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Eclectic elegance – London

International architecture and design studio Red Deer has recently refurbished a period Grade II-listed home in central London. The two-storey 18th-century apartment, part of a larger Georgian townhouse, is located in London’s Marylebone. Built in 1750, the two-bedroom property is comprised of a ground-floor open-plan living, dining and kitchen area, bathroom, master bedroom with ensuite and outdoor terrace. On...

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...

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...

Storybook House – Revisited

An extension to a single fronted Victorian Terrace located within Melbourne’s inner-north. Storybook House is a study of inner city living designed by FOLK architects. This project optimises the existing footprint to create a functional small family home with a series of multi-use spaces. The building is magnificently curated to frame views into a series of open garden spaces...

34th Dulux Colour Awards are now open

Entries are now open for the 34th Dulux Colour Awards which invites Australian and New Zealand-based architects, interior architects, interior designers, specifiers and students of interior design or architecture to submit work that celebrates exceptional and innovative use of colour across interior and exterior commercial, public and residential spaces. The iconic awards program recognises practitioners who are using colour as the hero and a strategic feature...

The Slender House

The slimness of the new building Slender House in Japan’s Shiga, is a response to both the property’s elongated shape and the need to establish a breathing distance from its neighbours. Designed by FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects the home is tapered at the front to allow for parking spots on either side of the concrete porch, the austere composition...

Experiencing the tropics

Initially, the villa was neoclassical, located in a long but narrow footprint, divided into small disconnected rooms with no flow. The original house was unsuitable for tropical Vietnamese climate and location . Considerable adjustments were made by Nemo Studio, adding a new deck for outdoor living which connects with the pool, river and tropical gardens. By placing a  a void in...