Whether you are an eager beaver of a designer, interested in discovering new paradigms, or your dream of building your own home, or you just want a taste of the creative possibilities of art, design, philosophy and the human spirit in action, here are some TV shows you must binge-watch.
The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes
This Netflix show, hosted by award-winning architect Piers Taylor and property enthusiast Caroline Quentin, features truly extraordinary homes around the globe. From luxurious subterranean homes in Greece, unconventional homes in the forests of New Zealand, and mountainside retreats in Santa Monica, to life at an island in Norway, the hosts explore homes in different natural settings and countries, through the lenses of architecture and décor. It is easily one of the best Netflix shows on home design.
This documentary questions the American dream that equates things with happiness. Through interviews with designers, architects, creators, and the public, it pokes at the global culture of consumerism to reveal an alternative philosophy of design, and life itself. In the end, it leaves us inspired with its authenticity. If that doesn’t convince you, it’s funny too.
If the ideology takes your fancy but you’re not sure how to implement it in your home, just reach out to the best interior designers in Chennai, and leave the rest to their magic touch.
For those interested in self-building projects, whether it is a home renovation, an interior makeover, or new construction, this show is both good entertainment and inspiration. It is one of the longest running shows with 17 seasons, and each episode tells the story of the making of a home from the first to the final touch. From modernist masterpieces, and homes on stilts, to finding comfort in an abandoned cave, the projects cover homes in different settings, styles, and themes.
If you want to learn how design impacts every aspect of life from the experts, this is the show for you. How does one draw from architecture to design game-changing shoes? How do you blend light, film, and sculpture to craft evocative stage designs? How do you unite function, fantasy, and sustainability? How do you create spaces that engage the senses and promote well-being? These are some of the many fascinating questions the series explores.
This show, hosted by designer Genevieve Gorder and real estate expert Peter Lorimer, is hailed for transforming tired rentals across the US into showstopping money makers. We think this would be particularly useful for those looking to list their property on popular rental platforms like Airbnb. The hosts also share valuable advice on how to run a business successfully by looking through the eyes of a traveler. From forging winning partnerships to understanding the unique potentialities of your location, there are many lessons to learn from the experts.
We are sure you are intrigued by our short yet stunning list. Happy watching! Meanwhile, reach out to home interior designers in Chennai, if you are looking to design your dream home.