This chic chalet in the Alps is perfection and all about bringing the outdoors in with simple floor to ceiling windows. After all, the primary reason we escape to the mountains or country is to experience the great outdoors (from inside for some).
As the temperatures drop, the best way to embrace the beauty of winter is to build a fire and hibernate in the chicest cabin you can find. We have chosen a perfect selection of cabins to suit your taste and inspire your inner designer.
Creating the optimal winter experience, there are three main ingredients:
1. Room with a view
Be sure that you can see outdoors to truly appreciate the beauty of winter and your surroundings. Even there isn’t much of a view, we still need as much light as possible in the winter months.
This uber chi minimalist cabin is not only incredibly zen and comfortable but the light wood is a warm and inviting approach to minimalism.
A Philippe Starck minimal black house. This is an ideal example of indoor / outdoor living.
2. Fantastic Fire
It’s all about a great fire in the winter. Not only will it keep you warm and look romantic and inviting, it will also provide you with stimulation that will help you feel better.
A minimalist poured concrete fireplace creates an unpretentious clean ambiance in this cozy cabin.
3. Warm and welcoming design
Depending on your style type, the design of your dream cabin must appeal to your personal nature. If you are a minimalist, you can still create a warm and cozy environment with clean lines and the use of warm organic materials such as wood and luxurious fabrics.
Industrial design is the perfect companion to rustic cabins or country living. Contemporary and bold while maintaining a warm, masculine and approachable feeling.
Built in day bed bookshelves in a window nook, timber fram style. Rustic and beautiful.
This masculine kitchen embodies rustic, casual design. Using black subway tiles against the stark white walls with natural elements of stone and reclaimed wood furniture allow are the perfect balance of function and design
This rustic chic cabin is just the perfect combination of luxurious fabrics, rustic surfaces and most significantly, scale.
This loft suite with the wall of windows is the perfect solution for an otherwise small farm house or even an attic of a country home.
The contemporary gray kitchen seems to have landed in the middle of this modest log cabin. An unexpected, but practical and stylish juxtaposition of modern comfort and rustic charm.
A white bathroom in a country home or cabin can prove to be a wonderful retreat for those who love the country but also relish in idea of ‘squeaky clean’. This concept of a wet enclave is fantastic combining showers and tube in one difficult to use area.
Adding a clean contemporary mantel and using white walls with light floors creates a light and airy feeling all year through in this barn conversion.