interiors

A unified home – Brazil

The design of the house was based in a contemporaneous concept, regarding the architecture and interior design. Designed by Dado Castello Branco architects, the external area is integrated with the inside, unifying the whole social area in a wide inviting space. Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the house is enclosed with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open the house to the...

Not so typical Milanese home

For this apartment, set within a building from the late 1960 on Corso Sempione, Italy, the Turin-based duo Marcante-Testa has applied its immediately recognizable style to reinterpret a typical Milanese home in an original way. Keeping a classic layout, with a central corridor providing access to the various rooms, the design expands the living area and connects it to...

A private show-home – Japan

Located in central Takamatsu, Japan, this residence is home to a couple with one child. The client requested Fujiwaramuro Architects create the building to occupy as much of the lot as possible, ensure privacy, have a built-in garage that showcased their car and have a reinforced concrete structure with simple finishes rather than textured interiors featuring wood and other materials....

transformative contemporary gallery

The ‘Aranya Art Center’ is a newly designed contemporary gallery by Shanghai-based architects Neri&Hu; located in the seaside resort Aranya Gold Coast, in Qinhuangdao, China. The architects describe the venue as a solid rock, “sitting firmly in the shifting environment.” Making use of textured concrete as its primary material both inside and out, the building takes its form...

The Skye House

Saigon is a metropolitan city of Vietnam with the highest density of construction, vehicles and population which also causes a lack of green spaces, where people can seek tranquility and sit in harmony with nature to release stress. Being a part of this context, the construction of Sky House takes place in the middles of numerous skyscrapers built close together, which brings the feeling that Sky...

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...