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EXCEPTIONAL ERAS: Blended interiors in the heart of Paris

Alongside Patrizio Miceli, the head of Parisian-Roman creative agency Al Dente, interior architect Hadrien Breitenbach has designed a blended interior in the heart of Paris for the agency.   The downtown interior is nothing but ordinary, moving confidently away from the standard office typology. Designed to feel like a living space, the agency’s new home additionally includes a hidden indoor swimming pool, a patio complete with lounge and dining space, two photo studios and a bright and airy conservatory.  …

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MODERN MEDITERRANEAN: An interior landscape

Gallardo Llopis Architecture’s recent project is tailor-made for the owners, incorporating patios and gorgeous gardens to create a sanctuary with plenty of privacy. A new viewpoint As this plot of land in sunny Santa Gertrudia, Ibiza is surrounded by neighbours on all sides without a clear view in whose direction to orient the home, the architecture firm turned this concept on its head, instead containing the home’s exterior by way of a monolithic volume integrated into the four-bedroom home. Rather…

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DREAMY DESTINATION: Can Sastre Ibiza

One of the most beautiful and unforgettable spots we love from around the world is the iconic Can Sastre in Ibiza. Just be warned, if you read on, you may not be able to resist booking your next holiday at this charming boutique hotel. Located in Santa Gertrudis, right in the heart of sunny hotspot Ibiza, you’ll find a beautifully decorated, quaint escape called Can Sastre. The small, intimate agrotourism spot invites you to take in nature, good food and…

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DESIGN TALK: BLOMUS MODO by Nina Thöming

Design Talk means it’s time to meet the face behind a brand. Today, we’re going to get to know Nina Thöming, who created a collection of monochrome black bathroom accessories for German design brand blomus. Nina is part of another German design studio, FLÖZ, which has been a partner to blomus for more than a decade. She arrived there with a background in industrial design and, perhaps because of this, has a systematic and exhaustive approach to all things she…

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All natural: A Finnish forest escape

Finnish firm Sanaksenaho Architects’ 2010 design of a lakeside family home focuses on all-natural materials, reducing energy consumption and the appreciation of the lush local landscape to create an escape that truly soaks in its natural surroundings.     A material world Known as Villa Musu, this lakeside retreat was built entirely of wood, aside from the concrete foundations of the structure. Black painted timber cut to various lengths and widths clad the façade, chosen by architect Matti Sanaksenaho and…

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DESIGN TALK: MXHome

Design talk means taking some time to meet the face behind a brand. Today, we want to introduce you to Malvina Vanbever, the founder of her own sustainable lounge cushion company, MXHome.     Malvina, a young and promising French designer started this company in her native St. Tropez in 2017, and has since made a name for herself in the world of interior and exterior lounging accessories. A graduate of the acclaimed design school Istituto Marangoni, Paris, Malvina has…

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5 camping essentials selected by author and camper enthusiast Els Sirejacob

Els Sirejacob is a well-known Belgian food stylist, chef, and recipe writer by trade but a camper lover by heart. Her book ‘Camperfood and Stories’ is now available on DECOVRY. She took the time to write a piece on her new book and carefully selected some of her favourite DECOVRY products to take with her on one of her adventures.…

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AUTHENTICITY DONE RIGHT: Hiroshima’s coolest new hotel

Paying homage to its original architecture and the building’s history, Hiroyuki Tanaka Architects reimagined a former hospital and designed what is now the cool, chic boutique hotel Kiro Hiroshima.   A different dynamic When Japanese architecture firm Hiroyuki Tanaka Architects took on the design and creation of a pared-back hotel in the centre of Hiroshima, the team decided to retain many of the original features of the space in order to build a home away from home. Rather than falling…

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