interior design

What’s a Shoffice?

What do you get if you combine a (shed + office) = Shoffice. A garden pavilion containing a small office alongside garden storage space located to the rear of a 1950's terraced house in St John’s Wood with the brief requiring the shoffice to be conceived of as a sculptural object that flowed into the garden space. The glazed office space nestles into an extruded timber...

The X Factor

The X House designed by Cadaval & Sola-Morales is perched high on the upper part of a hill in Cabrils, on the outskirts of Barcelona Spain. The project aim of the X was to solve having to decide which view to take in, the sea, or the mountains? Allowing both visions in opposite directions whist isolating the view from the neighbouring properties. The site, with...

retro-modern

Fernanda Marques is known for her perfect balance of functionality and minimalist style that are referenced across her projects. Established in 1995 her studio has created a stunning body for work across São Paulo, Miami, New York and London. Her signature style is captured in the retro-modern design of Limantos Residence. Double-height ceiling with floor-to-ceiling windows in the main living area creates a spacious feeling that...

Material Matters

Sometimes I love the finishes, other times I love the furniture. For this penthouse though it is all about the materials, because in a space that leans more toward the minimal than the over decorated, the materials count for everything (no matter how small).This penthouse was conceived through a partnership between the clients and the Rockwell Group, better known for their large hospitality work. Not...

Sustainable ideology never looked so good

Australian Plyroom is based on the intelligent use of small spaces that founder Elise Helsop took stock of whist on a stint in Italy. Helsop collaborated with prominent Italian designers who are passionate about quality craftsmanship, sustainable use and smart design delivering a unique selection of exclusive furniture to Australia. Inspired by Italian design with a strong Nordic style Plyroom shares sustainable ideology through products made...

An uncompromising glass box

Villa Kogelhof is built on a deserted agricultural estate. The estate is part of a program initiated by the government, which aims to connect regional ecological zones throughout the country-side in the Netherlands. The current owner bought the site, once farmland, seven years ago. It is a protected habitat for animals and plants. Permission to build a house on the land was given only on...

Defining the use of space

How does one improve the design of an apartment located in one of the most popular addresses in Belo Horizonte Brazil designed by none other than the influential late Oscar Niemeyer. That was the mission architect Gislene Lopes, asked to update a unit of 60 m2 in Condo Juscelino Kubitschek in the iconic JK building. The clients a young couple needed a place close to...

Untouched

Here is a space we just love!  All of our favourite materials and finishes combined together to create a truly honest and welcoming interior. Located in the heart of London's bustling Carnaby Street, new restaurant Whyte & Brown was brought together by international design studio Blacksheep. We feel there is the perfect mix of light and shade, industrial...

“IN-EI” range by Issey Miyake

Iconic lighting brand Artemide with Issey Miyakes' design lab have arrived at the creation of a revolutionary range of lighting that beautifully encapsulates Miyake’s characteristically innovative approach to materials and design. Issey Miyake’s artistic vision, applied via a new three-dimensional mathematical process, fuses the Japanese tradition of light with Miyake’s unique ability to translate tradition into modernity - a landscape from which arrange of freestanding, table...