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Scandinavian Cool: Modern Apartment, Finland

Rome-based architect Maurizio Giovannoni has completed the renovation and interior design of a compact penthouse. Completed in 2012, the modern apartment can be found in Turku, Finland. According to Maurizio his main objective was to ensure the apartment had plenty of light flowing inside, and to create a relaxing living room where his client could … Read More

An Unconventional ‘Folded House’, Japan

Kyoto-based design studio Alphaville have completed the Folded House project. The three-storey, contemporary property can be found in Osaka, Japan. According to the architects: This contemporary Japanese home belongs to a couple and their pet cats. The typical method for designing a house would assign rectangular rooms with specific functions and lay out them. Such … Read More

Contemporary Hijauan House, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur-based design studio Twenty-Nine Design has completed the Hijauan House. This beautiful two-storey contemporary property can be found in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the architects: “Situated on a small plot in a mature residential development, we took the Malay term ‘Hijau’ meaning ‘green’ as our design directive.  Our aim was to avoid chopping … Read More

The Luxurious Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives

The Maldives is paradise, where the view shifts as easily as the sands between the toes and where the sounds of aquatic bliss carry on the trade winds. It is not just the magic of sight and sound. The Maldives is about touch too, like the gentle caress of warm waves, the pleasant tickle of … Read More

Revel in the Serenity of Sublime Samana, Dominican Republic

Caressing the crystal-clear waters of the Samana Peninsula, Sublime Samana Hotel & Residence, is the newest addition to Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s exclusive portfolio of boutique hotels in the Caribbean. The exquisitely designed property opened in early March 2012 and offers guests access to a collection of 20 private suites and casitas nestled … Read More