From finding interesting properties to invest in and develop to managing concept to creation down to every last detail including furniture and then sales - I wanted to know how these talented renaissance women worked. Development properties, private residences, hotels and restaurants - they have a hand and experience in it all. We sat down to chat about how they run their business, the types of projects they work on, how they got started and the details of their day-to-day workflow of their projects. Let's have a look at what it is like to run a multidisciplinary full service design and architecture studio with Electric Bowery.
Let's have a look at how the 15m2 MINI LIVING Urban Cabin was tailored and translated by local architects to fit cultures in London, New York, Los Angeles, and Beijing. We'll also have a look at the next phase of the program, which will actualize all of these concepts by creating a functional co-living building complex in Shanghai this spring.
Swedish photographer, Tekla Severin, developed her iconic bold and colourful style, feeling uninspired by the minimalistic white and beige abyss of Swedish interiors. It was only natural that she would find inspiration in Iceland's eclectic and vivid structures. Have a look below at Reykjavik through Tekla's lens.
British illustrator, Charlotte Taylor, translates the work of Spanish Architect, Ricardo Bofill, in a series of four illustrations.
Young, focused, and creative, Emil puts function at the heart of his 3D design. Think mid-century efficiency meets modern minimalism, made with a bit of soul.
Now in my new minuscule oasis, I sit and crack open Gestalten's 'Small Homes, Grand Living' to see if I can get to the bottom of how to make the best of a small living space. Have a peek at the (very) rough new palette I am starting off with and what I plan to apply from the book when redesigning my new home.
I’m Julia Haney Montanez, NYC-based interior designer, say hi to_ contributor and Architectural Digest Show producer. Through my work I get to meet a lot of interesting characters, and one of my favorite characters is Dan Brunn, of DB Architecture. Recently, Dan gave me a personal tour of his gut-renovated home in Hancock Park, LA.
Villa Noailles Design Parade is an annual event which consists of two contests for up and coming talent in the realm of design, held between two adjacent seaside cities in the South of France, as well as a series of installations around each city for guests to discover.
Have a look at what I discovered from each contest and the winners!
British illustrator, Charlotte Edey, translates the work of Spanish Furniture Designer and Architect, Guillermo Santomà, in a series of four illustrations.
We're lighting up December with a lot of neon in all shapes and sizes. From a photographer capturing natural scenes illuminated with neon light to the ambiance of motel rooms, to minimalistic memphis design and beyond. Have a look at what gems we found on Instagram this month.
What could make this Parisian dream all the better? Marble, obviously. Marble, brass a bit of neon. Check out how Rodolphe Parente took one of these historic Parisian apartments and added a warm and fun, modernist twist while keeping true to it's architectural history. Swoon!