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  • The art of living

    The brasserie is known as one of the symbols of the French ‘art de vivre ‘(art of living). These one-hundred-year-old establishments are remarkably decorated and often listed, but have in the past few decades suffered at the hands of ‘modernisation’. 34-year-old British designer and founder of The Guild of Saint Luke, John Whelan, has spent the past two years bringing...
  • Captivating Imperfections

    Hand-knotted rugs, also referred to as Oriental rugs, are rugs made by hand on a specialised loom. To create the foundation of the rug, each weft is woven in and out of the warp threads over the loom. The wool or silk strands are then individually hand tied to each warp thread to create a design. Each strand is then...
  • Terrarium House Brisbane

    Terrarium House exemplifies innovative Australian architecture – created by bringing together layers of memories from the owners’ childhoods and their travels through adult life. Designed by John Ellway Architects the project began as an exercise in managing problematic site conditions and a 100-year-old cottage crumbling into an overgrown backyard jungle. Sitting halfway up the ridge of the inner-city Brisbane, the...
  • A simple house – Mexico

    Immersed in the wild landscape of southeastern Mexico, Montre House serves as a holiday home for a young couple. Taller de Arquitectura Contextual (TACO) was asked to create a functional and welcome house that would foster reflection and contemplation while connecting its inhabitants with the surrounding wild landscape. An intuitive, functional and simple experience of living, but with great spatial...
  • Queenslander re-interpreted

    The brief for the Jacaranda house was to turn an original 1920’s Ashgrovian house into a family haven, with the flexibility to accommodate the changing needs over the next 20 years. All core family living spaces needed to be on a single level, on a modest, intimate scale, while a separate zone was required for Director: Scott Petherick architectural studio...
  • A Private Residence

    The project named Private Residence is located in Chaoyang District, Beijing, China with rivers to the north, trees to the East and West, grasslands and roads to the South, and further surrounded by high-rise buildings . Designed by Linjian Design Studio they hoped to create a feeling of peace and quiet. “We hope that the result of the construction will...
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