Category Archives: Developers

Boutique Hotel Awards +

Quite Simply The Universe’s Most Glamorous Hospitality Awards Gala Dinner  How the great poses? “We do it all the time!” Advertisements

Posted in Architects, Architecture, Art, Country Houses, Design, Developers, Fashion, Hotels, Luxury, People, Restaurants, Town Houses | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Villa Escher + Belvoir Park Zürich

Swiss Heir “You must have good taste!” exclaimed Lucy Worsley over lunch at the Marriott Grosvenor Square London last week. The Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces was looking resplendent in a red velvet dress. She was returning the compliment … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Developers, Hotels, Luxury, People, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Lavender’s Blue + The Irish Times + The Gloss

Russian Unorthodox Lavender’s Blue. A Vision | A Residence | A Blog. Our Gesamtkunstwerk. A decade of collecting and arranging. Irish country house attic style. So where better to celebrate in print than The Irish Times? Better again, The Gloss … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Country Houses, Design, Developers, Luxury, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Mainport Hotel Rotterdam + Delfshaven

Haven is a Place on Earth Middag. To the beautiful south of Churchillplein lie the four inlets of Wijnhaven, Bierhaven, Rederijhaven and Scheepmakershaven. Due west of the latter haven along Leuvehaven is our destination. Seemingly giving up on multisyllabic Dutch … Continue reading

Posted in Architects, Architecture, Developers, Fashion, Luxury | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The International Property Awards + The Music Box Southwark

The London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square Gala Dinner “My Lords, Ladies and gentlemen and very special guests…” Taylor Wimpey Central London’s latest scheme has won a High Commendation Prize at The International Property Awards. The awards are sponsored by The Telegraph … Continue reading

Posted in Architects, Architecture, Design, Developers, Hotels, Luxury, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

SPPARC Architecture + The Music Box Southwark

White Cube Missed it, impossible. An enigmatic form; a legible plan. Classical with precedence; original with credence. Absence of colour; presence of brilliance. Monochromatic look; colourful character. Box clever; clever box. The morphemes of negative space; the polyphemes of architectonic afterimage. … Continue reading

Posted in Architects, Architecture, Art, Design, Developers, Luxury | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Landmass London + 76 Ladbroke Grove

White Cube Ever on the quest for luxury, Landmass London’s dapper Managing Director Alan Waxman has a fresh take. Luxury has a new: “Most designers and developers give people what they think their clients want. If you’re cutting edge you … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Design, Developers, Luxury, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Lavender’s Blue + Howick Place Westminster  

Black and White and Red All Over Howick Place possesses a transitional character wedged between the stripy red brick and Portland stone of Westminster Cathedral and the glass cathedrals to commerce straddling Victoria Street. Religion, consumerism and London’s 21st century … Continue reading

Posted in Architects, Architecture, Design, Developers | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bilbao + Winter Gardens

Reinventing the Past | Gogglebox | People in Class Houses They’re flavour of the year with London planning authorities. Developers take heed! Winter gardens. That is, inset or projecting balconies encased by glass openings that offer users the chance to … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Design, Developers | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Strawberry Star + Dorian Beresford + Hoola Royal Victoria Dock

Towering Ambition On the record over champers and canapés, Dorian Beresford CEO of Strawberry Star, at and on and in his latest development in partnership with HUB. Hoola. It’s a blisteringly hot afternoon down by London’s Royal Docks. Overhead a … Continue reading

Posted in Architects, Architecture, Design, Developers, People | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments