Interiors - 2/3 - Inspiratu

Prahran Hotel by Techne Architects
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The Prahran Hotel is a substantial two storey corner pub with a striking streamlined art deco facade. The rear of the venue had a poorly proportioned, internalised single storey extension and the clients brief for the project called to demolish and replace it with a dramatic double height space with a central courtyard. The use of large stacked concrete pipes for the street facade of the addition struck a chord for multiple reasons: they have a depth and can be interactive, they have a dramatic, sculptural quality, they reference existing internal circular motifs and they suggest stacked kegs or barrels. [...]
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Can you spot my boobs? Meet the women baring their breasts on wallpaper – for charity
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Hundreds of British women – including a Reverend, a local Councillor and a transgender – have had photos of their boobs taken to form part of an elaborate wallpaper designed to raise money for a breast cancer charity. A prudish (and brave) Katy Rink spills the beans on what it was like to bare all. [...]
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Sculptural Blend of Wood and Glass: The Ettley Residence in California
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Located just steps away from the ocean shore, The Ettley residence was inspied by its landscape and reinterprets the relationship between solid and voids, a concept you can find in the field of arts: “The Aluminum and wood umbrella over the blue glass, which appear to be blocks of frozen blue Pacific ocean, juxtapose against the solid wood boxes giving an appearance of a modern seaside sculpture“. The house was designed by Californian-based architects Studio 9one2 and is a modern addition to the array of beach houses in the LA area. [...]
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Futuristic Approach to Private Home in Bulgaria by Bozhinovski Design
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Yovo Bozhinovski of BOZHINOVSKI DESIGN sent us captures of a private home in Bulgaria covering an area of 80 square meters. “We have aimed to give the space a more contemporary appeal and to create a warm, cozy atmosphere" [...]
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Private Residence in Washington Displaying An Open Yet Private Living Environment
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Undoubtedly, good design improves the quality of life. When it comes to the place where we intend to grow old, the dream home we all crave for, we are pretentious and very picky. [...]
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Zaha Hadid beyond buildings: architect launches new design gallery
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What do you do next when you are Zaha Hadid? Twice winner of the Stirling prize and the first woman to win the Pritzker prize, the 62-year-old architect has been celebrated by both Forbes and Time magazine in their lists of the world's 100 most influential people – and she was recently named businesswoman of the year. [...]
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Bar Oppenheimer by artist Tobias Rehberger, New York
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New York is the ultimate mecca of multiculturalism, and now the city welcomes its latest international import: Tobias Rehberger’s Bar Oppenheimer. [...]
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Cole & Son presents a new collection of Fornasetti wallpapers
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Launched at this year's Maison et Objet fair, Fornasetti II includes quirky patterns incorporating saucer-eyed owls, clouds, flying machines, monkeys and classical architectural details... [...]
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