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  • $120,000 Art-piece devoured by Its own success

    The artist Maurizio Cattelan’s taped banana at Art Basel Miami, USA, prompted so much buzz and commotion that it was removed on Sunday before the end of the fair. The banana that consumed the art world has taken early retirement. The artist Maurizio Cattelan — whose fruit duct taped to the wall with was sold three times at Art Basel...
  • Keeping a low profile – Santa Barbara

    Located on one of the last remaining undeveloped coastal areas in Santa Barbara, California, this modern guest house resides on a wildlife preserve; exemplifying a successful balance of residential development and ecological preservation. Nestled into a steep hillside, the residence was designed with low visual and environmental impact on the surrounding landscape. Disguised by a low profile and green roof,...
  • in strong contrast – Dublin

    Kingston Lafferty Design were appointed to collaborate with Brazil Associates on the interior of this Dublin South Residence bringing a sense of luxury, fun and playfulness to the home. The original house is beautifully proportioned with generous ceiling heights and spacious room sizes. Large Victorian windows line the front of the house and link beautifully to the exterior landscaping. The...
  • A unified home – Brazil

    The design of the house was based in a contemporaneous concept, regarding the architecture and interior design. Designed by Dado Castello Branco architects, the external area is integrated with the inside, unifying the whole social area in a wide inviting space. Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the house is enclosed with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open the house to the...
  • Not so typical Milanese home

    For this apartment, set within a building from the late 1960 on Corso Sempione, Italy, the Turin-based duo Marcante-Testa has applied its immediately recognizable style to reinterpret a typical Milanese home in an original way. Keeping a classic layout, with a central corridor providing access to the various rooms, the design expands the living area and connects it to the...
  • A private show-home – Japan

    Located in central Takamatsu, Japan, this residence is home to a couple with one child. The client requested Fujiwaramuro Architects create the building to occupy as much of the lot as possible, ensure privacy, have a built-in garage that showcased their car and have a reinforced concrete structure with simple finishes rather than textured interiors featuring wood and other materials....
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