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Concrete Love for Lace

Concrete Lace, designed by East German Doreen Westphal is made from ultra high performance concrete and suspension materials like ribbon and 1mm steal cable. During the manufacturing process the suspensions are cast inside the lace-shaped concrete tiles allowing the Lace work to be suspended as a wall hanging or room divider. Concrete Lace can be customized to any size. [caption id="attachment_2128" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Concrete Lace by...

The glamorous life…. clubbing in Hollywood

For those of you that find it hard to leave the creature comforts of home for a glamorous night of clubbing , Dodd Mitchell design practice has got it covered. My House Nightclub on Hollywood Blvd is lavishly designed and decorated drawing on homely inspiration encouraging clubbers to hang out in the kitchen, bedroom, lounge room or breakfast bar. I just love it.

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Designed to soothe and calm, from Butler by the Sea

Senior Interior designer Ella Lee Cansdell has etched a successful career designing for one of Australia's most celebrated design practices. After many years working as an interior designer Ella has now turned her design sensibility to luxury holiday travel launching Butler by the Sea in 2011. With an impressive stable of resorts and luxury villas I asked Ella and the team to showcase projects that the...

Claesson and Koivisto Rune

Claesson and Koivisto Rune from Stockholm are multi - disciplinary studio that practice architecture and design whilst collaborating with the likes of Cappellini , Ittala and even our Kylie. Below is a snapshot of work from Claesson and Koivisto Rune [caption id="attachment_2043" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="seating by by Claesson and Koivisto Rune"]seating by by... 							
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Fearon Hay Architects serving up coastal, rural, alpine and lakeside

Based in New Zealand Fearon Hay Architects apply their design approach to diverse environments,  coastal, rural, alpine and lakeside. Their buildings seem to sit peacefully within the setting allowing the environment to take center stage there is a wonderful sense of space and connection with the land. This Auckland based studio has projects spanning across NZ and Australia. [caption id="attachment_2019" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Project by Fearon Hay Architects"]

Kengo Kuma and associates give Starbucks a modernist makeover

The location of this Starbucks stands on the main approach to the Dazaifu Tenmangu, one of the most major shrines in Japan. Established in 919 AD, the shrine has been worshiped as "the God for Examination," and receives about 2 million visitors a year. Along the main path to the shrine, there are traditional Japanese buildings in one or two stories. Kengo Kuma...

Vitra G-Star Prouvé RAW Collection – Ray and Charles Eames – George Nelson – Antonio Citterio – Jasper Morrison – Hella Jongerius – Erwan Bouroullec & Ronan

A unique collaboration between Vitra and progressive Dutch fashion house G-Star, has reinterpreted 15 classic furniture designs of the late French designer Jean Prouvé, a renowned 20th-century Modernist. It's the first collaboration of this type for coveted Swiss manufacturer Vitra, whose collections include pieces by American modernists Ray and Charles Eames, George Nelson as well as today's leading international designers – Antonio Citterio, Jasper Morrison, Hella...

Saunders Architecture, artist studios and homes

Bringing together dynamic building and material experimentation with traditional methods of craft, Bergen-based Saunders Architecture with a strong contemporary design sensibility has been commissioned to create artist studios and residential projects across Norway, England, Denmark, Italy, Sweden and Canada. Most design practices would kill to have such brave clients, by looking at their body of work the law of attraction seems to deliver them brave, cashed...

escape to the Scape beach house

Situated on the rugged Victorian coastline looking out towards Wilsons Promontory the Scape beach house was designed to fend off harsh winds and provide flexible sleeping quarters suitable for a family. The simple monotone pallet and stunning origami like angles sit elegantly whilst taking in the commanding views. [caption id="attachment_1892" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="The Scape house by Andrew Simpson Architects"] No Comments Read more

urban giant bunnies & hanging monkey pots

I have always loved Tait known for their high quality Australian designed and manufactured outdoor furniture, TAIT Outdoor are also stockists of exceptional accessories for outdoor spaces.  Keeping true to the TAIT philosophy of nurturing local designers and artisans, the TAIT Outdoor range of accessories exudes personality and adds fun to any outdoor setting whether it be balconies, courtyards or larger gardens.Below is a snippet...

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