Monochrome materials define living spaces inside converted Italian farmhouse

April 23, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Architecture office Deltastudio used a palette of monochrome materials to create light-filled rooms with views of the surrounding countryside at this modernised farmhouse near the Italian town of Caprarola. Local practice Deltastudio oversaw the conversion of the traditional farmhouse into a contemporary home for a family who left the city to begin a new life

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Aesop Montreal store by Alain Carle draws on local jazz heritage

April 22, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Dark green suede and brass details were used by Alain Carle Architecte to make this store for skincare brand Aesop feel like a jazz club. The local firm designed the interior for the store in Montreal’s Petite Bourgogne – or Little Burgundy – a neighbourhood in the southwest of the city, historically known for its

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Translucent pink box encloses florist at restaurant in southern China

April 22, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Chinese studio 0321 has inserted a rose-tinted box into the front of this restaurant-cum-flower shop in Dongguan, China, allowing diners and passers-by a glimpse of the blooms inside. The Nous restaurant is situated in the city’s Dongcheng district, and offers both a dining space and florist where visitors are encouraged to explore the connection between

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This New Restaurant And Cafe Is Located Inside An Old School Building In Shanghai

April 20, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Coordination Asia   Coordination Asia have recently completed their latest collaboration with Gaga restaurants and cafés, that’s housed inside a historic villa in the heart of Shanghai, China. Built in the late 19th century, the villa was once a Christian girls’ school, however it is now a bright and welcoming cafe and restaurant, spread […]

Fyra Interior Architects Have Redesigned The Cumulus Hotel In Finland

April 19, 2018 Erin 0

  Fyra, a Finnish interior design company, has recently redesigned the interiors of the Cumulus Resort Airport Hotel in Vaanta, Finland.   As guests enter the hotel, a large ‘HELLO’ welcomes them, before reaching the reception desk that resembles a large traditional Finnish wooden dining table. Off to the side of the reception area is […]

The Benedict Canyon Residence By Whipple Russell Architects

April 17, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by William MacCollum   Whipple Russell Architects have designed a modern house in Beverly Hills, California, that has views of the surrounding area.   A spiral driveway leads to the house, that required a 10-foot high retaining wall to create a sturdy level pad for building on the empty lot. Photography by William MacCollum Upon […]

Tom Dixon unveils new King’s Cross studio and showroom in former coal yard

April 17, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

British designer Tom Dixon has opened a new flagship store, showroom and offices inside a Victorian coal yard in London’s King’s Cross. The brand has relocated its entire operation from Ladbroke Grove in west London to a group of Victorian buildings in King’s Cross. The transformation of the building forms part of the redevelopment of the area around

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Béres Architects reveals old stone walls in Hungarian guesthouse renovation

April 17, 2018 India Block 0

Béres Architects made the original stone walls the stand-out feature when renovating this apartment inside a 400-year-old building in the medieval old town of Kőszeg in Hungary. Béres Architects was commissioned to restore the centuries-old guesthouse by its owner, Attila Hideg. The Hungarian studio had previously worked for Hideg to create a woodland retreat in a former

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Béres Architects reveals old stone walls in Hungarian guesthouse renovation

April 17, 2018 India Block 0

Béres Architects made the original stone walls the stand-out feature when renovating this apartment inside a 400-year-old building in the medieval old town of Kőszeg in Hungary. Béres Architects was commissioned to restore the centuries-old guesthouse by its owner, Attila Hideg. The Hungarian studio had previously worked for Hideg to create a woodland retreat in a former

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Long Reach Retreat By Kaplan Thomspon Architects

April 16, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Irvin Serrano   Kaplan Thompson Architects have designed a new contemporary house in Harpswell, Maine, that sits by the water and features a cedar siding exterior with various textures that allow the house to melt away into the trees.   Photography by Irvin Serrano The house, named Long Reach Retreat, has a bridge that […]

Atelier Tao+C inserts lightwell to brighten interiors of traditional Shanghai lane house

April 16, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Beijing practice Atelier Tao+C has inserted a narrow light shaft into the centre of this 1930s home in Shanghai to illuminate its light-starved rooms. The property is one of a number of dwellings set along alleys in the city’s former French Concession. They alley houses known as lilongs, or lane houses, were popular in Shanghai

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Fifties eateries in São Paulo influence deli at Institute of Architects of Brazil

April 14, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

Architects Guilherme Pianca and Gabriel Kogan toured São Paulo’s quaint restaurants dating back to the 1950s to find references for a sandwich shop in the city’s institute for architects. Pianca’s firm and Kogan – the son of Brazilian architect and Studio MK27 founder, Marcio Kogan – designed the IAB restaurant to occupy the ground floor of

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Fifties eateries in São Paulo influence deli at Institute of Architects of Brazil

April 14, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

Architects Guilherme Pianca and Gabriel Kogan toured São Paulo’s quaint restaurants dating back to the 1950s to find references for a sandwich shop in the city’s institute for architects. Pianca’s firm and Kogan – the son of Brazilian architect and Studio MK27 founder, Marcio Kogan – designed the IAB restaurant to occupy the ground floor of

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A Large Sloping Roof Is A Prominent Feature Of This New House In Brazil

April 13, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Nelson Kon   Obra Arquitetos have designed a new modern house in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that has a large sloping roof that integrates the interior living spaces with the outdoor spaces.   At the front of the house, a path leads from the street up to the front door, passing between the plants. Photography […]