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The elemental beauty of black. Visit these homes for inspiration.
A vibrant sensorial experience, this Nicaraguan villa is alive with an abundance of texture, color, and eclectic style. Beautifully designed and crafted, it celebrates global design and the unique culture of Central America.
Transparency and intimacy are combined in this architectural home, with glass on both sides that opens out to nature, in an elegantly simple design that’s stylish, modern and welcoming.
Inspired by the Serra da Estrela region’s history and great natural beauty, this hotel, initially designed in 1940 by celebrated architect Rogério de Azevedo, is a love letter to Portuguese culture.
We love how this house perfects its place in the landscape with deep, dramatic color. Inspired by humble 18th-century coastal houses, this sophisticated update combines rustic Icelandic culture with 21st-century refinement.
Over a century old and located in one of the most historic parts of the old capital city of Kyoto, this faithfully restored machiya is playing its part in preserving history for future generations.
This gorgeous chalet nestled in the tiny Italian village of Pliscia is a striking combination of blackened timber exterior and minimalist white interiors. We love its simplicity and simultaneous attention to detail.
Chic and atmospheric, the interiors of this townhouse are modern but softened by natural materials. The soothing monochromatic and elemental design still manages to pique your senses but with a sense of ease and harmony.