Oak walls partition offices in Montreal law firm by Naturehumaine

A lawyer’s office occupies a contemporary extension to a commercial building in Montreal, which local studio Naturehumaine designed with a monochrome palette and wooden accents. The Montreal firm designed the renovation for a two-storey commercial structure in residential neighbourhood Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie. In addition to renovating the existing building, which contains leasable commercial space on the lower […]

See luxurious boutique hotels on our new Pinterest board

Our new Pinterest board showcases images of boutique hotels from around the world, including a property nestled in a field of olive trees in Portugal, and a hotel that boasts an exhibition space. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest or visit our new board to see more. Casa Popeea was given a new lease of life by London-based architecture studio […]

Creamy whites and crushed gravel decorate Los Angeles’ Noto Botanics store

Architects Tyler Thomas and Gabbi Sun of Venn Studio have paired “masculine-feminine, hard-soft” details inside this cosmetics store for a unisex beauty brand in Los Angeles. Thomas and Sun, who work at local architecture practice Venn Studio, designed the aesthetics of the shop to represent the philosophy of Noto Botanics – a brand founded by Gloria […]

Eight bold bathrooms that make use of more than just white tiles

Bathrooms can easily be dismissed as the dullest room of the house, but there’s plenty of opportunity to play around with material and colour. Interiors reporter Natasha Levy has selected eight striking bathing spaces to learn from. Unit 662 by Rainville Sangaré A statement shower screen adds interest to the otherwise greyscale interior of this […]

Stonehill Taylor designs retro Connie bar inside a plane at JFK’s TWA Hotel

US firm Stonehill Taylor has turned a restored 1950s plane into a cocktail bar for the TWA Hotel at New York’s JFK airport. The Connie cocktail lounge forms part of the transformation of Eero Saarinen‘s modernist terminal building into a lounge and hotel last year. Stonehill Taylor – which designed the hotel guest rooms – outfitted […]

B.E. Architecture builds Mermaid Beach Residence with a sense of “permanence”

Heavy concrete walls anchor this family home in Queensland, Australia, to its beachside setting, while hiding it from a busy road nearby. Mermaid Beach Residence is situated in Queensland’s Gold Coast region and has been designed to reflect “a desire to stay and age”. Its owners – a couple with two young children – had, […]

Thompson Washington DC hotel subtly draws on city’s nautical past

New York studio Parts and Labor Design has taken cues from Washington DC‘s maritime past to create the interiors of a hotel in the city’s Navy Yard neighbourhood. Thompson Washington DC is an 11-storey hotel by New York-based Studios Architecture with interiors by Parts and Labor Design. Located in the city’s southern Navy Yard neighbourhood, the hotel […]

Contemporary design meets Belle Époque in Berlin office

David Kohn Architects has worked with Nord Studio to convert a listed residential interior in Berlin into a grand office for property developer Euroboden. The offices occupy the principal floor of the Palais Eger – an imposing Belle Époque courtyard block built in 1881 on Tempelhofer Ufer in the city’s Kreuzberg neighbourhood. Laid out across […]

Ras Al Khaimah’s minimalist Hoof cafe is designed to recall horse stalls

Sinks that look like water troughs and rustic plaster walls feature within this spartan UAE cafe recently completed by design studio Bone. Located in Ras Al Khaimah, the UAE’s northernmost emirate, Hoof is a 115-square-metre cafe described by Bone as “a brutalist reinterpretation of countryside equine architecture”. The young design studio, which has previously completed another […]

Amezcua transforms cave into subterranean addition for Mexico City dwelling

Rugged walls, domed ceilings and reflective surfaces feature in this underground lair that was designed by Mexican studio Amezcua for an existing 1960s residence on a hill. The project, called Photocatalytic Cave, was built under a house just west of Mexico City, in a hilly area where it is common to find caves dug for […]

Ski-in-ski-out hotel Le Coucou boasts interiors by Pierre Yovanovitch

Nature-themed artworks and bespoke furnishings feature throughout Le Coucou, a design-focused ski hotel completed by Pierre Yovanovitch. Le Coucou is a 55-room hotel nestled amongst the snow-capped peaks of Meribel, a popular resort that forms part of Les Trois Vallées – the largest ski area in the world. The hotel’s staggering mountainous surroundings became a […]

Dezeen Events Guide lists the key architecture and design events around the world

Dezeen has launched Dezeen Events Guide, a new listings guide covering the leading design-related events taking place around the world this year. The guide, which can be found at www.dezeen.com/eventsguide, lists over 100 events for 2020, including conferences, trade fairs, major exhibitions and design weeks. It includes events in 30 countries. Key events for 2020, […]

Iterare Arquitectos uses traditional materials inside Valencia’s House of Giants

Iterare Arquitectos has used traditional construction techniques and local materials to update a 100-year-old home in Valencia with a minimalist interior. House of Giants is located in Valencia’s El Cabañal neighbourhood, which was historically populated by fishermen. The three-storey home, which belongs to a local artist and engraver, has been designed by Iterare Arquitectos to […]

Adam Nathaniel Furman brightens up London maternity centre with “flowerburst” mosaic

London designer Adam Nathaniel Furman has applied his signature colourful aesthetic to a tiled entrance and reception area for the maternity centre at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. The London hospital received a donation from the Reuben Foundation to create an artwork for its new maternity centre and approached Furman to enhance its reception and […]

Holland Harvey revamps Georgian townhouses to form London’s Inhabit hotel

A row of heritage-listed townhouses in central London is now home to the Inhabit hotel, which Holland Harvey has designed to have relaxed, Scandi-inspired interiors. The 88-room Inhabit hotel, which takes over six heritage-listed Georgian townhouses, had previously contained a labyrinth of rooms which were conventionally divided into front- and back-of-house. East London-based practice Holland […]

Neri&Hu draws upon Taipei’s urban landscape for design of Kimpton Da An Hotel

The bustling city streets of Taipei informed the interiors of this hotel, which design studio Neri&Hu has created within a former residential building. Situated in the Da’an district of Taipei, the Kimpton Da An Hotel is meant to be an “inner sanctuary” with plenty of spaces for rest and contemplation. Although the hotel has been […]

Ancerl Studio transforms Toronto house into “modern yet warm” Euclid Residence

Canadian firm Ancerl Studio has teamed stark white-painted brickwork walls, weathered wooden beams and black steel windows in this renovated house in Toronto. The Euclid Residence renovation was designed to modernise the early 20th-century property while keeping elements that allude to its history, and also provide ample space for entertaining guests. “The client’s brief was […]

Eight Montreal homes updated with greyscale interiors

US reporter Bridget Cogley has rounded up eight homes in Montreal with interiors that make the most of a monochrome palette – highlighted by Michelle Ogundehin as a key trend for 2020. Maison du Parc by La Shed Architecture A white staircase leads down to a wine cellar, which is concealed behind frosted glass walls, […]

Scope unveils luxurious clubhouse inside its Langsuan condominium development

Dezeen promotion: developer Scope has revealed designs for a new 2,500-square-metre clubhouse located inside its Scope Langsuan development in Bangkok, Thailand. Situated in Bangkok’s city centre, the 34-storey Scope Langsuan condominium development is being built on the most expensive piece of freehold land in the city. It is scheduled for completion in early 2023. The most recent […]

Box in Helsinki is designed to be the “perfect” place to pick up online orders

Design studio Fyra has fashioned brightly hued interiors for this hassle-free collection point in Helsinki, which includes a recycling area, fitting rooms and product show space. Situated at the heart of Helsinki, Box is a self-service collection point where locals can retrieve packages they’ve ordered online. It’s the brainchild of Posti – the Finnish postal […]

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