Design

Great Gatsby-style Villa in Russian Wilderness

Great Gatsby-style Villa in Russian Wilderness

It was a wild place. The site of this monumental structure was natural countryside with neither gas nor electricity – pristine. Just a two-hour drive from the city, this lasting nest for a large family was built close to a lake, forests and animals, taking into...

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A Home’s Moving Façade Facilitates Intimacy and Awareness

A Home’s Moving Façade Facilitates Intimacy and Awareness

Mobilia has teamed up with Perth-based architectural and interior designer studio, State Of Kin, to furnish Shutter House, a forward-thinking home designed for the modern family and furnished with some of the world’s most renowned and decorated brands; carefully...

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Intimate Zones at the Centre of Endless Horizons from 2005

Intimate Zones at the Centre of Endless Horizons from 2005

This archival moment we share with you from 2005 issue 190 is, as always, one we’ve chosen that insists timelessness in style. The owner was a young entrepreneur based abroad. He also owned properties on other continents and travelled a lot, yet he selected Cape...

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People’s Car to Pocket Rocket – MINI John Cooper Works GP

People’s Car to Pocket Rocket – MINI John Cooper Works GP

In 1959, as an early teen in north-west England, I clearly recall my first look at the MINI. This was a low, Spartan-looking, boxy little car with a shallow bonnet indicating its transversely mounted engine. But it was a car for the time. The Suez crisis in 1956 had...

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