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La Colombe d’Or Bungalows

Located in the heart of Houston’s eclectic Montrose neighbourhood, the Garden Bungalows at La Colombe d’Or offer visitors and locals alike an artful respite from the hum of the big city that surrounds. The site is situated across the road from La Colombe d’Or’s newly renovated historic 1920’s Mansion and new residential tower, and is intrinsically connected in both concept and history.
Drawing from...

2022 Australian Interior Design Awards shortlisted has been revealed

The 2022 Australian Interior Design Awards shortlisted has been revealed, with 184 projects recognised across the country for excellence in interior design.
Returning for its 19th year, the Australian Interior Design Awards are known as the country’s leading industry-based awards program. The event celebrates the work of Australia’s finest design minds across residential, commercial and public sectors, with projects recognised both domestically and internationally.
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A refined and sexy revival

Both the interior and the back of this stately, three-floor property located in a century-old residence in Alkmaar, a picturesque Dutch town, were subjected to some serious rebuilding works to create more light, space, and a connection between the different living zones.
Executed by architect Jeroen de Nijs, the restored ceilings, bay windows, and the...

New Jersey lake house

This 1930s house with steel casement windows and stone walls is sited on a hill overlooking a lake in New Jersey, United States. It has served as a weekend retreat for an antiques dealer specialising in 17th- and 18th-century English furniture and an art conservator of modern and contemporary artworks. While very fond of this home and its original details (including the mint-green...

A Grade II Listed farmhouse is given a new life

An extensive refurbishment, reconfiguration and contemporary extension to a Grade II Listed farmhouse and barn in Kent UK. Gregory Phillips Architects reconfigured the ground floor plan and added a contemporary glazed extension housing the new kitchen, the property now provides the family with an arrangement suited to open plan living, while maximising views of the idyllic...

A masterful orchestration of architecture + art

Housed in a 18th century grand townhouse, in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the meticulously renovated house showcases Charles Zana sense of balance and orderliness, as well as his keen eye for mixing and matching ostensibly clashing pieces. Unfolding over two floors, plus a basement level, the revamped interiors mix traditional and contemporary elements that...

Hillside house

The architecture of the Hillside house is characterised by concern for natural habitat and the desire to generate a large-span living space to accommodate the residents comfortably. Therefore, the building is cantilevered above the terrain, preserving all pre-existing trees, relief, and based on a long metal frame with a 12-meter column pitch. Designed by TWO+, the top...

1890s Federation house reborn – St Kilda

Jaboby is a renovation and extension to an 1890s Federation house located on a beautiful tree lined street in St Kilda West with direct access to Jacoby Reserve, a small neighbourhood park. Lucy Clemenger Architects were engaged for the architecture and interior design of the house. Sophie Gunnersen contributed to the interior design of the project as...

The cove house – Brisbane

The Cove House is a robust yet elegant residence in a waterside suburb south of Brisbane with a mix of urban and tropical vibes.
Designed by Justin Humphrey Architects, the dwelling is a rich and tactile exploration of thresholds and edges, the thresholds between public and private within the house and also the edges between the house and...

Art Pop House – Mornington Peninsula

Along the winding backstreets and neighbouring beach trails of the Mornington Peninsula, is a hidden gem of colour and texture. A beach house turned modern full-time residence, Denis and Jura’s Blairgowrie property is layered with Japanese charred timber - known as Yaki Sugi - precast artisan concrete and bold colourful accents.
Upon introduction to The Stylesmiths, Denis and...