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1930s Tudor Home Refurbishment by Hacin and Associates

Anna Coe - Monday, October 12, 2015

Hacin + Associates have completed a full renovation on a private residence, originally composed as a 1930's Tudor home with multiple small rooms. Lacking any functional 'flow', the architectural firm retained the traditional features while opening up the spaces to create a more convivial, family-friendly abode.

Some of the key furniture pieces featured include the Non Random pendant by Bertjan Pot for Moooi (available from ECC), a Saarinen dining table from Knoll (available locally from Studio Italia), Redondo armchairs in grey and pink by Moroso (available from Matisse), the Prince armchair in black and white plaid by Minotti (available from ECC) and the Ray sofa by B&B Italia (available from Matisse)

Palo Sofa System by Hem Design Studio

Franky March - Monday, August 10, 2015

The Palo modular sofa by Hem Design Studio adapts to specific needs with its removable struts that let you re-configure with ease. From a single-seater, two-seater, corner sofa, ottoman, the minimal and contemporary design offers numerous possibilities.

 Via Design Milk

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. 

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.


'Flow' flooring collection by Bolon

Franky March - Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Swedish design company Bolon showcases its newest flooring collection 'flow', inspired by the timeless mystery of our oceans, exhibiting design fluidity, visual motion, and soft pastel shades. The design characteristics harmony add elegance to an interior situation and with Bolon's recently commissioned onsite recycling plant, the bottom layer comprises recycled materials, which is 33% of the overall product. 

Via Yellowtrace 

Y by Baptiste Ducommum for Klybeck

Franky March - Thursday, May 07, 2015

A tree like coat stand, its 12 branches are designed at different heights and depths to create a smooth and functional geometry - the first product for Swiss brand Klybeck. Designed primarily as a coat stand with the ability to be an interior sculpture, bringing nature and light into a room. 

Via Contemporist 

Loverboy Mirror Series by Joe Doucet for Dune

Franky March - Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Joe Doucet's latest series 'Loverboy' for Dune New York exhibits a multifaceted mirror focussing on the transformational aspect of art. The hand cut sections are designed to provide a new perspective from each angle - reflecting multiple outlooks in a single environment - available in either square or hexagonal format, in clear, grey or bronze surfaces.

RK Apartment in Paris by Nicolas Schuybroek

Madeline Saxton-Beer - Monday, November 24, 2014

Belgian architect Nicolas Schuybroek has made a name for himself with his considered approach to understated luxury, perfectly demonstrated in the RK apartment. With a sharp vision of space and materials, Schuybroek manages to maintain a warm ambience throughout his projects. Using his signature monchromatic palette and raw materials, the Paris residence presents yet another example of Schuybroek's outstanding contemporary design. 

Via Yellowtrace

Alma Collection by Amarist

Anna Coe - Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Spanish company Amarist has presented the Alma collection; a mirror and console table that are handmade from Palo Santo exotic wood sheets.

Via DesignBoom.

Huys Apartments by Piet Boon

Anna Coe - Monday, November 03, 2014

Dutch designer Piet Boon was commissioned to give a former office building a new lease on life, in the form of contemporary apartments. 

Taking inspiration from his home country, Boon and his team spent four years transforming the structure for residential use, and the result is 58 open plan and bright apartments.

Via Dezeen.