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  • Bare-foot beach house – Stradbroke Island

    The brief from clients required a discrete island antidote to their family’s busy lives. A unique place to retreat to and relax on idyllic (Minjerribah) North Stradbroke Island QLD. Paul Butterworth Architect delivered “Corymbia”, a relaxed, robust bare-foot beach house with spacious light-filled living spaces, comfortable reading nooks, cosy plywood-lined bedrooms and unique indoor/outdoor bathing spaces. It’s a physical and...
  • less fragmented living

    The proposal to renovate the original small and old house at Rua de Ceuta, Brazil, was replaced by the desire to recognise family life in a less fragmented way, without individualised rooms and conventional arrangement of a home. The ancient design atmosphere was largely maintained by creating an open courtyard inside the central area. Towards it, the totality of the...
  • Palm Springs modernist restoration

    Celebrated Palm Springs architect Frey completed Cree House modernist style house elevated above a rocky hillside in Palm Springs, California for a family in 1955. The owner, who purchased the house in the 1970s, spent the last two years working on the renovation to make the property as close to the original design as possible. Overhanging roofs, slender pillars and...
  • voluminousness billowing latex trousers !

    Extraordinary menswear designer Harikrishnan matched cropped tailored jackets with billowing latex trousers to create literally overinflated silhouettes for his graduate collection at the London College of Fashion. The super-wide inflatable trousers consist of up to 30 individual latex panels, which are either plain white or arranged in contrasting colour blocks of brick red and forest or mint green. Although they...
  • Fosbury & Sons – Co work

    Taking its name from the former Prinsengracht Hospital that it occupies, the project Fosbury & Sons Prinsengracht carries on Fosbury & Sons’ predilection for landmark buildings, albeit this time swapping the modernist austerity of its Antwerp and Brussels locations for the 19th century grandeur of a listed national monument. Occupying an historical canal-side building in Amsterdam, thoroughly renovated by architect...
  • Salone del Mobile 2020 cancelled

    Breaking news, Italy is the most affected country in Europe for Coronavirus, residents of Milan are this week reporting empty streets and shops in the city as workers stay home as a precautionary measure since the sudden outbreak of the Covid-19 strain of the virus over the weekend. Over 270 people in Italy have tested positive for Coronavirus. Organisers of...
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