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Not a Motel

April 26, 2024 4:51 pm Published by

Aussie beach shack meets Palm Springs motel in this four-bedroom holiday house for a family of three and friends. Playfully integrating Southern Californian cues, the mid-century inspiration is evident throughout, from finishes and colours to the reception inspired kitchen, adjacent pool room and sunken lounge space.

Provence Dream

April 5, 2024 4:52 pm Published by

After living in Paris for 15 years, Pauline, artistic director and her husband François, editor, settled in the South of France. They designed a home inspired by Californian modernist architecture with a constant connection between inside and out.

Butterfly house

April 26, 2024 5:32 pm Published by

Butterfly House is the re-imagining of a stately double-storey Australian Victorian-era villa and the design of a thoroughly contemporary pavilion style extension immersed in its garden setting. Together they are a synergy of contrasts, the old and the new, the light and the heavy, the public and the private.


March 15, 2024 2:56 pm Published by

No Color Is Off-Limits for French artist David and his wife. They brilliantly transformed an old ruin into their home. Here, David's paintings mix with textures, geometric shapes, curated artworks and vintage finds.


March 15, 2024 2:17 pm Published by

In the outskirts of Melbourne, a couple entirely renovated an 1970's Mid Century home to its retro glory but with a modern flair, bringing in elements of timber, terrazzo, stone, and marble, while retaining the original brick walls. Not to mention the beautiful landscaping, in addition to reviving the pool and tennis court.

Casa Bareiro

March 15, 2024 3:55 pm Published by

In Portugal, this project breathes new life into two old warehouses, seamlessly uniting them to form a singular space. The roof folds to form the pool, making it appear as if the slab had given in to the weight of the water. This bold gesture is visible also from the interior, because the concave tank of the rooftop pool becomes the living room ceiling. The image of structural collapse that this undulation conveys dialogs with the existing wall, and introduces a spatial tension charged with symbology, abstraction, and subtlety.


March 15, 2024 12:08 pm Published by

The renovation of this Corsican villa expresses with a Mediterranean modernity, an urge to combine the curves of it's original 70's architecture with natural materials such as local stones, lime and custom woodworking, adding warmth to the interiors. The beautiful light flows inside and the sea view makes it a wonderful place to live.


March 15, 2024 4:04 pm Published by

Welcome in the poetic home of a Dutch/Belgian ceramist and her husband. Everywhere in the house, Sofi’s ceramics, drawings, and sculptures co-exist with curated objects, beautiful patterns and antiques. Their Brussels home is warm, inviting and comfortable yet full to the brim with personality, sparkling colours, and quirky little touches.

Green House

March 15, 2024 3:19 pm Published by

Dutch couple and founder of a design agency installed a gorgeous green house in their garden. This second-hand greenhouse, dismantled and collected from the other side of the country took them months of work, but the result is amazing. It is not necessarily for plants, but more as a garden room and workshop space. A very colorful and inspiring place filled with a mix match of vintage finds.


March 15, 2024 3:34 pm Published by

This Queen Anne villa in Melbourne with a noteworthy copper-clad extension, demonstrates a cultivated response to the coalescence of heritage and contemporary architecture. Complementing its Federation bones, the house features spirited touches with a confident use of colour and an exciting material selection throughout.

Brussels town house

April 26, 2024 4:41 pm Published by

This Brussels family residence captivates with its combination of natural colours and materials, playful elements and bright balanced spaces. It's a space that combines minimalism with natural textures and colors to create a serene and harmonious environment. It’s not just a family house, it's a journey through space, time, and culture. A testament to the enduring power of design to shape the human experience.


March 15, 2024 5:06 pm Published by

The unique craftsmanship, material choices and dedication to detail of this Edwardian home resulted in a masterful design that feels... View Article


March 15, 2024 3:13 pm Published by

D’Estaville is a contemporary family home within a Heritage-listed residence of state significance that was built in 1859 for Victoria’s first Attorney General. The adaptation of a building of such historical importance and grand architectural detail deserved a response that was contemporary and bold with its own presence and identity.


November 13, 2023 12:09 pm Published by

This Paris apartment captivates with its transparency and fluidity, perfectly balanced with the use of a soft colour palette and... View Article


November 7, 2023 3:05 pm Published by

Filled with natural light, this revamped 58 square meters Parisian appartment combines clean lines, functionality with a twist of 70... View Article

March 24, 2023 3:54 pm Published by

Black Beauty

November 16, 2022 2:15 pm Published by

This wooden cabin is a holiday home and event venue  located close to Brussels. Built with black burned  wood, it overlooks a beautiful countryside.

Aurélie L.

February 17, 2022 3:49 pm Published by

The beautiful sea light flows inside her minimalistic home where priority was given to the volumes and large openings, removing as much detail as possible in favour of simple materials and earth toned furniture. Aurelie’s collection of stoneware table lamp handcrafted in France adds a beautiful touch to this serene space.


October 22, 2021 5:20 pm Published by

Welcome in the spectacular newbuild holiday retreat of “Eddie” Roschi, the co-founder of Le Labo , a renowned boutique fragrance brand. This high end residence stands out by its unique style. Clean lines and minimal design architecture by gbarquitectos create a sense of tranquility whereas large windows enhances the unusual shapes of the property and it’s views on the astonishing landscapes. The earth toned interior is filled with a mix of statement furniture pieces and local craftwork sourced by interior design studio Flores Textile studio.


February 10, 2021 3:11 pm Published by

Dominique learned to expect the unexpected while pursuing her dream of an idyllic Moroccan hideaway

Slow life Alentejo

February 8, 2021 1:10 pm Published by

With the desire to continue the environmentally friendly practices put in place by previous generations, the owners think of this address as a country house. An intimate place with seven rooms, an obvious simplicity, a small production of eggs and vegetables from the kitchen garden to eat better and to delight guests.

Casa Avo

December 9, 2020 11:17 am Published by

Set in an organic olive field , in the Alentejo region (Portugal), Casa Avo is an old family house beautifully renovated by an architect and illustrator.


December 3, 2020 4:10 pm Published by

In the heart of Oleron island (France), a French couple whose interest in interior decoration runs deep, has set upon the challenge of renovating an old neglected barn. Perfectly restored, respecting the style of the island's architecture, the family house stands out by its unique style, a mix of noble materials, statement furniture pieces and works of art.

Casa Di Marco

November 3, 2020 10:22 am Published by

The colours definitely play a part in the whimsical charm of Casa Di Marco, there is no doubt about it, but the objects scattered around are different, unique, distinguishable for numerous reasons. Singular in their origin and with many stories to tell. Carefully designed to recreate a modern interpretation of the classic Lisbon aesthetics combining genuinely antique features to a popular and traditional atmosphere, Casa Di Marco is open for work , afterwork and sleep over. Have a look!


September 17, 2020 9:24 am Published by

Welcome in the holiday home of Gaelle on the French Atlantic Coast. Without any fuss or glitter, using local materials like wood, stones, fabrics and vintage finds, she successfully created a laidback and relaxing space.

Da Licença

July 9, 2020 5:07 pm Published by

Set in a national eco- reserve, Da Licença is an almost Monastic Arts & Crafts - influenced retreat in Portugal's Alentejo region. The hotel's owners undertook the design themselves, and interiors are inspired by their love of art and nature, while a local architectural firm rehabilitated the series of historic buildings that now houses five suites, all with private gardens and terraces. An old olive pressing room is now a gallery for the owner's art collection.


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April 6, 2020 12:02 pm Published by

Annick, co founder of a French furniture brand, fuses past and present in her Marseilles apartment. She redefines luxury using a celebratory palette that combines harmony of colours, house plants, fabrics and a touch of colonial style.


April 6, 2020 11:59 am Published by

As a white canvas put under the pine trees, the renovation of this villa built in the 60's expresses with a Mediterranean modernity, an urge for peace, bright sun and serenity.


April 6, 2020 11:11 am Published by

No Color Is Off-Limits for Dutch couple Anki and Casper, founders of blog and design agency Zilverblauw. 

Anne Marie

April 6, 2020 3:01 pm Published by

In the heart of Leiden (The Netherlands) , a couple whose interest in art and interior decoration runs deep, has set upon the challenge of renovating a 19th century mansion. Perfectly restored, the family house now offers a poetic and cosy atmosphere.


April 6, 2020 12:19 pm Published by

Of noble architecture and with certain nostalgia of the past, this beautiful Brussels 19 th century mansion is far from cliché.


April 6, 2020 11:42 am Published by

Colourful and comfortable, Alix and Laurent’s appealing French home is the sort of place where you feel instantly at ease. Full to the brim with the rugs, fabrics and custom made furniture from the owner's own shop collection, the result are most pleasing!


April 7, 2020 9:07 am Published by

Welcome in the family home of Ingrid, co-owner of a furniture and accessory brand based in Marseille (South of France).

Marie Pacifique

April 6, 2020 12:59 pm Published by

Marie-Pacifique Zeltner is an editor, photographer and co-founder of The archivists. It is in the hills of Aix en Provence (France) , in a family hamlet, that she chose to live, in a simple way.


April 10, 2020 3:56 pm Published by

In the heart of Brussels, interior architect Arnaud Masson transformed two partitioned houses into a spacious and luminous family home . Clean lines, statement furniture pieces and natural materials are the key words for this house which has a beautiful view on a two leveled garden.


April 6, 2020 12:06 pm Published by

As much a place for inspiration and entertainment as it is a holiday home, this laidback yet contempory house nestled between Mediterranean vineyards belongs to Virginie, owner of a French furniture and accessory brand.


April 6, 2020 1:12 pm Published by

Famous architect Jean- Michel Wilmotte's last challenge was to transform a vast boathouse and a dwelling into a 600 square meters private loft with panoramic views on the harbour whilst respecting the style of the island's architecture. A beautiful achievement !

Loft Brussels

April 8, 2020 1:00 pm Published by

An old Brussels mansion has been revisited into a sophisticated loft by a French interior designer. She cleverly structured the space by adding a "wooden cabin" which hosts the kitchen.

Villa Ibiza

April 6, 2020 12:45 pm Published by

Built in the 60s, this white cube overlooking the Mediterranean is little short of spectacular.


April 6, 2020 1:45 pm Published by

This striking passive house in the Belgian countryside stands out by its unique style, a mix of noble materials, contemporary architecture, design pieces, works of art and a real proximity with its surrounding nature.

Blue Hill

April 6, 2020 10:29 pm Published by

The perfect Mediterranean holiday home, a fusion of traditional Ibicenco style and contemporary luxury living set across two floors, beautifully decorated with high-end design touches yet with a lived- in feeling.The beautiful light flows inside and makes it a wonderful place to live.

Nathalie Lété

April 14, 2020 2:04 pm Published by

Nathalie Lété is an artist who lives and works in Paris. She works in many ways, mixing different techniques and mediums, illustration, ceramics, textile and painting


April 7, 2020 3:52 pm Published by

A few kilometers from Vichy, in the heart of the forest, an old abandoned 19th century mill has regained its glory thanks to the talent of architect Sophie Lallias


April 5, 2020 10:36 pm Published by

An old parisian warehouse has been revisited into a sophisticated loft by French interior architect Grégoire de Lafforest.


April 6, 2020 3:34 pm Published by

Of noble architecture and with certain nostalgia of the past, this beautiful Paris 19 th century mansion is far from cliché.


April 6, 2020 3:16 pm Published by

Emmanuelle is a true Parisian. So when it comes to design or food, she knows what’s up. Over the past decade, this cosmopolite Frenchy has built a reputation as a global tastemaker in Paris, New York and Dubai.


April 7, 2020 5:49 pm Published by

In the heart of a pretty Belgian village, one of its old houses has undergone a serious facelift.


April 6, 2020 1:58 pm Published by

A new addition to our list of favorite interior designs is The Corner, the showroom and private home of an ex-fashion photographer.

San Sebastian

April 7, 2020 5:03 pm Published by

This clean and modern apartment is the home of a Spanish interior designer.


April 15, 2020 1:34 pm Published by

Entirely renovated by an English couple, this home in the countryside near Uzès (South of France), shows authentic charm and a sense of rusticity.


April 6, 2020 1:50 pm Published by

This project cleverly configures a 76 square-metre parcel of land in Collingwood (Australia) into two light-filled, three-bedroom vertical dwellings.


April 6, 2020 9:11 pm Published by

After a long career as a stylist in Belgium, Monique decided to settle in Morocco, not far from the Atlantic coast. The house she built reflects beautifully her sense of elegant simplicity and love of local materials and know how.


April 7, 2020 8:50 am Published by

Taylor Knights architects designed the alteration and addition for this bungalow in Melbourne, creating a new living pavilion that connects the original house with the backyard and showcases the client’s art collection.


April 6, 2020 1:24 pm Published by

Petra and Edwin, founders of a Dutch graphic-illustrative design firm, fell in love with an old run-down car workshop.

Emma F

April 6, 2020 8:09 pm Published by

Designing your own clothes, creating your own interior and mixing it with an abundance of natural tones and materials : one must be blessed with artistic gifts to tackle all these facts.


April 6, 2020 10:33 pm Published by

Welcome in the Tenerife holiday home of a Dutch architect and collector.


April 6, 2020 1:09 pm Published by

Near the village of Lourmarin (Provence), offering large views on the Luberon, Michèle has restored a country cottage in a spirit of simplicity and modernity.


April 6, 2020 2:50 pm Published by

Strong lines, eclectic finds and touches of colours fill a very welcoming new build family home in Liège (Belgium)


April 15, 2020 2:15 pm Published by

Welcome in Ingrid's Marseille home, which displays a clever balance of soothing neutrals, colour accents, vintage finds and Ingrid’s own collection of chairs, pillows, lamps, and bed linens.


April 6, 2020 7:54 pm Published by

In the outskirts of Brussels, Fanny welcomes us in her architect designed home.It is also where she installed her showroom of vintage and design furniture.


April 6, 2020 2:39 pm Published by

Marine, a French gallery owner and interior decorator was one of the first to promote the American design of the 50-70's in France.


April 6, 2020 9:51 pm Published by

In the heart of the Dutch country side, a couple has set upon the challenge of renovating a 19th century farm.


April 6, 2020 8:15 pm Published by

Philippe and Anthony fell in love with an old run-down textile factory. They both brilliantly transformed the huge space into a multipurpose loft.


April 6, 2020 3:46 pm Published by

Anne is the founder of a French Brand specialised in household linens. She fell in love with an old run down factory which she and her husband brilliantly transformed into their home.


April 6, 2020 9:36 pm Published by

This ex farmer's barn was cleverly rehabilitated into a small holiday house.


April 6, 2020 1:04 pm Published by

In southwestern France, vintage textile dealer and interior decorator Mathilde Labrouche has set upon the challenge of renovating an old neglected country cottage.


April 6, 2020 8:02 pm Published by

This spectacular glass and steal framed new build home in Cap Town belongs to a young creative couple who lived in India for several years.


April 6, 2020 7:44 pm Published by

Welcome in the poetic home of eccentric artist Rory, his wife Claire and their two children.


April 6, 2020 8:23 pm Published by

Found of design and expert in contemporary art, Alice renovated an old abandoned factory into a family home.


April 6, 2020 12:42 pm Published by

In the outskirts of Paris, an old boilermaking factory, turned into a painter’s studio, before becoming a family home and working space.


April 7, 2020 3:43 pm Published by

This Californian style house nestled in the heart of the Landes forest (French Atlantic coast) is not afraid of cultural shock. Sparkling colours, design furniture, vintage pieces, tags and graffiti have crafted a very fascinating and charming family house where big sliding doors allow a well-matched continuation of the house into the surrounding nature.


April 6, 2020 8:33 pm Published by

This Parisian micro-appartment belongs to an antique dealer and has been renovated by interior architect Charlotte Vauvilliers. Filled with smart ideas along with the owner's collection of design pieces, it is the perfect example of how you maximize a space of 40 sq meters.


April 15, 2020 4:59 pm Published by

In the heart of a typical old medieval Dutch village, a 17th century church links the remnants of the past with contemporary volumes.


April 6, 2020 3:54 pm Published by

A French interior decorator found the perfect home in Paris (France) and refitted it to accomodate her family .


April 6, 2020 10:15 pm Published by

This 16th century house in the city centre of Ghent has been renovated with love by Frederic, a Belgian interior architect. He preserved the features of the houses while bringing a contemporary twist to it as well as his great collection of design pieces.


April 7, 2020 5:19 pm Published by

Tucked away in a village of l’Ile de Ré, this home is testimony to the creative energies and renovation know-how of interior architect Alexandre and his wife Aude. Perfectly restored with materials such as wood, stones and concrete, the house offers a clever mix of styles, combining custom made furniture , treasured antiques, vintage pieces and an exquisite eye for detail.

The mill

April 7, 2020 5:30 pm Published by

In the French countryside, close to La Rochelle, a couple renovated an old mill from scratch into an authentic charming family house.


April 6, 2020 10:24 pm Published by

Flemish radicalism and sense of refinement have given this former presbytery a beautiful combination of soul and modernity.

White Harmony

April 15, 2020 3:16 pm Published by

This apartment captivates with its fluid circulation and understatedness, perfectly balanced by a simple decor

Le Van

April 7, 2020 2:47 pm Published by

This charming house has been completely restaured by a French painter and her husband.


April 10, 2020 10:42 am Published by

In the wine area of the Cape (South Africa), Libby and Gerard have designed and built a unique Stellenbosch farmhouse that is stepped in history, despite its recent creation.


April 10, 2020 10:54 am Published by

This small cottage nestled in the heart of an Uruguayan valley is the dream retreat of a famous Argentinian "Chef". It has been designed by him using local materials and the interior is a subtle mix of his travel finds and custom made furniture.

Diego Montero

April 6, 2020 10:40 pm Published by

This simple house belongs to Argentinean architect Diego Montero and his family. It stands on an astonishing site overlooking a sea laguna near Punta del Este (Uruguay).

Urban factory

April 6, 2020 8:48 pm Published by

An old button factory renovated by its owners with raw materials, industrial architecture and vintage finds.


April 6, 2020 2:34 pm Published by

Welcome in the fresh and colourful Paris apartment of interior architect Delphine. With turquoise blue as a common thread, this 200 square meters Haussmann appartment happily combines floral wallpapers with classic and design pieces of furniture as well as contemporary art. A very inspiring and eccentric home!


April 6, 2020 11:02 pm Published by

Close to Biarritz (West Atlantic coast), a famous surfing spot that is relentlessly busy in the high season, the owners of this house have chosen to build their holiday home in the midst of the country side far away from the crowds.


April 10, 2020 6:11 pm Published by

he traditional facade reveals a truly modern space, filled with the owner's own creations as well as their curated objects, artwork and pieces of design.


April 10, 2020 4:41 pm Published by

It takes a lot of imagination and love to create a beautiful house like this one. Airy white interiors furnished with industrial and reclaimed pieces, decorated only with objects meaningful to the owners.

Shine Shine

April 6, 2020 7:48 pm Published by

We would all need a little bit of « Shine Shine in our lives. This is exactly what Tracy - founder of the South African brand Shine Shine- has made it her mission.


April 6, 2020 10:01 pm Published by

This elegant family house on the “Ile d’Oleron” (French Atlantic coast) belongs to Anoushka and Laurent, two interior decorators who have set upon the challenge of renovating an old authentic oyster farmer house. Easy to live in, the house has been restored with limestone, wood, and a charming blend of antiques and vintage pieces.

Casa Zinc

April 10, 2020 10:02 am Published by

Just beyond the rolling dunes of Punta del Este , Antique dealer  Aaron Hojman offers a "posada bohemia" clad in vintage railway bricks, reclaimed windows and zinc siding.


April 10, 2020 10:47 am Published by

In the heart of the colonial town Cartagena (Colombia), a house has the audacity to combine minimalism, purity of lines and touch of colours.

Dar Igdad

April 10, 2020 10:51 am Published by

In the semi arid landscape of southern Morrocco, two landscape architects specialised in ramed earth constructions and dry gardens have built this beautiful retreat ,combining traditional materials and techniques with a resolutely contemporary style.


April 6, 2020 9:18 pm Published by

This family home near Angoulême (France) belongs to Isabelle and her family who have set upon the challenge of renovating an old medieval castle.


April 10, 2020 4:07 pm Published by

This spectacular new build villa in the heart of the colonial town Antigua (Guatemala) belongs to a French interior designer and stands out by its unique style : a mix of colonial and contemporary architecture, local materials and Central American craftwork.

Ritz Goughassian

April 6, 2020 2:14 pm Published by

Marked by an impressive attention to detail and an idiosyncratic handling of materials, this house eschews the traditional backyard in favour of an in-looking approach. Melbourne-based practice Ritz and Ghougassian won the 2018 Australian Interior Design Awards


April 10, 2020 10:30 am Published by

This house is Bali is owned by an Italian architect. It is a mix of an eclectic and playful feel taking into account the house features as well as the outside ambience.

Balinese hideaway

April 10, 2020 10:18 am Published by

This dismantled and reassembled wonder of rustic originality consists of 3 Javanese joglo houses with roof tiles from an old mosque.


April 10, 2020 10:00 am Published by

Clean lines and minimal design furniture of this high-end Uruguayan private residence  create a sense of tranquility whereas skylights and large windows enhances the unusual shapes and dimensions of certain aspects of the property.


April 6, 2020 2:46 pm Published by

This renovation of an existing Victorian terrace house includes an extension to the rear of the dwelling to facilitate an external entertaining area and garden. An urban garden wraps around the kitchen, in which seating ‘nooks’ are subtracted from the garden volumes.


April 6, 2020 10:09 pm Published by

This holiday house used to be an agricultural shed in the South of France. It was cleverly renovated with lots of ideas to steal by a French interior decorator and furniture designer. All this in a very simple yet authentic style.


April 7, 2020 3:09 pm Published by

In the middle of a park of cork oaks ans olive trees in the Alentejo region (Portugal), two Frenchmen have commisioned an unusual villa-hotel.


April 7, 2020 8:39 am Published by

A French interior decorator found the perfect house in Bordeaux (France) and refitted it to accomodate her family and her own studio.


April 15, 2020 1:06 pm Published by

A reminiscence of Provence and Toscany with a touch of Victorian style! This 400 sqm property belongs to an Argentinean couple; owners of a famous clothes and interior design brand.


April 6, 2020 10:49 pm Published by

This high-end private residence near Punta del Este (Uruguay) has been created by international design firm Kallosturin (based in London and San Francisco). Clean lines and minimal design furniture create a sense of tranquility whereas skylights and large windows enhances the unusual shapes and dimensions of certain aspects of the property.


April 7, 2020 5:01 pm Published by

This black and white architect-designed holiday house is located in Punta del Este (Uruguay). Two white cubes are linked by a long black hall and a huge swimming pool. The interior is simple, modern and stylish. Furniture is mostly custom made and scaled to the house


April 6, 2020 10:56 pm Published by

This holiday retreat stands on an astonishing site overlooking the ocean, close to Punta del Este (Uruguay).