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Establishing spaciousness

Faced with a fragmented layout of numerous small rooms and a wedge-shaped floorplan resulting in poorly illuminated areas, KC design studio completely reconfigured the apartment in order to establish a sense of spaciousness, optimize comfort and convenience, and enhance daylight penetration. The new layout divides the apartment into two complementary open-plan zones, a public section comprising living, dining and kitchen areas,...

Edgy personal style – San Francisco

In the years since his move to San Francisco, Regan Baker design’s client had launched a successful career in sales and cultivated an equally engaging social circle. He had even found the time to open a candy store with his sister, down in Los Angeles. All that was missing was a home he could see himself living in long term....

Hare + Klein Interiors – Book

Distinguished by an aesthetic of understated luxury and attention to fine detail, Hare + Klein is synonymous with uncompromisingly comfortable, liveable interiors made exceptional by deceivingly effortless styling. Whether it's a stark inner-city warehouse brought to life by contemporary furniture and finishes or a rural idyll seamlessly linked to a gorgeous garden, Hare + Klein's style is unmistakable.?...

Mexico in New York

The owners of the apartment are a young couple that completely entrusted Reutov Design with the design and concept. They liked the studios non-standard approach to design. Having taken this project, the studio decided to create a bold project that would give the couple the opportunity to take a break from the noisy New York city metropolis. Light, gentle and slightly heady, terracotta-pink...

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...

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...

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...

Living with colour – London

In a mindful colourful overhaul of this period house in Tooting, south London, 2LG Studio has added dusky pink walls, blue tile-work and coral-orange cabinetry. Louisville Road house falls under the Heaver Estate conservation area – a series of period properties that were constructed between 1888 and 1910 in south London's Balham and Tooting neighbourhoods. The house belongs to a couple with a young child...

Writers retreat – Brazil

Built to be a writers retreat set in the middle of nature in Petrópolis, Brazil the building was designed under the symbolic meaning of a cave. The symbolism of the cave suggests shelter, self-knowledge, return to basics, reflection, pregnancy, growth, freedom through thought of ancient mythologies. Designed by Architectare, the shape of the construction was defined by the small...

Candy coloured hideaway

Comprising a trove of zany built-in features, contrasting materials, rose-tinted glass partitions, and a collection of manga and cartoon inspired figurines and artwork, the house is a marvel of bespoke design and fun. Designed as a holiday house for the owner and her 3 felines in Zhunan in the northwest of Taiwan. Designed by KC Design Studio the house is a...