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Party Animal

When a self-proclaimed party animal with a love for 60s and 70s design hires an interior designer to give their pad a complete makeover the results are bound to be amazing. New York firm Curated were approached to create the ultimate bachelor’s pad in this 19th century Tribeca loft with the brief that the everything had to be “party-proof.”...

without external contamination

T House is the combination of sophisticated elegance of an eighteenth century loft in Milan and depth of a Japanese house. Developed by Takane Ezoe and Modourbano born from the needs of client, an artist that prefers free spaces, rooms without a real dividing line between the public and the private. The studio has very specific characteristics:...

Contemporary cool

Freelance fashion stylist Sara Cooper has created this stunning home for her new family in the Upper Eastside of Manhattan in New York City. With classical bones to the apartment such as herringbone floors as well as wall and ceiling mouldings- an interesting conversation between stylistic periods plays out along this backdrop. Part Hollywood Regency, part Miami Art Deco and definitely some rock and roll...

zen living

Architecture studio M17 designed this edgy apartment, located in the downtown area of Moscow. The general concept of the apartment was to bring the natural landscape inside  interior living environment. The owner is a zen Buddhist. The designers tried to use less partitions and walls for zoning the space...

colour pop

The calming mix of crisp white walls and exposed brick anchored by recycled timber floors, transcends this apartment into a gallery cum loft inspired creative space. Designed by Polish multidisciplinary design studio WIDAWSCY in Myslowice, Poland this relaxed and playful home quietly unveils it's personality through hand-painted concrete tiles, geometric wall-papers and colour blocked bathrooms. Ground floor open-plan living is...

elements and principals Manhattan

In extraordinary interiors it is a harmony of design elements and principals that create truly spectacular spaces. Delphine Krakoff of Manhattan based design firm Pamplemousee Design has orchestrated a visually distinctive interior that incorporates cutting-edge design and spirited contemporary art. This stately brownstone which when purchased was a small apartment complex built around the turn of the century...

Effortlessly Cool

Some people are effortlessly cool. Some interiors are effortlessly cool. Some cities are effortlessly cool. When these three elements combine the result is nothing short of spectacular! This project, the Berlin apartment of Emmanuel de Bayser, French owner of the uber-chic The Corner Berlin store, is one such example. De Bayser is off the mindset that the home is a...

Tribeca Transformation

Reclaiming old warehouses and transforming them is nothing new, especially in New York City. What caught my eye with this project, a Tribeca loft recently completed by Andrew Franz, is the stunning roof terrace and the interaction between the interiors and the world beyond.??Importantly, the character of the existing warehouse has been retained and interwoven within the narrative...

Smooth oscillations

In my ongoing quest to snoop inside the homes of architects and designers homes, I discovered this gem by Brazilian architect Osvaldo Tenorio. His home is modest in footprint and oscillates smoothly between the ash tones of concrete, granite, celadon green and composite warm blocks of orange and rouge-de-fer. Tenorio has rationalised the 1960’s site – opening walls and connecting spaces through the use of colour...

a process of collection

A constant state of flux is the best way to describe the status of architect Achille Salvagni’s Rome apartment. His elite design team specialises in luxury yachts mostly, with some residences in Europe and the US. There is nothing I like more as a designer than the privilege to peer inside the home of design great! The now...