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  • Holding its own-New Zealand

    Located in Thames New Zealand the site is 20 hectares of farmland on the Kauaeranga river, it stretches from high on the hillside to the river banks and includes a ridgeline which commands a panoramic view of the farmland below and the native bush on the opposite slopes of the valley. The clients are a couple, a director and camera...
  • Sydney Twin Peaks

    A Queen Anne style residence reveals its hidden character and history in the late night lights.  Two crisp zinc roof gables, observing the shadows on the narrow footpath, guard the new entry door. The early 1900s bricks, shingles and Elizabethan windows have been a theatre for three generations of the same family. Following a failed total rebuild design by a different...
  • A sunburst in Paris

    The entry to Stéphanie Coutas’ Parisian apartment has an art collector’s soul and a rebel’s touch with materiality. The family home overlooking the Place des États-Unis in the 16th arrondissement in Paris expresses the designers passion for collecting, creating, and arranging beautiful things. Transforming an almost warren-like arrangement of tiny rooms to make best use of its high ceilings and the light...
  • A Very Melbourne Home

    The brief given to architects Robson Rak was simple – add a contemporary wing to the existing home while at the same time updating the existing structure. The method too was simple in that they completely striped the existing home to the bones and started again. With a black canvas achieved, Robson Rak worked to ensure that every detail, though...
  • An Updated English Manor

    Marshcourt, hidden in the  Hampshire landscape to the southwest of London, is nothing if not eccentric. To begin with, it is built of chalk, a material that had not been in regular use for two centuries at the time of its construction—in the early 1900s—and certainly not for a 12-bedroom country house. A mix of Tudor and Jacobean features (panelled rooms,...
  • SQUAT London

    Interior designer Shalini Misra has teamed up with Milan gallery Nilufar to design a luxe 2,355 square foot apartment located on one of the most fashionable streets in the heart of Mayfair London. Following the success of the previous edition in Paris, Beirut and Milan, Nilufar Gallery presents the fifth edition of Squat, an ongoing project that explores a new concept of...
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