Last weekend it was Openhouse here in London, the most amazing architectural festival that gives free public access to lots of buildings in the capital and around the country. While most of the people generally hit for the iconic buildings in the city center, this year I opted to stay local and I discovered a beautiful gem just around the corner from my house:
This new build is designed by 6aArchitects and is nestled tightly into an irregular corner plot in North London and is split into three apartments.
The client – an artist and restaurateur – briefed the architects with a series of her own photographs depicting the stacking of everyday objects. The result is a minimal space, with a very strong character. The materials are rough ready, a perfect combination of wood, exposed concrete, brass and scratched white stucco.
Black Stone Building_ILBT
The featured staircase is the fluid that connects the 3 apartments. The top floor apartment is the most beautiful one and has been decorated by the homeowner with an exquisite taste using a mix of old and new pieces.
You probably know that I love discovering new independent furniture brand. This month I discovered Nutsandwoods, a new Berlin based furniture design studio that produces lovely pieces.
Don’t you have that deep urge of decluttering things in January? I do every year, and I think this is the perfect month for it (despite the winter sales).
I have to admit that the owners of this lovely house in Toronto totally nailed it:
I just got back from my trip to NYC and I loved it! Such a great vibrant, active, fast city: so many things to see, visit and do. I don’t think there’s an easy way to describe it.
While I’m trying to edit the almost 2000 pics I took, I leave you with this amazing Brooklyn Apartment by and for the Architect Brent Allen Buck, which I think represents the perfect NY Style: chich, vintage, sophisticated and simple at the same time:
Hi all, Happy Tuesday! Just a quick one before I’m off to Sweden 🙂
I just discovered this Danish Brand Muubs and I fell in love with it. I found it on MONOQI (as I mention you on my online design shops guide it’s the perfect tool to discover new brands and Inspiration …)
Muubs is specialize in designing and producing furniture and interior exclusively in raw materials.