Category Archives: Interiors

Pringle of Scotland’s Chengdu store by Atelier Oi

By : Dennis Franklin | 7 May 2014 7:36 pm | Stores / Showrooms

The Atelier Oi is a Swiss studio which was commissioned to design the Pringle of Scotland flagship store in Chengdu, China and they used oak lattice screens to recreate the signature pattern of the knitwear brand and exhibit it through the 240 square meter space. The brand dates from 1815 and the argyle pattern is one of their characteristic elements so it was integrated into the space through various elements and combined with layers of glass and metal to create…

Luxury Apartment Reconstruction by RULES architekti

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 May 2014 9:09 pm | Apartments

This sleek apartment in Bratislava, Slovakia was renovated by the RULES architekti practice, transforming an old devastated apartment into a highly functional contemporary space in which the storage areas were maximized to ensure a flexible living environment despite the small size of the loft. The project spreads over a surface of 51 square meters with the furniture designed to measure so that the kitchen furniture was partially suspended on the wall to make the floor area seem larger. The living…

The Line Hotel by Sean Knibb

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 May 2014 6:18 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Line Hotel located in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles is three miles from Downtown and six miles from Beverly Hills offering a design created by Sean Knibb with each room being made up of three boxes. The hotel is located in the former Wilshire Plaza Hotel with a mid-century exterior and three Roy Choi restaurants along with a night club and a boutique. There are 388 rooms in the hotel with wood at the entrance, porcelain in the…

LIZA Restaurant by Maria Ousseimi

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 May 2014 6:02 pm | Restaurants & Bars

LIZA is a restaurant in East Beirut, Lebanon which was named after one of its owners, Liza Asseily, and it is the first outpost of the Parisian brand in Lebanon with an aesthetic which tributes the contemporary Arab art as well as the food culture of the country. The splendid restaurant offers a cosmopolitan ambiance in the former Abdallah Bustros Palace with the traditional layout of the Lebanese home from the 19th century being kept intact. The space spreads over…

TH Apartment by Adrei-studio architecture

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 May 2014 5:59 pm | Apartments

The TH Apartment located in Nguyen Ngoc Vu, Cau Giai, Hanoi, Vietnam was designed in 2014 by the Adrei-studio architecture practice as a mini-condominium following a current trend in the city which came up as a response to the housing problem, so that most of the people with average incomes can own their own living spaces in the crowded urban environment. The owners are a young couple with an eight year old daughter and they wanted their apartment rehabilitated to…

Masculine Black and White Apartment by Kasia Orwat

By : Dennis Franklin | 3 May 2014 3:42 pm | Apartments

The Kasia Orwat architectural practice from Poland designed this raw apartment with black and white tones that give the space a minimalist and highly elegant aesthetic. The designers planned the geometry of each space with minute attention to details to add dynamism and ease the flow between areas. The living area has the dining room integrated into the same space and the kitchen is also next to them with laminated panels to define it which were custom made. The interior…

Adobe 410 Townsend by Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

By : Dennis Franklin | 3 May 2014 3:38 pm | Offices

Adobe 410 is the new office for Adobe in San Jose, 50 miles south of San Francisco and it was designed by Valerio Dewalt Train Associates. The site became a part of Adobe in 2005 with the acquisition of Macromedia which had its offices on the 601 Townsend Street in the historic Baker & Hamilton Building and on the 625 Townsend Street next door. Adobe then leased extra space two blocks away on 410 Townsend Street to take care of…

Bassett Road by De Rosee Sa

By : Dennis Franklin | 3 May 2014 3:30 pm | Apartments

Bassett Road is an apartment located in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England and it was designed by the De Rosee Sa architectural practice with a dark color palette which creates a sophisticated contemporary interior. The owners wanted a home which combines classical and contemporary elements with a large living room where they could entertain guests. The Victorian apartment has a lowered ceiling which cramped the feeling of space throughout and thus the designers eliminated the dark corridors…

Lakeside Cottages for the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino by Simeone Deary Design Group

By : Dennis Franklin | 30 Apr 2014 7:27 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Simeone Deary Design Group refurbished the Lakeside Cottages at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino to bring a new degree of luxury in the area. The renovations reached the cost of 3.6 million dollars and they refurbished the twelve lakefront buildings with 24 upper units and 24 lower ones, all of them receiving new millwork, wall coverings, furniture and art pieces along with a renewed illumination system. The aesthetic of the project combines the contemporary look…

Red-Wall Teahouse by Cutscapearchitecture

By : Dennis Franklin | 30 Apr 2014 7:20 pm | Restaurants & Bars

The Chinese studio Cutscapearchitecture designed the Red-Wall Teahouse in the Forbidden City in Beijing with a series of fractal structure located on a site which was formerly a royal memorial temple for the ancestors and it was surrounded by the walls of the palace. The renovation transforms two discarded warehouses into a teahouse with an open garden created through the peeling back of one of the roofs to create room for several courtyard spaces between the structures. The teahouse acts…

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