Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway contd………..

Here is the second property, 300 year-old caves that were once the homes of local fishermen and farmers.With the help of native craftsmen and using the local stone this historical setting has been gradually transformed into blissful getaway!  visit for more information  http://www.perivolas.gr/about-us/       Continue reading Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway contd………..

spaces,flowers, food and fashion

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Weekend Escape !

What better way to beat the scorching summer heat of Mumbai than to spend time with friends at their beautiful home in Ali Baug. A home built painstakingly with a passion for design, detail and warm hospitality. Here the greenery, plants and trees are just as important as the home! 6 dogs 2 cats  1 baby  lots of friends and lots of laughs !! All … Continue reading Weekend Escape !

24 Hours in Lucknow -guest blogger

24 Hours in Lucknow… By Akshita Phoolka Guest Blogger I recently went to Lucknow to visit an aunt who moved there a few years ago. As most towns in India’s hinterland- UP go, I half expected Lucknow to be shabby, hot and boring and while the heat was soaring, Lucknow was anything but shabby and boring, Infact my 24 hours there were so packed with … Continue reading 24 Hours in Lucknow -guest blogger

Tadao Ando – Mexico

Love this stunning concrete campus for mexico’s Casa Wabi foundation designed by the Pritzker award winning architect Tadao Ando. It highlights all the key elements of design that have are synonymous with architects work.Concrete, geometry, light and shadow, a seamless movement through interior and exterior spaces as well as mixing traditional spirit with contemporary essence.I love how the strong stark linear walls are softened by … Continue reading Tadao Ando – Mexico

Pringiers House – Tadao Ando

More on the brilliant work of Tadao Ando  continued from here…..      Where : Sri Lanka  Architect : Tadao Ando    The story goes that Pierre Pringiers  wanted his wife who is an artist to have a  studio space.He asked who her dream architect  would be to design the space and her wish was granted.    And so Tadao Ando designed this stunning space  never once having … Continue reading Pringiers House – Tadao Ando

Tom Ford +Tadao Ando = A Ranch in Santa Fe

Tom Ford the prolific American designer   enlisted one of the world’s greatest architects to design  his New Mexico dream home – a sprawling, luxe ranch. The result is a palatial wonderland with  sweeping landscapes, genius play of light and shadow, vast,minimal,quiet and  serene… The images have been shot by © Guido Mocafico  and first appeared in Vogue Paris and GQ Australia   Don’t miss this interview by  Lisa … Continue reading Tom Ford +Tadao Ando = A Ranch in Santa Fe

Mono Materials : Design impact with use of minimal materials.

Paired down and clean. The popularity of using single materials in interior spaces is growing. The effects are dramatic and soothing at the same time.David Chipperfield‘s design for the Valentino store in New York is a beautiful example of minimal materials for high impact and drama.two main materials : stone and Grey Palladiana Terrazzo stairs and a series of ramps connect spaces chunks of marble blocks … Continue reading Mono Materials : Design impact with use of minimal materials.

Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway

Location: Greece, Island of Therassia There are two hotels here owned and designed by Costis Psychas which are my current obsession! 1) Perivolas hideaway (the converted pumice stone warehouse) 2) Perivolas Oia Santorini,300 year old converted caves, which were the homes of local farmers and fishermen. This building was originally a warehouse built for a pumice mine. Part of the building was built in the water … Continue reading Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway