interiors

Purist Escape

"Island Friends”is located near a reservoir in the suburban area of Wuhan, China on a small peninsula, off the beaten track surrounded by pristine scenery and tranquil waters. Designed by Advanced Architecture Lab[AaL] + WIKI the project is an exploration of community-based natural life. The intention of the project is with the minimal existence of the buildings to make the occupants closer and deeper...

2019 DULUX Residential Interiors finalists

This years finalists for Dulux Colour Awards, Residential Interiors have been announced following a record-breaking entries from Australian and New Zealand design professionals. After viewing the finalists there seems to be many shades of blue and greens that are dominating this sector, from azure through to dark navy – seen in cabinetry, trims through to feature walls. Meanwhile, greens ranging from soft sage to emerald...

Hand-crafted and sleek

Pompen & Verlouw is a new, all-day restaurant located in Den Bosch, a picturesque Dutch town in the south, that takes its name from the 1930s garage that used to occupy the spot. Inspired by the building’s past incarnation as a garage back in the days when cars were still a product of both industrialization and craftsmanship, Amsterdam-based...

Sensitive Australian beach house

Red Rock Beach House is carefully nestled into its' natural coastal landscape. Significant trees have been mapped and take precedence, with components of the building footprint located sensitively in between the primary Moreton Bay Ash and Banksia trees throughout the site. Designed by Bark Design Architects the house celebrates its natural, coastal setting, the house provides its occupants with an inextricable link...

Sydney Harbour Dream Home

A play of geography, geometry, and light, the Crescent House is an undulating sculpture that weaves through lush, coastal gardens with enchanting views across Sydney Harbour. The clients had long awaited to build their dream home for their young family. They chose the Vaucluse site for the northern aspect, panoramic vistas and direct access to Sydney Harbour foreshore. Designed by Matthew...

When lightness is enhanced

Frog Castle is a grand period property, built in 1860 in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, UK. The clients’ brief was to create additional living space in the form of a contemporary extension, including remodelling parts of the existing house and a basement conversion. Designed by Scott Donald Architecture the new extension and interior remodelling had to be considered in such...

adapting to the landscape

Built on a steep slope with impressive views over the metropolitan area of the city of Granada, Spain the Aire house is staggered above and below the slope by adapting to the topography, generating different terraces and levels that communicates directly to the outside in a continuous inside-out connection. Aptly named the Aire House due to the crossed ventilation of air that flows over sheets of...

A take on scaffolding

Trama Collectoin by Esrawe Studio is a limited edition of shelves made from wood and brass, inspired by the temporary structures used in construction “scaffolding”. Designed asymmetrically, the latticework intersects with and is crisscrossed by wooden bolts. The primary wood structure supports a series of randomly-placed interlocking brass ledges, which, in some cases, drive the continuity of the structure. The...