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Guglielmo Poletti’s strong visual impact.

Fresh off the dock is Segments - a series of innovative coloured body, non-rectified porcelain wall tile designed by Guglielmo Poletti. These 3-dimensional designs boast as a pattern of minimalist character that becomes refined decor, thanks to its many possible configurations and the variations within the product itself. Each style can be used individually or in combination with...

Exposing the past – Germany

For artists and designers, their studio can be an integral part of their practice; a place to nurture their creativity, concentration and reflection. Everything from location to architecture to neighbours can make a difference. In this respect, former warehouse in Reinickendorf, Germany hits all the right notes. Flooded with ample daylight, five-metre tall ceilings, and peaceful surroundings, the property that interior architect and artist

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...

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 domestic environments now is turned,...

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...

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...

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 Roberto Meyer of No Comments Read more

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 Milan's Salone del Mobile meet yesterday...

Challenging the norm – Melbourne

The owners of RaeRae house were preparing to renovate and extend their tired single-fronted terrace in North Fitzroy, Melbourne, when the house next door came up for sale. The two terraces are each sited on long blocks with dual frontage potential, a street at the front and an unusually wide lane at the rear. The newly purchased home showed signs of a previous life but...

Non- traditional American gabled house

Architecture firm Feuerstein Quagliara has integrated a series of covered outdoor spaces into this handsome country home, which is designed to provide visual and physical connections to the landscape from every room. The Hass House is located in Livingston Manor, a hamlet in the Catskill Mountains in Upstate New York is situated on a grassy knoll, overlooking farmland. The...

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