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Symmetrical balance – Mexico

The house sits on a rocky point in Puerto Escondido, Mexico like a beacon to the sea, with two fronts facing towards the Pacific coast. The cross-shaped courtyard has four seven-meter-high volumes, with a pitched roof that frame views to the sea. Designed by BAAQ architects, the conceptual process started from the idea of defining a cross-shaped patio...

Greg Natale + Designer Rugs new Axminster carpet Collection

Award-winning interior designer Greg Natale’s new direction for Axminster carpet takes a creative broad sweep in its exploration of nostalgic influences, scaled-up patterning and vibrant multi-colour combinations. A chic evolution of the original collection launched in 2014, we are presented with 8 brand new designs, suited to both commercial and residential use thanks to its range of motifs,...

Introverted and open – Lebanon

Laying remotely within Lebanon’s most arid and historical nature-scape, Villa Chams embraces its surrounding’s identity from the flora to the Roman temples, and presents itself as a melodically elemental story teller. Designed by Carl Gerges Architects, at a distant glance the structure grounds itself horizontally, while respectfully blending in with the mindfully preserved rocks, opunita, olive trees and other flora on...

Christian Dior Vespa comes to life

Fashion brand Dior has teamed up with Vespa to create an exclusive version of the iconic Italian scooter and a range of matching accessories, celebrating the sunny-spirit and art of living of the two houses. Founded in the same year, in 1946, the Italian brand and the Parisian couture house are linked by an unwavering desire to inspire a new, bright and creative vision of the...

Bruny Island Cabin – Tasmania

Bruny Island Cabin an off-grid retreat set on 99 acres of land located in Tasmania, Australia. Maguire + Devin created the cabin for their client whom spent her childhood in traditional Japanese houses. Out of this grew a love for highly crafted minimalist design. The studio’s brief was to capture the essence of minimalist design and create a building as...

Little guest house – Spain

Nordest Arquitectura were assigned project to design a guest pavilion as an extension of the main house overlooking the ocean and forest. The studio’s first thought was to create a shape clear and simple, a cuboid placed in the middle of the forest, changing as less as possible the surrounding characteristics, as if it had always been there. The pavilion...

House on the pond – France

This small holiday home is located on the edge of the forest between two ponds in the Territoire de Belfort in France. The previous house dated back to the 1970s and was in poor condition and no longer met the needs of the owners. The site was re-imagined by Foeldvary Staehelin architects with the new design of the building optimising...

1970s Brutalist residence – Brazil

Led by architect Lutero Leme, from the Arquitécnika studio, the project aimed for the revitalisation of a jaw dropping Brutalist residence, built in the 70s, originally designed by architect João Filgueiras . The intention was to keep the original exposed concrete and its volume and resolve current technological issues so the house can function as a modern home. To this...

Hidden House – Margaret River

Located in picturesque Margaret River, Western Australia, this addition is located amongst jarrah and peppermint forests and grafts a contemporary pavilion onto an existing timber-framed and clad house built in the early ’90s. The new work consists of a reading/living room and master bedroom with a bathroom and is linked to the existing house by a transparent gallery that also acts as a secondary entrance...

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