The Compendium

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The Home Office

Today, we look at the increasingly prevalent and necessary home office.

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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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The 411 on door handles and hardware

No detail is overlooked in the interior design process. Today we look at door handles and hardware!

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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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Hotel Torralbenc

Today we Wanderlust off to Menorcan, an archipelago situated off the eastern side of Spain, where the exquisite Hotel Torralbenc provides a destination of solace from the disruptions of big European cities.

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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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