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MARTINarchitects Loft in Kiev

Franky March - Friday, July 31, 2015

Located in a new apartment building in the heart of the city of Kiev Ukraine, this modern abode was designed for a Lawyer who likes to get together with friends once a week and play table games. Designed by Igor Martin and Olga Novikova of MARTINarchitects, the loft has a unique character featuring Igor Martin's debut furniture collection. 

Barrancas House Mexico

Franky March - Thursday, July 30, 2015

With great spatial potential, this 1970's home recently underwent an extensive contemporary update by EZEQUIELFARCA Architecture and Design, resulting in a modern and spacious dwelling. Its views towards the woods made the addition of floor to ceiling windows essential to take advantage of the natural light and stunning views. This large structure boasts an array of luxury amenities including a home theater, gym, wine cellar, outdoor terraces and a pool making it the perfect home for a large family. 

Adam Goodrum by Cult

Samantha Saxton-Beer - Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Leading Australasian furniture showroom and supplier Cult has collaborated with emerging talent Adam Goodrum in a continuation of their support and endorsement of local designers and artisans. Further establishing himself as one Australia's most promising personalities within the furniture realm, Goodrum's collection for the brand includes a range of armchair designs including the elegantly proportioned Plum, the Aran which lends its sumptuous curves to a sofa and bed by the same name, and self-descriptive Fat Tulip Chair and sofa. 

The Adam Goodrum collection is available locally at Cult

Home in Pulle by Contekst

Franky March - Thursday, July 09, 2015

Flaunting a minimal aesthetic with the concentrated use of blonde oak, stone and concrete, this Belgian home is simple and calm, requiring minimum fuss for the homeowners. The textured wooden surfaces are orientated both horizontally and vertically which emphasizes the elegant spaces within the home. Enhancing the character of the layout is the interconnected spaces that bridge the indoors to the stunning gardens outdoors.

 Via Deezen

Yeeels Paris Restaurant and Bar by Rodolphe Parente

Franky March - Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Rodolphe Parente's latest masterpiece is Yeeels, a restaurant in Paris located on Avenue George V, that boasts two design savvy floors with contrasting atmospheres. The floor entry level exudes an institutional and revisited classic aesthetic, with key pieces including the Gubi Beetle chairs (available locally at Bromhead) paired with Knoll's Saarinen chairs (available locally at Studio Italia), whilst downstairs emits a more intimate setting, suggestive of the chic sophistication of Parisian nights.

 Via Yellowtrace

Placas Tables by LucidiPevere for De Castelli

Franky March - Friday, June 26, 2015

A contemporary collection of indoor coffee tables made from iron and brass, the Placas comprises of three segments that complete its circular structure, boasting a sophisticated and simplistic form.

 De Castelli is available locally at David Shaw.

Riverstone Poufs by Mac Stopa for Tonon

Franky March - Monday, June 22, 2015

Even with its stone like aesthetic, the 3D design of the Riverstone pouf exudes a soft and comfortable visual that lends itself indoors and outdoors due to its durable compact external polyurethane surface.

Tonon is available locally at David Shaw.


Me Too by Magis

Franky March - Friday, June 19, 2015

Italian furniture studio Magis brings welcome reprieve to the conventional landscape of children's furniture accessories with their collection of inspiring pieces designed for the young and young at heart. Collaborating with some of the worlds' greatest designers such as Philippe Starck, each year sees new releases that marry beauty, quality and playfulness that remind us of the simplest pleasures in life.

Magis is available locally at Matisse.

Mesh Space pendant by Flynn Talbot for Resident

Franky March - Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Embracing a sense of modern, utilitarian elegance with its flattened mesh dome, the Mesh Space pendant achieves an inimitable sense of weightlessness thanks to its LED halo that creates a magical floating effect.

Resident is available locally at Simon James Design.

Elliott Tables by Rodolfo Dordoni for Minotti

Franky March - Monday, June 15, 2015

The Elliott collection of coffee and side tables by Minotti reference Milanese design from the 50's and 60's, yet feel perfectly at home within any contemporary interior. The metal frame comes in a variety of glossy finishes and is inlaid with richly veined marble, much like the setting of a precious jewel.

Minotti is available locally at ecc.