Beautiful views of Table Mountain, sweeping blue skies and the twinkling city give this fabulous modern home its distinctive essence. Created by architectural firm SAOTA, the luxury family home is located on Signal Hill, Cape Town, below Lion’s Head. This spectacular location has shaped a home design with many windows to take in the majestic panorama. An inverted pyramid roof creates a clerestory window around the upper level, capturing additional views that would have been forgotten. Glimpses of the sun, silvery moon, and bright stars paint a peaceful connection with nature. Living spaces are placed on the top floor to take advantage of the outlook, whilst bedrooms, workspaces, a gym, and cinema make up the remainder of three levels.

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These six luxury neoclassical style interiors lavishly exude elegance from extravagant ceiling roses and stunning boiserie. The decorative design elements form a layered backdrop that sets an upmarket scene for gloriously decorative furniture pieces, huge eye-catching chandeliers, and high-end materials palettes of marble, natural woods, plus rich gold and brass accents. As we tour through this set of fabulous boiserie-kissed homes, we’ll also discover inspiration for impressive high-ceilinged living rooms, unique kitchens, grand dining rooms, enviable bedroom designs, and chic bathroom concepts. The pendulum swings between spaces steeped in classical contours and homes freshened with more contemporary ideas, meeting desires for all tastes and inclinations.

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There are so many things to appreciate and enjoy about the holiday season. Of course, time with loved ones is the most important, but that time can be even more memorable with the right surroundings. Putting up Christmas decorations is one of the best ways to get in the holiday spirit. When you’re surrounded by the glow of beautiful lights, soft, cozy textiles, and the fresh scent of a Christmas tree, it’s nearly impossible not to start to feel that special sparkle of the season. In this post, explore some truly gorgeous and modern inspiration for your own family’s seasonal celebration.

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Soothing shades of beige and natural wood tone are mingled to create a light and modestly luxurious living space in this uplifting light-filled apartment interior. Created by Tomkin design, the 77 square metre home appears relaxed and inviting through its simple colour palette and uncomplicated contemporary furniture styles. The light and laconic design receives a cool shakeup in the form of industrial elements, such as exposed concrete ceilings, a unique stainless steel accented kitchen design, and two steel panelled bathroom concepts. The rest of the apartment design is smooth and serene with fresh white interludes, built-in bespoke storage units, fashionable racetrack-shaped silhouettes, and sleek modern lighting installations.

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A slow-paced, nature-kissed serenity trickles through this modern Indian house design, which was created by the talent at architectural firm Evolving Radical Aesthetics. From the outside, the modern home is trimmed with mature palm trees and established plant beds, which frame the fresh white render of asymmetrical architecture. Inside the house, a bold staircase design dominates a wide entryway that leads into open and airy living rooms. The simple but stylish living spaces pause at light-filled courtyards that provide a blissful through-breeze. One sun-dappled courtyard features a beautiful koi fish pond that supplies animated colour, life and restful entertainment to family members of every age.

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