A courtyard within a home is a private oasis. MPLA Design Group has some simple yet elegant ideas to turning your intimate spaces into cozy sanctuaries. You can also use bistro patio set to add classy appeal to your backyard and courtyard.
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.
Native Southerners Robert and Cortney Novogratz moved to New York City more than ten years ago and purchased their first townhouse in Manhattan — a crumbling building in need of major rehabilitation. They discovered their knack for designing and renovating and launched their business, Sixx Design (a name inspired by their brood of six children). This beautifully illustrated book, Downtown Chic, published by Rizzoli, takes the readers through their innovative design process through the years, from townhouses in New York City to a country house in Massachusetts, and a beach house in Brazil. The book includes before and after photos as well as tips and advice on buying wrecks and turning them into comfortable dream homes.
The interior of Feadship’s luxury yacht Kathleen Anne is a home-away-at-sea. Designed by Bannenberg & Rowell Design, the interior of the 39m (128ft.) yacht has a crisp and contemporary look that is smart but homely. The oak and walnut furnishing creates a calm and dignified ambience for this floating retreat.
Les Bardeaux in Guernsey is a contemporary home with rustic comfort. The clean modern design and rich traditional material create a perfect stress-free environment.
The Proust Geometrica armchair with wooden frame designed by Alessandro Mendini is upholstered and hand-finished. The multi-coloured fabric breathes new life into the traditional design in the quest for aesthetic perfection.
This beautifully landscaped estate in La Jolla, California is a stunning Spanish Colonial Hacienda-Style Home with the ambience of Tuscany.
This contemporary triplex in London’s South Kensington has been completely refurbished by Markam Associates. The stylish modern home also has an indoor swimming pool and a new conservatory.