MDDM Studio Converts Beijing Textile Factory into an Office for Film Production Company.

  Beijing-based studio MDDM has given an old textile factory new life, converting it into a multi-disciplinary office for movie production company CWITM. Pre-existing skylights on the industrial shed roof were maintained to allow for abundant natural light. Stark white…

Tingtai Teahouse in Shanghai, China by Linehouse.

  With an emerging coffee house culture in China showing no signs of slowing down, the traditional teahouses in Asia have had to step up their game and respond with contemporary interpretations of their interiors. The struggle is real when…

Opulent Residential Display Suite in China by Co-Direction Design.

  A residence is a stage for life, a harbour of the soul, the carrier of art. It is often said that writing mirrors the writer, and painting reflects the painter. Similarly, homes showcase our different life philosophies. Over the…

Dexamenes Seaside Hotel in Kourouta, Greece by k-studio.

  Nikos Karaflos, the visionary entrepreneur-turned-hotelier, initially contacted Athens-based k-studio several years ago with an idea to transform an abandoned wine factory on the west coast of mainland Greece, into a hotel. After a long process of design, development and…

La Tana Café in Vancouver, Canada by Ste. Marie Art and Design.

  The stellar team behind Osteria Savio Volpe (previously) and Pepino’s Spaghetti House recently opened the doors of their third concept, La Tana in Vancouver, Canada, loosely translating to “The Den” in Italian. Inspired by old world establishments, Caffè La…

Whitworth Locke Hotel in Manchester, UK by Grzywinski+Pons.

  Led by Matthew Grzywinski and Amador Pons, New York City-based practice Grzywinski+Pons has recently completed Whitworth Locke, a 160-room hotel with a bar, cafe, lounge and co-working space in Manchester, England. This adaptive reuse project was an addition, complete…

Polychrome House in Cronulla, Sydney by Amber Road.

  If there’s one way to describe the work of Sydney-based Amber Road, it would have to be fearless. I’m so happy to have these talented ladies back on our pages to kick off our 2019 editorial programme (hooray!) with…