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We all have quirks and luxuries we would love to indulge. Yet agate doesn’t always work with interiors, emojis don’t always light up your kitchen, and marble and slate make for expensive kitchen benchtops. Create it in a coaster instead? Problem solved. These fifty-two coasters range from sophisticated and trending wooden, concrete and stone designs to that little Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings fetish you’ve found hard to satisfy. Looking snazzy and protecting your table at the same time, they do the hard work while keeping your surfaces pretty. Have a gander to find something for the Christmas stocking or a treat after a hard day’s work.
O’Neill Rose Architects designed Undermountain so that, from far away, the home appears to be floating slightly above the marsh, anchored into the hillside. In heavy rainfall, water runs over the rocks below the house, creating a temporary private stream.
We are back in Surrey, U.K. but now featuring a 10,000 sq ft mansion restructured and redesigned by Maurizio Pellizzoni. Dating from 1901, this large Edwardian property is rooted in the Arts and Crafts movement. The client was keen to incorporate existing pieces of furniture from various family trips abroad into the new design. These pieces were distributed amongst the rooms in the house, and used as the inspiration behind each room’s individual colour scheme and feel, creating an eclectic yet personal overall design aesthetic. Maurizio completely redesigned the kitchen alongside a local expert kitchen maker. Particular attention was paid to final details throughout the property in order to achieve a high-level of elegance and sophistication in the design, such as the beautifully crafted door handles by Charles Edwards. For the relaxed and informal living space, the client requested timeless nautical style that would also translate to a contemporary, English countryside setting. In order to achieve this, Maurizio designed a scheme inspired by the signature Hampton’s style, an effortless mix of smart tailoring, cool blue and neutral tones and natural materials. Maurizio worked to develop bespoke furniture pieces, which use local craft, materials and resources to reinforce the connection between the property and its location in the English countryside.
For Casa Cor Rio 2016, the most important architectural and interior design event in Brazil, Gisele Taranto Arquitetura was challenged to create six different designs for a dining room.
The 26th edition of the event takes place in a house surrounded by Burle Marx gardens in Gávea, an affluent residential neighborhood located in the South Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro.
By Jessica • 5 hours ago
Pod House is a private home located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
It was designed by Nic Owen Architects in 2016.
Pod House by Nic Owen Architects:
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Happy Thanksgiving to my friends here in the U.S. and whenever you are around the world. I wish I could invite you to our table this year, but a blog post will have to do. I wanted to pop in to tell you how grateful I am for your friendship, encouragement and the joy you have all brought to my life for the past 10 years of Thanksgivings! (I can hardly believe I’ve been blogging that long, but it’s true!).
This apartment in Taiwan is 100 square meters of rich color on display. The owner, a young fashion designer trained in France, wanted an apartment that displayed the myriad sources of inspiration for fashion design, including bright colors and jarring texture. Waterform design created it to the specifications of the owner, using fashion templates and paper patterns for inspiration.