Design

Symmetry, Pops of Colour and Impact

Symmetry, Pops of Colour and Impact

A renovation project for a couple, their two small children and one golden retriever, this 550-square metre family home in Mostertsdrift, Stellenbosch, Western Cape took about 8 months to complete. The house was cold and dark before the renovation, so the brief was to...

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Art Dealer’s Lair

Art Dealer’s Lair

The architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Errill erected this vast white-brick temple to modernity in 1950 and called it Manhattan House. The architecture typifiesNew York in one of its most confident eras, a period of AmericanDesign coming of age on the world...

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Therapeutic Edges of Wise Wood Statement Façades and Surfaces

Therapeutic Edges of Wise Wood Statement Façades and Surfaces

project: Sassen Residence | architect: SALT | photography: JD Van Der WaltFor nature lovers who love the forest, its untamed freedom and its incomparable strength, this kind of building feature and application makes sense. It has the ability to reconnect residents in...

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An Archival Celebration of Immortal Aesthetics

An Archival Celebration of Immortal Aesthetics

The cover of the first issue of Habitat – which appeared in May 1973 – an airbrush work by the renowned South African artist Norman Catherine, Electric Still Life.  In a dingy litho print shop in Doornfontein, Johannesburg, the first printed issue of...

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Osmosis with Lake Annecy’s Paradise

Osmosis with Lake Annecy’s Paradise

Carole and Fabrice Gibert, Archidomo’s founders, have chosen to embrace an exceptional surrounding and sunshine panorama in Haute-Savoie, France. The site overlooks the Talloires Bay and Lake Annecy, which is a perialpine lake and the third largest in the country....

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Award-winning Moscow Apartment for Jazzaholic Clients

Award-winning Moscow Apartment for Jazzaholic Clients

Designed by Oksana Salberg-Vachnadze, from the prestigious O2 Design Moscow Studio, this exceptional residential project earned the International Property Award in the Apartment Interior Design category. Its owners are jazz aficionados. The clients asked the designer...

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Reclaiming Original Voices

Reclaiming Original Voices

To release the untold stories of Ukrainian culture and traditions, during her expeditions to Ukrainian villages, museums and meeting craft masters, designer and architect Victoria Yakusha was compelled to transform her country’s forgotten practices into modern design...

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Strike a Pose

Strike a Pose

Renowned designer Arik Levy has created an extraordinary collection that connects light with architecture: Sticks.    The award-winning lighting system was designed in collaboration with Vibia. Fusing technology, space, and architecture, the cutting-edge...

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