interiors

Palm Springs modernist restoration

Celebrated Palm Springs architect Frey completed Cree House modernist style house elevated above a rocky hillside in Palm Springs, California for a family in 1955. The owner, who purchased the house in the 1970s, spent the last two years working on the renovation to make the property as close to the original design as possible. Overhanging roofs, slender pillars...

voluminousness billowing latex trousers !

Extraordinary menswear designer Harikrishnan matched cropped tailored jackets with billowing latex trousers to create literally overinflated silhouettes for his graduate collection at the London College of Fashion. The super-wide inflatable trousers consist of up to 30 individual latex panels, which are either plain white or arranged in contrasting colour blocks of brick red and forest or mint green. Although...

Fosbury & Sons – Co work

Taking its name from the former Prinsengracht Hospital that it occupies, the project Fosbury & Sons Prinsengracht carries on Fosbury & Sons’ predilection for landmark buildings, albeit this time swapping the modernist austerity of its Antwerp and Brussels locations for the 19th century grandeur of a listed national monument. Occupying an historical canal-side building in Amsterdam, thoroughly renovated by architect Roberto Meyer of No Comments Read more

Salone del Mobile 2020 cancelled

Breaking news, Italy is the most affected country in Europe for Coronavirus, residents of Milan are this week reporting empty streets and shops in the city as workers stay home as a precautionary measure since the sudden outbreak of the Covid-19 strain of the virus over the weekend. Over 270 people in Italy have tested positive for Coronavirus. Organisers of Milan's Salone del Mobile meet yesterday...

Challenging the norm – Melbourne

The owners of RaeRae house were preparing to renovate and extend their tired single-fronted terrace in North Fitzroy, Melbourne, when the house next door came up for sale. The two terraces are each sited on long blocks with dual frontage potential, a street at the front and an unusually wide lane at the rear. The newly purchased home showed signs of a previous life but...

Non- traditional American gabled house

Architecture firm Feuerstein Quagliara has integrated a series of covered outdoor spaces into this handsome country home, which is designed to provide visual and physical connections to the landscape from every room. The Hass House is located in Livingston Manor, a hamlet in the Catskill Mountains in Upstate New York is situated on a grassy knoll, overlooking farmland. The...

Wood Ribbon Apartment – Paris

Wood Ribbon Apartment is a typical Haussmanian Parisian apartment with mouldings, fish bone parquet and a linear long balcony. The refurbishment concept, was to create contemporary architecture, a light element that would allow the design to preserve all the existing historical elements that confer a strong character to the place while unveiling new uses and a new appreciation of space, suited to its 21st century...

Historic panache – Umbria, Italy

When Count and Countess Antonio Bolza bought a property in rural Umbria, Italy in 1984 they were looking for a peaceful holiday retreat, a 1,500-hectare pastoral estate of idyllic natural beauty, scattered with centuries-old abandoned farmhouses and a millennium-old castle. The family fell in love with the overgrown Reschio estate which they bought ten years later embarking on a colossal restoration endeavour with the help...

A place for fashion lovers

TGY has been conceived not as traditional store, but as a meeting place for fashion lovers, to inspire people to talk about lifestyle, creatives to organise events and photographers to host their photo shoots. It embeds several main functions within the same space: curated shop, flexible event area, temporary exhibition where guest designers can show their new fashion collections, a cafe’, beauty center and flower...

An adventure filled place – Sydney

Cooks River House is a secluded family home within a lush natural landscape in Sydney’s inner west. A single-storey bungalow with an unsympathetic later addition previously occupied this sloping site, facing the Cooks River. The overgrown site had a wild, natural feel which Studio Plus Three clients saw as an adventure-filled place to raise their young family. Key intentions...