German photographer David Altrath has captured the perfectly preserved interiors of the Stasi Headquarters in Berlin, now a museum, memorial and research centre ‘against the sleep of reason’.
Hand-made for over ten years by Zecc Architercten, its residents and their befriended craftsmen, the Steel Craft House is a fine example of self-building.
The Swedish Studio has sliced and dislocated the building to ’double’ its volume. The ‘House of Many Courtyards’ has the appearance of a series of individual boxes; in reality, it is one interior connected via a 40-metre-long, end-to-end, central corridor overlooking multiple courtyards.
Plunged in the northeastern French countryside, 48°Nord sustainable village hotel combines Scandinavian countryside cottages architecture with local traditions.
Splashes of colour in Amsterdam palazzos, queer culture aesthetics and brutalist gyms feature in our ‘2020 best interior design’ round up.
The new Rose-Mary cafe and co-working spaces by YOVAYAGER in the Ukrainian capital blends the venue’s industrial heritage with four architectural styles from Gothic to Constructivism.
Despite the pandemic, happy (Virtual) Pride! Companies, architects and designers suggest the business can do more in advocating for the LGBT+ community’s battles.
Peter Pichler Architecture’s Mirror Houses completely disappear in the landscape while providing breakthrough views on the South Tyrolean Dolomites. The floating building’s reflective surfaces are laminated with an UV coating preventing birds collision.
Stain glass windows and working stations as well as recreational and co-working spaces for Los Angeles creative community. The Ruby Streets venue rethinks the way of getting inspired together, with exquisite furniture and pastel coloured interiors.
WJ Design has designed the interiors of the natural light-filled Anshuka Western-style pastry store in Hangzhou blending with the Chinese city’s street-scape.
Life after COVID-19: from the rise of the ‘disinfection zone’ and the ‘smart working space’, to the boom of hype-free home gardening. Sergey Makhno predicts how our homes will change after the world’s quarantine.
Freebooter residential building by GG-loop was conceived as a modern “ship on land” as well as a biophilic architecture bringing together Nature-made and human-made.
Splashes of colour, custom furniture and and contemporary interiors reference the glorious past of the Felix Mertis building in the Dutch Capital.
A cosmic vibe with an underlying brutalist and underground fight-club aesthetic define the ultimate Dubai Warehouse Gym by VSHD Design.
KWY.Studio’s Desert X Al Ula Visitor Centre welcomes visitors to the inaugural lanscape art exhibition in the Saudi Desert with a neat juxtaposition of geometries.
Bourgeois-Lechasseur architectes completes CABIN A, a cozy accommodation overlooking some of Québec’s most striking landscapes with an unexpected nautical graphic design.
Soft geometric shapes and mint, purple and deep red interiors thrive in Fredrik Paulsen’s DESIGN BAR at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair.
10 unexpected fabrics and wall coverings on show at Maison & Ojbet and Paris Deco Off 2020 bringing Persian bazars and graphical edens and Venician rippling reflections into the room.
Valencia-based studio MUT Design brings the Mediterranean lifestyle to Imm Cologne with the ‘A la Fresca’ interiors design installation blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor.
We wish you a blooming new year!
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!
A cafe where to smell and taste pure blue-ness, an urban blue ‘lightscape’ installation raising awareness on climate change and a Russian Suprematism-inspired monochromatic bar in Moscow… 7 Classic Blue atypical projects going beyond the Pantone® hype!
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?’