Monthly Archives: November 2012

It’s not easy being Green?

With the Hobbit film due to come out in a couple of weeks, we thought we would take a glance at the modern day Hobbit houses. Green living is no longer a hobbit hole in the ground, but a much more refined dwelling. Some don’t even reference their green credentials on the outside, but contain […]

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Living in Shoes

This week is one for the ladies, that’s right we’re all about shoes! Everyday we live our lives wearing a pair of shoes. We spend the majority of our time in them, so why don’t we pay as much attention to the design of shoes as we do for the design of our houses? Surely […]

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Teaching old dog’s new tricks.

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Well that might be true of animals; with Architecture it certainly isn’t the case. Renovation is fast becoming the most popular route to gaining a spectacular modern home whilst still maintaining the character of the past. Here are some quirky examples we think are spectacular. […]

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Lighting Up the Night

As the skies will be lit up tonight with fireworks, we thought we would have a look at some inspirational lighting. Bruce Munro is an amazing Lighting designer. He literally sculpts with light. At London Zoo he created this amazing installation called ‘Twilight’ using a modular 6m cascade of teardrop diffusers. The installation was created […]

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