In the 21st century, this ancient stone estate in Catalonia, Spain, began a new life. Bohemian interiors and furniture of the 19th century gave way to minimalism, dark colors and wood. Not only the main three-storey house, but also the adjacent annexe, which had previously served as a stable, underwent alteration. The horses live on…

Classic design for old historic houses are not the only right way of reconstructing the buildings with a deep history. The owners of this magnificent 19th century mansion in the French city of Bordeaux decided to design the interior spaces of their unique home in a modern way with elements of Scandinavian and French styles….

This townhouse is part of the Georgian building complex in London, which was recently renovated and brought back to life. Designers from Ashby Studio did not turn to the classic English style, offering a fairly modern content for the historic building. The interiors become light and bright, with an abundance of natural light, at the…

A stylish boutique hotel Bursa recently opened its doors in the Podil district of Kyiv. Two buildings, 100 years old and 200 years old, were thoroughly rebuilt, while retaining the maximum of the original partitions and walls. Architect Slava Balbek who was in charge of the project decided to find a balance between the modern…

The building in the center of Rome, in which this modern apartment is located, has seen a lot in its lifetime, as it was built several centuries ago. But the designers did not completely close or dismantle the original architectural characteristics of the premises, but instead emphasized many of them with modern solutions. So, wooden…

Tortue Hotel in Hamburg, Germany, proves that a former ministry building can be successfully converted into modern and chic hotel. Only a strict facade and wide corridors with offices remind about the official past of this house. The rest is a modern space created to receive guests and living in the rhythm of a big…

Despite the fact that this Barcelona apartment is located in the old house built in 1936, its interiors look quite young and fresh. Designer Gloria Borras intelligently integrated laconic modern shapes and lines into the design, while at the same time the charm of the classic historic spaces are still present. The color scheme is very soft…

The designers who worked on the project of this large apartment were faced with a difficult task: to restore classical architectural splendor in the estate, built in 1914 by the Catalan architect Alberto Fitz Lopez in the Salamanca district in Madrid. Due to numerous changes of owners and renovation works in the XX century, the…

If you are fond of design in its various forms, we highly recommend the Netflix series called Abstraction: the art of design. Here you will find incredibly beautiful shooting, interviews with the best world designers, and just a pleasing visual picture. And one of the episodes of the series features the famous British designer Ilse…