One of the candidates for ArchDaily’s 2021 Building of The Year/ Interior Design category, the Mài’ Apartment by Whale Design Lab is a modernist-inspired family residence filled with playful curves, an interior loft and mosaic terrazzo. Read more
As part of the series of Men’s fashion events taking place throughout January in Paris, Virgil Abloh, creative director for Louis Vuitton, has set up a Temporary Residency in the center of Paris along the Seine. Temporary residency is just a more formal way of saying pop-up store but this one not only has some über chic men’s products but it’s color-coded design is a nod to the rainbow runway and fashions at Abloh’s debut show for LV in 2018. Read more
Sylvan Rock is the first of its kind. A micro compound luxury residential real estate development created by S3 Architecture and the first private residential estate designed by Aston Martin. Together they present this single-family home available for purchase with an asking price of $7.7 million. The new residential home in New York is a sophisticated and stylish 8,430 sq.ft. modernist structure that includes all the luxuries one might expect and then some. Read more
The new Spirit 111 Superyacht is a sustainable stunning single-masted wooden yacht with an elegant, sculptural all wood curved interior design that is simply mind-blowing. Read more
Pacific Palisades Mega Mansion Replaces Cliff May House.
What was once a classic California home designed in the Spanish Colonial style by legendary architect Cliff May has since been torn down and replaced with this giant mega mansion from Los Angeles-based design and construction firm Arya Group, Inc. The newly listed home in Southern California’s Pacific Palisades is a whopping 20,000 square feet, has 6 bedrooms, 18 bathrooms (11 full and 7 half) and is available to lease for $350k a month. It’s loaded with the types of high tech features you might see in a James Bond movie combined with the kind of over-the-top luxury you’d expect to find in a Kardashian home. Read more
If you’re familiar with the works of the Internationally-awarded Fran Silvestre Architecture and Design studio based in Valencia, Spain, you know that their homes are almost always imposing modern white concrete geometric structures with open interiors and sparkling swimming pools. This recently completed villa, the Hofmann House, is yet another one set in a beautiful landscape in Valencia with an extensive view of the sea. Read more
Note: This post contains spoilers, so do not read on unless you have already seen the episode.
HBO’s Westworld Season 3 premiere episode “Parce Domine” had far fewer viewers* than seasons before but it wasn’t for lack of great locations**. When I recognized the amazing home in the tense opening sequence as Wallace Cunningham’s extraordinary architecture, I couldn’t wait to blog about it. Read more