interior design

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...

the snow house

Voorsanger Architects designed the The Wildcat Ridge Residence, located on a site at an elevation of 9,200 feet in Aspen, Colorado, USA. The transparency of the building allows for maximum views without competing with the scale of the mountains. Not impacting the landscape reverted to rehabilitating and reforesting the once uprooted site. This was not a situation where...

self-assured Beauty

Studio Guilherme Torres is known for their self-assured and sometimes off-beat design with bright and unexpected splashes of colour and sometimes quirky furniture selections. This project, completed last year, came as somewhat of a surprise to me as the palate is toned down and neutral, the furniture understated and classic and the whole feeling refined and grown-up even. Located...

The Kettel Black South Melbourne

With ingredients such as house-fermented yoghurt, King Island crayfish and Flinders Island wallaby, The Kettel Black café has been described more like a breakfast restaurant than a cafe. Impeccably designed by Studio You Me the use of materials conveys a crossroads of the old and the new, with brass, marble, and birch each hearkening to...

from here to infinity

Located in the beautiful landscape, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, between El Portixol and Cala Blanca, the Sardinera House by Valencia-based practice Ramón Esteve Estudio sits proud on the top of a hillside, flanked by turquoise waters. The original idea for the design was based around enhancing the panoramic views by creating a relaxing contemplative environment. Upon entry the architecture engages contact...

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...