This coastal retreat in Estoril, Portugal uses art, colour and bespoke furniture to create a vibrant haven.
Art Deco detailing, soft corners, circles and chunky lines make this a friendly tropical villa dripping with style.
Cross Street (behind the Iron Bank Building in Auckland) has become home to a new furniture showroom by Nathan Goldsworthy.
A luxurious residence in the hills of Mexico City dwells in the treetops and is designed to afford its owners a deep connection with nature.
In southern Chile, this seemingly prehistoric house rests calmly by the lakeside.
A Sao Paulo apartment with an impressive modernist lineage receives a rhythmic and contemporary twist.
The shortlist of stunning Residential Design finalists in the 2016 Australian Interior Design Awards.
The sometimes-conflicting relationship between the built and natural environment inspired the design of this coastal home.
The refurbishment of an 18th-century apartment in the French capital results in an eclectic and radiant space.
A small apartment layered over three disjointed levels plays with geometry and strategic bursts of light.
A modernist masterpiece in Beverly Hills, California responds to its natural environment with flair and sculpture.
Aaron Paterson explores a surprisingly airy concrete monolith nestled within a Malaysian jungle.
This Singapore house takes its cues from its location – the architecture mitigates the pervasive humidity.
Impelled by the desire to live simply and sustainably, a Copenhagen couple returned to the city’s waterways in a houseboat of their own design.
This Muriwai Beach home responds beautifully to the nearby ocean, forest and our South Pacific traditions.
We explore a daring clifftop home in Sydney that is curved in concrete, carved from sandstone and bathed in filtered light.
Visitors at Dubai’s Jumeirah Creekside Hotel can check out some the region’s best contemporary art, with a collection of nearly 500 individually curated pieces.
A terrace home in Melbourne has been re-imagained for a new way of living.
A home for handcrafted leather footwear company Revie has opened in Ponsonby.
An urban eyrie enjoys views of Auckland’s most iconic built and natural landscapes.
Thoughtful design expressed with imaginative materials creates a sense of sanctuary.
Nature, a clever shape, and American colonial architecture inform this award-winning holiday house in the heart of New England.
Just outside Los Angeles, a former avian sanctuary is now a peaceful retreat for an interior designer.
Contemporary yoga studios soothe the mind as much as they stretch the body.
A classic modernist home in Melbourne by Merchant Builders is renovated to restore its finest features.
More than utilitarian spaces, contemporary kitchens are gathering zones full of elements of theatre and craftsmanship.
Think of it as a bookstore for tea enthusiasts – browse-worthy aisles of glass beakers and canisters hold over 165 varieties.
Eastern Europe’s rich design history is honoured in this minimalist interior.
Technology meets tradition in a bespoke home, set within London’s Kew Green Conservation Area.
The café scene in New Plymouth continues to impress, and Monica’s Eatery offers yet another option.
This Queenstown home has a seamless connection to its surrounding landscape.
Hamptons chic meets industrial edge in the design of Superette’s new Takapuna store.
Winner of the 2015 Australian House of the Year Award, this handcrafted labour of love is undoubtedly worth the hype.
A chapel designed by Hiroshi Nakamura, located in the hills above a resort in Onomichi, Japan.
This whimsical house in the English countryside was designed with the story of a fictional woman at its core.
This much-lauded house owes as much to creative imagination and serendipitous discovery as it does to the industrial history of its location.
Besides the coffee and great food, the star of Shelter’s in-store café Eat is the bespoke art wall by street art collective BMD.
Kathleen Kinney discovers a cottage in England that opts for forward-looking, artisanal architecture.
The merits of monochrome in the reinvention of a London apartment.
Urbis takes a sneak preview at the much anticipated Len Lye Centre due to open in New Plymouth on Saturday 25 of July.