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When we least expect it, a chance meeting or a visit to a previously unexplored region can become a life changing event which can lead to the fulfillment of our dreams, or perhaps our destiny.
For anyone who has dreamt of moving closer to nature, of adopting a different lifestyle in a cabin, deep in the woods, but of course without losing sight of the element of comfort and security, will love San Sen House, a project undertaken in 2008 by the practice of Alejandro Sanchez Garcia Arquitectos.
The love affair began when Joanne, an interior designer and Peter, a former chef, currently an art specialist, came across a group of abandoned buildings in the village of Uzes in France.
The medina of Marrakesh is an exciting place, the winding labyrinths providing colourful surprises at every turn, in an endless meandering of shops selling a diverse variety of North African wares, from hand woven textiles to gold and silver.
Anyone who has visited the city of Amsterdam will be familiar with the traditional architecture of the tall narrow buildings which line the banks of the canals. It is one of these structures built in the late 19th century that was purchased in 2009 by Mark Fuller, with a view to converting it into a comfortable four floor home for himself and his family
When two cultures come together in harmonic fusion on an interior design project, amazing things can happen! We know from experience that the result will be anything but conventional, as proved by the renovation of this traditional residence by the shores of Lake Comabbio in Italy.
Located in Ramot Hashavim , a quiet suburb of Israel and designed by the Argentinian architect Nestor Sandbank, Cubes Villa is what we would call a contemporary jewel of architecture. Striking in its presence, combining the bold minimalism of its form with a seamless fusion of clean lines and curvilinear shapes...
The lively downtown area of Kolonaki is famed for its all day eateries and all night fun, the choice of destinations, for either of these pursuits, is confounding to say the least! Our most recent discovery is a fresh food restaurant, with a visually unique interior of effortless elegance and powerful simplicity, designed by Divercity.
On the coastal road by the Melkbosstrand beach, just 30 km from Cape Town, stands Melkbos House, a comfortable two level family residence designed by the practice of SAOTA. The weather beaten African coastline is the inspiration for this residence, expressed in the road facing screen wall, textured and untamed like its dynamic surroundings.
It’s no secret that we have been following with fascination every spontaneous design project of Karina Wiciak, founder of the Polish practice of Wamhouse. Through the 12 part collection entitled ‘XII’, she has allowed her fantasy to run wild in the creation of these concept interiors.