Designed by Deferrari + Modesti architects, this 170 square metre apartment in Prato, Italy sits on multiple levels, unified by the use of clever design features and a fetching shade of blue.
Kintsugi is the ancient Japanese art of seeking beauty from imperfections by mending broken ceramics with gold lacquer. Artist Glen Martin Taylor has taken this one step further by incorporating an array of unusual found objects with broken porcelain pieces, some of which carry strong personal emotional significance.
As part of his graduation project, designer WooJai Lee created a strong yet light material akin to papier-mâché. The collection feels organic and industrial at the same time, no mean feat for a material which started life as a humble newspaper.
Designed by bamboo specialists Studio WNA, Hideout Horizon is an adventurous guest lodge in the heart of the jungle in eastern Bali. This is a dream hideaway perfect for indulging in your Tarzan and Jane fantasies.
If it is true that space is the ultimate luxury, then designing for a small space must be the ultimate challenge. Fortunately, as this apartment in Shanghai by Qisi Design shows, there are plenty of design tricks to maximise function and style even in tiny spaces.
It takes vision and a good dose of daring to conceive a minimalist contemporary extension to a grade II listed cottage. Luckily, the architects at Found Associates have abundance of both.
Designed by Paris-based Stera Architectures on a rocky outcrop overlooking the sea in Sardinia is a remarkable house which feels very much at ease with its surrounding environment.
This 124 square metre apartment in Madrid, designed by Gon Architecture and Ana Torres for a young bachelor, shows how a small space can be transformed into a perfect abode for modern life.
Melbourne-based WOWOWA Architecture aims to "celebrate Australian culture, the kitsch and a love of daffy colloquialisms translated into architectural ambition". This mission statement is best illustrated by this wonderfully whimsical house in the suburbs of Melbourne.
Perched on the clifftops of Clifton, an exclusive suburb of Cape Town, the Pengilly house is an uber-luxurious home disguised as a Bond villain's lair.