Shortlisting Luxury Categories: The Big Picture, Home Cinema Category

The Big Picture have been shortlisted in the ID&A Awards 2014, with their project entering the Home Cinema category. Having designed and implemented a number of reference level cinemas we wanted to take this installation to a whole new level looking at dozens of small improvements that would add up to a huge difference overall. Wherever possible there were to be no compromises.  Everything was drawn up in detail to avoid mistakes by any trades involved. The Big Picture were

Further Shortlist Success for Sims Hilditch with a project in the Kitchen Over £25,000 category

Sims Hilditch have been shortlisted for the Kitchen Over £25,000 Award in the International Design & Architecture Awards 2014. Sims Hilditch were tasked with taking a small dark kitchen and transforming it into a light and airy, practical and safe space suitable for a large family with eight children. Tackling the original kitchen was a worry from the start for the design team. It seemed very small and was split into two rooms and was out on a limb, but

Shortlisted: Doherty Design Studio for International Design & Architecture Awards 2014

Doherty Design Studio and their project ‘Swinburne Avenue Residence’ has successfully made the Shortlist for the Asia-Pacific Residential £1-2.5 Million Award, for this year’s International Design & Architecture Awards. Doherty Design Studio was asked to create an interior with ample storage, smart detailing and provide a sense of a boutique luxury hotel, while balancing the practical demands of a family with two small children. The owners also wanted to complement the strong, modern lines of the architecture and to enhance the spacious feel

Shortlisted: Antela Developments in the £10 Million + (Property Value) Award.

design et al are delighted to announce that Antela Developments have been successfully shortlisted in the ID&A £10 Million + (Property Value) Award 2014. Heavily influenced by the work of Frank Lloyd-Wright, Antela’s design vision for Fulwith Manor was to create a 21st century eco manor house that truly represents modern architecture whilst being harmoniously integrated into its surroundings by both its form and the use of natural materials which had to be found within 100 miles from its location

ID&A Awards 2014: Morph Design Company make the Shortlist

Morph Design Company have successfully been Shortlisted for the International Design & Architecture Awards 2014. Their project ‘Silver Oak’  has been Shortlisted in the Asia-Pacific Interior Design Awards – £1-2.5 million category. Silver Oak villa is designed in a contemporary interior style. It is tailored to suit the aesthetic sense of both Indians and expatriates. The Silver Oak model villa was designed for Prestige Estate Projects Ltd. with the intent of creating a beautiful living space which will be a

Shortlisted: Kari Whitman Interiors with a Ski Chalet in Colorado

Kari Whitman Interiors, have been shortlisted for the Ski Chalet award in the International Design & Architecture Awards 2014. The project is a 2,100 square foot, 19th century retreat in the ski town of Boulder, Colorado. The space is designed as a getaway for the clients’ hectic LA lifestyle and they wanted a space to accommodate lots of guests and pets, but to also honor her eco-friendly roots, and celebrate her eclectic style. An upcycled leather floor in the foyer

Designer Q&A with Dennis Rabinowitz of JPR Architects

Name : Dennis Rabinowitz Company : JPR Architects Position in Company : Director Website :                 . Tell us a little about your background (education, experience, etc) Qualified at University of Pretoria South Africa 1971 B.Arch; Earned University Blue (colours) for Soccer having represented SA Universities 1966. Married my wife, an artist, 1970 Worked for Colin St John Wilson Architects, London 1972-3, British Library project; Started Private Practice Pretoria RSA 1976: Luxury Domestic,

Designer In Profile: Tania Adir – G&T London.

        Name: Tania Adir Company: G&T London Position within company: Partner Website:                     Tell us a little about your background (education, experience, etc) I have always been attracted to real estate and interior design since an early age but had decided to embark upon a journey to become a solicitor at an international law firm. I went through rigorous legal training followed by a painstaking selection process

Chevallier Architectes Enjoy Further Shortlist Success in the International Design & Architecture Awards 2014

Chevallier Architectes have been successfully shortlisted for a second time in the International Design & Architecture Awards 2014. Chalet Piolet will compete for the Ski Chalet Award. Chalet Piolet is wonderfully situated in Chamonix, surrounded by other contemporary construction. It stands out as a most exceptional example. Piolet is the first chalet in all of the French Alps with the same material on the roof and on the wall, revolutionary for new chalets in Chamonix. Entirely heated by geothermal heating and lit with

Congratulations to Design Intervention, winner of the Asia-Pacific Living Space Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2014

Design Intervention i.d. successfully won the Asia-Pacific Living Space category with their project ‘Gallop Green’ in this years The International Design & Architecture Awards 2014. Furniture placement and combination was a key aspect, enough pieces to make it look like a living space but not too many so that it looked cluttered. A vintage Jasper Morrison Sofa quirky shape compliments the irregular seating area, brass is introduced through the mid-century pieces such as the Chinese Chippendale console and a Piero Lissoni

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