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.
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.
Ground floor and basement spaces are notoriously difficult to work with, especially if the building is deep and narrow. Architects Lucas y Hernández – Gil succeeded in creating an attractive and stimulating space by applying clever design tricks and a few quirky touches.
At these difficult and uncertain times, our thoughts turn to the perfect way to cocoon ourselves. A great place to start is to create a luxurious bedroom which delights all your senses. This swanky hotel suite, known as Lost in Translation, provides plenty of inspiration.
How should you design an office for an industrial gas company? When faced with this unusual brief, the Taiwanese architects and interior designers at Waterfrom Design took their inspirations from the industrial equipment which powers their client's business.
Harry Nuriev of Crosby Studios, the multi-talented Russian designer best known for his avant garde furniture collaborations with Balenciaga, turns up the chic in this charming Parisian apartment with his trademark design touches.
The owners of this house on the edge of a lake in Poznan in Poland wanted to create a country home which reminds them of their exotic holidays around the world. The architects at Urbe rose to the challenge with a design which captures the joy and wonders of travelling beautifully.
When the designers at BE Architecture were asked to build a rear extension to a Victorian house in Melbourne, they created a house which combines the old and new seamlessly through sensitive design, superb craftsmanship and an unerring attention to detail.
Those who doubt the power of colour should visit this delightfully colourful apartment in the centre of Tokyo. Created by multi-disciplinary designer Adam Nathanial Furman, this apartment is an explosion of candy hues and pastel shades.
Some of the best interior design schemes defy description. They combine colours, textures and styles in exciting ways but still manage to create coherent spaces. This delightful apartment at the Hampstead Manor development in north London is one such example.
First time visitors to the Paradiso Hotel in Ibiza would be forgiven for thinking they had flown to Florida by mistake, as the design of this boutique hotel is very much inspired by the Art Deco glamour of Miami.