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#AloneTogether community by Dazed

Dazed, have created the #AloneTogether community. Across the days, weeks, or months of the coronavirus pandemic and concurrent isolation measures, they have been connecting with their audience to offer URL experiences, art, and advice across music, fashion, art, tech, and politics. “We may be alone, but we are together”, says Dazed. 33 artists have contributed work to this project that’s being launched as part of...

Visual transparency and beauty

The Modular Unit (MU50) is a small-scale, modular off-grid home, designed to be recyclable and adaptable to a wide variety of sites. Through its simplicity, flexibility, and choice of materials, this structure is intended to bring beauty to the users’ daily lives; to allow them to incorporate it in their daily landscape and to connect with the surrounding nature reducing at most its carbon footprint. Designed...

Self-isolation – Italy

Designed for a local couple, Urban Cabin replaces the porch of a house in Albino, a small town in the Italian province of Bergamo. Architect Francesca Perani completed the renovation with the help of interior designer Ilenia Perlotti, turning the former storage space into a separate, self-contained residence that can be used for a number of purposes. The clients can...

Manhattan overhaul

Located in Manhattan's Chelsea neighbourhood, the project is a two-bedroom apartment that spans half of a floor in an early 20th-century building. It was previously occupied by an artist and art handler for the Museum of Modern Art and had not been updated in nearly 40 years. Seafoam green paint coated historic wood pillars and the ceiling was clad in tin tiles. New York architecture studio

2020 Dulux Colour Awards finalists – Workplace and Retail

Part 3 of our coverage showcasing some of the talent shortlisted for the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards. Category is - Commercial Interior - Workplace and Retail which includes the interior paint finishes of commercial or industrial buildings such as education facilities, community centres, healthcare facilities, museums, theatres, places of worship, cafes, restaurants, fitness centres, one-off installations, events, hotels and accommodation. The iconic awards program, now in...

Understated sophistication – Berlin

A recently renovated apartment in the elegant neighbourhood of Charlottenburg in Berlin that lavishly channels the building’s architectural heritage while reveling in contemporary finesse. Meticulously detailed and exquisitely crafted, the apartment is a treasure trove of intricate interventions and bespoke furnishings whose understated sophistication belies a focus on functionality and a passion for the fine art of design, all the while reflecting the owners’ taste...

2020 Dulux Colour Awards finalists – Residential

Just when we all need a little colour in our lives, the finalists have been announced for the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards! This years awards received more than 450 entries, which a panel of leading design experts have narrowed down to 107 finalists across Australia and New Zealand. The iconic awards program, now in its 34th year, recognises Australian and New Zealand design practitioners who...

Enchanting Milan apartment

Boldly chromatic and enchanting is the colour and materials pallet of this Milan apartment located on the ground floor of a 1990’s building. Designed by lcrStudio antique pink and soft gray, delineate the environments and their uses. The living room is bathed in natural light thanks to two large windows that recall Milanese modernism. Two arches that characterise the...

On Safari – Africa

Namibia, a country in southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast. The country is home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population. Located less than an hour’s drive from Windhoek, Namibia’s capital, is safari resort Habitas Namibia which seems diconneted from civilization. Nestled high on a hilltop surrounded by a wildlife reserve...

Historic Clinton Hill – Brooklyn

Arnold Studio’s redesign aims to fuse old and new within the completed duplex apartment inside a historic brick house in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill neighbourhood by using black and white details to contrast with the home’s original architectural elements. On the first floor, the studio created an open-plan kitchen, living room and dining area. White oak wood floors and exposed blackened...