interiors

Pacific View Point – Bronte

Docked into the steep rocky strata of the Pacific Ocean, Bronte, this home in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs is a place for contemplation; a place to observe and absorb the shimmer of the water, each fold and fall of the waves, the serene passage of cetaceans and cumulus, the infinite permutations of textures and hues that form a welcome diversion from our urban and global concerns. Designed by

Quintessentially Modernist – Netherlands

"Villa 1" is a modern architectural gem located in a pine-forest clearing in Ede, the Netherlands. Its distinctive and multifaceted structure, glass facades, and forest surrounds, create an innovative residential retreat that sits at the forefront of minimalist design. The villa encompasses a landscape of different spatial qualities that go beyond mere functionality, combining the coziness of traditional farmhouses and the openness of a Modernist...

Village Life – Canada

Smith House is a vacation home located on the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia, Canada adjacent to the architect’s farm. The home consists of three pavilions on a two-acre site spanning from a salt pond on the east to oceanfront on the west. This small peninsula historically supported an inshore fishing port. Designed by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple architects, this is a proto-urban...

A desire to stay and age -Queensland

Heavy concrete walls anchor this family home in Queensland, Australia, to its beachside setting, while hiding it from a busy road nearby. Mermaid Beach Residence is situated in Queensland's Gold Coast region and has been designed to reflect "a desire to stay and age". Its owners – a couple with two young children had previously lived further along the same stretch of beach in a...

FRIEZE bathroom collection – Maison&Objet Paris

FRIEZE  is the new bathroom collection designed by Marcante-Testa for Ex.t which debuted this week at the Maison&Objet furniture fair in Paris. Designed by Italian practice Marcante Testa the range is Inspired by “entablatures” (a horizontal part in classical architecture that rests on the columns and consists of architrave, frieze, and cornice). Designed by Roy Lichtenstein, the project is articulated through different...

Eclectic elegance – London

International architecture and design studio Red Deer has recently refurbished a period Grade II-listed home in central London. The two-storey 18th-century apartment, part of a larger Georgian townhouse, is located in London’s Marylebone. Built in 1750, the two-bedroom property is comprised of a ground-floor open-plan living, dining and kitchen area, bathroom, master bedroom with ensuite and outdoor terrace. On...

ambience of the sea -Madrid

The proposal for the restaurant Lobito de Mar in Madrid submerges the ambience of the sea into the capital, where seafood is the main focus of this gastronomical space designed by Madrid based Astet Studio. The beach and sea of Malaga with its marine tones of green and blue, and the toasted colours of its sand and wildlife...

Timeless artefact – Chile

Galpon House is conceived as a neutral, timeless Artefact; not defined by time or technology, as much as it is by the the Chilean countryside. The shape is simple: A two-story, weather-resistant, gable-roofed wooden shed, that solves the project requirements in an efficient, inexpensive and enduring way. The site is large, surrounded by pine trees with a strong slope falling towards the lake with the house...

Subtle sophistication – London

Powerscroft Road residence is a renovated Victorian terraced house of subtle sophistication in Clapton in northeast London, exemplifies Daytrip Studio’s talent as well as a mastery of materials and tonality. With a foot in the past and modernity, the interiors are imbued with a refined and calm sensibility that manages to combine the soothing gracefulness of craftsmanship and the clean...