Incredible House designed using Shipping Containers.

Used to transport goods around the world shipping containers are often seen as ugly unwieldy metal boxes. However, London-based designer James Whitaker has quite a different view.

Joshua Tree residence Whitaker Studio1

Titled The Joshua Tree Residence, construction of the home is due to start next year in California on a large 90 acre plot.

Joshua Tree residence Whitaker Studio2

Made from joined shipping containers the 200 square metre house will include three en-suite bedrooms, kitchen and living room.

Joshua Tree residence Whitaker Studio3

Upon completion The Joshua Tree Residence will offer its occupants beautiful stunning views across the contrasting landscape, along with unique window placement allowing for star filled night time viewing.

The residence will be solar powered from panels located on the garage roof.

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Take a breather in the “Comfort Zone” Inspirations 2017 Maison & Objet Paris

How would you create physical calm in your home?  So that when you stepped into your space regardless of its size and structure, the constant demands and uncertainty of the world were washed away.

This inspired “Comfort Zone” from Maison & Objet  recently.

They suggest curves instead of straight lines, chairs made with tactile fluffy toys and tranquil colours to ease tension.

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