The Compendium

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Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988)

Today we pay homage to one of the most influential artists to come out of Modernism, Isamu Noguchi.

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Casa Solar Da Serra by Design Arquitetura

Today we look at the clever and simply stunning design of a concrete house by Design Arquitetura.

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Borgo Egnazia

Today we travel all the way to Italy’s beautiful little heel, Puglia, to the candle-lit resort estate: Borgo Egnazia located, specifically, in dreamy Savelletri di Fasano.

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Villa Fabrica

Today we travel to the sunny shores of the Aegean island, Santorini, where Villa Fabrica stands whitewashed and beautiful.

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John Pawson

Today we look at the king of purity and minimalism, John Pawson.

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‘Tree in a House’

‘Tree in a house’ is a uniquely interesting and beautiful conceptual architectural design by A. Maslow Architect’s  Aibek Almassov in Kazakhstan that may soon become a reality.


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Negropontes Gallery

Today I’d like to dedicate a bit of a gush in the direction of the incredible Negropontes Gallery, a showroom I visited last year in Paris.

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Zaha Hadid (1950-2016)

It would be very remiss for me to run a blog on design without taking a moment to honour and remember the work and influence of the late and great Zaha Hadid.

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Amisfield Winery

In the spirit of recently going to NZ, I’m going to wanderlust about my favourite winery there today.


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Casa Fayette

In September 2015, Guadalajara’s Lafayette district welcomed the ultra sexy Casa Fayette hotel by the collaboration of Grupo Habita, Estudio5 and Dimore Studio.

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Moon Hoon

Today we look at the visually and experientially wild work of eclectic Seoul-based architect Moon Hoon.

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Grand Hotel et de Milan

Today we visit Grand Hotel et de Milan, where I have been so fortunate to stay with my mother on my last trip.

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