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American designer Kelly Wearstler

American designer Kelly Wearstler is not a minimalist, not by a long shot her projects evoke luxury with a play on layers, patterns, textures with finishes in matt and gloss.Her colour pallet can be bright and in some cases quite monotone but the end result is her ability to transport you to a place less boring than the life we know.Kelly crosses over many fields...

Fran Silvestren Architects Spanish minimalism at it’s best

Fran Silvestren Architects create breathtaking minimalist homes in Spain that sit proud with no tricks or embellishments allowing the building and its surrounds to be the hero. Below are a few images from a cross section of projects designed by Fran Silvestren Architects . [caption id="attachment_1494" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Project by Fran Silvestren Architects"]Project by Fran... 							
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Ryan Russell finds the hidden personality of the stores he designs

Ryan Russell is a design practice that approach design by combining the many different fields of design creating a dialogue between people and the stores they create not following trends they explore the client to reveal its' hidden personalities which is injected into the design. This multi award winning design studio is fast gaining recognition for their creative, sophisticated and inspiring retail spaces. [caption id="attachment_1428" align="aligncenter" width="500"...

Word Of Mouth

Word of Mouth design studio founded by Valentina Audrito and Abhishake Kumbhat works across many design fields architecture, interiors , furniture, lighting design, fashion and accessories. Operating out of Bali this design duo are at the reigns of a successful design studio retail outlet/ showroom and a cafe. Below is a snapshot of their work. [caption id="attachment_1435" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="Project by Word of Mouth Design"]

Patricia Piccinini compelling stories through sculpture.

When I first saw Patricia Piccinini's work a few years ago, I was instantly drawn in to the compelling stories she tells through sculpture. Her work can be somewhat confronting yet beautiful at the same time. Here are a few installations that I love.   [caption id="attachment_1455" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="Polished silicone bronze by Patricia Piccinini"]

Get soaked in total luxury

Dornbracht, the fittings manufacturer, has celebrated it's 60th anniversary. This forward thinking company continually pushes conventional thinking in the way we approach wet areas. The invention of Dornbracht's extensible spout in 1950 laid the foundations for the company's success and have since had a firm hold on the luxury international market. [caption id="attachment_1337" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="PERFORMING WATER range by Dornbracht"] No Comments Read more

The skin temple a great place to worship

The Skin Temple designed by Melbourne design studio Anna Drummond Design was Inspired by the allure of a traditional bento box, the Skin Temple Medi Clinic and Spa draws upon the mystery of a perfectly packaged oriental parcel.  Each compartment is discovered from within a rich lacquered core to unveil spaces that evoke the essence of age-old oriental and middle eastern beauty rituals. This simple...

B&B Italia thinking outside

Since the late 60's B&B Italia is still one of the worlds most adored and sort after brands continually collaborating with inspirational designers. Below are some of my favorites from their outdoor collections. Below -The breathtaking Crinoline Series by Patricia Urquiola is available in black, white and bronze made from polyethylene weave these stunning high back chairs work well in both contemporary spaces and old world...

Red Hill Victoria PORT PHILLIP ESTATE WINERY by Woodmarsh Architects

I recently had the good fortune to catch up with friends at the Port Phillip Estate winery in Red Hill designed by multi award winning design practice Woodmarsh. This dramatic building sits on a spectacular, undulating site overlooking vineyards, Westernport bay and Bass Strait. The building appears to spiraling out of the ground and slowly rising to form the eastern wall of the structure. This...

Belgium turns it ON a LIGHT show like NO other

The second edition of the Festival of Lights has just taken place in the town centre of Ghent a Flemish region of Belgium which commenced on 26 January and concluded on 29th . The event drew an estimated 200,000 visitors, both from Belgium and abroad. This 4 day event stretches across a long 5 kilometer walking route that is truly breathtaking. I had a difficult task...

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