Onsen is the realization of a 3-year build-out in San Francisco by us, Sunny and Caroline. The design is Japanese-inspired and the materials that we have collected over the years, dictated a lot of the design elements.
To revamp a traditional 3-bedroom apartment in an aged residential building in Hong Kong. Lim+Lu's strategy for the task was to challenge the typology of the conventional apartment and the norm of labeling rooms. First and foremost, Lim+Lu considered how the modern-day individual uses the home. More often than not, homeowners need to be adaptable in multiple situations.
Ramon Esteve Studio have divided the restaurant into three sections: the lobby entrance where guests can enjoy a drink at the bar, the main dining area and the outside courtyard. A visual language has been developed for the restaurant by fusing copper and marble elements which deliver an industrial feel to the building.
Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects may well have perfected the profile for the ultimate bachelor pad. Built-in cigar cabinets, a car elevator, a rooftop jacuzzi and a private club in the basement with a subterranean pool view are just some of the characteristics that make this slick riverside property, located just outside of Ghent, the perfect foil for a player.
When it comes to sleek, angular home architecture, Japan is certainly the place to look for inspiration. Countless homes across the country feature beautifully streamlined decor schemes and both interior and exterior designs.
Responding to the sloping coastline of the Greek island of Skiathos via form and elevation, Achladies House is a modern evolution of Mediterranean architecture and Greek craftsmanship. Conceived as a summer holiday home, architect Lydia Xynogala created three volumes – a master suite.
The pyramidal roof of this house near Italy's Lake Como takes cues from traditional Japanese tea houses, and is slanted to allow low winter sun to reach the rustic interior. The property is situated on a small hillside plot surrounded by woodland on the edge of the village of Dizzasco, from which it overlooks a valley descending towards the lake.
George - or Giorgos - Korres, an Evangelical School graduate, went on to study at the Pharmacy School of the University of Athens. While still a student (1988), he started working at Greece’s oldest homeopathic pharmacy; he eventually bought the pharmacy (1992) and within the next five years, he set-up a homeopathic-remedy- production lab.
Marble details offset the traditional features of this 19th-century house near Paris, which has been renovated by Spanish studio 05 AM Arquitectura.The Girona-based architects were asked to refurbish Maison à Colombages for a couple and their two young children.
The Farm 38° 30°, an iconic boutique dairy factory, derives its name from the coordinates of the site it is located in, the “38° 30° Valley of Art” in the village of Afyon Tazlar, in the province of Afyonkarahisar in Central Turkey.