Category Archives : Interior Design




Assemble turns derelict New Orleans building into experimental fashion school

London studio Assemble has transformed an industrial property in New Orleans into a hub for the local community to learn fashion design and manufacturing. Assemble designed the Materials Institute for creating and producing garments and textiles as part of an experimental arts school founded by the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart, Tasmania. Photograph by […]

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Old Ceramic Society of Coimbra celebrates its 18th-century structure

Simple plaster surfaces sit alongside aged wooden ceiling beams within this ceramics studio in Coimbra, Portugal, which has been overhauled by Luisa Bebiano Arquitectos and Atelier do Corvo. Situated near the city centre, the Old Ceramic Society of Coimbra has been revamped by local practices Luisa Bebiano Arquitectos and Atelier do Corvo to “emphasise the continuity of time, […]

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Commoncraft designs whimsical Gertie cafe in Williamsburg

Brooklyn studio Commoncraft has designed this eatery in the borough’s Williamsburg neighbourhood, which is intended as a playful tribute to the owner’s grandmother. Gertie is an all-day restaurant located on the ground floor of a new, three-storey building in north Brooklyn. It spans 3,500 square foot (325 square metres) and accommodates 70 people as a counter-service cafe. The eatery […]

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MDDM Studio completes House on the Great Wall in China

Beijing-based MDDM Studio has extended a house near the Great Wall of China by transforming a nearby storage unit into minimalist living quarters.  The extension – which is aptly titled House on the Great Wall – has contemporary living spaces set amongst aged stone walls. It was previously an unassuming building that has been used […]

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Jaque Studio creates “small village” of guest lodges for Tulum’s Jungle Keva hotel

Palm leaf-lined ceilings meet wooden fixtures and furnishings inside this hotel in Tulum, which Jaque Studio has designed in reference to its verdant surroundings. Jungle Keva comprises of just four 50 square-metre guest lodges, which have been dotted throughout a tree-filled plot of land to foster the same atmosphere of “being in a small village in the […]

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Concrete surfaces creates rough luxury inside K House in Sri Lanka

Austere concrete interiors offset the verdant surroundings of this pair of holiday homes in southwest Sri Lanka, completed by Aim Architecture in collaboration with Norm Architects. Situated in the small fishing village of Kottegoda, K House was designed by Danish practice Norm Architects and Chinese studio Aim Architecture to make the most of its tropical setting. “Because of […]

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