Barcelona Style: Co-Living With Luxury

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Co-working and Co-Living can't be described as a trend anymore, but these concepts are today's reality not only in urban areas, however, few projects named as Co-Living With Luxury have been published so far. A few years back, Casa Decor took place at Casa Burés and it was by far one of the most memorable exhibitions in town. I remember being …

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Reading While Be In Touch With Heaven and Earth

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Based in Tapei (Taiwan), architecture firm Waterfrom Design spans the fields of residential, commercial, and public space design. The idea of the project below is built on presenting a tranquil, harmonious, and undisturbed dwelling place in a buzzing world. The concept of the project Reading Under The Lake is outlined with this statement:     The sales office building located in Xiamen (China) offers a …

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A Joyful Color Palette At Casa Hoyos Hotel

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Nothing better to start the weekend than browsing through the joyful color palette at Casa Hoyos located in San Miguel de Allende (Mexico). A seed and grain trader was transformed into this boutique hotel that works with local designers and artisans to reflect local taste and skills. Casa Hoyos is a reinterpretation of the colonial houses respecting the materials and vegetable palette …

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Fresh functional design for a primary school

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Christopher Elliott, when presented with the task of refurbishing St.Michaels Grammar School, admits’, was a steep learning curve. How to take a heritage-listed building, stepped in the school history, and create a fresh new functional design; that supports the dynamic minds of primary school students? They worked through it by asking the students what they wanted. Unanimously, they share a love of …

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A New Scene-Stealer Store By Forte Forte

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I believe we have never covered so many retail spaces of one brand as we do with Italian clothing label Forte Forte. What struck a chord this time with its new scene-stealer store, was with no doubt the staircase shape and material! Sibling founders Giada and Paolo Forte have opened a new store in Chelsea teaming up with Art Director Robert …

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Giveaway City Quitters Book by Karen Rosenkranz

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The dynamics of the cities and how week, after week, people keep populating them searching for a better life is a popular topic. But what about the opposite? City Quitters: where people go after the city? How is their life once they abandoned the concrete jungle? Karen Rosenkranz is an ethnographer and trend researcher who investigated to understand what it means …

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