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Jan 11 2019

Le Corbusier’s Renovated Private Apartment in Paris

Occupying the top two floors of Immeuble Molitor — the world’s first apartment building with fully glazed facades and among the architect’s 17 UNESCO-listed buildings — the 2,600-square-foot penthouse was recently reopened to the public after a two-year renovation.

“The sky is radiant and for a fortnight we have been living in miraculous new conditions: a home that is heavenly, because everything is sky and light, space and simplicity,” Le Corbusier wrote to his mother in 1934. H...
Jan 7 2019

Alice & Fifth Nightclub in Johannesburg by StudioA/Tristan Plessis

Alice & Fifth is a decadent luxurious address that was recently opened as a nightlife hot spot in Johannesburg. Alice & Fifth is an underground avant-garde venue for clubbing and luxury dining, its name is taken from the actual address in the most prominent and luxurious area in the entire South Africa, the Sandton area.

Alice & Fifth is a decadent luxurious address that was recently opened as a nightlife hot spot in Johannesburg. Alice & Fifth is an underground avant-garde venue for clubbing and luxury dining, its name is taken from the actual address in the most prominent and luxurious area in the entir...
Written By
Magda Tsolaki
PhotostoryStudioA/Tristan Plessis
Dec 18 2018

BeefBar Paris by Humbert and Poyet

Although the Beefbar ethos initially included ‘refined simplicity’ as a characteristic, in this magnificent Parisian restoration, Giraudi and Emil Humbert and Christophe Poyet have definitely abandoned any attempt to embrace simplicity.

Beefbar Paris is definitely not minimalist but it is a restoration that works. The richness is an asset and the environment is believable, not fake or excessive.Beefbar Paris is Monaco-born restaurateur Ricardo Giraudi’s latest restaurant – apparently his 15th in total. It is one of th...
Written By
Magda Tsolaki
PhotostoryBeefBarHumbert & Poyet
Nov 16 2018

Jean Nouvel Creates 24 Palazzo Apartments to Form the “Rooms of Rome”

French architect Jean Nouvel has designed and furnished 24 apartments as part of ‘the rooms of Rome’, a new hotel concept in the heart of the Italian capital. The location, which is housed within a historic palazzo, offers highly personalised stays with guests are able to select from a wide range of offerings...

French architect Jean Nouvel has designed and furnished 24 apartments as part of ‘the rooms of Rome’, a new hotel concept in the heart of the Italian capital. The location, which is housed within a historic palazzo, offers highly personalised stays with guests are able to select from a wide r...
Written By
Magda Tsolaki
PhotostoryJean Nouvel
Oct 17 2018

Kaikaya, a tropical sushi restaurant in Valencia by Masquespacio

Kaikaya, is the result of nikkei Nipo-Brazilian gastronomy that flourished in the beginning of the 20th century when the first Japanese arrived in Brazil. Kaikaya brings the fusion of traditional and methodic Japan with the tropical and exotic, contemporary Brazil to the center of Valencia. A representation showed both through the kitchen as well as through the design of Kaikaya... 

A year ago Mireia a Valencian woman, now the owner of  Kaikaya, contacted Masquespacio. Mireia who is a passionate surfer with a great love for Brazil, ha...
Written By
Magda Tsolaki
PhotostoryMasquespacio
Sep 24 2018

BYREDO London by Halleröd

Like Byredo’s origin city Stockholm, London has long, grey overcast seasons, ‘so we wanted the shop to pop out,’ Gorham says of the decision to paint the five storey facade white. Inside, the once-office building has been ‘completely gutted’...

‘London was the very top of our location list for quite a few years – we’ve been building a following in this diverse and progressive city,’ Byredo founder Ben Gorham explains ahead of the launch of the brand’s first flagship location in the heart of Soho on the 16th of September. ‘Th...
Written By
Magda Tsolaki
PhotostorybyredoChristian Halleröd
Sep 16 2018

The Jaffa Hotel & Residences by John Pawson in Tel Aviv

The first luxury hotel of its kind, The Jaffa is located within the walls of a 19th century complex that once housed Jaffa's French Hospital... 

The first luxury hotel of its kind, The Jaffa is located within the walls of a 19th century complex that once housed Jaffa's French Hospital. The Jaffa provides unrivaled exclusivity in an internationally desirable destination. Surrounded by the city’s most fashionable neighborhood and just min...
Written By
Magda Tsolaki
PhotostoryJohn Pawson