Tag Archives: modern architecture

Château la Coste – an art and architecture walk in Provence

Today I’m over at MODENUS where as a contributing editor I’m writting about a relatively new and lovely, lovely contemporary art and architecture al fresco walk amongst the vineyards of Château la Coste, a wonderful 17thcentury property north of Aix-en-Provence. I encourage you to take a … Continue reading

contemporary minimalist architecture in a Barcelona home overlooking the ocean

Stark minimalist architecture has its following, and nowhere is it better embraced than in Sitges, a hilly quasi-suburb of Barcelona.  Here Geibar Constructores and Brazilian-born, Barcelona-based interior architect Jorge Rangel have put together an outstanding contemporary minimalist home for those … Continue reading

A 70’s home in the Kentish hills

main house A feature in the New York Times Homes & Gardens section recently caught my attention.  It was a story on Capel Manor, the home of TV producer Remy Blumfeld and photographer Henryk Hetflaisz that sits on 23 acres … Continue reading

spiraling above the Canadian flatlands

We tend to think of innovative skyscrapers as being where the money is … namely Asia and the Middle East.  Skyscrapers in the West are scarcely built these days and if they are, they are efficiently built as rectilinear boxes … Continue reading

the sybaritic modern interiors of steven volpe

In the world of Interior Design, like in any profession, there are interior designers and then there are INTERIOR DESIGNERS; creative maniacs with infinite good taste, superb client management skills and an excellent support group of project managers, artisans, craftsmen … Continue reading

An LED-lighting marvel in Abu Dhabi

Sitting pretty on Yas Island, a smallish island off the coast of the UAE, between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is the Yas Hotel, the only 5-star hotel in the world that can boast a 143 berth marina with mega-yacht capability, … Continue reading

Breathtaking architecture in Singapore

As the final week of the summer closes in on us, I thought it apropos to feature an architectural marvel that is not only an incredible hotel with an exceptional pool and magnificent tropical gardens, but a great escape from … Continue reading