interiors

Sweeping Beauty – Mexico

Elegantly positioned on Playa Blanca Zihuatanjeo, on the southwestern coast of Mexico, ‘Lyons Garden House’ is an emblem of modern architecture exploring spatial experience through light, straight lines, and an extraordinary seascape. Inspired by the local courtyard-style architecture of Mexico, the house is designed around a central garden the heart piece of the project and a sculptural element in itself—and oriented to views of the...

Drift House Port Fairy – Wins Eat, Drink Design Awards 2019

Multi award-winning boutique hotel, Drift House, has recently taken out top gong in the highly coveted Eat, Drink Design Awards 2019. The award was collected mid November by co-owner Colleen Guiney. ‘We are absolutely delighted to have won the award for best hotel design for the stage II developments at Drift House’ says Guiney. The top prize was shared with the fabulous Calile Hotel in...

Geo Deco by Greg Natale

I am delighted to share with you Geo Deco by Greg Natale marking the forth rug collection with Designer Rugs which was launched in Sydney this week to an inspired guest list on industry peers and friends. A rhapsody of intersecting silhouettes, refracted forms and a disavowal of symmetry - Greg Natale...

feminine, masculine and playful – Coach House

Bolton Coach House is a historic Coach House building in Dublin UK. Kingston Lafferty Design was commissioned to reimagine the interior architecture of the existing building, incorporating a new contemporary extension and exterior terraces and garden. The new design combines and juxtaposes the old and new buildings as one interesting and exciting multi-level, unique space. The existing coach house is brimming...

ode to the Pacific Northwest

An extensive remodel of a Portland house built in 1907, which had been subdivided into several apartments at one point in its history the house had been restored to a single family dwelling by the time studio JHID clients purchased it, there were still clear signs of its former incarnation, namely an awkwardly placed back stair an odd...

Deeply connected – Tunnel House

Designed from the flat land and blank paper by Consuelo Jorge Architects , this house is inspired by the contemporaneous Brazilian architecture. Clean and high quality volumes without losing comfort and protective qualities. The entrance tunnel, which gives the name to the house, “Tunnel House” is a strong point of  pure-form architecture that enhances the connection between the inside...

The Chicago Coffee Roastery

After months of anticipation, on November 15, Starbucks opened their Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago – an immersive experience dedicated to roasting and crafting small-batch coffee. The Chicago Roastery is the company’s sixth roastery, and at 35,000 square feet, is its biggest. It is a five-story tribute to the city’s art, architecture and culture and the indelible mark the city has made on Starbucks. Once inside...

MPavilion 2019 – Glenn Murcutt AO

Melbourne, Australia: MPavilion 2019, designed by Australia’s only Pritzker Architecture Prize recipient Glenn Murcutt AO, opened this week in the Queen Victoria Gardens. Internationally influential for his environmentally responsible designs with a distinctive Australian character, Murcutt’s MPavilion heralds a milestone in the architect’s fifty-year career as his first civic city design. Initiated and commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation with support from the City of...

Sculptural LIGHT FALLS house

The LIGHT FALLS house is an extensive redevelopment of a Victorian terraced house in the London’s Borough of Kensington, including the almost complete demolition and reconstruction of the existing dwelling and the addition of a basement and a double-height rear extension. The project features an entirely new organisation that revolves around a new interior courtyard acting as a visual centre to the living spaces. With...