The Refurbished 'Lionel Sonkes' Optical Shop In Brussels, Belgium

13 February 2014 {1} Comment

Famed Brussels-based optician Lionel Sonkes commissioned architect Nicolas Schuybroek and interior designer Marc Merckx to give his shop a facelift. We need no glasses to see that they have done an amazing job. [...]

San Francisco Loft by LINEOFFICE Architecture

12 February 2014 {3} Comments

With its vintage timber left completely intact, a former warehouse space in San Francisco’s SoMA area is transformed into a truly contemporary loft apartment by LINEOFFICE Architecture studio. [...]

Isay Weinfeld's Casa Cubo in São Paulo, Brazil

01 February 2014 {3} Comments

Award-winning Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld designs a minimalist private art gallery with an adjacent guesthouse. [...]

Vine Hair Salon by SIDES CORE in Kobe, Japan

28 January 2014 {1} Comment

With a focus on human relationships and networks, Vine Hair Studio by SIDES CORE design firm is an exercise in abstraction which combines the openness of the outdoors with the intimacy of an interior private space. [...]

Duddell's: Hong Kong's New Creative Hub By Studioilse

23 January 2014 {1} Comment

Merging contemporary arts with fine traditional cuisine, this two-storey venue plays host to a multitude of cultural events, ranging from curated shows to film nights, debates and dim-sum lunches. [...]

When A Copper Roof Steals The Show In A Working Environment...

21 January 2014 No Comments

Copper seems to be the new trend in product design, but seeing it applied on a faceted roof on a pair of Georgian town houses in London’s Bloomsbury district takes this trend to a whole other level; discover The Great James Street Office Building by Emrys Architects. [...]

Fading History: Ramy Fischler Transforms An Art Deco Apartment Into A Contemporary Pied-à-terre

17 January 2014 {5} Comments

This Paris apartment by Ramy Fischler is now home to contrasting layers of old and new, as contemporary, artful and sometimes experimental interventions converse with its Art Deco history. [...]

The Mendini's New FRAGILE Gallery In Milan, Italy

14 January 2014 {2} Comments

With its pistachio green walls and multicoloured floors, Fragile, the new Atelier Mendini gallery located in Milan, is being hailed by some as a revolution, whilst others are calling it a design faux pas. While it’s hard not to argue that it’s a bit of both, it’s definitely a splash of colour on the city’s otherwise unadulterated white walls. [...]