Fine Modern Joinery

There is perhaps one reason more than any other why we  like doing so much work in high end residential.  No other sector allows an Architect to collaborate and work  so closely with so many highly skilled craftsmen.  The time we take over perfecting details with various artisans and experts brings commercial architects out in [...]

Decorex 2011 Review

Maybe it was the stunning sunshine or the contrast with 100 percent design the week before but Decorex was a pleasure. Petite by nature, what it lacks in size it made up for in quality. There were the usual suspects such as De Le Cuona, Nina Campbell and a stunning stand by a personal favorite [...]

Lord Leighton’s house and the art of hand crafted wall coverings

Visiting Lord Leighton’s House, just off Kensington High Street in London, is an experience in itself; a fantastical mélange of architectural styles and artistic influences, from Classical to Moorish. The house was recently renovated to bring it back to it’s original grandeur and this included procuring some extravagent wall coverings. The trademark olive green silk [...]

Regional contemporary furnishings in Thailand

Using regional materials doesn’t have to result in a pastiche of local design. Instead the use of teak, rattan and oversized architectural ornamentation hints at the Lanna heritage of this hotel location, whilst retaining the contemporary uncluttered look that guests expect of a premium hotel. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share [...]