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belonging to the past

This 4 story Italianate row house was was converted from a three family to a single-family house with original interior details carefully restored by Lang Architecture . The garden floor features an office and den, the parlor floor has a living room with cute little custom window seat flanked by the steel windows and balcony at the rear....

From Moscow with love

The Constructivist Apartment by Kate Hume is located in central Moscow, Russia and takes its name from the artistic and architectural movement. Inspired by Melnikov whose architectural work placed him at the fore of 1920s avant-garde architecture. Constructivist architecture combined advanced technology and engineering with an openly Communist social purpose – flourishing in the Soviet Union and much...

Sanctuary in Brisbane

If I were to live in Brisbane, this is where I would want to live. This project is a collaboration between the owners, Surroundings and Jack’s Corner. With a humanist design approach they have converted this inner-city warehouse into a beautiful and considered space for living, working and entertaining. A series of...

simple materials

Located 30th floor in Ukraine Kiev, this penthouse was designed for a young man whom lives partly in Latvia and Spain. A key aspect of the brief was for Olga Akulova to design an interior without client control, as he was time poor during the design process. Exposed concrete ceilings, glass walls, windows and natural materials with oak were used...

Darlinghurst living

There’s no denying that space in major cities in at a premium and having the luxury of an inner-city home with an incredible garden AND view is almost unheard of, which is why this project, located in Sydney’s Darlinghurst is something special. Designed by CO-AP studio and created in a way that it is almost invisible from the street,...

no longer the manor house

Located within a beautiful 19th century building in one of the oldest quarters of Palma de Mallorca creates an oasis of luxury and relax within the historic city center. The recently opened 5-star hotel Sant Francesc Hotel Singular features a spectacular rooftop terrace, with gorgeous views over the Mediterranean Sea and the historic town. The panoramic rooftop offers a 30-meter pool, a...

Embracing the past

Spanish studio CaSA has teamed up with Margherita Serboli to refurbish a flat in an art nouveau building of the Exixample district of Barcelona to become the holiday apartment for an Italian family. The client’s brief was to have three double bedrooms and a home that would highlight and underline the early 1900 detailing...

chic mixed century

Kiev-based architecture studio YoDezeen designed this extremely chic and modern 180 sqm apartment located right in the centre of Nice, France. The project aim was to install modern interiors in an 18th century home, mixing different styles and trends. Scandinavian style, was recreated through a neutral colour pallet with injections of colour set against traditional Parisian details. Scandinavians don’t...

Australian way of living

Following the client’s need for a home that would become a backdrop for an “honest, practical and comfort driven” lifestyle, architect (and 2015 Belle Interior Designer of the Year), Matt Gibson designed a home that speaks not only of the client’s need but also of the Australian way of living. The program for the house is devised around a...

Modern History Sydney

In Australia, designers are very good at one thing in particular and that is blending the old with the new and this Sydney project by Smart Design Studio is the perfect example. In designing the extension of this home, set in the leafy suburb of Woollahra, the architects have worked to ensure the original villa treated with honesty and respect...