2019 Best Interiors: an underground restaurant in Norway, a moody and verdant Brazilian penthouse and a millennials-driven working space in the Netherlands. Check our round up featuring some of the best interior design of the year!
They float in Rio and hang upside-down in Paris… Check our Pinterest board dedicated to eccentric and unconventional Christmas trees around the world.
As you walk in the lobby of the Sanderson London hotel, Yinka Ilori’s colourful Christmas tree glows, framed by modernist architecture and eclectic interiors.
Traditional craftsmanship is contrasted against modern detailing in the JCA Living Lab apartment in Taipei.
From Noma’s garden-restaurant to a cat cafe in Guangzhou but also a Japanese glass wedding chapel and a desert canyon-inspired library in Qatar. INSIDE 2019 shortlist celebrates the best of interior design worldwide.
Center Est-Nord-Est house by Bourgeois/Lechasseur architects shines a light on Québec villages. The structure’s monolithic volume combines the studio’s intimate knowledge of local rural landscapes with its modern-day vision.
The Twine conceptual house by Antony Gibbon sits under a wave-like piece of concrete reflecting the hills surrounding as a “series of organic forms”.
Maxim Kashin has created a purple suprematist interior design highlighting the superiority of colour over the form and the pure geometry of space.
Burnt concrete, dark wood, contemporary bespoke furniture and a folding latticework enliven Casa Dende Duratex, NJ+ Studio’s moody apartment intertwining Bahia’s “bossa” and poetry.
Millennial’s friendly interior design for ASICS’ Amsterdam headquarters proactively ensures the wellbeing of employees and visitors, sustainably.
AfroditiKrassa Design Studio went deliberately dark for the hype-free Gordon Ramsay’s LUCKY CAT Asian restaurant in London which does not aim to be ‘shouty’. ‘How many times do you visit a place because it looks great in a picture but disappoints in real life?’
BIG’s new ‘retail laboratory’ for Galeries Lafayette was conceived as an urban room for the Parisians. A grand staircase doubles as an auditorium, a golden ring of perforated metal creates a series alcoves embracing the atrium, and more…
A pink and azure misty swimming pool, flower chandeliers and a colourful eggshell castle. Kids and parents are invited to have fun at the in-wonderland Loong Swim Club by X+Living.
The TriBeCa showroom features pastel-hued wall treatments and airy interiors framing Egg Collective’s new furniture collection as well as the ‘Material Matters’ design exhibition.
An aluminium perforated facade reveals the minimalist interior design of VISION STUDIO eyewear boutique by Studio Edward.
Milan and Rome’s early 20th century style, bespoke details and blossoming greenery infuse an exquisite vibe into Rockwell Group’s restaurant, hotel lobby and panoramic roof bar at Moxi Times Square in New York.
Flexible, cocooning, private, verdant and healthily connected. The contemporary workspace might not be in an office at all, it will be connected, cocooning and, most probably, between the bathroom the living room, or in the nearest park!
Rapt Studio has created an interactive installations triggering reflection and conversation between visitors through theatrical pods and a lighting design setting.
Red, yellow and blue and geometrical volumes define Brani & Desi’s Breakfast with Mondriam concept-apartment paying homage to the iconic 20th century artist.
Brick facades and Mashrabiya envelope the natural light filled interiors of the new Élancourt Music School by OPUS 5 Architectes in France.
Norwegian firm Snøhetta has completed UNDER, Europe’s very first underwater restaurant which offers a glimpse of the Northern Sea’s marine life.
Storatek Architectural Studio’s C building for Ayb Middle School features bare concrete volumes and an interior design with a low-key color-scheme.
Hitzig Militello Architects’ Mamba Bar features a window display with disused broken crockery, an enveloping volumetric wooden structure, a back-lit American bar and a verdant backyard with glowing neons.
Maze-like and anti-gravitational stairways, arched doorways and surreal interiors welcome guests in pastel-hued and MC Escher-inspired spaces.
Folk musical instruments-inspired designs and custom-designed furniture feature in Ya Vsesvit’s monochrome co-working space in the Ukrainian capital. The workspace for young creatives hosts also an architectural studio, a lecture hall and a design gallery.
Modernism Week 2019 takes over Palm Springs with a focus on interior design. Join guided tours in iconic private homes generally close to the public, 1960’s psychedelic-themed parties, an architectural theatre play, a mid-century modern film festival and a vintage trailer show.
Neri&Hu’s UNFOLDING VILLAGE installation in Stockholm invites to meander through sinuous living spaces while bringing to the international audience the issue of disappearing communities and village culture across China.
Masquespacio blends the colorful vibe of Spain with German practical imprint for SOLERA supermarket in Cologne.
Office Design pioneer Florence Knoll Bassett who contributed to forge the American modern style bringing European aesthetics to the USA passed away on January 25.
What if our living environment was functionally determined by our mood? Truly Truly merges the kitchen with the living room, the bathroom with the lounge area, redefining our way to feel at home.