Stockholm Apartment

Joanna Lavén

27 Nov 2014

The interior stylist and set designer Joanna Lavén has designed this apartment in central Stockholm. Located in a building from the early 1900's, Lavén wanted to emphasize the history of the building by working with the carpentry details and recreating plaster work from the period. For example, the hallway was redone so that the walls have wooden panels and some of the other rooms

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NEO Bankside

Waldo Works

24 Nov 2014

London-based studio Waldo works have recently completed the penthouse in the Richard Rogers NEO bankside building, next to the Tate Modern. The building itself is spectacular, and in the penthouse most walls are glass, offering fantastic views over the cultural quarter of Southbank and across the Thames to St Paul's and beyond.  Waldo Works first looked to the strong geometric architecture

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TriBeCa Penthouse

Axel Vervoordt

05 Nov 2014

Belgian designer Axel Vervoordt has worked closely with Japanese architect Tatsuro Miki to create the TriBeCa Penthouse, a brand new 6800 sq. ft space located in The Greenwich Hotel, New York. Collaborating with the hotel's partners Ira Drukier and Robert DeNiro, Vervoordt and Miki fused TriBeCa neighbourhood's industrial past with the ancient Japanese aesthetic of wabi to create a peaceful

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Nowe Orlowo

Dragon Art

24 Oct 2014

Polish design studio Dragon Art have recently designed an apartment that was created from two smaller, interconnected apartments and adapted to the needs of a family of four. The bigger residence has an open plan for the kitchen, dining and living room areas. White walls and ceilings are paired with a wall of built-in white cabinets that have wood accents. Large sliding glass doors keep the space

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Karin Matz

23 Oct 2014

Swedish architect Karin Matz has renovated an apartment in Heleneborgsgatan, Stockholm, creating two living spaces with one central bathroom. The property had been used for furniture storage for 30 years until Matz took over the property in 2012. The previous owner had begun a renovation in the 1980s but fell ill and so the apartment was left untouched. Time had been frozen; wallpaper was half

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