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Category: Architecture

This Hamptons Beach House is Amazing

Chango & Co helped create this beautiful 6,000 beach house in Amagansett, a small hamlet in East Hampton, with locally based architect Thomas Heine. This is the quintessential East Coast beach house to me! I love how much bleached wood, oatmeal colored linen slipcovers & shiplap is used in…

Tim Ross’s Mid Century Home in Sydney

This is an Atherton House in Hunters Hill, Sydney. Built in 1959, Atherton House is regarded as a classic of mid-century architecture, complete with a kidney-shaped pool, red linoleum floors, and features enough Eames chairs for the entire cast of Mad Men. Self-confessed ‘nutty modernist’ Tim Ross…

Striking & Modern Hamptons Home for Sale $23,950,000

Hamptons-based designer Tamara Magel had the unique opportunity to collaborate with real estate developer de la Motte Schult on a 12,600 square foot turnkey Sagaponack property. She was asked to furnish the interiors, from the lighting fixtures to the flatware in the cupboards, with an endless budget. A…

Australian Design at it’s Best

Walter Barda Design is based in Sydney, offering consultancy services in planning, architecture, landscape and interior design. Their diverse portfolio of work is amazing and so very diverse. Walter, himself, is a well known visual artists and has shown his collections globally. Within Sydney’ s Northern Beaches and Eastern Suburbs…

Impressive Ocean & Mountain View Home in Cape Town

In Cape Town, South Africa there is a house called ‘House Sealion’. It was designed by Greg Wright Architects for indoor/outdoor entertainment with large open spaces that lead out to the pool. Very similar to homes where I love in Laguna Beach….the plot of land…

An Elegant 400 Year Old Home on the Island of Ibiza

This beautiful home on the island of Ibiza, Spain, is about 400 years old. The estate, which is surrounded by almond trees, cactus and olive trees, is owned by a couple from New York who fell in love with the place the first time they saw it. They updated the…

Breeze Blocks Modernize and Let the Light In

I love, love, love breeze blocks! They act as a separating wall while still allowing the light in. These hollow cement blocks, sometimes called ventilation blocks, have been commonly used as essential building materials for the load-bearing walls of structures since the 1930’s. It wasn’t until…

Seriously the Coolest Pool House in Brentwood

This spectacular pool house is the perfect example of ‘indoor/outdoor’ living. If you follow my blog then you know how much I love this little gem. Interior designers Shannon Wollack and Brittany Zwickl, of Studio Life/Style, were hired to create a cool party pad/ elegant guest…

The Privately Owned Satellite Island in Tasmania

Satellite Island Resort Located in a sheltered pocket of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel in southern Tasmania, the rugged 84 acre Island can only be reached by private boat from nearby Bruny Island. There are no roads, no shops, no other guests, not even wi-fi – which is how visitors like…

Idyllic Family Surf Trip at theThe Atlantic Byron Bay

So….if you are a surfer who has been yearning for a trip to Australia…..this is the place you should visit! The Atlantic Byron Bay is a lifestyle hotel. The perfect combination of location and style surrounded by palm trees and good surf! It’s a…