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The Galley Sink Workstation 7

If you fancy yourself a cook, as I do, then this is a dream come true. The Galley Sink Workstation 7 is a prep and serving station that exceeds every culinary wish you’ve ever made. At seven feet in length, the stainless steel recessed sink is perfect for a singular cook or cooking with friends. Continue reading

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Pure Cuisines Kitchen Design

In a single family home in Montreal, this kitchen makes a statement, a big statement. Carl Lapointe and his team at Pure Cuisines designed the kitchen to maintain the visual clarity of the avante garde architecture of the home. Continue reading

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Small Size Premium Spa

As the world’s population increases, Michael Winner of Sieger Design recognized the importance of a spa retreat that is large in function and small in size. The SSPS (Small Size Premium Spa) is just over 6 sq.m. in plan and rains luxury on you from head to toe. Continue reading

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Dizaap Office Showroom

This work space is a living design library. For the offices and showroom of Dizaap, architect Sergey Makhno sprinkled design ideas, materials, furnishings, and color around as if the entire space is a designer’s tool kit. The construction company’s services include furnishings and clearly, they are trendsetters. Continue reading

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Manolo Blahnik London

What a sweet confection of color, whimsy, and exquisite footwear! Nick Leith-Smith Architecture + Design had the, I am certain, distinct pleasure of working with Manolo Blahnik, once again, to design his boutique within Harrods. Inside the west tower of the historic store’s fifth floor “Shoe Heaven”, the grand salon has its own exclusive entrance and staircase. Continue reading

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West Hampstead Residence

Completely gutting an entire home is a massive undertaking. Though with results like these, the rewards are worth all the effort. Barnaby Gunning expanded this northwest London home and devised a new plan that is light and modern. Continue reading

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Della Torre

I love an expansion project that is a study in contrasts. This addition to a family home in Ivanhoe, Australia, is a fine example designed by Maynard Architects. In a neighborhood where houses span the width of their lots, let’s just say you’re cozy with your neighbors. In this particular house, the only way to expand was in to the garden. Fortunately, it’s a north facing garden so it’s the ideal location for the family’s open living space in this tropical climate. Continue reading

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St-Philippe Residence

The renovated interior of this Montreal house never reveals the building’s age. Atelier General left behind the dark enclosed spaces of the home’s 150-years-old interiors to create a spacious contemporary dwelling for a young couple. Continue reading

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Tiny Apartment Makeover

In this tiny, 35 sq.m. Parisian apartment, Éléonore Bridge’s creative talents shine through. When she purchased the apartment, it did not fill her needs, tastes, or lifestyle. So she stripped it down to its beautiful bones and started from scratch. The bedroom now lies at the back interior wall and the bath now is street-side so she has a window there. Open living, cooking, working, and entertaining span the length of the space between. Continue reading

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Toy Management House

Learn refreshing new lessons in transforming an urban apartment in to a home for a family with children. This story does not end up as you imagine with the family succumbing to the needs and stuff of kids and retreating to the suburbs for more room. Continue reading