A New Zealand Home Bridges Past & Present

Fearon Hay Harbour House

    Today we are highlighting one of Auckland, New Zealand’s earliest waterfront homes and its seamless transition from modest early 20th century villa into to-die-for harbour front home. Set on the inner Waitemata waterway, the original villa was built in 1910. To create a dwelling compatible with 21st century standards, Fearon Hay Architects devised aread ON

READER SUBMISSION: LaLouL by Corinne van Havre

LaLouL Brass Mobile

    DPAGES reader and Antwerp based jewelry designer Corinne van Havre recently launched LaLouL – a new lighting and accessories brand based on the concept of providing unique and timeless pieces for the the home. Pulling from her educational background in art and design, her experience working at Sotheby’s, and her expertise as a jeweler, van Havre’s collectionread ON

COZY TIME: Thirteen Lust Worthy Fireplaces

Fireplace

    To wrap up the week, we’ve gathered 13 fireplaces from D’s files – because keeping cozy (and gorgeous) isn’t just a fall, winter thing. Above – Originally built in 1910, this Auckland, New Zealand home enjoys a gorgeous new fireplace by Fearon Hay Architects. Photo by Simon Wilson.     A pared down fireplace in anread ON

AUGUST FAVORITES: D’s Little List of Loves

August 2014 Favorites

    CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT   1. SURFBOARD – Custom Longboard ($3,600) – Octovo 2. CHANDELIER – Incredible Multifaceted Chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari – 1stdibs 3. PURSE – Horn Hobo ($268) – J.Crew 4. SHAVE BRUSH – Handcrafted Pewter Shaving Brush ($69) – Kaufmann Mercantile 5. FLOOR LAMP – Atomic Lobster Floor Lamp ($299) – CB2 6. CHAIR – Armchair by Mario Bellini for Cassina ($3,500) –read ON

Designer Mark Zeff’s Black Barn Retreat

Mark Zeff Hampton Barn

    Adept at designing just about everything from brand logos to luxury yachts, South African native and Manhattan based designer, Mark Zeff, has taken a decidedly understated approach to the design of his family’s East Hampton summer home.           Flying in the face of the traditional white and weathered cedar so commonread ON

FLOWS: Swirling Ceramic Art by Fenella Elms

Fenella Elms Ceramic-Art

    Looking like some irresistible cross between swirling windblown feathers and soft soft scales, these works of art by Fenella Elms are sure to have your fingers twitching for a feel. The UK based artist describes the recipe for her porcelain wall hung sculptures as follows…         “Powdered porcelain is mixedread ON

DSHOP Welcomes Some Seriously Colorful Lighting

THIN Lamp

    Today we are taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to share two lovable new additions to DSHOP. First up – the THIN Lamp designed by Peter Bristol in collaboration with Juniper. This incredibly flexible and streamlined fixture utilizes the latest in LED technology to create a lamp capable of extending in excess of three feetread ON