Fri 2.2.

Barr by Snøhetta

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Barr by Snøhetta

Photographer: Line Klein

Copenhagen, Denmark – In the former home of the world-renowned restaurant noma, acclaimed chef and restaurateur Thorsten Schmidt in partnership with chef René Redzepi and Snøhetta have conceived a fresh approach to the iconic space. Snøhetta designed the interiors and new graphic identity for Barr, which opened its doors on July 5 on Copenhagen’s waterfront. (more…)

Thu 1.2.

Y Residence by Studio Tate

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Y Residence by Studio Tate

Photographer: Sharyn Cairns

A new addition for this young family prompted a major change to their living environment – a double-storey house off a laneway in one of Melbourne’s inner-city suburbs. Demolishing all but two existing red brick walls, Studio Tate completely rethought the way this house worked, maximizing the tight spaces with some creative manoeuvres as well as flooding the space with natural light. Warmth was brought through materials and finishes, with heavy use of timber. (more…)

Wed 31.1.

A Light Reduction: Mawa Design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.01.2018


German lighting manufacturer MAWA DESIGN has leveraged its visually pared-down and formally perfect designs to position itself internationally as the go-to supplier of advanced, architectural lighting systems.


With a thorough understanding of design and how things work, mawa Design of Brandenburg, Germany, develops and produces high-quality luminaires which in terms of both their technology and construction are always in step with the times. Company founder Martin Wallroth began 40 years ago with residential objects, before cooperating with external designers in the 1980s and, from that point forward, increasingly concentrating on the manufacture of luminaires.(text by Katharina Sommer)


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Jingshan Boutique Hotel by Continuation Studio

Photographer: SHIROMIO Studio

This is a project that started from engaging with the site. The site is located up on a mountain ridge, next to a reservoir’s dam. There was previously a two-story “San-Ho-Yuan” style dormitory block built back in the 1980s, with a courtyard surrounded by the concave form of the block. There stands an ancient pine in the centre serves as the heart of the courtyard, with its dense canopy covering half of the courtyard and part of the building. (more…)

Tue 30.1.

Architecture of sleep: Hästens

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Photo: © Hästens


As a pioneer in sleep culture, Swedish bed manufacturer Hästens has perfected sleeping comfort with handmade beds made of purely natural materials. These provide incomparable comfort and healthy sleep in the upscale-hotel and other sectors. (text by Detail)


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SALER SOFT by José A. Gandía-Blasco for GANDIABLASCO

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SALER SOFT by José A. Gandía-Blasco for GANDIABLASCO


SALER SOFT, extends the iconic SALER collection first designed by José A. Gandía-Blasco in 2008. (more…)

Glen Iris by Pleysier Perkins

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Pleysier Perkins

Photographer: Dan Hocking

A beautifully crafted extension to a Californian Bungalow for a builder and his family. A robust yet light single-storey pavilion with exposed timber rafters, timber windows and brick walls forms the open plan living and meals area, whilst its stucco rendered brother houses bedroom, bathroom and two offices. (more…)

Extension To A Private House by Tamir Addadi Architecture

Photographer: Tamir Addadi

The project involved an extension and alterations to the lower ground floor of a private Victorian house, located in a conservation area. (more…)