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Clean intentions: up your storage game

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Do your resolutions for this year involve keeping a tidier home? If so, you know what they say: a place for everything, everything in its place. Don’t know where to start? Well, you know we at DECOVRY love to help. So we’ve put together an edit of storage solutions to suit all styles of interior, budget and space constraints. We’re also going into some handy-dandy tips, tricks and hacks to get you on the right track to finally make 2022…

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Design Talk: GANTlights

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High-spec concrete lighting Based in Berlin, GANTlights designs and builds timeless designer lamps with an architectural focus. Using contrasting materials such as concrete, wood and various precious metals, these designer lights create a true focal point in any space.   Originally from Bavaria Stefan Gant, architect, designer and founder of the chic interior lighting brand, brings together cool, industrial concrete and high-quality marble and contrasting metals, resulting in minimal styles to last the ages.     Brilliantly boxy Concrete…

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IN TRANSIT: The Picturesque Gare Maritime in Brussels

Architecture firms Neutelings Riedijk Architects and Bureau Bouwtechniek have come together to create a picturesque multi-use space by converting a 20th century railway station in the heart of Brussels. As part of the ambitious Tour & Taxi development – a development project by Brussels-based real estate developer Extensa – Brussel’s Gare Maritime has been given a breath of new life.   Old meets new The wider development as a whole aims to combine the past and the present of Brussels…

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Villa Savoye: Le Corbusier’s modernist creation in Poissy

Completed in 1931, Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye not only transformed the Swiss architect’s career but has long been seen as one of the most important contributions to modern architecture, even being included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Located in a commune just outside of Paris, Villa Savoye is a true icon of modern architecture, drawing on the innovative engineering that emerged in the early 20th century and encompassing a new take on spatial planning and minimalism. The Five Points Le…

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A seaside haven: The reimagining of a 70’s house into modern art

Inspired by the paintings of Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto, architecture firm Estudio Primitivo Gonzalez transformed a tired apartment with peeling paint and outdated balusters into a modern escape fit for a true seaside escape. The architecture firm reimagining this project designed this calm, relaxing seaside haven to be the frame of contemplation for the work of art viewed from it, in this case: the sea. Internal and external Large windows look out across the sea, allowing a peaceful yet dynamic…

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DESIGN TALK: STEAMERY

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Scandinavian design aesthetics in combo with high technology and sustainable values.   Design Talk means time to meet the face behind a brand. Today we make time to get to know Steamery, this Swedish brand combines Scandinavian design aesthetics with high technology and sustainable values.   About Steamery Steamery was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2014 by Martin Lingner and Frej Lewenhaupt. During their years in the fashion industry, they realized that consumers didn’t know how to take care of…

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VINCENT VAN DUYSEN, spotlight on this Belgian architect

Our Top 3 series takes a look at some of the world’s most innovative designers and architects, presenting you with DECOVRY’s pick of their top three projects. This week, top Belgian architect and designer Vincent Van Duysen is in the spotlight. Born in Belgium, Van Duysen began his career as an architect, establishing his own practice back in 1989. However, not only does this innovative thinker work in architecture, but he has always been interested in the relationship between the…

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DESIGN TALK: go as u.r

The vegan conscious beauty & fashion concept for on the go women   Design Talk means time to meet the face behind a brand. Today we make time to get to know Annelies Lambert of go as u.r, the Belgian brand designed for an urban lifestyle on the go. go as u.r is their state of mind. It is the desire to be free, explore and express yourself.   Think vegan, conscious, minimalist, empowering and effortless. Of course, there are many ways…

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SENSE OF SERENITY

The owners of this one-of-a-kind home in Kerala, India, brought together their three favourite designers to create their dream residence: Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai, the English landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith and the Belgian interior designer Axel Vervoordt. When homeowners discovered their ideal plot of land in their home state of Kerala, the young family dreamed of bringing together three designers whose work they’d always admired. And when their dream became a reality, they couldn’t be more delighted with the…

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ICONIC NIEMEYER MODERNISM: Where thoughtful construction meets playful design

Built in 1951 and situated just outside of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, Oscar Niemeyer’s Casa das Canoas is considered to be one of the most significant and quintessential examples of modernist Brazilian architecture. Casa das Canoas embodies Oscar Niemeyer’s Brazilian Modernist roots with exemplary tropical charm, touching upon the topography and abundant nature embracing the family home, all while keeping in mind the archetypal modernist elements of the movement of which he was an iconic contributor. The…

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