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Terrace House Renovation

Nothing enlivens a home like natural light. Combine that with more elbow room and you have an enlightened transformation. This Melbourne terrace house received just that and more. Designed by Sanders & King, what began as a project to improve the main living areas expanded in to additions of a bedroom and bathroom as well. Even the main bedroom suite repurposed a verandah in to an office and bath. Continue reading

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All-In-One Bunk Bed: Step Outside the Box

What happens when two innovative and inspiring designers decide to re-invent the iconic bunk bed? The result is a delicious modern perch that makes you sit up and take notice. Continue reading

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Annedal Apartment

I’ve arrived, unwillingly, at the point where I’ll accept stunning compositions of tone and texture and materials as a relatively acceptable replacement for color. Here’s a case to support my point, this monochromatic apartment in Stockholm, Annedal specifically. Continue reading

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Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht Hotel

In the heart of exciting and vibrant Amsterdam you’ll find a hotel whose interiors are designed by a local, yet world renowned designer, Marcel Wanders. Housed in the city’s former public library, Wanders endowed the hotel with native personality, history, character, and local life style. Continue reading

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B21b Kitchen

If you’re looking for a compact kitchen for your office, your first apartment, or your weekend retreat, look no further. When relocating his business, designer Kurt Friedrich developed a simple and completely effective and even attractive small portable kitchen. It’s equipped with a sink, power receptacles, and an induction hot plate. You can even assemble it yourself. Though you may need a plumber to bring water to it and drain it away. You can even take it with you when you move! Continue reading

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Graine & Ficelle: Sleep Well In the Cote d’Azur

This family friendly bed and breakfast is located in the beautiful French countryside. Graine & Ficelle was designed and is owned by Isabella Salusti, who also offers culinary lessons to her guests using locally sourced organic meats, cheeses and produce. Continue reading

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Fun House

A small 40 sq.m apartment on the beach in France gets a refreshing and relaxing update. The retreat itself asks you to take a vacation from your expectations of a space. The modular interiors of this holiday home is created to be defined by its occupants and their wishes and relationships. It also pays homage to nautical history and beach cabanas. Continue reading

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Amy’s House

It is rare to see a renovation that so honestly transforms a 1950s California bungalow. By that I mean a remodel that repurposes a home through radical changes of purpose and minimal material alterations, just like Melbourne-based MAKE architecture had done in Amy’s house. Continue reading

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Who will be crowned World Interior of the Year 2014?

I guess we’ll just have to wait for INSIDE World Festival of Interiors design awards ceremony in October at Singapore’s most spectacular Marina Bay Sands Hotel. This year’s awards consist of 60 nominations from 21 countries across nine categories; from Creative Re-use, Hotels and Residential, to Offices, Retail, Bars & Restaurants, and more – Check out our favorite nominees.

* Pictured above is Harrods Escalator Hall in London, designed by Make Architects. The stunning centrepiece glass chandelier was designed by sculptor Dale Chihuly. Continue reading

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MA Residence

I can picture this 55 sq.m. home and its luxurious furnishings when it was built in Moscow, prior to the revolution. Now its classic and stunning bones have been maintained to create a contemporary home with a new definition of luxury. Continue reading