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Worrell Yeung updates apartment in former Manhattan hotel with “classic materials”

October 20, 2018 James Brillon 0

New York studio Worrell Yeung has overhauled an awkwardly shaped apartment inside a landmarked hotel in the city, adding decorative marble and brass to reference its history, and a curved plaster hallway to clean up the layout. The renovated two-storey NoMad Loft is set in the Gilsey House building – an elaborate structure built in Manhattan’s

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10 visually striking cafes to visit in cities all around the world

October 20, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

For those who enjoy cafe culture, interiors reporter Natasha Levy picks out 10 eye-catching examples from cities around the world, from a Canadian coffee shop that doubles as an artists’ workshop to a Vietnamese eatery with its own fish pond. Pastel Rita, Montreal, Canada, by Appareil Architecture Appareil Architecture used a trio of colours to loosely

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Official Design renovates Dallas townhouse to highlight its original charm

October 19, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Texas firm Official Design has refreshed a two-bedroom home in Dallas, Texas, focusing on the building’s original details and ensuring plenty of natural light inside. The Throckmorton Renovation involved the overhaul of a two-storey residence with a rectangular floor plan. Built in the 1980s by local architect Bud Oglesby, the house features high ceilings and

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10 Australian interior designers create bespoke spaces inside National Gallery Victoria

October 19, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Rollerskating rinks, national anthems and the humble table are just some of the points of reference for contestants in this year’s Rigg Design Prize exhibition, which celebrates the best of Australian interior design. The triennial prize – which has been hosted by Australia’s National Gallery Victoria (NGV) since 1994 – sees 10 of the country’s

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10 Australian interior designers create bespoke spaces inside National Gallery Victoria

October 19, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Rollerskating rinks, national anthems and the humble table are just some of the points of reference for contestants in this year’s Rigg Design Prize exhibition, which celebrates the best of Australian interior design. The triennial prize – which has been hosted by Australia’s National Gallery Victoria (NGV) since 1994 – sees 10 of the country’s

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SAOTA Have Designed A New House That Overlooks The Atlantic Ocean

October 18, 2018 Erin 0

  SAOTA have recently completed their latest project, a modern multi-storey house that sits perched on the shoulders of Lion’s Head in Cape Town, South Africa.   On the road side, a finely perforated aluminium screen is folded at the bottom and upper levels, while a slot has been cut out of the centre to […]

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This New Home Uses Materials That Complement The Landscape

October 17, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Casey Dunn   Michael Hsu Office Of Architecture have designed a new house in Mason, Texas, that’s located on and inspired by an old family campsite.   Situated on a remote stretch of the Llano River, the family chose a site for their home at the top of a hill overlooking the river, that’s […]

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This New House Makes Use Of Outdoor Space To Extended The Living Areas

October 17, 2018 Erin 0

Photography ©2018 Mariko Reed   Klopf Architecture and Outer space Landscape Architects have recently completed a new house in Los Altos, California. Inspired by the design of mid-century modern homes, the clients wanted a completely new and custom home that would suit their daily needs with two children.   Photography ©2018 Mariko Reed Upon entering […]

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New Tendency overhauls East German radio centre to create Red Bull music studios

October 17, 2018 Trudie Carter 0

Berlin-based design studio New Tendency has updated a GDR era broadcast building to create a temporary workspace for participants enrolled in Red Bull’s music academy scheme. New Tendency updated Berlin’s Funkhaus, a former broadcasting centre for the German Democratic Republic (GDR) built in the 1950s by Bauhaus alumnus Franz Ehrlic, to host the annual Red Bull

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StudioAC coverts Toronto church into minimal Pape Loft

October 16, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Toronto firm StudioAC has overhauled part of a church in the city, creating a contemporary two-bedroom home with a curved balustrade clad in pale wood. The converted religious building now houses the Pape Loft, which takes its name from an informal term for a Roman Catholic priest or pope, often used in Scotland in the mid-1900s.

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Raul Sanchez Architects uses black and white to defines spaces in Barcelona apartment

October 16, 2018 Claire Bingham 0

Raul Sanchez Architects has refurbished the Sardenya Apartment in Barcelona to create an open plan space with different functions defined by black and white colouring. Raul Sanchez Architects renovated the residential apartment on the fourth floor of a 1970s building in Barcelona to create a two-bedroom flat with a flexible layout for a single man. The architect removed all but

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This House Almost Disappears As It’s Designed To Blend Into The Landscape

October 15, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Damir Fabijanic   Proarh have recently completed Issa Megaron, a modern concrete house that’s been designed for family retreats, and is built into the hillside of Vis Island, Croatia.   Photography by Miljenko Bernfest The design of the house reinterprets the ancient stone drywalls, creating a new rural man-made topography using simple construction technologies. A residential […]

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Carpenters Workshop Gallery opens in converted San Francisco church

October 15, 2018 Dan Howarth 0

Carpenters Workshop Gallery has set up its fourth permanent location, taking over part of an arts venue inside a former church on the US West Coast. The San Francisco branch of the gallery occupies a 9,000-square-foot (836-square-metre) mezzanine at Saint Joseph’s Arts Society – a national historic monument built in 1913. The ornate Romanesque Revival

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Buro Koray Duman revives interiors of The Village Den restaurant in New York

October 14, 2018 Dan Howarth 0

New York firm Buro Koray Duman has redesigned the interiors of an iconic eatery in Manhattan’s West Village, which has been taken over by celebrity chef Antoni Porowski. The Village Den reopened earlier this month under the supervision of Porowski and hospitality veterans The Metric, who recently rose to fame as the food and wine

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Ryo Kan hotel blends Mexican materials and Japanese traditions

October 13, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

Guests at this hotel in Mexico City, designed by local architect Regina Galvanduqu, can bathe in rooftop jacuzzis, drink tea on tatami mats or find zen in its courtyard garden. Galvanduqu, who runs GLVDK Studio, designed the Ryo Kan hotel for slender plot on Rio Panuco in the city’s Cuauhtémoc neighbourhood. The surrounding area has

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Before And After – A Vancouver Home Gets A Modern Upgrade By Splyce Design

October 12, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Sama Jim Canzian   Splyce Design together with builder Blackfish Homes, have completed the modern renovation and addition of a 1950’s house in Vancouver, Canada, for a couple and their two children.   Here’s what the house looked like before… And here’s how it currently looks. A partial third storey was added, and the […]