A Contemporary Caretaker’s House in Douro Valley, Portugal

29 October 2014 No Comments

Casa Do Caseiro, a charming gatehouse designed by Sara Antunes Mário Ferreira Arquitectos, can be found on Quinta da Boavista, a vintage wine producing farm in Mesão Frio in Portugal’s spectacular Douro Valley. The new building is a reinterpretation of the farm’s vernacular typology. [...]

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THE KID: Depicting Social Determinism Through Hyperrealistic Sculpture and Drawings

26 October 2014 No Comments

THE KID is a young self-educated contemporary artist who cleverly and skilfully threads ideas on social determinism throughout his artworks and asks viewer to deliberate over, speculate about and reflect upon the various personal tragedies that they are confronted with. [...]

The New ''Freunde von Freunden: Friends'' Interiors Book Is Finally Here!

23 October 2014 {1} Comment

Featuring some of the very best homes of creative and inspirational ‘friends of friends’ from around the world, the much-anticipated second book by FvF, aka Freunde von Freunden,  is finally being released this Fall. [...]

Six Iconoclasts Celebrate Louis Vuitton's Monogram

22 October 2014 No Comments

Louis Vuitton’s ''Celebrating Monogram'' project is a salute to its universally known Monogram ‘LV’ icon in which six creative iconoclasts {Frank Gehry, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Newson, Christian Louboutin, Cindy Sherman and Rei Kawakubo} were given the freedom to determine and produce whatever they desired using the French fashion house’s Monogram canvas. [...]

Dressed to Kill: Portraits of Bullfighters by French Painter Christian Gaillard

20 October 2014 {1} Comment
16 October 2014 - 28 October 2014

French painter Christian Gaillard creates detailed realistic portraits of bullfighters, focusing on the intricate embroidery of their extravagant ‘traje de luces’, or ‘suit of light’. [...]

You'll Never Look at a 40x40cm Marble Tile the Same Way Again!

19 October 2014 No Comments

Have you ever gotten excited about a 40x40cm marble tile? Well prepare to right now! In their latest project ‘40X40’,  Italian designers Paolo Ulian and Moreno Ratti have taken the humble marble tile and have unleashed its potential to create some breathtaking and functional new items. [...]

Vino Veritas, an Oslo-based Spanish Eco-Gastrobar

18 October 2014 No Comments

Spanish creative consultancy Masquespacio was tasked with designing the branding and interiors for Vino Veritas, an Oslo-based Spanish Eco-Gastrobar. The resulting space that they have created sees Norwegian style meet southern Spanish charm and gastronomy with aplomb. [...]

The Cheerful House of Architect Chad Oppenheim in Miami Beach, Florida

15 October 2014 No Comments

A sense of event and openness permeates the unique Villa Allegra in Miami Beach, designed by architect Chad Oppenheim as his own family home. [...]