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NO. FIFTY-FIVE

NO. FIFTY-FIVE

London, UK

Engineered to the nearest centimetre: a contextsensitive exercise of beauty and functionality. A typically British apartment, with restricted living space, transformed into a house of great personality, capable of enhancing the outward appearance with practical solutions, without neglecting attention to detail.

The rooms are organised in a clear and comfortable fashion in order to create an ideal continuity between the living and the sleeping area. The simplicity of the furnishings and the...


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TATORT FRANKFURT

TATORT FRANKFURT

Frankfurt, Germany

Transforming a townhouse from the 1970s into a cutting edge, twenty-first century home. An important design challenge, put together by Teamgeissert, in Frankfurt. An ambitious operation born from the desire to subtly reduce the evident geometry of the building and design a new living space, characterised by understated elegance, an expression of architectural attention to design and of particular consideration to formal and material stability.

The focal point of the transformation is the...


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551 CHALETTE DRIVE

551 CHALETTE DRIVE

Beverly Hills, California

True Californian style, cutting edge design, luxury and sophistication: this is the essence of 551 Chalette Drive, located in the hills surrounding Beverly Hills, with a unique view of Los Angeles. The apartment complex has been developed on one level and is notable for the exclusive refinement and elegance of its contours and features. A private courtyard leads onto an imposing entrance: unexpected dimensions and spaces unfold from the black marble walls.

High ceilings, airy rooms, large...


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CASA FLORA

CASA FLORA

Venice, Italy

A large house in the heart of Venice. A unique space born from the meeting of two worlds: that of Gioele Romanelli’s tradition of hospitality and Diego Paccagnella’s (of Design-Apart) design for innovation. At Casa Flora the architecture and interiors of a typical Venetian palazzo merge with the best craftsmanship, design, and Italian manufacturing: everything is bespoke in order to live the space as an experience.

One of Casa Flora’s distinctive features is its natural appearance, which...


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HOTEL AKELARRE

HOTEL AKELARRE

San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa / Spain

Significantly ecological and at the same time technological and innovative design choices: this is the spirit that defines the Hotel Akelarre. Opened in the summer of 2017, the complex integrates and completes a restaurant of the same name located a few kilometres from the centre of San Sebastian and overlooking a panoramic hillside location on the Bay of Biscay coast. Five volumes of stone grafted onto the spine of the hill, which house 22 suites, all overlooking the azure sea.

Stone,...


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KENSINGTON

KENSINGTON

London, UK

Sophisticated and timeless style. Attention to architectural detail. Looking towards the contemporary. These are the central themes of this Victorian Kensington residence, curated by the Landmass London Studio. An important restructuring operation that has succeeded in the attempt to recreate a luxurious living space, through the expansion of the communal areas and the reconfiguration of the rooms, paying particular attention to the finishes and craftsmanship.

Natural light floods the rooms...


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OSCAR3 MYLIUS 65’

OSCAR3 MYLIUS 65’

Studio Parisotto + Formenton

Designed for the sea. Oscar3 Mylius 65’, designed by Alberto Simeone in collaboration with the P+F studio, is the result of a perfect synthesis of form and function. Made entirely of carbon, it is the natural evolution of the preceding 60’- 65’ hulls. A nautical jewel in which the main theme is the seafaring life, with strong references to classic boats that have been reinterpreted from a contemporary perspective.

The interiors are interwoven with colour themes of smoked eucalyptus and...


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PRIVATE HOUSE

PRIVATE HOUSE

Ghent, Belgium

Capturing the essence of living, through minimal architecture and understated, elegant style. Minus has created this living space by giving utmost importance to the rooms, stripping them of every superfluous or redundant aspect. Intense, aesthetic rigour dominates the structure: clean, geometric contours, accentuated, straight lines, and the absence of any decorative element that may disturb the compositional order.

The apparent simplicity of the structure becomes an opportunity to enhance...


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SINGLE HOUSE DE BEIR

SINGLE HOUSE DE BEIR

Knokke-Heist / Belgium

The private residence of the architect De Beir, entirely reimagined while observing the style of the previously existing villa, is located in Knokke, the last town on the Belgian coast prior to crossing the Dutch border. From the main entrance you will first gain access to the garden, then, via a winding path you will enter a kitchen directly connected to a beautiful terrace surrounded by greenery which summons up the atmosphere of the nearby sea and beach. Despite the thatched roof and its...


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TOWNHOUSE HH

TOWNHOUSE HH

Munich, Germany

Baroque Style and Modern Design, the past and modernity: two seemingly distant universes destined to meet and integrate in a unique manner in this historical, seventeenth-century building. In the restructuring operation many pre-existing elements had to be taken into account, first of all, the structural architecture of the villa. And then the stucco, the wall coverings, and the parquet floors. Great knowledge and skill was required to understand how to combine them with innovative materials...


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VALLEY VILLA

VALLEY VILLA

Vilnius, Lithuania

Let yourself be completely enveloped by nature, take delight in its beauty and for a moment, forget the hustle and bustle of the city.Valley Villa, designed by Studio Arches, is located a few kilometres from the city of Vilnius and was conceived with the intention of creating perfect integration between its modern architectural lines and the extraordinary individuality of the surrounding natural environment. With external cladding in Kebony wood and irregular sloping roofs, the residence...


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ABERCORN PLACE

ABERCORN PLACE

London, United Kingdom

The project occupies the two top floors of a Victorian terraced house in St Johns’s Wood, converted into three apartments in the late 70’s. Stripped of most of its original features, the house was characterized by a cacophony of ceiling levels, door sizes, wall finishes and window styles.

The project’s brief called for a contemporary interior unifying the space and integrating the existing remaining Victorian features with an uncompromising modern intervention. Paolo Cossu Architects’...


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APARTMENT ON THE RIVER

APARTMENT ON THE RIVER

Torino, Italy

Aristocratic, refined, historic and modern at the same time - it is the “House on the River” on the banks of the Po in Turin. A complex and ambitious renovation project that aims to maintain the building’s atmosphere and aristocratic charm without altering its style and existing architectural elements. Large and bright areas take the place of dimly lit tight spaces. The typical long corridors of aristocratic houses and the enfilade style of multiple rooms have been reorganised into ample...


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CASA JMG

CASA JMG

Polignano a Mare, Italy

In architectural restoration projects, there is a continuous tension between the quest for modernity and the will to preserve the original identity of the building, between the drive for innovation and the link with tradition. In the JMG House project, there has been an attempt to overcome the dichotomy between these contrasting forces by making them complementary.

In fact, the primary desire of the clients was to create an intimate bond with the surrounding area and with what it expresses,...


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JOFANS HOUSE

JOFANS HOUSE

Denia, Spain

The thousand sea shades of the Costa Blanca dominate the external spaces, inside, pure white elements match the colours of the earth. This is how we perceive Jofans House, the villa designed by the Antonio Altarriba Comes studio in Denia.

The design process was driven by the desire to maximise the sea view and create a close bond between the outside and the interior.

The outdoor spaces are, in fact, conceived as part of the home itself and merge, as in the living area, with the interior...


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MAIDA VALE MANSIONS

MAIDA VALE MANSIONS

London, United Kingdom

Maida Vale Mansions is a refurbishment project of the Biddulph Mansions block apartment in Maida Vale. Client’s main brief was to create a bigger living room space, as well as to incorporate a new en-suite bathroom into the master bedroom. Following the brief, Ardesia Design connected one of the bedrooms with the existing living room to create a big open space with a dining area and one of the small storage rooms became an en-suite bathroom. The new interior style is a creative mix inspired...


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OSCAR2 MYLIUS 50’

OSCAR2 MYLIUS 50’

Podenzano, Piacenza, Italy

The Mylius 50’ is a true fast cruiser-racer, a synthesis of quality, comfort, design and performance. Signed by Alberto Simeone design in collaboration with the P+F studio, it is a 15-metre craft designed to offer the ultimate cruising experience and top class regatta performance.

This is confirmed by the almost flat cabin, the comprehensive carbon fibre construction with the exception of the deck in teak and the mast configuration; the PBO rigging and minimalist interiors are in line with...


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PRIVATE HOUSE IN MILANO

PRIVATE HOUSE IN MILANO

Milano, Italy

The renovation project of this apartment in the heart of Milan was inspired by the need to create a new, large living area ideally suited to socialising. To fulfil the desire of the customer to live in a comfortable, simple and functional environment, the original floor-plan has been completely redesigned, optimising the existing spaces.

The hallway is separated from the living area by a single block container element made of natural oak. Total separation between the two spaces is ensured...


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PRIVATE HOUSE ON THE LAKE

PRIVATE HOUSE ON THE LAKE

Ginevra, Switzerland

The transformation of this villa on the shores of Lake Geneva, originally inspired by the severe architecture of the 1980s, into a contemporary dwelling is mediated by two natural elements: water and light. The restoration embodies a rethink of residential notions; the interiors have been redesigned, freeing them of obsolete materials and colours, creating a new interior that lives in harmony with the lake’s natural surroundings.

Large openings spectacularly overlook the lakeviews, flooding...


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SAAI HEADQUARTERS

SAAI HEADQUARTERS

Aalter, Belgium

The concept of purity and simplicity of forms is the basis of the SAAI architectural style, the interior design studio of the Pieterjan and Frederik Saey brothers. The new SAAI headquarters in Aalter is a concrete expression of this design approach in which minimalism becomes the key element of the entire creation. The monochrome container, developed in three volumes and made of glass and MDF panels, defines the building’s dual vocation.

On one side has been deployed the functional and...


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SENATO HOTEL

SENATO HOTEL

Milano, Italy

Revival. This is the concept behind the renovation of the neoclassical building at Via Senato nr. 22 in the prestigious Brera district in Milan, once the residence of the Ranza family, now carefully converted into a boutique hotel by the architect Alessandro Bianchi. The Ginkgo Biloba leaf which boldly decorates the facade of the building is repeatedly proposed also in the interior decor, a concrete symbol of renewal and renovated energy that permeates the hotel. A contemporary language...


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TREMBLANT RESIDENCE

TREMBLANT RESIDENCE

Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada

“Tremblant Residence”, created by MRP Architecture & Charles Virone Concept, is a modern home, in the heart of Quebec, nestled in the woods of the mountains from which it takes its name. Right from the planning stage, the clients had expressed the desire that their house should be permeated with the minimal and essential atmosphere typical of European styling. Thus has been created a space where structures and forms are declined according to the principles of purity and linearity.

Black...


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AHM

AHM

London, United Kingdom

Listed as a “Grade II” building owing to its remarkable historic, architectural and cultural importance the AHM private residence is one of a prestigious collection of historical buildings in the district of Kensington. The new design of its interior space carried out by the firm of  MorphInterior Ltd leaves the “past recollections” of the building intact while giving it a fresh personality.

The highly distinctive furnishings and decorative elements, flanked by a masterly use of lighting,...


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PROJECT B

PROJECT B

Ghent, Belgium

Some buildings seem to recount the many spirits and stories that have lived within their walls and shaped them in the course of time. This  house with a view of the Castle of Gravensteen in the Belgian city of Gent is a tangible example of this concept. Its modernization has in fact preserved the authenticity of the building intact, safeguarding the structure and adapting it to the requirements of a contemporary lifestyle.

The living space provides the backdrop to some furniture pieces of...


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PASTORIE BALEGEM

PASTORIE BALEGEM

Balegem, Belgium

The purity and simplicity of form defining the Pastorie Balegem B&B establishment, is perceivable starting from the façade. Testifying to its neo-Romantic past, after many years of abandon, the building now relives thanks to a restoration project carried out in synergy with the client.  Its pre-existing finishes, surface coverings and materials have been artfully restored.

The panoramic windows, which have retained their original shape, flood the rooms with light and recount the long story...


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VILLA A

VILLA A

Catania, Italy

The intimacy and hugeness of natural forms and volumes belonging to the past cohabit with today’s luminous extroversion, minimalist shapes and basic materials in this refurbishment and extension project carried out under the direction of the French firm A-OMA. Characterized by a mindful attention to the environment, the project reflects energy efficiency concepts, an appropriate use of materials and the enhancement of the building’s historical origins.

The refinement of the project is...


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VILLA T

VILLA T

Brienno, Italy

Is it possible to provide a different interpretation and a whole new meaning to a residence by simply redesigning the interior? This was the challenge taken up by Arkham Project when it was assigned the refurbishment project of a seventies-style villa looking onto Lake Como.  In an attempt to unite, why not try to divide: four strips of different colours and materials intersect all of the rooms on each floor of the house.

Colour changes involve all elements without exception, from floor to...


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CASA SARDINERA

CASA SARDINERA

Alicante, Spain

“A place of contemplation and relaxation that exalts the emotions offered by the surrounding natural environment”. This is how Spanish architect Ramon Esteve describes Casa Sardinera. This basic and uncontaminated space draws lymph from the light and nature typical of the Mediterranean and a landscape of unquestionable charm.

The interiors, patio and swimming pool stand out for the intense expressiveness of their materials, fruit of some highly textural finishes: concrete for the...


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DOLLY DOMINATOR 800

DOLLY DOMINATOR 800

Fano, Italy

Dominator 800 “Dolly” is a 24-metre yacht and a perfect example of exquisite craftsmanship in the authentic style of the Made in Italy brand. Custom-made to the requirements of its owner, it is fitted with no. 2 MAN 1800 HP, thanks to which it reaches a maximum speed of 33 knots and a cruising speed of 26 knots.

The yacht is furnished with oak furniture, Italian marble finishes and fine leather upholstery. The layout contemplates four cabins, comprising the full beam owner’s cabin whose...


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CASA HDM

CASA HDM

Ora, Italy

The conversion of an ancient village farmstead into a private home has interpreted the new living spaces as “boxes” which leave the original volumetric perception unchanged.  The project enhances the pre-existing building while valorising structural and material irregularities and supporting them with an interior design played out in neutral shades.

Particular attention has been given to the choice of finishes and materials: the existing resin covered floor has been repaired and treated to...


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CASA HIBISCUS

CASA HIBISCUS

Old Fort Bay, Bahamas

Completely made over in 2014, Casa Hibiscus is located on the exclusive Island of Old Fort Bay in the Bahamas. One of a kind, this cottage stands out for its contemporary Italian design while retaining some of the typical aspects of the Bahamian tradition.

The interiors have been masterfully redesigned: a more open plan layout allows for a use of the space that responds more effectively to the needs of contemporary living.  Inside the home, refined furnishings and European accessories...


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NYLØNFABRIK

NYLØNFABRIK

Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

A new life as high-end showroom and loft for a former nylon factory at the mercy of the time.

The Kove interior design studio has renovated a disused industrial building, with a careful composition of deep perspectives and natural light. The project brought new life into the place while enhancing its industrial identity, through the juxtaposition of the original red brick walls with the contemporary claddings, the garden and the pool. For the daylight to shine in, some parts have been...


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REHABILITATION OF AN APARTMENT

REHABILITATION OF AN APARTMENT

Braga, Portugal

The interaction of materials, lines and colours results in a three-dimensional, optical effect, extremely decorative.

The project by Correia/Ragazzi Arquitectos aimed at remodeling two existing apartments into a duplex, to meet the needs of the inhabitants while reflecting their personality. The monumental staircase is the key element shaping the space and acting as connection. The top balcony is overlooking the lower level. The entire apartment was designed while taking into consideration...


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THE GARDEN HOUSE

THE GARDEN HOUSE

London, UK

A urban project offering the relax of a house surrounded by the green.

The white cube of the Garden House stands out on the brick facades of the surrounding buildings, in the heart of London. The layout of the large windows opened to the garden has been designed to give the living area and the bedroom an excellent natural light. The space composition, guided by the needs of city life, is enriched with customised furniture, sliding and adaptable to different functions.

The structure has...


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Holy Cross Residence

Holy Cross Residence

Montréal, Canada

The canadian post-war architecture is interpreted through a careful study of passive energies.

The Holy Cross contemporary volume fits gracefully in with the surrounding postwar houses of a residential district in Montréal. The project maintained the original geometry of the building, though optimising its energy efficiency. The position of the terrace and of the windows combined with the internal structure, allow the diffusion of the sun light and heat during the winter, and of a natural...


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LINEE D'OMBRA

LINEE D'OMBRA

Siracusa, Italy

The sequence of light and shadow in contrast with the wide roof, encompasses the whole architecture.

The architecture of this villa surrounded by a green oasis was originated from a pre-existing perimeter, completely emptied and then dressed again. The intervention of the Irace studio takes the former rectangular body, drawn by four pillars, as starting point to develop the volumes on different levels, articulating down to the sea. The roof covering made of suspended wooden beams, becomes...


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SW82 FEELIN' GOOD

SW82 FEELIN' GOOD

Cape Town, South Africa

A globe trotter designed by clean and tapered lines, for a long and comfortable travel around the world.

News from the Capetown-based Southern Wind Shipyard: Feelin' Good launches the 82' mini series, encompassing the brand qualities in just 26.33 meters. The design is characterised by a clean geometric language and the best organisation is attained through the use of smart functional solutions, high-tech materials and Apple operating system for navigation. Feelin' good is currently engaged...


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CASA-STUDIO

CASA-STUDIO

Milan, Italy

The dualism home-work is elegantely solved in a project curated into details.

In a typical Lombard court building from the early twentieth century, the studio brera24 - officina di architettura has transformed a disused apartment into an exclusive home-studio. The young designer could freely interpret the architecture, because many historical connotations had already disappeared. The result is a wide open space where private life and work practice get together, interpreted by the author’s...


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PENTHOUSE AMSTERDAM

PENTHOUSE AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The triumph of the natural light is the key element of an elegant, cosmopolitan penthouse located on the Amsterdam seafront.

A recent renovation by the architect Jan-Evert de Brouwer. The penthouse offers spectacular views of the Film Museum and the Amsterdam waterfront, thanks to a sequence of large windows. The remarkable brightness of the interior and a strict control of the volumes have guided the selection of the finishes, by virtue of their natural colours and the degree of light...


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HERTOG JAN

HERTOG JAN

Zedelgem, Belgium

In the Hertog Jan project, the structure of a former barn of the seventeenth century has found a new scope as cultural bridge between the country and the fine dining. The architecture of Dries Bonamie has been entrusted with the delicate task of honoring the agricultural identity of the building, part of the Hof De Pleyne complex, recently turned into a protected national monument. The addition of a simple contemporary volume blends harmoniously with the rural landscape, supporting the...


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SECOND RESIDENCE AT BELGIAN COAST

SECOND RESIDENCE AT BELGIAN COAST

Sint-Idesbald, Belgium

A perfect integration of interior design and natural landscape invites the marine atmosphere into the living space.

This villa is located where the sea meets the land, on the sandy coast of St. Idesbald, in the Flanders region of Belgium. The large transparent surfaces and a selection of delicate materials recalling the colours of the beach (white, sand, gray) evoke the harmonious atmosphere of the landscape into the house. The décor is airy and relaxing, thanks to the aesthetic and...


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Backstage Hotel

Backstage Hotel

Zermatt, Svitzerland

A windowed structure facing the mount Cervino reveals a boutique hotel designed as a work of art.

Designed by the architect-artist Heinz Julen, the Backstage Hotel overlooks the breathtaking Mount Cervino valley. The light and transparent front reveals an eclectic as luxurious interior composition, based on an orchestra of decorative, nearly surreal elements. It was created to complete the Vernissage cultural center, in response to the need of a sparkling, stimulating atmosphere capable to...


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HOUSE C

HOUSE C

Kermt-Hasselt, Belgium

Simplicity, functionality and pure lines are the key principles of this project, reinventing the logics of contemporary architecture through the use of light and the organisation of space. The approach to the exterior design signed Klaarchitectuur, interprets the local architectural tradition through the combination of minimalism with rustic elements, such as thatched roof. The interiors, curated by GF concepts, are essential and innovative, characterised by nearly invisible cupboards,...


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CASA UNIFAMILIARE

CASA UNIFAMILIARE

Treviso, Italy

The luxury design concept characterising the Stimamiglio&Architects studio is revealed in a beautiful house in Treviso. Elegance, geometry, technology and customisation are the key aspects of the project. The natural elements, in warm tones of coulour such as wood and stone, meet here the rigorous, total white shapes and the transparency of the glass plates. The volumes of the customised furniture lie on the floor as lightweighted, almost un-materialised by a line of LED lights.
The refined...


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LA BRANCHE

LA BRANCHE

Heverlee, Belgium

This project involves the renovation of an eighteenth century hunting lodge, part of a former castle, located in the woods of Heverlee, Belgium. DMOA Architects have transformed it into a comfortable and modern dwelling, where the respect of the original elements emerges from the choice of moderate architectonic solutions. The overall effect is of great balance.
The dark colours of the interior contrast with the natural light allowed inside through the large windows. The pure stainless steel...


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MC RESIDENCE

MC RESIDENCE

Milano, Italy

The different phases of the renovation of this apartment are the result of a negotiation with the clients, with a desire for a relaxed yet formally elegant living space. The meticulous selection of materials is revealed in diverse but calibrated formal compositions. The separation between the living room and the kitchen area, through a partition wall, is highlighted by the juxtaposition of an hardwood floor, laid out in a herringbone pattern, and a floor in grey stone.
A more informal yet...


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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

London, United Kingdom

The apartment is conceived as a swirling fluid progression of spaces, where a series of organic shaped ceilings evokes the feeling of British cloudy skies. Thanks to the strength of the chosen materials, the furniture becomes almost superfluous, the sheer coldness and the solidity of the concrete walls contrast beautifully against the warmth of the Scandinavian white oak panels, resulting in an atmosphere of sober elegance. A spacious open-plan lounge and kitchen leads to a terrace...


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REQUALIFICATION OF THE PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY UNIT

REQUALIFICATION OF THE PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY UNIT

Policlinico of Catania, Italy

Winner of the "LAD-PROJECT", organised by the Lad Onlus not for profit organization and the Foundation of the Association of Architects of the Province of Catania, for the requalification and upgrading of the operating unit for pediatric hematology and oncology of the University Hospital of Catania. With this intervention, the architects aim to contribute to the young patients wellbeing and reduce the psychological effects of the problems they are facing. The idea behind the project is based...


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SL 104

SL 104

La Spezia, Italy

The SL104 project exemplifies the distinctive style of San Lorenzo yachts, summarizing elegance and balance of volumes, innovation and comfort. The spaces are very bright and evoke a sophisticated sense of intimacy: all aboard the SL104 yacht is custom-designed and -made, according to the style and needs of its owner.
The bathrooms are perfectly integrated in to the cabins: the walnut cabinet under the sink, adorned by the Botticino marble and by the CEA taps in polished stainless steel,...


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VILLA D

VILLA D

Perugia, Italy

A villa laying comfortably on the natural landscape and open to the Trasimeno Lake, in the province of Perugia, where the building partially disappears from view allowing maximum privacy, functional pathways and independent entry points. Several entrances and paths that do not necessarily cross, invite to discover and reveal the secrets of the house: a bathroom area decorated with golden wall tiles and with the shiny surfaces of the CEA taps, in AISI 316/L stainless steel.

Project: Paolo...


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Attic

Attic

Jesolo Lido, Italy

The renovation of the attic of a historic building in the Jesolo Lido, originally built in the fifties as a hotel and turned into a complex of apartments in the eighties. The orientation and the elongated shape of the building became an opportunity to shape the spaces with the intention to evoke the atmosphere of a ship: the living area, to the south, becomes a bow overlooking the sea; the night zone, to the north, hosts the cabins in the stern. A full-length closet is the hull of the...


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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Rome, Italy

This apartment is located in the Casali Valley, not far from the centre of Rome, and has been completely renovated. The project aims at highlighting the beautiful atmosphere of the sunset over the Roman countryside, with large windows opening on the landscape. Great importance lays in the choice of materials and colours, including a wide range of warm tones: grey, dove, beige and Havana. The contrast between the white walls and the tricot concrete floor, emphasizes the brightness and warmth...


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CHALET OURS BLANC

CHALET OURS BLANC

Megève, France

This chalet on the French Alps has been conceived to offer an intimate and charming atmosphere, under the sign of class, in harmony with the environment. The eye gets lost in the open view on the surrounding landscape and on the dark green of the woods, with an unique contact with nature. The welcoming, warming living space and kitchen combine precious leather, tapestry, antique wood and glass.
The KITCHEN collection of taps by CEA, in stainless steel, enhances the project concept, thanks to...


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M/Y MONOKINI

M/Y MONOKINI

Genoa, Italy

Designed as a private water jet, Monokini responds to the desire of adventure with a comfortable, bright and welcoming environment. The exterior, designed by Francesco Paszkowski, is a dynamic succession of sleek and slender lines, recognisable even from a distance. The interiors by Alberto Mancini are inspired  by aviation design and distinguished by the combination of different materials in soft and elegant nuances. The aluminum boat is 44m long, 8,3m wide and can accommodate 10 passengers...


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CASA SULLA ROCCA

CASA SULLA ROCCA

Padova, Italy

The renovation and annexation project of two adjacent units interests an historical residence from the sixteenth century, in the Euganei Hills. The respect of the original architectural shell leads to a design that interprets deeply the spirit of the place. The wise use of materials and minimalist approach give a highly contemporary cutting to internal elements, while harmoniously dialoguing with the historic architecture and highlighting the main featuring elements.
The contemporary...


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PAUELS

PAUELS

Rotselaar, Belgium

The project shows the result of a thorough renovation of an existing split-level dwelling from the eighties, situated on a green and wooded plot.  All functions are assigned to spacious open levels, communicating through different mezzanines.  The bright rooms give fluidity to the architecture, emphasizing its perception. The large patio windows overlooking the garden include the forested landscape into the pure interior and relieve the sense of volumes. Throughout the entire house, the...


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THE WALL HOUSE

THE WALL HOUSE

Singapore

This is a tale of two houses sitting on a sprawling piece of land, similar in looks, yet independent and finally coming together to form a coherent whole. What links these two units together is the huge central courtyard at the entrance expressed in an austere geometry of granite floor and wall, an organically shaped oculus and a minimalist planting of six willowy trees. Like a sparse yet artful Chinese landscape painting, this sets the tone for the rest of the location. The landscape...


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PRIVATE APARTEMENT

PRIVATE APARTEMENT

Padova, Italy

In this renovation of a late nineteenth century building, the highly contemporary interior is not to be foreseen from the carefully restored exterior. The division of space is dynamically modulated by the flow of residents. The corridors become wide furnished areas, where the transit from one space to another becomes functional. The contemporary fruition of ancient spaces comes with the use of traditional materials and techniques such as wood plastering, stone and metal weathering, textiles...


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RIETEILAND HOUSE

RIETEILAND HOUSE

Amsterdam, The Nederlands

The private residence of architect Hans van Heeswijk is a spacious and light-filled house full of special details. He has a very high level of ambition in terms of how to combine the use of energy and modern technology. The front of this waterside house, on the recently developed island of IJburg near Amsterdam, is clad in perforated aluminium panels, while the rear is entirely glazed, orientated to the panoramic view of the water and the park. At the centre of the plan, a service tower...


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RUE DE SOLFERINO

RUE DE SOLFERINO

Paris, France

Renovation project of a Parisian apartment of the Haussmann times. The challenge is to maintain the existing classic architectural elements and modern furniture, along with the timeless pieces of contemporary design. Colour and light induce create an atmosphere of city elegance. The acclaim for taste returns in the bathroom, where technology and precious finishes are combined. CEA taps, realised in AISI 316/L stainless steel, represent a perfect synthesis of the spirit of the project, as...


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PRIVATE APARTEMENT

PRIVATE APARTEMENT

Genoa, Italy

The contemporary design of space and decoration enters a charming palace of the beginning of the nineteen century, without losing the sign of the past. The airy living area presents the original windows to the side of linear libraries in white brickwork and of a large central sofa, modular and colorful. The large bathroom reveals the craftsmanship in the details: wood, glass and, again, the refined and contemporary lines of CEA taps. The materials are used in their essential nature: from...


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MENOVALE

MENOVALE

Ivrea, Italy

The project reinterprets a pre-existing architecture following the methods of lightening, subtraction and whitening. Cut views and natural light draw the large rooms, designed as spaces of continuity where dark elements are reduced to their minimum. The selection of light materials for internal walls almost create the illusion of a floating ceiling. The main bedroom directly communicates with the bathroom through a glass door that disappears to the eye. Transparency and white walls enhance...


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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Ortygia, Italy

The home of a creative talent in the Jewish area in the heart of the Island of Ortygia, which is also the historical centre of the city of Syracuse. A box where signs of the past combine with pure contemporary volumes. A doll house where different levels, secret ways, and suspended walkways create illusionary views, while vintage furniture and contemporary design mix and give life to home installations that recall ancient Sicily houses. Materials, from local stones to wood and resined iron,...


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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Riga, Latvia

An apartment located in a 19th century building in the heart of the Latvian capital city Riga. The interior designer wished to keep the historical character of the apartment and therefore his choice of placing classic and retro elements aimed at maintaining the original feature without losing historical “breath”. The limited area of the apartment required a maximum exploitment of volume storage, without losing a sense of spaciousness.
CEADESIGN bathroom and WC plates by CEADESIGN.

Project: A...


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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Belgium

A project of a minimalistic bathroom and annex dressing room : the architect met the request for a Zen environment, conveying a feeling of balance, minimalism and neatness, all perfectly calibrated so that the owners could take care of themselves in an environment with essential and strict shapes and with an accurate selection of materials.
A concrete-based non-toxic covering,  suitable for seamless walls, is on the floor and parts of the walls and it ensures the spatial uniformity of the...


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PRIVATE HOUSE

PRIVATE HOUSE

Parco dei Colli Euganei, Italy

A project of renovation and enlargement of a one-family house in the heart of the Euganean Hills, in the northern-eastern region of Veneto. The outside keeps traditional materials, but a minimalist and basic taste prevails in the inside where the utmost attention is paid to details. The light entering from above, large windows and transparencies enable a smooth gateway to the different rooms.
The geometric shapes of the structure is highlighted by the contrast of the neutral colours – black...


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PRIVATE VILLA

PRIVATE VILLA

Ragusa, Italy

A large noble 4305 sq ft house, dating back to the nineteenth century, in southern Sicily. Builds and rooms with diverse typology, use, and aim are altogether. The outside area has been restored and enriched with a swimming pool and two annexes, one of glass and one of stones. The latter, with the perimeter walls, define the limits of the whole building. The ancient barn has left room or the modern wing of the building, while the old warehouse has now been restored, but keeps the original...


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PRIVATE VILLA

PRIVATE VILLA

Ibiza, Spain

A house on the rocks dating back to the seventies, looks like a finca, the Spanish rural house. Surrounded by a Mediterranean garden and the sea, which is a prevailing element that seems to be penetrating and invading many rooms in the house. White dominates on external walls and floors, while on the inside contemporary and exotic elements are mixed with natural materials, such as stones and wood.
Shared rooms are planned so that they encourage conviviality, in line with the spirit of the...


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HOTEL MEDITERRANEO

HOTEL MEDITERRANEO

Jesolo, Italy

A project that involved an existing hotel, to which a swimming pool and annex areas were added and planned. The new part projects itself to a wood of pine trees and the sea, and includes a number of suites where the minimalist and strict space design, thoroughly open towards the green landscape and the beach, enables the hosts to relax and take care of themselves. A romantic atmosphere, where the attention to details conveys a feeling of absolute relax and calm. CEADESIGN bathroom taps.


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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Brescia, Italy

A private apartment on Piazza Vittoria, one of the main squares in Brescia that derives from the former medieval historic centre of the city.
The owner, an art lover, has chosen the material beauty of wood and stone as leitmotif for the coverings and floors throughout the house, including in the bathroom and the terrace overlooking the square. CEADESIGN bathroom taps.

Project: Studio Falconi and Associates, Roberto Falconi Architect


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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Zug, Switzerland

An amazing apartment overlooking the Lake Zug. The accurate selection of the objects claims the right to valuable furniture. The massive external side, as grey as a rock, hints that it does not aim to distinguish itself from the surrounding landscape, but this vanishes as you get into the apartment. The magnificent interior and furniture will impress you straight away, as well as the three bathrooms: each one is a separate world, with flawless furniture that highlights its individuality. The...


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COCOON CARE CENTER

COCOON CARE CENTER

Luxury Resort Hotel Costa Navarino, Greece

Polyanna Paraskeva has been designing and constructing spaces for creative and educational activities for children and newborn babies since 1989 and has obtained numerous forms of recognition for his work both in Greece and in other countries. For the nursery area of the Luxury Resort Hotel Costa Navarino, Polyanna Paraskeva chose the RAIN outdoor shower with a shower-head featuring a water-conservation design and also all of the customised taps located in the bathrooms reserved for children...


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CONSERVATORIUM HOTEL

CONSERVATORIUM HOTEL

Amsterdam, The Nederlands

The Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam occupies the building which housed the former Sweelinck music conservatory, designed by the well-known Dutch architect Daniel Knuttel at the end of the 19th century. One hundred years later, Piero Lissoni gave new life to this spectacular structure, emphasizing its
capacity to blend simplicity and functional aspects, which was a feature of Knuttel’s work. 129 rooms and a luxurious spa are decorated and fitted in an extremely refined manner offering a...


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PAPI DU PAPI

PAPI DU PAPI

Ancona, Italy

Papi Du Papi is a 50m motor yacht built in 2011 by ISA (International Shipyards Ancona). The yacht’s interior has been designed by Francesco Paszkowski and has exterior styling by Andrea Vallicelli. Papi Du Papi is a sophisticated, displacement tri-deck yacht with impressive volumes, great performance and low consumption. CEADESIGN bathroom taps.


Project: Andrea Vallicelli and Francesco Paszkowski for ISA Yachts
Photo courtesy of: Marc Paris

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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Varese, Italy

The owner of this exclusive house is a collector of modern and contemporary art. So, Warhol, Manzoni, Boetti, Rauchemberg, Tapies, Tombly, Fontana needed to be put in an appropriate space up to their name and importance.
Highlighting the works of art to be hung to the walls was the first step for the project of this 300 sq. m penthouse. For this reason, the architects opted for light solutions, almost total white or better uncoloured, together with two basic elements: strictly white walls and...


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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Rome, Italy

You can find it in Rome, close to Via dei Coronari and just behind the famous historical Fiammetta’s house. It is a small, narrow and high space, resulting from the city transformation but still artistically protected. This space has been structurally transformed and restyled with a modern and homely atmosphere in order to make it a real detached house. CEADESIGN bathroom tap.

Project: Anna Elisa Lugini Architect

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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Restructuring of a private apartment. A fundamental arrangement is the insertion of a multi-functional volume: a black parallelepipedon covered in satin-finished alluminium creating a division of areas and incorporating bathroom installations, wardrobes/cabinets, structures and systems. CEADESIGN bathroom and kitchen taps.

Project: Arkham
Photo courtesy of: Marcello Mariana

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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Luxembourg

A functional and rational organisation of space in a duplex apartment which sees the bathroom merging with the bedroom in a functional and very refined manner. The SWITCH collection by CEA with twin-control taps combined with a shower attachment in white silicone rubber and an overhead, ceiling-installation shower-head.

Project: METAFORM, Shahram Agaajani Architect
Photo courtesy of: Steve Troes

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PRIVATE HOUSE

PRIVATE HOUSE

Gent, Belgium

Transformation of a historic house into residential home and show-room of an interior architect. It was built for the bastard son of a noble family living in the centre and then belonged to several important local families. It is close to the heart of Gent and to a stream, which gives a romantic touch to the building. CEADESIGN bathroom and kitchen taps.

Project: Pieter Thooft Architect
Photo Courtesy of: Piet De Kersgieter

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CASA Y

CASA Y

Piemonte, Italy

Casa Y has developed the archetype of the typical farmhouse in Piemonte, with a 6-meter long  wing and linear distribution into a project that combines the study of a very low energy impact house with a strict and minimal architecture, paying particular attention to materials and details.
Visible concrete is the prevailing indoor and outdoor material with the addition of continuous sunscreen elements in weathering steel which protect the glass walls of its southern side.
Raw materials, strict...


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PRIVATE APARTMENT

PRIVATE APARTMENT

Trieste, Italy

A renovation and enhancement project of a house within a historic palace: here the architect has combined original period elements paying careful attention to hi-tech products, industrial materials and highly characterising strokes of colour. CEADESIGN bathroom taps and outdoor shower.


Project: Alessio Grison Architect

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