Enjoy a roam around this characterful £2.5 million waterside house

An idyllic South-facing property with a prime waterside position, this house has hard-to-beat views Ever dream of opening your window and gazing out onto views of open water, bobbing fishing boats and rolling hills? Well then, here’s a house for you. The Boathouse, available to buy for the first time since 1988, is a treat… Read More »

interview with titan: an emerging french firm on the rise

to learn more about the firm, designboom spoke with its founding partners who discussed their creative approach and some of the major projects they are currently working on. The post interview with titan: an emerging french firm on the rise appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

Aesop Montreal store by Alain Carle draws on local jazz heritage

Dark green suede and brass details were used by Alain Carle Architecte to make this store for skincare brand Aesop feel like a jazz club. The local firm designed the interior for the store in Montreal’s Petite Bourgogne – or Little Burgundy – a neighbourhood in the southwest of the city, historically known for its… Read More »

Product Of The Week: Knight Pen Holder

Would you have something that is mightier than the sword just casually lying around on your desk? Why not let it down on something worthy? $33BUY IT Get it on Amazon. Also recommended: 30 Unique Toothpick Holders & Dispensers Related Posts: Awesome Holders! 30 Unique Toothpick Holders & Dispensers You Can Buy Right Now Fantastic… Read More »

BDFO adds extensions and skylights to Brooklyn townhouse

Barker Freeman Design Office has completed the renovation of a townhouse in Brooklyn, demolishing some sections and adding others to make better use of the space. The 20th Street House occupies a corner lot, and previously had front and rear extensions added to it. Barker Freeman Design Office (BDFO) decided to reconfigure these add-ons for… Read More »

Seven enticing properties, as seen in Country Life

We take our regular look at some of the finest homes to appear in Country Life over the past week or so. Oxfordshire – £5,500,000 Basset Manor occupies a beautiful situation between Stoke Row and Checkendon villages, discreetly set back off Uxmore Road in undulating countryside. The property is a handsome 17th century manor house… Read More »

Thomas Feichtner bases Octagon chair on wire fencing and shopping trolleys

Austrian designer Thomas Feichtner has collaborated with a group of craftspeople to create a wire chair with a technique more commonly used to manufacture wire fences. Feichtner, widely recognised for his minimalist furniture, made the Octagon Chair together with members of H+S Zauntechnik – a wire manufacturer in Styria, Germany. He used the form of a cantilever… Read More »