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Jean- Louis Deniot A French Wonder

When I last wrote about Jean-Louis I used the word swoon to describe his work. Nothing has changed; I still swoon when I see his work, but this current project of his stirs different emotions, namely wonder. The project, in Paris, has elements that really shouldn’t work together, but do in a spectacular way. I cannot stop looking at the gold kitchen with marble floor...

Minimal Envy 1930’s apartment

I always find something quite admirable about stark interiors, mainly because I am such a terrible minimalist. This project by Slovenian studio Sadar + Vuga embodies all that minimalism should, but builds upon it to create subtle layers, which as they put it “…inspires discovery [and] stimulates curiosity …” With a material palate of epoxy, concrete panels, steel, Plexiglas and leather, the team at Sadar...

Amore…. Dimore Studio

This recent project by Milano firm Dimore Studio exudes all that I love about interiors. The design is strong and understated with an expert mix of forms and materials that allows the space to escape the doldrums of being typecast as belonging to a particular place or time. Set against a backdrop of soft textured grey walls with gentle vaulted ceilings, the colour palate of...

Escaping the city …

Escaping from the city was the inspiration behind the this town house by architect Leo Romano in Goiania Brazil, aiming to create spaces with personality the house is like no other. Everything revolves around the huge wooden dining table, flanked by the kitchen joinery and living room. The design was built to enrich very-day living and promote family life. A green element is layered through...

Looking forward in 2013….. D’Acquino Monaco

As we find ourselves waking up to the dawning of optimistic 2013, and I now find myself calling Sydney home, I thought I would look to a firm that excels in creating a dialogue in their designs that represents the best of the New Year. Carl D’Acquino and Francine Monaco, of New York based D’Acquino Monaco, pride themselves on working closely with their clients to...

Revisited…. New York City Swagger

This New York City apartment, by WORKac, sets the tone for how an apartment should be done. Designed for a family of four that loves to entertain and are in the fashion industry, the apartment is rigorously set out into different zones, with the most public zones at the front and the most private at the back. What makes this apartment so special however is...

Black & White with a touch of colour …. Revisited

Located in Göteborg Sweden is a developer and retailer with a major difference they're all about embracing the old rather than the new and shiny. Alvehem Makieri Interiors scout the local neighborhood injecting new life into classic apartments offering a point off difference. Renovating locally keeps them hooked into local pricing and most importantly understanding the local buyers. AMI strive to be a company associated...

sexy as….

Brazilian interior architect and designer Diego Revollo's, The Stylists Apartment is totally channels sexy. Owned by a stylist the home boast bold fashion photography artwork that is brave, humorous, sumptuous and downright sexy. Blurring the lines between masculine and feminine the apartment is built over a neutral pallet layered with patten, texture, shiny and matt, modern and vintage. The selection of the furnishings and objects...

SOHO Loft

This project by Cass Calder Smith merges two adjacent condominium units on the twelfth floor of a West SOHO mid-rise building. The existing walls of the previous units were demolished, which allowed the 1600 square-foot floor plan to be completely new. The goal was to create a sublime and minimalist New York City home with great light, excellent views, and tranquil space.The plan aligns all...

when less is more…. Victor Vasilev Milan

Victor Vasilev was born in Bulgaria. At the age of 15 his family emigrated to Israel and in 1996 he moved to Milan to study architecture at the Politecnico. Before graduating, he spent a year as "un exchange student" at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. During his stay in Denmark, he was deeply influenced by the design of the Nordic architects...