The Perfect Combination of Coffee and Books

There are few things in life more pleasurable than sitting down to relax in a welcoming environment with a coffee and a book. The designers of D’espresso a new coffee shop in New York certainly think so – their work firmly instils a gorgeous amount of literary glamour to the comfortable interior.

The group of designers, [...]

Homely Alpine Style in Switzerland

The majesty of the Alpine region of Switzerland can be the perfect environment for a homely bed and breakfast. One such fantastic retreat amidst the mountains and dramatic scenery is the Brücke 49. Located in the peaceful little village of Vals, the getaway is dedicated to an understated natural charm.

Originally built in 1902, the Brücke has [...]

A Flagship Store Covered in Felt

This incredible store is the new Paris flagship of the Dutch fashion house Viktor & Rolf. Featuring vast coverings of formal grey felt, the interiors of the building exude class and confidence.

The French designers and architects  Architecture & Associés were asked to produce a stylish look for the new store, incorporating a formal structure and [...]

Creating Perfect Wall Installations

A fairly simple fact of architectural truth is that interiors are divided and supported by walls. With such a hard job as this, your walls deserve more than just a lick of paint or to be hidden behind shelving! New Mexico-based company Submaterial clearly think so. They create fully customisable  modern wall coverings designed to capture the [...]

A Pixelated Office

The best office designs incorporate comfort, practicality and features that are created to capture the attention. It also helps if they can inspire and keep employees minds on the job at hand. In the case of San Francisco based software developer Giant Pixel, the job at hand involves creative design work, original ideas and, of [...]

Perfectly Composed Interior Colour

In the context of home interiors and redesigning, it pays to be a bit brave with colour management. After all, various shades and colour saturation can have a huge effect on how we feel and it makes sense to always be aware of this and respect the complexities of coordination.

The Sweden-based interior photographer Jonas Ingerstedt clearly understands [...]

Stunning New Look For an Old Farmhouse

On the tiny German North Sea Friesan island of Föhr, an interior design project has recently been completed that clearly shows what can be achieved with just the right amount of skill and ingenuity. The new apartment – beautifully shown off in these images –  was once a hay loft for a farmhouse. It is [...]

Seletti and the Art of Illumination

At some point most of us have imagined what it would be like to have our name up in lights. The allure and the thrill of the neon, and the fascination of the radiant beams  is something that many can relate to. When allied to the traditionally literary archetypes of the classic American [...]

Geometry Class in a New York Bar

Bringing something of the dedication and precision of the geometry class out of the school and into the bar, is German artist Tobias Rehberger. With this temporary exhibition in a New York hotel bar, he has replicated his favourite watering hole, the Frankfurt Bar Oppenheimer.

Using bold geometric stripes, Rehburger has employed something of the dazzle camouflage tactics used in [...]

Perfect Style at Tokyo Canteen and Shop

The idea of bringing staff and customers together to relax and enjoy quality sustenance and refreshment in the same space is a relatively new idea. It certainly may not appeal to every business, but the Tokyo based lifestyle and fashion brand and shop Arts & Science seems to be making a good effort in creating a stimulating environment for such activity.

The cafe [...]