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The elemental beauty of black. Visit these homes for inspiration.

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CASA VIOLETA, GRANADA, NICARAGUA

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.

COSMOS [O N E], LVIV, UKRAINE

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.

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CASA DE SÃO LOURENÇO, MANTEIGAS, PORTUGAL

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.

THE BLACK HOUSE, BORGARNES, ICELAND

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.

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BENTEN EAST, KYOTO, JAPAN

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.

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DOLOMITE CHALET, PLISCIA, ITALY

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.

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ANTWERP DESIGN APARTMENT, ANTWERP, BELGIUM

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.

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THE LITTLE BLACK SHACK, PITTWATER, AUSTRALIA

On the shores of Mackerel Bay below the tree-lined ridge of Ku-ring-gai National Park, this beach house sits along its craggy edge. No towns, no roads, no cars, just miles of sky, bush, and the sea to greet you.

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