Joseph Dirand’s Italy-Inspired Paris Digs

    Welcome to the Seventh Arrondissement home of one of the world’s most sought after architect/designers – Joseph Dirand. With a mix of minimal lines, luxurious materials and an undeniably French flavor, many the Paris apartment’s architectural details (trims, moldings…) are actually done in the style of a 17th century Italian interior. As theread ON

The Jane Antwerp: ‘Fine Dining Meets Rock ’n Roll’

  Photo by Richard Powers   This spring, the Belgian city of Antwerp debuts what promises to become a new mecca for design lovers and food aficionados alike, as it opens the doors to The Jane restaurant. Set within the chapel of a former military hospital, the newly renovated space is the result of a threeread ON

‘Tis The Season: Seven Casual Dining Spaces

    One of the nicest things about the spring/summer season is that everything starts to feel a little less formal, a little less buttoned up. In anticipation of the more relaxed, lazy days ahead, I’ve gathered a few spaces that will have you all feeling those loungey evenings with friends and smelling the saltyread ON

REVISIT: Christian Liaigre’s 18th Century Paris Home

    Back in 2012, we took a tour of famed interior / furniture designer Christian Liaigre’s 18th century Parisian home. The space was, and continues to be, an of the moment celebration of old school architecture and detailing punctuated by the designer’s love for clean lines. Recently, AD Russia gave Liaigre’s spectacular digs a secondread ON

MASCULINE BEDROOMS: Our Latest Favorites

    Hello boys. Today, as promised, D is following up our popular 2013 Single Man: Some Masculine Bedrooms For The Fellas post with a 2014 update. From the rustic to the sophisticated, the glamorous to the everyday, I hope our male and female readers alike will find a little something to love.  Above – our firstread ON

SCANDINAVIAN CHIC: Helle Flou + Kopenhagen Fur

    Nestled within an old mansion located a stone’s throw from the Copenhagen residence of the Danish royal family, lies the new and effortlessly cool offices of Kopenhagen Fur. While the revamped property owes its updated look to architect/designer Helle Flou, it was originally built as home to a wealthy merchant in 1835 byread ON

BARCELONA DREAMING: A Loox Studio Renovation

    Hello gumdrops. This Thursday we are off to Spain, to visit a fresh renovation of a 1908 heritage property in Barcelona’s Eixample quarter. Originally built by the Catalan architect Josep Domènech i Estapà, the five story property sat unoccupied for years, until recently when Núria Selva Villaronga of loox architecture and design had the opportunity to work herread ON