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Gabled Charcoal Lakeside Cottages

Hola Design's Structure Stands Out in the Natural Landscape

— January 29, 2018 — Art & Design
Polish design studio HOLA Design built a beautiful lakeside cottage in Southern Poland, which overlooks mesmerizing mountain scenery and two medieval castles. The architecture of the structure combines traditional and contemporary elements, geared toward providing shelter and resistance to climate conditions.

The exterior of the house is covered in aspen shingles and is painted black, giving the Polish lakeside cottage a modern feel. The front door bears a decorative carving, reminiscent of history and folklore. The traditional motifs are carried out on doors and stairs inside the gabled structure. Certain interior elements have been painted black to match the exterior. The color ultimately develops a nice contrast with the bright wooden walls, as well as the natural light coming in from the floor-to-ceiling windows.
Trend Themes
1. Traditional-contemporary Architecture - Architects and designers can combine traditional and contemporary elements in their designs to create unique and modern structures while preserving traditional aesthetics.
2. Aspen Shingle Exterior - Aspen shingle exterior provides an alternative to traditional exterior materials and can offer a modern, sleek look when coated with dark paint.
3. Dark Painted Interior Accents - Dark painted interior elements can provide a nice contrast with bright wood walls, reminiscent of traditional design elements, and create a modern aesthetic.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - Architects and designers can adopt traditional-contemporary architecture to create unique structures, offering a fresh approach to traditional and modern designs.
2. Construction and Building Materials - The use of Aspen shingle exterior offers a new alternative to traditional building materials, providing a modern and sleek design.
3. Interior Design - Dark painted interior accents can provide a modern take on the traditional design, creating a unique aesthetic for clients looking for something different.
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