful Blogs From The Netherlands

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The Netherlands is in an interesting spot, geographically. Pin it. Dutch life, at least within the purview of the internet, seems to borrow influence from both Scandinavia and Western Eurorpe.

A Scandinavian Fairy Tale House in the North of the Netherlands — House Tour

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Location: Appingedam, the Netherlands. In the most northern province of the Netherlands lies the quaint city of Appingedam. Name: Ria and Piet Veld. Size: 1,722 square feet. Years lived in: 18 years; owned. It's such a charming place, that when Ria and Piet Veld sold their previous house there eighteen years ago, they didn't want to leave.

How "Slow Shopping" Could Save the Brick & Mortar Store (and Destroy Your Budget)

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On a recent trip to the Netherlands, I couldn't help but notice that at each adorable home store I stopped into, I was greeted by an equally adorable espresso bar. Being the shameless caffeine-fiend that I am, I happily ordered a coffee at every single one before beginning my stroll around the store. With a warm drink in hand, shopping felt leisurely—I was no longer on a mission, I was lingering.

A Warm & Personal Apartment on a Man-Made Island — House Call

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Location: IJburg — Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Image credit: Submitted by Farida). Name: Farida. I live on the man-made island of IJburg, developed on reclaimed land in the former lake IJmeer. There is one bridge connecting IJburg to the rest of Amsterdam.

Scania Installs Largest Solar Roof at Its Zwolle Production Unit in the Netherlands

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Scania has taken its most recent major step in its transition to using only renewable energy in its production operations. The production unit of the company located in Zwolle, Overijssel, will

Nienke's Small and Smart Amsterdam Apartment — House Call

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Location: Jordaan — Amsterdam, Netherlands. Pin it. Name: Nienke. Our loft-style apartment is situated on the top floor of an old warehouse in the middle of the Jordaan neighborhood and is only 500 square feet. READ MORE ». Reader Submissions. House Call

Cramped ’60s House Transforms Into Open Modern Residence

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Woonhuis M , an open modern residence in North Brabant, the Netherlands, was envisioned by the creative team at WillemsenU Architecten. Exhibiting a bold character, the project is the result of an extensive transformation.

Instant Room Upgrade: Mineral Wall Panels by 3DWalldecor

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The 3DWalldecor pure white mineral wall panels are designed in The Netherlands and made in France to be a green, durable, fire-safe and modern high-end interior product. 3DWalldecor is a young Dutch design company, which focuses on the development of three dimensional wall decoration.

A Family Home in a Converted School Building — Professional Project

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Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Pin it. Project by: Cecilia Valentine. Ons Dorp is a school building that got converted into different apartments. This particular one was designed for a family of four.

Entra Magazine: Fanning the creative fire - Blogger

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Artist Bea Peters at her Haarlem studio While in the Netherlands, I had the good fortune to meet the talented Bea Peters. MAGAZINE. ABOUT. RESOURCES. CONTACT. Monday, October 17, 2011. Fanning the creative fire.

Dutch Museum Renovation Features Living Roof

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The bold look of the Biesbosch Museum in Werkendam, The Netherlands, is the result of an eight-month renovation project led by Studio Marco Vermeulen. We love it when museums take a step forward in creativity, highlighting the design trends of the moment.

Modern Office Design in Amsterdam Features Laid-Back Work Spaces

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Studio D/Dock was challenged by OVG Real Estate to design their new office space on the top floor of the famous green Edge Building in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Office Space in Amsterdam Converted Into Industrial-Style Family Home

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Design studio TANK transformed a conventional office space in Amsterdam, Netherlands, into a complete family home. Salvaging most of the materials found on site, the designers creatively incorporated them in the livings spaces throughout the apartment.

Sri's Classic & Contemporary Amsterdam Home — House Tour

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Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Born and raised in the Netherlands, Sri is an Amsterdam native who has lived in major cities like Sydney and London. Pin it. Name: Sri Kettelhake. Size: 1,600 square feet. Years lived in: 2 years; Owned.

Vote Now: Today's Small Cool Entries — Entries from Tuesday, May 5

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925 square feet in The Netherlands: Maria's Maisonette. David's Home Above the Jewelry Store. Check out today's new Small Cool Contest entries and be sure to add a "favorite" vote to any and all that you'd like to help send on to the next round.

A Black & White & Star Wars Room — My Room

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Location: Arnhem, The Netherlands. Name: Boris (2). When my baby boy turned two, I decided it was time for a little more grown up room, but I couldn''t change the outlay of his (tiny) room or most of the furniture.