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Julie Alice Chappell  created stunning pieces of art made from discarded circuit boards. By recyling computer components, Julie’s ‘bugs’ help raise awareness of waste in the environment. It all started several years ago when she came across a big box of tiny electronic components at the Beneficial Foundation in Portsmouth, otherwise known as the “The Craft Bank.” The center receives unwanted items from various companies and they pass along these “hidden treasures” to schools, community groups and artists. “The first thing […]

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SHH designed the Paddington Penthouse, a contemporary and luxurious apartment located in the heart of London. The owners commissioned the architects to merge the 14th and 15th floor apartments (plus additional roof terrace) of a new apartment building in Paddington, to create a single, 4,700 sq ft London pied-a-terre. The brief was to create a contemporary but luxurious interior design in cool grays and dark browns, with a series of flexible spaces, particularly in the main living area, where a feature island wall separates formal […]

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Located in London, SHH has designed the new-build house and a highly contemporary extension. The owners purchased an existing detached property in north London and wanted to create a completely new building (only retaining the existing façade) in its place to allow them family to live more laterally, with living spaces situated across two floors only (along with guest and staff accommodation on the third floor). A new and highly contemporary extension was also created to the rear, linked to the main house by […]

Recently completed by iKonic by R&S, this elegant apartment is situated in The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. From the balanced floor plan and multiples sources of lighting to the large scale rug, ikonic by R&S team proves that good interior design can make 568 sqft feel like million. iKonic by R&S solution was to design a custom-made divider headboard beautifully layered with a matching wallpaper to divide the space in two separate area: a living / entertainment area and a sleeping […]

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Completed by David Howell Design, this luxury loft apartment is located in Manhattan, New York City. After nearly 40 years, this jaw-dropping space was meticulously renovated and painstakingly restored with specific attention to the preservation of all historic details, creating at the same time a sleek, 21st century environment of luxury. All floors are solid wide-plank Swedish beech wood. To protect artwork and appointments, the windows have been coated with Sunshield solar film. The loft has been designed with ample closets […]

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Designed by Ambidestro for a young couple, this contemporary Brazilian apartment is situated in the city of Porto Alegre. The owners like art, contemporary architecture and wine. With the premise that the clients receive many friends at home, the project sought to organize the social space within a fragmented old social plan from the nineties. Also, there was the existence of a concrete pillar in the middle of the ancient dinning space. The architects decided to create a multifunctional dark block which functions […]

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Located in São Paulo, Brasil, the new Maremonti Restaurant was designed by the office Lab Architects. The intention of the architects was to build a new franchise without losing the rustic and welcoming characteristics of the space. The restaurant has access through an open area, and the architect explains that the project has characteristics of a shopping store. “In the project design, we seek inspiration in Maremonti Riviera de São Lourenço, which is a beach restaurant with the same finishes and features, but […]

Designed by Bernardes and Jacobsen Arquitetura, the AMB House is situated on the coast of São Paulo, Guaruja City in the middle of the Atlantic Forest. The house can be called the balcony house with large glass panels that allow visual contact with the surrounding areas of the residence and the natural landscape of the region. From the street you can only see one of the three floors of the house because the terrain has accentuated slopes that give different views of […]

Located on the Aireys Inlet, Victoria, Australia, the Aireys House by Byrne Architects has a privileged location high on a cliff, overlooking the ocean. Aireys Inlet is a small coastal village known and loved for its quiet casual nature, a counterpoint to the higher density development creeping along the coastline from Torquay. For this project we were fortunate enough to have a site high on the cliff line with spectacular views to the famous Aireys Lighthouse, Eagle Rock, Lorne and the […]

Berlin-based studio COORDINATION has completed a new private penthouse in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Located on the 30+ floor in the highest and most prominent building of the city, the Esentai Tower, this apartment is aimed to be a place for sensory and intellectual stimulation as well as a refuge for relaxation. The brief was to create a setting purely for leisure, mainly intended for weekend breaks or short stays. Starting with a blank core & shell canvas,  the area was outfitted […]

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A warm welcome to Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, creator of award-winning and exceptional guest experiences in places of incredible natural beauty. Our crafted experiences are delivered by a wealth of experts from diverse backgrounds, from visiting spa practitioners and celebrity chefs, to star gazers, marine biologists and even our own paragliding professional. These fascinating folk complement our dedicated hosts and help to establish the Six Senses’ uniqueness. Six Senses Spa at Ninh Van Bay is a sanctuary for all […]

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When you think about Scandinavian apartment interior design, you might get a picture of a minimalist space where white and light play a huge role. Harmonizing coziness and interior design simplicity, this Scandinavian apartment discovered by DesignRulz on Alvhem, is located in a charming old building in the Kungshöjd area, Gothenburg. The place features a total living surface of 104 square meters and consists of three lively rooms plus kitchen. This Scandinavian apartment comes with unrivaled views of the city and harbor. […]

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Hernandez Silva Arquitectos designed FF House, this remarkable contemporary residence  is located in Zapopan in Mexico. Looking at this modern home from the backyard, one thing is clear, those architects and engineers did impressive job on this house. The formal concept aims to display simple and lightweight items that observed from the outside seems to float on a wooden base. Open and spacious, yet capable of ensuring a high level of privacy and intimacy, the residence is part of a gated community. From […]

Gardeners can build a raised garden beds with relative ease. However, for the novice lover of colorful flower and fresh vegetables, getting all the right information about raised bed gardens before proceeding to make one is vital. Beyond the ease is the control—as you grow your favorite foods, you feed and soak your plants with just what they need for optimum growth. Here are tips on planning, building, protecting and irrigating raised garden beds.  What is a raised garden bed? The basic […]

Renowned by Wilson Architects, Sunshine Beach House was designed by architect Gabriel Poole in 1997.  Influenced by Mediterranean and Mexican lifestyle and design, the living areas were surrounding a central courtyard. The careful arrangement of the spaces protected from the prevailing sea breezes, and opened the house up to the Northern aspect while maintaining privacy. When new owners purchased the property, they quickly decided they were in favor of additional living space and all-weather connections with the sleeping quarters, all while maintaining the […]

Here at Designrulz we like discovering new ways to innovate the home you live in, from elegant elements of décor to fun or unusual items, we bring the best home accessories and break you in on them. 3P Clock, for instance, caught our attention with its clever twist on time-telling. Designed by Robocut Studio, the 3P clock might appear to be for your bedside table, but take a closer look and you’ll see something entirely different. It’s a clever twist on time-telling that […]

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