The Compendium

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Luke Edward Hall

Luke Edward Hall is a young creative taking the design world by storm at the moment. A multi-talented and self professed ‘polymath’, this 26 year old is orchestrating a symphony of varying pursuits together with masterful manner in which he schemes colours.

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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.


Yabu & Pushelberg’s Stunning West Village Apartment

As far as heaven goes in homes, Yabu & Pushelberg’s 4000sq ft. West Village apartment, in an iconic Richard Meier building, reaches pretty close to transporting me there.

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A Paris Apartment by Studio KO

Where tension exists, uniquely creative results come, and this beautiful French apartment by the equally beautiful French team, of Studio KO, is a case in point.

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Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte’s Milanese Apartment

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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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Moon Hoon

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

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Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando, the self-taught Japanese architect, is a name that has come up a lot in this blog for very good reason. He is one of my very favourite architects of our time.

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