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Subtle sophistication – London

Powerscroft Road residence is a renovated Victorian terraced house of subtle sophistication in Clapton in northeast London, exemplifies Daytrip Studio’s talent as well as a mastery of materials and tonality. With a foot in the past and modernity, the interiors are imbued with a refined and calm sensibility that manages to combine the soothing gracefulness of craftsmanship and the clean...

Keeping things approachable – Manhattan

The owners, a couple with three children and a goldendoodle sought to renovate a 1990s home located in the Hudson River Valley to better suit their needs and taste. To oversee the update, they turned to designer Lexi Tallisman, who runs the Manhattan studio Greyscale Interiors. Tallisman's aim was to create a stylish and comfortable environment that could handle daily usage...

Played aesthetics – Revisited

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...

Flexible living – Revisited

The 1940s two-bedroom apartment was renovated by Tel Aviv designer Maayan Zusman in collaboration with architect Amir Navon, interior designer Karen Brockmann and students from Tel Aviv's graduate design programme, Studio 6b . Almost every item in the space was custom-designed. The two-bedroom apartment is located in Tel Aviv's cultural hub, Habima Square, the 120-square-metre home has a rectangular...

Golden doors revisited

S/LAB has placed a property development company Mantab behind a golden folding facade on a quiet street. Arranged across a converted house, the conversion has created offices for the company's three directors, a display gallery and entertaining spaces for hosting clients. The interior follows the theme of "intentional mismatches" and incorporates contrasting colours, textures, materials like white epoxy flooring with...

Pond House – Revisited

House BRAS is located on a lush green site abutting a pond in the middle of an old allotment in the suburbs of Antwerp. The house is designed to blend into its surrounding natural landscape, the meandering plan allows daylight to penetrate deep within the home during all seasons and at any time of the day while achieving unobstructed views of the garden. Designed by

Island Life – revisited

Finnish designers Aleksi Hautamaki and Milla Selkimaki have built a self-sufficient summer house on the five-acre island they own (as you do) on the edge of Finland's Archipelago National Park. Called Project Ö, after the Swedish word for island, two cabins on the site house living spaces and bedrooms, as well as a workshop and sauna. In order to be completely self-sufficient, the cabins source their...

intricate re-working – revisited

Fitzroy Terrace brings me so much joy at every turn. The devil is in the detail and I urge you to look closely at the intricate re-working of a previously run-down double-storey terrace in the gritty, northern fringes of Fitzroy designed by Taylor Knights. The design itself represents a real ‘obscuring’ between the old and the new through the deliberate play...

Perth modernism – Revisited

Neil Cownie Architects clients have a love for modernism and concrete which comes from their appreciation of the history of the Perth 1960’s ‘Garden Suburbs’ of Floreat and City Beach. It was this love of modernism that led them to purchase land in Floreat, they wanted a family home that respected and drew on the modernist history of the area. They were passionate for a house...

ode to the Pacific Northwest – revisited

An extensive remodel of a Portland house built in 1907, which had been subdivided into several apartments at one point in its history the house had been restored to a single family dwelling by the time studio JHID clients purchased it, there were still clear signs of its former incarnation, namely an awkwardly placed back stair an odd...

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