interior design

Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club…. Shuffle in Style

Jonathan Schnapp's, the owner of the new Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, says he drew inspiration from his childhood memories of playing the game with his grandparents when he embarked on the concept of his new venture in Brooklyn NYC. Located in a large 5000sqm industrial warehouse, designer Gachot Studio were responsible for making a sporting venue once associated with retirees...

the Saunahaus

Saunahaus, which means ... you guessed it Sauna House in English is located at the foothills of the Koblach Kummenberges, Germany. Designed by Bernardo Bader architects the building has simple minimalist angles built with naturals materials such as pine wood and concrete for both the facade and interior. The square floor plan accommodates a small guest room , therapy rooms and sauna. The roof deck...

Childs Play

Moving away from the stereotypical characteristics that are all too common in children’s spaces where primary colours collide with pastels and bright graphics clad the walls.    Bernardo Bader Architects designed “Kindergarten Susi Weigel”, which seems to take it's cue from a Zen day spa. Located in the small country town of Bludenz Germany and named after the late children's book...

A Grand Garage

When I look for an interior to share with you often I am looking for luxurious finishes or incredible scale. So this week is a slight step away from that but is by no means any less special. This week I am writing about a garage. What was a “shitty garage,” as described by the architects, has been transformed into a tranquil and unique setting. ...

Sculpted & private Sydney Australia …

Positioned to take in spectacular views towards Sydney Harbour the client desired an extremely private house, yet required it to open on three sides; to the views, the sunny northern aspect and the rear garden. In response to the brief Chen Chow Little architects designed the house with a protective masonry shell. The walls of the masonry shell are faceted and heavy, and have been...

Caffe What If

The converging of two parallel disciplines within the one place is the basis of Caffe What If located in Bangkok, Thailand. This delectable space is the brainchild of renowned graphic designer Pomme Chan whose love for design and food has been fused together to create a showroom and café. Scatted throughout the dining space are elements of Pomme’s illustrative talent, from the graphics on the shopfront to...

Romancing the stone … Sydney Australia

Located in Fairlight 13 kilometers north of Sydney Australia sits a series of 4 workers cottages. Originally built around the 1890’s, they represent quintessential northern beaches sandstone cottages. Renovated and re designed for a young family of three Sean, Alex and baby Charley this project is extra special to Design Addicts platform, being it's the family home of Alexandra Morris, the co director from

Adapting on the Mornington Peninsula

Australian’s are good at adapting. We’ve been forced to do it for as long as we’ve lived here. So when Bower Architects were faced with what they described as a “battle-axe” block of land on the Mornington Peninsula they simply adapted to it. And from that was born the “Hover House.” The house is formed around a central courtyard that to me is almost an Australian...

the London EDITION

The recently refurbished London EDITION Hotel marks the next chapter in the lifestyle hotels. The new Brand is conceived by American hotelier and real estate developer Ian Schrager whom was also co-owner of the legendary Studio 54 nightclub. Partnering with Marriott International they combine the personal, intimate, individualized  lodging experience that Ian Schrager is known for. Located in a historic building in Fitzrovia, a leafy neighborhood...

White Out. A modernist reincarnation

Renovating an existing home can be challenging at the best of times. Add to the mix facade design limitations and design approval from the neighbours and council, these were some of the challenges faced on this modernist renovation. Located on the outskirts of Brussels, is Wemmel, which is well known for its green areas with their luxury villas and not for crisp white modern buildings. dmvA was...