Displaying posts from October, 2022

Mediterranean revival

Posted on Mon, 31 Oct 2022 by KiM

This Mediterranean Revival project by designer Sarah Solis is everything I love in interiors these days. Antique tile, black and white checkerboard floor, rust coloured velvety sofas, wrought iron railings, ethnic textiles, copper tub, outdoor zellige tile fountain…. all the goodness you would find in a Mediterranean villa and more. (Photos: Shade Degges)

A tiny apartment becomes a jewel box

Posted on Mon, 31 Oct 2022 by KiM

In the end, this 25 mstudette turned out to be generous and clever. It has been reinvented with a space that revolves around a bedroom with a dressing room hidden by its glass roof and opening onto a small bathroom. The entrance hall with its small desk, the living room with its two benches and the kitchen with its work surface worthy of a large one, take place around this room. Once the false ceiling was removed, the flat gained in height and the play of perspectives pushed back the walls. In keeping with the principle of marking the different living spaces with different colours, 4 shades are used side by side to give the sensation of wandering through a lively and multiple space.
It is evident designer Marianne Evennou had a lot of fun figuring out what to do with this tiny apartment and I am in awe of how large it feels and how much glamour it now exudes. The beautiful colours are the icing on the cake. (Photos: Grégory Timsit)

Quinta da Torre de Santo António is a unique property with a neo-Manueline profile built over 100 years ago by the Marquis of Foz. The preliminary studies of the Palace were carried out by the famous architect Luigi Manini – who designed, for example, Hotel do Buçaco – which gives it a remarkable architectural value. The Palace with more than 900 m2 of building (10 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms) is inserted in a property with 60 hectares. Inside, we can find splendid rooms with fireplaces with unique details, painted ceilings and 19th century tile panels. The two Manueline windows were the central elements of inspiration for the Palace, where its romantic Tower stands out. The geometrically designed gardens precede a magnificent swimming pool. The property has a set of other buildings such as a chapel, stables, cellar, lakes, water courses and a vast agricultural area.
I’m dead. This is absolutely incredible. I’m also dead because it’s € 6,000,000 but one can dream. For sale via JamesEdition.

Working on a Saturday

Posted on Sat, 29 Oct 2022 by midcenturyjo

It’s like I say week in week out. If you have to drag yourself into work on a weekend it helps if it’s somewhere stylish. Estudio Showroom Rowse Beauty by Barcelona-based Isern Serra.

Photography by Coke Bartrina

A ribbon of blue

Posted on Fri, 28 Oct 2022 by midcenturyjo

A slice of blue rises through this Slovakian home’s open-plan living, dining and kitchen. Grounded by a concrete plinth containing a fireplace and storage the steel stairs lead to a sleeping loft. Steel posts and beams continue the colour accent while blue doors lead the eye out to the view. Contemporary living with references to a more rustic past with exposed timber ceiling and painted brick. Atelier režiséra Strekov by Bratislava-based Benko Benkova.

Photography by Matej Hakár