revived 1960′s beach house

a restored 60’s beach house

A space that encourages a sense of ‘slow’ and connection. That is Coota, the lovingly revived 1960′s beach house of Rhiannon and Matt Orr, founders of Design Orr Build. Despite its original near uninhabitable state, Rhiannon and Matt saw potential … Continue reading

Six N. Five Barcelona Studio

Six N. Five’s Barcelona Studio Refurbishment by Isern Serra

Isern Serra transformed the ground floor of a Barcelona building into a creative workspace for Ezequiel Pini and his visualisation Studio Six N. Five. The multifunctional studio operates as an office space and showroom where monochromatic and earth-toned colours are … Continue reading

Studio Mistovia

Studio Mistovia

Interior design studio Mistovia converted a compact apartment in a 1970′s block of flats in Katowice, Poland. A superbe eclectic aesthetic of vintage charm and modernist gusto. With an interior where contemporary colors and textures are telling the story. Combining … Continue reading

Canyon House, North London

canyon house by studio hagenhall

A North London townhouse required some clever spatial planning to reclaim lost space. The result? Canyon House, a bright, open and textural 1970’s California-inspired home. The house was stripped back to make way for a new open floor plan featuring … Continue reading

Hotel de Milliano, Breskens

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Hotel de Milliano in Breskens pays tribute to the phenomenal modernism of the sixties. Located on a dune top between the North Sea and the Polders, just across the Dutch border. Without frills architect Piet Götzen has designed a four-star … Continue reading

Acton House. Hobart, Australia

Acton House. Hobart, Australia

__ Questioning the purpose of architecture and its relationship with the natural world. Casa Acton -located in the Hobart suburb of Acton Park- is about balance, technical practice and the creation of meaningful spaces. Sitting on the edge of arural … Continue reading

casa bautista, mexico

casa bautista

Sculpture in the jungle. Casa Bautista, a secluded beachfront villa designed by by Mexican architecture studio Productora. Set your travel destination towards Sian Ka’an, Tulum’s Unesco Heritage protected jungle. Promising to be an ultimate experience. Casa Bautista is a combination … Continue reading

casa mérida, mexico

casa merida

Ludwig Godefroy’s brutalist Casa Mérida in Mexico. Concealed concrete courtyards and cool garden rooms make for a contemplative hideaway. Most of the building seems to be open to the outdoors, with few fully enclosed spaces. The project’s defining feature, though, … Continue reading

kennedy nolan architects

kennedy nolan architects

Kennedy Nolan architects restored and re-imagined an existing Melbourne house. Adding a marvellous pavilion which is separated from the original building by an internal and stylish courtyard containing a swimming pool to blink your eyes more than once.  This rather conventional … Continue reading

masseria mozzone, puglia

masseria mozzone

Fasano I Puglia, Italy Located between old olive trees and surrounded by the gentle white trulli. Masseria Mozzone, at the foot of the valle d’Itria and with a wonderful view close to Ostuni and Fasano. A very rustic and authentic Puglian … Continue reading

casa altanera, mexico

casa altanera

Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca I Mexico. Casa Altanera by Venezuelan Architect Alberto Calleja combines brutalism and traditional Mexican craftmanship. The house is designed to interact with the exterior through various terraces, large openings and ares in the palapa – an open-sided construction … Continue reading

edgy architecture

Long Studio Project - Fogo Island, Canada

Architecture in the most impossible places. EDGY ARCHITECTURE is about challenging building sites without limitations. Flirting with nature in an expressive yet subtle way. A carefully curated photography selection of international projects, creating a signature high-perfomance space frame for every … Continue reading

storybook house, melbourne

storybook house

Small footprint living in Melbourne. That’s the Storybook House, designed by local practice Folk Architects. The two-storey extension comprises an open plan living area, a study and a bedroom which are airy and bright. The result of abundant natural light, a … Continue reading

Brillhart House

Wooden shutters wrap around this Miami home.

Wooden shutters wrap around this downtown Miami home, which looks onto the surrounding palm trees. Architects Melissa and Jacob Brillhart set out to design their Brillhart house, inspired by Florida’s modernism and the dogtrot model to create a tropical oasis … Continue reading

the thatch house, bahama’s

The Thatch house, perched on a cliff.

Located on the wild Atlantic coastline of Eleuthera and perched on a cliff overlooking a private beach, this hideaway cabin in the Bahama’s is designed for owners Mark and Kate Ingraham. The Thatch House is both an eco-resort and surf … Continue reading

casa morgana

Casa Morgana. J. Mayer H has completed a private residence with "box in box" concrete volumes in Northern Germany.

Casa Morgana, a hidden gem settled in a lush garden in Northern Germany. Although you might consider it somewhere else, as the surrounding nature simulates quite a subtropical oasis. A minimalist architectural project, designed by Berlin-based architecture studio J. Mayer H. The … Continue reading

humble pizza, london

The designers from Child Studio worked with Formica factory to recreate the original ‘linen’ pattern design popular in the 1970s, opting for a suitably ‘Millennial pink’ shade.

London designers Child Studio have completed work on Humble Pizza, a vegan restaurant with a plant-based perspective how to create tasteful interpretations of Italian pizza classics. The interior is inspired by the post-war ‘Formica caffs’ of London’s West End, where establishments featured … Continue reading

guest house 8q, chili

On the Chilean coast, 3370 Studio has designed a three part guest house overlooking the South Pacific Ocean.

On the Chilean coast, 3370 Studio has designed Guest House 8q. Located in Los Vilos and overlooking the South Pacific Ocean. The landscape and local wildlife make it a perfect place from which to contemplate the nature and beauty of Northern Chili. … Continue reading

casa zicatela

Despite its proximity to the beach, the residence was envisioned as a countryside retreat with a robust, insular character, rather than a typical beach house.

Casa Zicatela, Mexico. At the top of a hill, looking across an agave plantation towards the mountains in the east, and to the celebrated surf-spot, Playa Zicatela, in the West. Designed as a weekend escape. Drawing from the architecture of … Continue reading

the native hotel, malibu

the native hotel malibu

The Native Hotel, Malibu. Perched below the Pacific Coast Highway and surrounded by the woodlands of the Malibu hills. Your reason to make Malibu the go-to spot for your next beach getaway. The mid-century line-up of interconnected bungalows was relaunched by Los … Continue reading

M.A rugs

Baclao means “Eye” in zapotec. This baclao is from the sun, which illuminates everything.

M.A is a name to write down. A multidisciplinary project that combines artistic creations with artisanal methods. Based in Mexico City, but with production seasons in different communities of Mexico. Inspired by traditions, the autochthonous, native beliefs and local knowledge. The … Continue reading

burleigh pavilion

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Laid-back nostalgia on Autstralia’s gold coast: Burleigh Pavilion. Where beachlife, architecture and interior design design reflect many of our daydreams. Call it a Miami Vice confectionary palette, laced with a heavy dose of beach subculture. The catchy oceanfront pavilion dates back … Continue reading