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Free-flowing forms: a stunning house by the lake

Created to sit waterside at beautiful Lake Türlersee in Switzerland, this modern space was designed by Wafai Architecture, playing on natural forms to devise a playful and dynamic holiday home for a young couple. While this striking design was ultimately never realised, the Italian architecture firm Wafai Architecture’s take on a holiday home for a young couple expecting a baby focused on its core concepts of ultra-modern design, with a calm, coherent aesthetic.   Flowing movement This luxury villa concept…

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Effortless design meets cosy living in Brasilia

The architects Alex Claver and Wilker Medeiros from Studio 2 Arquitetura e Interiores created a cool, contemporary haven in modern Brasilia. Following collaboration between the owners and architecture firm on 13 bakeries and the previous family home, Studio2 Arquitetura e Interiores turned their keen eye, skill and experience to this new project, creating a truly unique but beautifully warm home to be treasured for years to come. A much-needed refresh The existing 283 sqm apartment was renovated with the aim…

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ENVELOPED BY NATURE

Nestled comfortably next to a family farm, this rural home by architecture firm MW Works was designed to offer a warm, comfortable retreat without the built structure stealing the show. Located on a rural lot on Whidbey Island north of Seattle, a farm-owning family hoped to add a part-time residence to the edge of their existing site. Tucked slightly out the way into the edge of a dense forest, this retreat overlooks chicken sheds, cattle fields, a fishing pond and…

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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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The rise of La Fábrica

After discovering an industrial cement factory just outside Barcelona in 1973, Ricardo Bofill embarked on a transformative project that continues on to this day. In the early 1970s, Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill was searching for a space to adapt into both a home for himself and his family as well as a spacious workshop for his firm. A somewhat ambitious project, as regulations in Barcelona at the time didn’t allow for dual residential/workspaces. But, on a fateful day in 1973,…

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CITYTRIP GHENT: DISCOVER THE BRAND NEW B&B ACHILLES

Looking for a romantic getaway or a fun girls trip? Visit Ghent and stay the night in the brand-new bed & breakfast Achilles. This B&B, situated in a marvellous art nouveau house in the centre of Ghent, is the perfect base for a short trip to Europe’s best kept secret. And did you know that Decovry decorated the entire place? Book your trip and get a fabulous Decovry extra: 28% discount and a bottle of champagne (37.5 cl) in the…

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How To: Statement Walls

A blank wall and no single idea how to fill it. The struggle is real. Did you know that a statement wall is a clever way to personalise your home? No worries if you’re not really into (interior) decoration. Decovry has got you and your walls covered with different options so you could transform a wall into a piece of art.     Not Just Another Wonderwall Refresh your interior with a classy wall print. Messy flowers or natural landscapes…

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