Monday, November 21st, 2011

Orri ‘Interiors’

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Featuring images of deserted houses in Iceland, Orri Jónsson’s latest book is entitled Interiors. Taken from 1999 to 2010, he started taking these images after finding an abandoned farmhouse  on a family holiday. According to the blurb the book’s photographs…

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Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

1:30 am

Brunch with the Fox is Black

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Apartment voyeurism has been our thing for a while now. Don’t ask how or why it started, it just did ‘kay? Cicilia Teng pokes around the couple behind The Fox is Black’s apartment and, as you’d expect, there’s tumblr inspiration…

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Monday, January 24th, 2011

4:47 pm

Skype Corporate Headquarters


Located in Clausen, Luxembourg (i.e. the old quarter of Luxembourg City), Skype Corporate Headquarters is part of larger refurbishment of one of the areas existing brewery buildings. Designers WAM were charged with creating a dynamic interior to inspire innovation, but…

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Friday, October 8th, 2010

D’espresso Cafe by Nema Workshop


Books and coffee are old bedfellows. As such, we have all experienced a coffee shop-cum-bookshop, or vice versa. For the interior of the D’espresso Cafe on New York’s Madison Avenue, Nema Workshop utilized sepia-toned custom photo tiles. Then, they flipped…

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Thursday, September 30th, 2010

1:08 pm

1280 Fifth Avenue by Robert A. M. Stern

1280 Fifth Avenue by Robert A. M. Stern

Curated recently visited Robert A.M. Stern’s latest edition to the Manhattan skyline, “Located on the Northeast corner of Central Park, 1280 Fifth Avenue boasts design by Robert A.M. Stern and interiors by acclaimed architect Andre Kikoski. As a multi-use building,…

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Friday, March 19th, 2010

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

8:53 pm

Decodence at South Street Seaport Museum

Decodence at South Street Seaport Museum

On the high seas, no ship captured the full Art Deco style as fully as the SS Normandie. A passenger liner, the Normandie was the most glamorous of the early 20th-century “floating palaces.” In Decodecne: Legendary Interiors and Illustrious Travelers…

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Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

The Design Hotels Book, Edition 2010

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While there are many solid and useful travel guides about, The Design Hotels Book sets itself apart through directed presentation architecture and interior design. The 2010 edition features 170 hotels, with added features on 10 hoteliers. Aside from documenting trends…

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Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

“Int|Ar” Interior Architecture Journal

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A new annual publication from the Rhode Island School of Design’s Department of Interior Architecture, Int|Ar certainly isn’t the only journal dedicated to interior design. However, it separates itself in focus with its inaugural issue. The theme, “Interventions/Adaptive Reuse” grants…

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