Honey, we’re home! Welcome to our staycation homestead, 31 Rue Cambon – the infamous abode of Gabrielle (a.k.a Coco) Chanel.” This is how the article from blog Le Coveteur starts their feature
Renowned fashion photographer duos, Inez and Vinoodh had their beautiful 3400 Sqft Lower East Side Loft featured in Architectural Digest. Brooklyn based Simrel Achenbach of Descience Laboratories, in collaboration with designer Daniel Sachs of Sachs Lindores, combined adjacent lofts to create this Manhattan residence for the photographers duo and their son, Charles.
A world traveler and elaborate, frequently fantastical decorator, Pinto amassed a clientele ranging from Middle Eastern petroleum billionaires and politicians to celebrities. He was 69.
Born in 1943 in Casablanca, Pinto spent his childhood in Morocco. His tours across Europe and the rest of the world with globe-trotting parents would influence Pinto’s exotic, global design vision later in life.
Once the residence of a noble Beijing family, this 200-year old property has been lovingly redesigned by Jehanne and Liu and brought to life in order to satisfy a thirst for the real Beijing experience. From the entrance door blue, red and the hammered bronze door handle we enter into the small Hotel based on the experience of at home in Beijing style.
Having lived many years in the city of Sao Paulo, I have the privilege to have numerous friends. One of them is my dear friend the Brazilian architect, urbanist, interior designer and Art Curator Joao Mansur.
Since Batik has been gaining more exposure followed by ethnic tribal trend safari chic look, several designers are using Ikat print in their 2008 Spring Summer collection.
Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s innovative cooking and the imagery of the Japanese countryside where he grew up combined with the influence of water inspired by the adjacent Victoria Harbour, culminate in this intimate, yet dynamic dining experience designed by Rockwell Group for his restaurant at the intercontinental hotel in Hong Kong. Food and architecture evolve into waves of movement and serenity, with a visual vocabulary that is inspired by the ocean as well as the culture of the Japanese countryside.
They combine Laid-back California Modern with Vintage Hollywood decadence. Their Signature brand of mixing the old with the new, the modern with vintage is called “Modage”. At the moment in my opinion, they’re the best!