The Scandinavian UFO

I've found this extraordinary home while looking for inspiration - well, here it is! Designed as if it were a love-child of a Finnish sauna, a Volvo and a UFO, this house is designed by the French company, Domespace.

Industrial kitchen in San Francisco

If the owner of this home wants a bowl of cereal, he must first lift a 40-pound steel ladder into place and climb up several feet to a cabinet where he stores them. The desire to preserve large windows and the lack of available wall space prevented more accessible storage.

Tribeca Loft from a Caviar Warehouse

The 3,000-sq-feet top floor and roof of an 1884 caviar warehouse are reimagined as a residence with large open entertaining zones.

Inspiring Arts District loft

Kristan and Scott, owners of the Hammer + Spear online antique shop live in this 325sq meters loft in the Arts District, Los Angeles. This loft is home, workshop and office in one, the latter function has been gradually formed out of the dining room table and its surroundings. Every item in the loft was part of the owners' former's homes - salvaged objects, antiques.

East Village Loft

In the early 20th century, this East Village building was an orphanage. Today, its door opens into the area's heyday. Steel pillars adorn an open-plan space filled with antiques.

Shabby Chic in Tribeca

Let me take you to New York, to Franklin Street in the Tribeca neighborhood. Among the lofts you can find here, here's a shabby chic, rustic and bohemian.

Lafayette Street Loft

And right in the heart of the action is Lafayette Street, a truly extraordinary home. Built in 1905 and retaining many original features, this home offers acres of space and a vibe that’s exotic yet New York through and through.

SoMa Loft

What happens if two designers - one modernist, one traditional - team up to fit a former tire warehouse? A wonderful contemporary loft - take a look.

The Bob Hope House

The huge Palm Springs estate of Bob Hope, the comic icon of midcentury film and television, and his wife, Dolores, is being brought to market for the first time this month, at an asking price of $50 million.

Beethoven Hall

High atop a nondescript historic building in NYC's East Village lies Beethoven Hall, a former concert hall transformed into an extravagant floor-through loft apartment by photographer Gregory Colbert.