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Brave New Eco applies cosy colours and materials to Melbourne “forever home”

November 15, 2022 Natasha Levy 0

Timber, terracotta and rich jewel tones feature throughout this home in Melbourne that Australian studio Brave New Eco has designed for a family of five. Occupied by a couple and their three teenage children, West Bend House sits on a leafy plot overlooking the greenery-lined banks of Melbourne’s Merri Creek. The building itself was designed

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Alexander & Co maintains residential feel inside self-designed Sydney office

November 14, 2022 Natasha Levy 0

Australian architecture practice Alexander & Co has created its own office inside a Victorian-era property in Sydney. Situated a stone’s throw from Bondi Beach, Alexander House acts as a “design laboratory” where Alexander & Co’s team can meet, collaborate and find space to work independently. The homely office occupies a semi-detached property that dates back to the

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Emilieu Studio uses local materials to form mobile furniture in Toulon design school

November 13, 2022 Natasha Levy 0

Moveable furnishings crafted from old ship sails and plywood offcuts appear throughout the École Camondo Méditerranée design school in Toulon with interiors by French practice Emilieu Studio. The southerly outpost of Paris’s École Camondo is set on the coast of the French Riviera and features a pared-back open-plan interior meant to reflect “how design and

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Nina + Co brings biomaterials into MONC eyewear store in London

November 10, 2022 Natasha Levy 0

Cornstarch-foam shelves meet mycelium display plinths in this London store that Nina + Co has designed for bioplastic eyewear brand MONC. Nestled among a parade of high-end shops in Marylebone, MONC sells glasses made from bio-acetate – an acetate produced completely without fossil fuels – which are packaged using recycled leather cases and compostable cornstarch

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Atelier Boter enlivens Taiwanese fishing village with glass-fronted community hub

November 3, 2022 Natasha Levy 0

Both locals and tourists can gather at this see-through community hub, which design studio Atelier Boter has created in the heart of Qifeng in southern Taiwan. The community centre – named F.Forest Office – is the brainchild of a young Qifeng resident who wanted to establish a buzzy social space where locals could hang out,

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White leather curtains enclose Lisbon wellness centre by AB+AC Architects

October 30, 2022 Natasha Levy 0

Portuguese practice AB+AC Architects has designed a multifunctional wellness centre in Lisbon that doubles up as an artists’ residence. The Open Hearts wellness centre is arranged around one large room, which AB+AC Architects refers to as the shala. This Sanskrit term refers to the idea of home but also, in the context of yoga, a

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Laila Architecture centres Tel Aviv apartment with birch plywood “iceberg”

October 23, 2022 Natasha Levy 0

A birch plywood storage volume that resembles an iceberg helps to divide the living spaces inside this Tel Aviv apartment revamped by Laila Architecture. Decked out in natural materials and pale hues, the Iceberg apartment is designed to be a serene haven in the city for its retired owners. Local practice Laila Architecture kick-started the

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Universal Design Studio models Biotherm’s Monaco concept store on a laboratory

October 4, 2022 Natasha Levy 0

The visual language of scientific laboratories informed the look of this blue-lit concept store in Monaco, which London firm Universal Design Studio has devised for skincare brand Biotherm. Set inside Monaco’s historic Oceanographic Institute, Blue Beauty Lab is where buyers and other industry insiders can come to expand their knowledge of the science underpinning Biotherm’s

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Vermilion Zhou Design Group opts for rich hues in revamp of Haidilao hotpot restaurant

September 20, 2022 Natasha Levy 0
Shenzhen's Haidilao restaurant by Vermilion Zhou Design Group features blue-green interiors

Shades of blue and green feature throughout this hotpot restaurant in Shenzhen, which has been updated by Chinese studio Vermilion Zhou Design Group. Haidilao, which was established in 1994, is the biggest hotpot restaurant chain in China, with overseas branches in cities such as London, New York and Sydney. When its Shenzhen location was in

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Charlie Luxton Design reworks Oxfordshire farmhouse to create Studio Richter Mahr

August 23, 2022 Natasha Levy 0
White-hued dining area with skylights in Studio Richter Mahr in Oxfordshire, designed by Charlie Luxton Design

Composer Max Richter and visual artist Yulia Mahr have set up a multimedia production studio inside a former farmhouse in Oxfordshire, which Charlie Luxton Design has updated with more sustainable features. Bordered by 31 acres of forested woodland, Studio Richter Mahr will serve as a space where both emerging and established creatives can come to

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