It seems safe to say that small living has surpassed having its moment to now being a movement. While plenty of individuals choose to go this route to have a smaller environmental footprint or rely on fewer material goods, some of us have no choice as city dwellers. Now there’s one less thing to miss with Urban Balcony, a wall structure made of iroku wood and available with several accessories that allow you to take full advantage of what little outdoor space you may have. Designed by Meneghello Paolelli Associati for Unopiù, Urban Balcony is a modular, flexible
Makepeace Mansions Apartment is a minimal apartment located in London, United Kingdom, designed by Surman Weston. The design scheme references the aesthetic of the original building and others typical of the era, specifically Charles Holden’s historic art-deco tube stations.
The scheme is incorporated by a motif of decor-inspired curves, which are present in every room of the home. Curves are found in the fluted oak cabinetry within the kitchen while a circular window is introduced to divide the kitchen from the living room.
The fireplace is framed by bespoke arched concrete and terracotta handmade specifically for the project by
The Duomo cathedral in Milan, Italy has inspired many creations, and now we can count FrattiniFilli’s DOMM chair among them. Created using traditional materials and processes, these bent wood chairs have a slightly different concept from traditional designs – it all revolves around the repetition of one beech wood “ring” with a bending radius, height being the one variable in the equation. The slightly descending line of DOMM’s profile allows for the lower rings to act as armrests while creating a bold iconic look.
Another new piece from FrattiniFilli is TRIDO, a multifunctional object that can be put to use
Well, this is it – the last episode of the Firehouse Project from TheBuild.tv. We have loved following along as Anthony Carrino and his team share the process of renovating this extraordinary space. Take a final tour here and get a sneak peek at Season 2:
Check out the 3D model here:
Images courtesy of Anthony Carrino.
Extra&ordinary Design is a London-based design studio founded by designer Hyunhee Hwang who focuses on design-led products that transform ordinary spaces into the extraordinary. For the past 10 years, Hwang has worked in the design industry in South Korea and England, honing her aesthetic which comes to life through playful colors, sculptural shapes, and the use of jesmonite.
The brand’s latest collection is called Scala, featuring a series of objects, like a vase, candle holder, incense holder, and trays, inspired by Roman marble architecture, particularly marble block stairs and columns. Each piece is individually cast and handmade giving them marble-like
Toronto-based design firm Cecconi Simone Inc. recently designed the interiors of a contemporary home located in Toronto’s Lawrence Park neighborhood. The home’s quiet and elegant design merges landscape, architecture, and interiors seamlessly, lending itself perfectly to a light and sophisticated material palette that highlights outside views to the pool and yard.
Cecconi Simone Inc. decided to keep finishes and lighting consistent throughout the space to maintain its calm nature and highlight the stunning outdoor views from double-height windows. Wood floors, white cabinetry, and a black fireplace maintain the structure’s contemporary style without sacrificing comfort.
“When you enter the front door,