Alma-nac slots angular openings into timber-clad gables of House in the Woods

April 30, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

Triangular windows are set beneath the pitched roofs of this house in England’s South Downs National Park, which London studio Alma-nac designed to sit discreetly in its wooded setting. Alma-nac was asked to design the house for a plot within an area of outstanding natural beauty in the county of Hampshire, where it replaces a bungalow

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Solve Sofa Squabbles (13 photos)

April 30, 2017 Susannah Hutchison 0
Having enough seating is key to living-room harmony — and it’s got to be comfy. No one wants to be the one stuck on the hard-backed dining chair when everyone else is lounging on the sofa. Whether you have a big family, love to have friends over or live with roommates, there are plenty of ways to add…

Cassina marks 90th anniversary with installation exploring its past and future

April 30, 2017 Emma Tucker 0

A spaceship-style shelter, and oversized “sofa island” and virtual-reality experiences all featured in furniture brand Cassina’s Milan design week exhibition. The Cassina 9.0 installation – shown at Herzog & de Meuron’s Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli during Milan design week – showcased pieces from the company’s archive and explored what the future might hold for domestic life. An

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Shimogamo Machiya Villa / Takuma Ohira

April 30, 2017 Sabrina Leiva 0

The house is a renovation of traditional Kyoto-style machiya for a Japanese client who lives in overseas. As a vacation house in a home country to the owner, the house was designed to create a space of relaxation and atmosphere of country home. 

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10 Ways to Dazzle Homebuyers This Spring (10 photos)

April 30, 2017 Coral Interiors 0
Spring is a key time in the property market and, thankfully, it’s easier to make your home look sparkling and inviting when the sun’s shining. Use the warmer weather and longer days to prepare your home for sale by following these tips, which don’t cost much but make a world of difference. The sooner…

Tents create guest bedrooms with panoramic views at Peggy Deamer’s New Zealand retreat

April 30, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

The main living areas of this compact holiday home near New Zealand’s Kaipara Harbour are arranged perpendicular to a platform that provides space for three tents used to accommodate guests. Yale School of Architecture professor Peggy Deamer often works in nearby Auckland and wanted to build herself a simple and affordable rural retreat that was

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