Situated on the European bank of the Bosphorus, the Four Seasons Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey is an eclectic blend of 19th-century grandness and fresh contemporary elegance. The interior design by Istanbul firm Metex Design Group is bright and airy, with Ottoman period design details and contemporary furnishings. The lavish marble bathrooms with wooden vanity and deep soaking tub provide exquisite luxury for this waterfront palace.
Yellow and Green set against black & white background and patterns is the theme of these bedroom and bathroom suites. The smartly contrasting colours give the rooms a very contemporary and elegant feel without overusing colours.
Situated on Clifton Beach in the suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, the Victoria 50 apartments take full advantage of the ocean view. The interiors have plenty of natural light and the outdoor terraces are fully utilized for entertainment and viewing sunsets. Designed by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA), these luxury apartments reflect the best of contemporary coastal living.
Interior design firm Hennings Börn Interiors was commissioned to design a newly built villa in Blankenese, a suburb of Hamburg, Germany. The white villa has a total of five stories. The neo-classical style of the villa calls for an interior that is modern yet still in keeping with the architecture.
Architecture firm Assembledge took a 900 square feet house in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles that was about to be condemned, and turned it into a modern sanctuary. The open floor plan makes the house feel much bigger. The simple yet contemporary decor creates a relaxed environment despite its small space.
Interior designer Delphine Krakoff and her husband Reed Krakoff turned their home in Southampton, NY into a glamorous retreat. Predominantly white rooms are decorated with splashes of green, yellow, purple, blue and graphic drawings.
Actress Uma Thurman is selling her townhouse in NYC Greenwich Village Gold Coast. The luxury five stories tall townhouse has 7 bedrooms and 6.5 baths. The stylish garden has its own gas fireplace, and the traditional interior decor is perfectly suited to this elegant home in a charming neighbourhood. The asking price for the townhouse is US$14.2 million.