Alexander Wang found inspiration for Balenciaga Resort 2014 in the house’s archives in the small coastal town of Getaria in Spain. Alike his last collection Wang remained reverent to the legacy of Balenciaga and respectful to the house’s codes.
Blue Ribbon is an outstanding refurbishment project of a dilapidated penthouse apartment in the downtrodden area of Kypseli, Athens. The 50 year old building had seen better days, when Kypseli claimed the reputation of an upmarket destination before being deserted by its well to do residents.
An extensive renovation project entailing the transformation of an industrial space in the heart of Barcelona into a warm, home environment was undertaken by the practice of TC-Interiors. The Communicating Vessels conversion, as with most projects of this type posed a challenge for the designers in terms of dimensions...
Located in Franschhoek in the Valley of the Huguenots in South Africa is the Maison Estate, owned by Chris Weylandt. The villa type building houses the Tasting Room where a selection of limited edition wines may be appreciated and a restaurant called The Kitchen.
Bottega Veneta's S/S 2014 collection is a portrait of business class style and relaxed luxury. The show began with a man in a grey flannel suit that sparked visions of the late 1950’s that were all about ultra-cool Rat Pack vibe.
An interesting project undertaken by the practice of Techne Architects was for an extension to the Prahran Hotel in Melbourne, Australia. The hotel, in the Australian sense of the word as a pub or pub/eatery, is located in a simple 1940s structure with an iconic Art Deco facade.
In a generous space of 860 sq.m. in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, the practice of Yunakov Architects designed the interior of the newly opened Beton Restaurant. Following the current trends and the increasing popularity of concrete, not only for its durability as a building material but also as a design element,
The final resting place for the Mary Rose, the flagship of the naval fleet of Henry the eighth, which sank in the Solent in 1545, has now been completed. The recovered remains of the ship now form the nucleus, around which has been designed the Mary Rose Museum.
This design project for a spacious family home was undertaken by the practice of Bates Masi Architects, in the high end residential area of Sagaponack on Long Island, New York. The clients’ specification was for a residence to accommodate their six member family and guests...
On the slopes of Saalbach, Hinterglemm, just an hour away from Saltzbug in Austria, a traditional four storey structure has been transformed into a luxurious hotel by the practice of Gogl Architekten, led by Moniker Gogl.