July 30, 2013

English Island Hideaway

The Island Hideaway is a unique dreamy abode comprising two retreats which complement each other as perfectly as the scent of flowers and the lazy drone of honey-drowsy bees. This unique luxury self-catering duo in Shanklin Old Village near Bembridge on the Isle of Wight will inspire you to fall in love all over again...
The vintage barge-boarding and nostalgic charm of the summerhouse beautifully combines with luxurious elegant interiors making this unique pairing of retreats a stylish tale of two halves that will delight.














House in Buzios, Brazil: small, wide open and ventilated

Designed by architect AFRMA Bebel Mascarenhas this fisherman's style house has a simple style, with rustic elements and cemented benches and floors. It's  bright, airy and easy to maintain. A house to use and relax!











July 29, 2013

SERIFOS L' Isola di Paola Navone

Serifos island, wild and untouched, shelter of one of the most original personalities in the world of design.
The  creative originality of Paola Navone is expressed by carpets painted on concrete floors, taken from the Greek tradition to mark the roads with lime,  baskets and vases of local artisans, recycle axis construction to make small furnitures and consoles, white wooden mirror frames, small antique chairs and Indian cotton, washable and cool. The all white interior focuses on the essential and dreamy.
A house made ​​out of nothing, with a quiet atmosphere, rich of details.
From the Greek tradition to the modern interior style.













 via:elle.it


July 28, 2013

Natural Patina

A 1820's house transformed into a charming country -style retreat filled with flea market finds,  French- and Swedish-style furnishings and a neutral color palette.















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Radisson Blu Riverside by Doos Architects

A short distance from the city center of Gothenburg in Sweden is the area of Lindholmen, once the heart of the shipbuilding industry but now an up and coming region for innovation in the fields of science and technology. It is here that the newly opened Radisson Blu Riverside stands, a design project by the practice of Doos Architects. Following a design concept of urban eclectic, the highly original space reflects the heritage of the region both of the past and the present.