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Koskela collaborates with 6 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders

I am simply a massive fan of Trade Not Aid initiatives especially when it involves our beautiful First Nation Peoples. Koskela, one of Australia’s leading furniture, design and lifestyle brands, will present Ngalya, celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Koskela’s social impact projects working with Australia’s First Nation Peoples. Koskela will present an exhibition including a new collection of lighting designs...

Inspired by Swedish Runes

Swedish Anna-Carin has travelled back into her ancestry, creating four stunning new designs, for her second rug collection and collaboration with rug innovators Designer Rugs. Her inspiration coming from the first system of writing developed by the Norse peoples: the Runes. The Runes functioned as letters, but were much more than just letters in the sense in which we...

Blended refinement – San Francisco

This San Francisco dwelling was designed for a retired couple who were transitioning to city life after residing in a single-family home in California's wine country to make dining, theatre, travelling and entertaining a priority over maintaining a large home. The unit occupies a nine-storey building in the city's Pacific Heights district. The couple wanted a space that blended refinement with cosiness, and also offered...

Extroverted Manhattan loft

This extraordinary Manhattan loft which was recently renovated by designers Loukas Angelou and Vasso Asfi, founders of London-based STUDIOLAV, as a reflection of the owners’ diverse background, extrovert nature and vibrant personalities. Inspiration came right after meeting the loft’s new cosmopolitan occupants, as the two designers state, evolving into an elegantly choreographed interior underpinned by an eclectic aesthetic that boldly...

Sculptural Void – Madrid Home

Located in the city's affluent El Viso neighbourhood, X House has been overhauled by locally based studio Beta O Architects to incorporate elements of the outdoors on every floor by inserting a void and a permeable metal sculpture at the centre of the Madrid family home. The majority of the home's internal partition walls have been knocked through to...

The Chimney House – Copenhagen

Studio David Thulstrup has transformed a heritage-listed former water pumping station in Copenhagen into The Chimney House. Created for VIPP, Chimney House incorporates bold architectural interventions that honour the original structure, which features a towering chimney, adding a cutting edge contemporary overlay. Chimney House takes its name from its distinctive 35-metre high minaret shaped chimney, added...

Dream Space by fashion designer Roksanda Ilincic

The focal point of this London Penthouse designed by fashion designer Roksanda Ilincic is the huge geometric mural in the dining area, hand-painted by Swiss artist Caroline Denervaud. Featuring blush-pink, sandy beige and navy blue forms, the wall provides a warm backdrop to the room's pale marble table and breakfast island. Simple white cabinetry and brass hardware have been incorporated in...

Layered artistic heritage

Located within a former Holiday Inn in the Toronto’s fashionable Annex neighbourhood, the 188-room Kimpton Saint George Hotel marks the first outpost of the Kimpton hotel branch in Canada. Local interior design firm Mason Studio completed hotel as an ode to the Toronto's layered architectural and artistic heritage. The lobby strikes a balance between the Annex's bohemian spirit and...

living the small life!

Kaggeboda is a small and unique summer house located in the forest of the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweeden. Designed by Andren Fogelstrom Kaggeboda three cabins are placed in relation to one another, creating a  diversity of indoor and outdoor spaces. The blackened plywood of the facades gives strong character that relates to the surrounding pine trees. Generous windows and skylights allow for the...