All posts with tag:historical building

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…

The owners of this apartment have recently been fortunate enough to purchase the home of their dreams – not only by character and architectural style, but also exactly in the building in the heart of Warsaw where they wanted. They were captivated by the gorgeous prewar architecture, large windows and high ceilings. The owners entrusted…

The owners of this spacious apartment were born in Turkey, but having visited Barcelona several times, they were so imbued with the beauty and atmosphere of the city that decided to purchase housing here. The head of the family is a well-known art collector in Istanbul, so it was decided to design very centrally located…

The designers of Parc Broekhuizen hotel in Utrecht, Netherlands, were not afraid to fill classic interiors of the 18th century with modern furniture and minimalist decor. Here the furniture of interesting forms perfectly coexist with frescos and tapestries, and a modern bathtub is located on a marble pedestal right in the middle of the suite…

Designer Ashley Maddox was born in California, but had lived and worked around the world, from New York and London to Cape Town. Now she settled in Paris, where she opened Studio Maddox with a very interesting concept. Ashley finds magnificent apartments in the old houses of the center of Paris, completely renews their interiors…

Australia has a rich historical architecture, which is pretty well saved till our days. But in the works of local design studios there is a clear trend for modern design inside such old houses, which nevertheless harmonizes perfectly with their appearance. This gorgeous residence in Melbourne is an excellent example of this – behind a…

The way from the exquisite 18th century manor to the modern hotel: this is the story of the Heckfield Place Country Hotel in Gamshire, England. For 250 years, the main building and the adjacent buildings changed with time, but one thing remained unchanged: elegant English style. The designer decided not to make the design too…