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Fancy living in an old garage? Melbourne based architects Hearth have taken a small, utilitarian building and with clever use of space and salvaged or secondhand materials created a elementary but stylish studio apartment. Open plan, yes, and with private areas on view, the point isn't to be exhibitionist when friends come to visit but to live simply and well in a small space.

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Antokolsky penthouse

How about a dose of modernism to make you want to de-clutter and enjoy some concrete? The Antokolsky penthouse by Pitsou Kedem Architect is pretty spectacular, and pretty freaking huge at 680 m². So not only can you do laps up and down its massively long corridor, you can then go take a dip in the rooftop pool and enjoy the views of Tel Aviv. My favourite touch is the Ingo Maurer Lucellino lights - a longtime favourite of mine.

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Bondi apartment

The renovation of this Art Deco penthouse apartment at Bondi Beach, Sydney opens the interior to an external courtyard and delineates internal space by a series of joinery walls. The new sits lightly within the historic shell with period features remaining intact while modern considerations are addressed and sinuous curves touch lightly on Art Deco angles. A cool, hip pad within a classic old apartment. By Marsh Cashman Koolloos.

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Ariele Alasko

One of the coolest Instagram accounts that I follow is that of Ariele Alasko (@arielealasko). She is a woodworker and furniture builder living in Brooklyn, NY. Her creations, from spalted maple bowls and walnut spoons, to wall panels and headboards, are spectacular. Her attention to detail is impeccable - she even has enough patience to fill walls with eucalyptus leaves! It's craziness I tell ya. You can check out her work on her website, but it is her home and studio (10 blocks away from each other - sweet!) in particular that I wanted to share with you today. They are beautiful and inspiring, filled with vintage finds and bits from nature but my favourite are her adorable pets - Mr. C the cat and Mazie the pitbull/boxer mix. I had a hard time narrowing down photos of these 2 spaces from her IG stream. So lovely. (Photos with permission from Ariele)

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Here is another super cute apartment by Int2 architecture. Pastels a plenty are so soothing. The graphic details keep the space modern and the white walls and cabinetry lighten everything up. Lots to love in about 485 sq ft.  

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