Melding the Mirror of Scientific Observation with Her Artistic License: Ronél de Jager’s Work Interprets Transformational Qualities as Core in All Matter

Melding the Mirror of Scientific Observation with Her Artistic License: Ronél de Jager’s Work Interprets Transformational Qualities as Core in All Matter

Ronél de Jager’s chat with habitat kicks off cross-legged on her living room couch, the artist’s three-year-old daughter Nova has just had a bath and is curled up on her mother’s lap and about to go to bed…Two minutes later: Great, Nova found the puzzles in the corner...
A Dynamic Play of Light Inside a Modern Breezeway House with Mount Glory Views

A Dynamic Play of Light Inside a Modern Breezeway House with Mount Glory Views

Project Dogtrot’s design is inspired by the separate but connected forms of a dogtrot barn. Also known as a breezeway house, dog-run, or possum-trot, dogtrot architecture is a style of house that was common throughout the Southeastern United States during the 19th and...
The Reawakening of a Jacques Couëlle Masterpiece: The Iconic Hotel Cala Di Volpe in Sardinia

The Reawakening of a Jacques Couëlle Masterpiece: The Iconic Hotel Cala Di Volpe in Sardinia

  A hotspot in the 60s and 70s, adored by Prince Karim Aga Khan, it was a mythical meeting place for the jet-set. James Bond even stopped there in The Spy Who Loved Me. The interior design agency Moinard Bétaille has completed a sensitive and poetic renovation of...
This is What a Combination of Energetic Wood, Delicate Stone & Glass is Capable of at the Selva Alegre Residence in Ecuador

This is What a Combination of Energetic Wood, Delicate Stone & Glass is Capable of at the Selva Alegre Residence in Ecuador

  Selva Alegre was created to take inspiration from its surrounding environment: the Andes Mountains in Ecuador. The project was seen as a modern version of the historic Spanish hacienda that dominates the mountainous landscapes from Columbia to Peru. The...
Art House in the Birthplace of Silicon Valley: Back to Front & Inside Out with all Entertaining Spaces Connecting to the Courtyard

Art House in the Birthplace of Silicon Valley: Back to Front & Inside Out with all Entertaining Spaces Connecting to the Courtyard

When the lot adjacent to their house came on the market a few years ago, the owners saw an opportunity to expand beyond their small house in Palo Alto (leader in cutting-edge technological development) where they had lived for 20 years, raising their four children....