An Award Winning London Home by Dyer Grimes

Dryer Grimes Townhouse

    This enviable triplex in the Emperor’s Gate area of London recently scored The Sunday Times British Homes Awards win of best 2014 Interior Design. The renovation was led by the boutique London practice Dyer Grimes Architecture, working in collaboration with a young Swiss family to combine three flat levels into a cohesive newread ON

A Medieval Monastery Becomes a Modern Family Home

Bergamo Home Edoardo Milesi

    When presented with the opportunity to convert what was once a medieval monastery in Bergamo, Italy into a comfortable family home, architect Edoardo Milesi’s goal was a simple one – “to restore the original spirit of the place.” To do so, he and his firm meticulously peeled back the centuries to reveal and restore as much ofread ON

An Inviting Manhattan Loft by Shamir Shah

Shamir Shah New York Apartment

    When asked to describe his design ethos, architect/designer Shamir Shah cites strong roots in “the traditions of functional modernism… attention to detail [and] a restrained yet elegant aesthetic.” It’s an approach that has garnered him much attention both locally and abroad, and an approach perfectly exemplified in today’s share of his recent SoHo loft renovation. Oneread ON

Ten Great Moments in Graveling

Gravel Driveway

    When it comes to landscaping, there are few things more timeless than gravel. From pea stone to river rock, quartzite to lava rock, the textures and color variations are many and the design possibilities…. endless. Shown here is a small selection of  D favorites – just tipping the iceberg on how modern, versatile and richread ON

SEMI FINE DINING: Because Casual is Cool

Gomez Associates Dining Nook

    As DPAGES’ Holiday Table Challenge rolls on I’ve got dining spaces on the mind, and today we’re taking it down a notch (in a good way) with a selection of dining areas that don’t take themselves too seriously. Because from the coziest of dining nooks to the earthiest of kitchen tables, sometimes the best settingsread ON

NEW LEASE ON LIFE: O’Neill Rose Landmark Renovation

Oneill Rose Architects West Side Townhouse

    Architects Devin O’Neill and Faith Rose of O’Neill Rose Architects had their work cut our for them when they were approached to renovate a landmark Romanesque Revival in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Originally designed by George H. Budlong in the late 1880s, the once stately townhouse had been sectioned into a series of singleread ON

A 15th Century Palace Turns Gallery & Weekend Home

Palau de Casavells

    Set within a small town in the province of Girona, Spain, lies the newly restored 15th century palace turned gallery/weekend home, Palau de Casavells. The process of transforming the voluminous historical property into habitable/exhibitable space took four years and was led by partners Jacobo Valenti and Luis Sendino. The result is a dramaticread ON