The Stuart Weitzman brand of shoes represent a range of gloriously glamorous designs often seen on red carpet events the world over. Now this prestigious brand has found a new home in Milan, in the flagship store of what is to be an international chain, designed by the practice of Zaha Hadid.
Located on an idyllic site overlooking the Straits of Gibraltar in Tarifa, Cadiz, Spain, Tarifa House was designed by the practice of James & Mau Arquitectura. This contemporary structure was developed from the traditional architecture of the region, a type of structure which has proved to be ideally suited to the Mediterranean climate of the region.
A project of the practice of Bossley Architects, Brown Vujcich House is a family residence located in the Herne Bay area of Auckland, New Zealand. The inspiration for the geometric design of the home reflects the clients’ admiration for the architecture of the mid-20th century, in addition to their extensive collection of art, ceramics and furniture of that period.
Earlier this month Fausto Puglisi held his first runway show for his own brand at the Palazzo Serbelloni in Milan. A unique vision of fashion with vividly opposing elements dominated the collection, a pairing of demure with daring in what Puglisi described as ‘Carolina Herrera meets Axl Rose’!
60 exhibitions, 700 artists, both Greek and international, with more than 1500 works of art scattered around 88 city blocks. The numbers alone are impressive.
An inspirational interior design project was recently undertaken by the Athens based practice of ESE Studio in a well-located apartment by the ring road of Lycabettus hill in Athens. The two level residence is in the fortunate position of appearing to be surrounded by nature which visually enters the space.
Completed in 2012, One Wybelenna is an impressive luxury residence in Brisbane, Australia designed by the practice of Shaun Lockyer Architects. The concept for the design was taken from a pre-existing cottage on the site, designed by the local architect Robin Gibson, in addition to the pioneering work of the modernist architect, the late Richard Neutra.
Perched on a cliff, 159m above the bright blue Mediterranean on the island of Ibiza, Spain, is AIBS House, designed by the practice of AABE (Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum + Partners). AIBS House represents the ultimate in a vacation home for those who want to enjoy a high degree of solitude and comfort.
‘Necessity is the mother of invention’ is a saying which certainly applies in the case of the origin of the Living Cube. When German born, Bern based young designer Till Koenneker of the practice of illDesigns moved into a small apartment, he was confronted with a dire lack of space which he addressed through the creation of this ingenious multi-functional item of furniture.
In the heart of Taipei, a modest space in a neighbourhood which once housed the families of the military, the two designers of Ganna Studio have created an interior which functions as their Studio as well as their residence.