Week of November 11, 2019 – Veteran’s Day Inspired

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week – Military Interior Design and Architecture

With Veteran’s Day this week and Thanksgiving right around the corner, we have been thinking a lot about what we have to be thankful for. In honor of those who have served our country, we are dedicating this week’s Top 5 Design posts to our military personnel. Keep reading for the best interior design posts inspired by Veteran’s Day.

1. To Honor our Heroes

Allied Works completes National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Ohio, dezeen

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus, Ohio is a gorgeous tribute to U.S. military veterans. The crossing circular elements on the exterior of the building give a sense of unity and strength fitting of the museum’s theme.

2. From Military to Mansion

Jared Leto just dropped $5 million for a former military compound, Elle Decor

This military film studio, which once housed the set for training videos and research films, is now home to actor Jared Leto. Sporting a gorgeous outdoor pool and an expansive art gallery, this military site turned mansion is a sight to see.

3. Re-purposing and Cherishing History

This vintage-filled Belfast apartment was once part of a military hospital, Image

We get a homey feeling just looking at the little details all over this Belfast apartment. Once a military hospital, the now deluxe apartment incorporates tons of vintage pieces.

4. Made for Television

Step onto Tyler Perry’s 300-acre production studio, Architectural Digest

It’s interesting to see how many former military sites are being refurbished into homes and even film sets! Producer and actor, Tyler Perry, purchased the former Fort McPherson military base in Atlanta and converted it into tons of sets including a faux White House, lakeside cabin, and a commercial jet.

5. Building into History

A Cantilevered Bainbridge Island Home Set atop a Historic Bunker Lists for $1.73M, dwell

Rather than scrap the historic military bunker this home was built on, Eggleston Farkas Architects incorporated it into the design of the new building. With stunning coastal mountain views and rich wooden interior décor, this space really makes use of its roots!


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