Who would have ever thought people would pay good money to spend time in prison? Transformation of the Het Arresthuis, an infamous Netherlands prison for almost a hundred and fifty years, into a luxury hotel has changed the idea following its refurbishment…
Category: Interior Design
A series of six animated short films narrated by actor Ewan Mc Gregor is an indulging visual experience. Design in a Nutshell series is a production of The Open University, a distance learning institution from the UK. The series features videos transporting you from Gothic Revival through Arts and Crafts, Bauhaus, American Industrial Design, Modernism and Post Modernism movements. A superb introduction to thinking of architecture. If you hail from a design background this will surely be a treat, one you’d want to share.
London’s Richmond Bridge a historic vicarage turned into a modern day design marvel sporting bespoke furniture. Owned by a family of six, one of its owners being a designer who refurbished it to suit present day needs. The place is large and equipped with a grand hall, seven sumptuous bedrooms, game rooms and playrooms for kids, a nursery and five bathrooms, TV room, study, an open kitchen plus a naturally lit dining room. The house has a soothing neutral colour palette with touches of dove-grey.
A 160,000 sq.ft. office located in the Renzo Piano designed- Central St. Giles Building in Covent Garden, London is no ordinary office. The second Google office from Penson Interior Design following the office they designed for London’s Google engineers. This office includes a gym, dance studio, massage parlour, a secret garden, restaurants and loads of other recreational facilities and to top it off a panoramic view of the London skyline. It does not fall short of a Five-star resort.