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This Relaxing Hillside Hotel Is a Perfect Getaway

Hotel Buhelwirt is the newest resort to catch our attention. Based in Italy’s South Tyrol hillside area, the building was recently renovated by Pedevilla Architects, who added a host of new features to the site. These include 20 new rooms alongside a sauna, dining room and relaxation zone. The style of the decor is perfectly […]

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The French Laundry Unveils Newly Redesigned Space

One of Napa Valley, California’s culinary landmarks has received its first notable design in over 20 years. Focusing on renovating Chef Thomas Keller’s Yountville, CA restaurant The French Laundry, Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta has rejuvenated the establishment’s landscape, kitchen and annex. Kallos Turin provided additional contributions for the dining room’s interior work, injecting some contemporary, […]

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Opus Creates Pop-Up Inflatable Camper

UK-based Opus has unveiled its latest product, the Opus Air inflatable camper that can go from flat pack to ready-to-use in just 90 seconds. The structure comes packed into an Opus trailer, which becomes part of the space. This format — along with the air-filled support sections — mean that the tent can support itself […]

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United Visual Artists Discusses Its Installation for Burberry’s London Fashion Week Show

Burberry’s 2018 fall/winter show was a stand out at London Fashion Week. As well as being Christopher Bailey’s last show, the collection was notable for the introduction of its rainbow check as well as a range of ’90s-influenced archive pieces. Another key element was the show’s setting, with the brand taking over the Dimco Buildings and tapping […]

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Take a Look Around the Gucci Hub in Milan

Towards the end of 2016, Gucci moved into a new headquarters space in Milan. Taking over the old Caproni factory — which was previously used for designing, assembling and testing planes — the Italian label’s Gucci Hub features a range of functions, including office space, a showroom, spaces for holding shows, a graphic design area, a canteen and a restaurant. Designed […]

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This Modern Winery Sits in the Middle of a Majestic Vineyard

Portland architecture firm LEVER designed this tasting room as part of the L’Angolo Estate winery to reflect the building’s surroundings. The initial brief has been to create a space that tied in to the vineyard’s ethos of creating an honest and unembellished tribute to Oregon’s landscape. To do this, LEVER took inspiration from native Oregon oak trees to create […]

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Ancient Chinese Mansion Gets Transformed Into a Modern Boutique Hotel

Beijing-based architecture and design firm anySCALE has transformed a historic mansion in China’s Jiangxi province into a modern, high-end boutique hotel called the Wuyuan Skywells. The 300-year-old Huizhou-style structure’s traditional blueprint features — such as the timber frame, brick and clay walls and ornate wooden interiors — were preserved and restored with modern-day amenities. The […]

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New York’s Latest Museum Lets You Discover Your Inner Spy

This past weekend in New York City, a new spy-themed museum opened up designed by British architect David Adjaye. Spanning over 60,000-square-feet, the city’s latest exhibition resides in Midtown Manhattan and offers up seven featured spaces that include hands-on experiences with surveillance, encryption, deception, hacking, and intelligence operations. To aid in the museum’s authenticity, Adjaye […]

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Norman Foster Designed a Set of Tableware for Stelton

Known most recently for his work on Apple’s new “Spaceship” HQ, renowned architect Norman Foster has been tapped by Scandinavian imprint Stelton to design a special set of limited edition tableware. Offering “an eclectic approach to materiality,” the sleek range kicks off with the likes of a stainless steel wine goblet and carafe to go […]

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Norman Foster Designed a Set of Tableware for Stelton

Known most recently for his work on Apple’s new “Spaceship” HQ, renowned architect Norman Foster has been tapped by Scandinavian imprint Stelton to design a special set of limited edition tableware. Offering “an eclectic approach to materiality,” the sleek range kicks off with the likes of a stainless steel wine goblet and carafe to go […]

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IKEA & Teenage Engineering Join Forces on an Audio Equipment Collection

IKEA along with audio equipment specialists, Teenage Engineering, is in the midst of creating a new line of products aimed to help party hosts throw memorable music events. Dubbed FREKVENS, the boldly-hued instruments, which looks to include speakers, LED box and a spotlight are final prototypes to be shown this week at Diseño Democrático in […]

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This Grand Home in Spain Is an Idyllic Island Getaway

Architecture firm Marià Castelló Martínez were the creatives behind this picture-perfect home based in Spain’s Platja de Migjorn area. Based on the island of Formentera, this home was given a brief to be modern and sleek while still respecting the environment. The scenic location has very few high buildings, so the firm was told to avoid creating a site that was overly […]

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