And you thought you had everything...
by Evan Orensten
on 09 June 2005
This luxe "well box" is a shower and steam room with speakers, light and color therapy. It's chic, elegant, minimal and over the top, just the way we like it. From Megius.
by Evan Orensten
Matt Proctor and AixÃ© Djelal are Portland based cast aluminum artisans who create a range of one-of-a-kind decoratives and architectural elements. AixÃ© describes their work as "molten lava frozen in space," and...
by Damien Brachet
Yann Hervis is a rare craftsman of inlaid wood marquetry, bridging into contemporary art and interior design. His refined combination of precious woods humanizes the usually cold transit spaces of architectural projects: lobbies, doors, staircases...
Autoban: Form. Function. Experience.
Istanbul's design studio releases a book documenting their most impressive work since starting in 2003
by Graham Hiemstra
As arguably the fourth largest city in the world, Istanbul is a cultural hub of Turkey—and the region. For exactly this reason, it's also the home of Autoban, the highly admired design studio (founded in 2003 by Seyhan Özdemir and Sefer Çağlar...
Doug Johnston Rope Works
One-off woven wares formed from an ancient coiling technique
by Karen Day
Once used for model-making, Doug Johnston's nimble fingers have found a new medium in recent years. The trained architect creates vessels, sculptures and wearable masks by stitching together sewing thread and braided cotton cord on his industrial...
The Modern House
Find a high design residence to buy, lease, or rent for vacation
by Fiona Killackey
Finding a truly spectacular holiday home to buy or rent can be an impossibly difficult, time-consuming task. Architecture journalists Albert Hill and Matt Gibberd have changed that with The Modern House, a U.K.-based real estate site dedicated to...
Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz marries comfort and beauty in interior design
by Karen Day
Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz' personality is so effervescent it seemed to trail behind him recently when, dressed in floral Doc Martens and a straw hat, he led a group of journalists on a detailed tour of the Mondrian SoHo, his latest and third installment...
FOOD + DRINK
Tuju, São Paulo
A restaurant with its own greenhouse, taking farm-to-table to another level
by CH Contributor
by Jorge Grimberg In São Paulo, a new restaurant has taken the search for local suppliers to the next level. “All we have planted here is eatable, from the greenhouse to the front garden," Ivan Raslton Bielawski—the eatery's 29-year-old chef—tells...
Charged: Isaïe Bloch
Last year's 3D Print Show Artist of the Year revolutionizes art and architecture
by David Graver
At the most recent 3D Printshow in London, artist and architect Isaïe Bloch took top honors as Artist of the Year with his work "Satire." The intricate sculpture is just one of many that illuminates his multidisciplinary mastery, magnetizing vision...
McKean Studio Mini Cities
Catch a little wanderlust with these bite-sized models of Palm Springs and NYC
by Gabriella Garcia
Joshua and Megan McKean of the eponymous McKean Studio are serious road warriors with a knack for finding hidden gems in every city they visit. With a blog full of impressive photos and stories documenting their travels, it's undeniable that the...
Living Under The Sun: Tropical Interiors and Architecture
Enviable houses with breathtaking views that blend nature with a human touch
by Katie Olsen
Perhaps not a cure for the post-long-weekend blues, Gestalten's new hardcover tome "Living Under The Sun: Tropical Interiors and Architecture" showcases beautifully designed and decorated houses that happen to be located in the middle of tropical wonderlands...
LINK ABOUT IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
A 9/11 search-and-rescue dog gets celebrated, a TED talk about what really matters, Hayao Miyazaki's theme park and more in this week's look at the web
by CH Editors
1. The Last Living 9/11 Search Dog Gets the Best Day Ever Once in a while, BarkBox will choose a special pup and treat them to a “Dog’s Best Day.” And no dog is more deserving than their latest honoree Bretagne: the last known living search and...
by Josh Rubin
Loftcube is a prefab(ulous) 40 square meter rooftop studio designed by Werner Aisslinger. via mocoloco (where there are more pictures)