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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.

<p>“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,” <a href="https://delood.com/search/node/le%20corbusier" target="_blank">Le Corbusier</a> 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.

<p>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.

<p>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.</p><p>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
Dec 4 2018

90 Years of Guy Bourdin

For his 90 years anniversary, renowned photographer and artist agency Art + Commerce celebrates the life and work of Guy Bourdin with a beautiful online archive/retrospective.

<p>For his 90 years anniversary, renowned photographer and artist agency Art + Commerce celebrates the life and work of Guy Bourdin with a beautiful online archive/retrospective.</p><p>Born in Paris 90 years ago, Guy Bourdin was one of a mere handful of fashion photographers of the twentieth-century...
Written By
Magda Tsolaki
PhotostoryGuy Bourdin
Nov 21 2018

Lucky Charm 2019 Polina Ellis

The laces have been chosen to resemble the continuity of the "mitus", while in minimalist terms the 9 is written and a message is optimistic: with love and solidarity, with the help one gives to the other, we can fulfill our goal, to reach our destination, to be able to see the Light again.

<p>Ariadne, the daughter of Minoas and Pasiphaes, passionately fell in love with Theseus and, by giving him the famous mitto (thread), helped him wander and, without missing out on the Minotaur's Labyrinth, to accomplish his mission. Thanks to Ariadne and the mitto that he offered, Theseus was able ...
Written By
Magda Tsolaki
lucky charmPolina Ellis
Nov 21 2018

Aldo Cibik Lou Collection for Venini

Three handmade Venetian Glass objects, halfway between lamps and vases, explore the relationships between light and objects of desire.

<p>Aldo Cibic redesigns the shape of light with the new Lou collection for Venini.</p><p>Three handmade Venetian Glass objects, halfway between lamps and vases, explore the relationships between light and objects of desire.</p><p>Lou is a collection of three luminous objects of desire designed by Al...
Written By
Magda Tsolaki
Aldo cubicvenini
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...

<p>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