Ten houses with interiors designed to exhibit art

Ten houses with interiors designed to exhibit art

For our next lookbook, we have selected 10 interiors from the Dezeen archive that are designed to showcase proprietary art collections. The houses are designed for art collectors, professionals and enthusiasts who will be exhibiting their art collections. Each has a special style, and some boast a minimal gallery-like interior, while others advocate a busy…

Lizée-Hugot used leather and steel to channel the 1970s in a Parisian restaurant

Lizée-Hugot used leather and steel to channel the 1970s in a Parisian restaurant

Materials typical of a classic Parisian pub, such as wood, marble and lacquered ceilings, are paired with tubular steel furniture reminiscent of the 1970s at the Abstinence restaurant. Invited Abstinence, the restaurant is the first project completed by a Parisian studio Lizée-Hugot, founded earlier this year by Stéphanie Lizée and Raphael Hugot after several years…

Perkins & Will designs interiors with a “sense of connectedness” for the Texas office

Perkins & Will designs interiors with a “sense of connectedness” for the Texas office

Architectural firm Perkins & Will has completed an office interior in Dallas, Texas for Signify Health Center, centered around a large steel staircase and wooden meeting platform. He approached the global practice, which has an office in Dallas, to create a 13,700-square-foot workplace that would emphasize collaboration, connectivity, and transparency, while meeting a wide range…

The colors define the functions in the apartment in Athens by Point Supreme Architects

A previously hidden central light funnel enters this once dark and enclosed apartment in Athens designed by local architects Point Supreme Architects. Located in the city center, on the sixth floor of an 1980s Athens polycathic building – a concrete apartment block consisting of family apartments with floor balconies – the two-bedroom apartment Trikoui is…

A team of architects designs the Kotori restaurant in Sao Paulo

A team of architects designs the Kotori restaurant in Sao Paulo

Brazilian studio Coletivo de Arquitetos has completed a Japanese restaurant in Sao Paulo’s Pinheiros district, using traditional Japanese woodwork techniques. Completed this year, the 350-square-meter Kotori restaurant has just a few seats up front, facing the street through the shop window. Kotori was designed in 2020 and opened earlier this year On the outside, architects…

The interior of the Swiss Consulate in Chicago is prone to 1960s modernism

The interior of the Swiss Consulate in Chicago is prone to 1960s modernism

The Swiss firm HHF and the Chicago studio Kwong Von Glinow collaborated on the interiors of the Swiss consulate located in Chicago’s John Hancock Center. Located on the 38th floor of a 100-storey super-skyscraper, the 1,500-square-foot office is designed to pay homage to the shared architectural history of Chicago and Switzerland. The Swiss Consulate is…

Six of the best restaurant interiors in California

From rustic fine dining to colorful ceilings designed to “whet your appetite,” here are six of the best examples of interior design for restaurants in California. Loqui in downtown Los Angeles, California, Wick Architecture & Design Los Angeles study Wick Architecture & Design looked at materials more commonly found on construction sites when designing Loqui,…