Modern design for a local California House

Art and Furniture The clients had proclaimed an affinity with modern design when they built their previous residence 10 years ago and simultaneously embarked on the serious collecting of art and furniture. Pieces by Sam Francis, Charles Arnoldi, Alex Katz,…
Home Garden Matter

Garden Design   Owner-designer Ruspoli and his team of artisans proceeded to turn the Maison Arabe into the first boutique hotel in Marrakech, relying on traditional Moroccan building techniques. Walls were covered with tadelakt, a pigmented lime plaster applied with…
Material for Architectural Design and Furniture

Industrial Material for Architectural Design   Perceiving the basic metal structure as an empty tent, an envelope, a sheltering roof–all open to interpretation–is at the core of this kind of design. “The twist is to both control the space and…
Architectural Matter with Apartment House

Because Rudolph’s executors demanded that the buyer agree to a program of meticulous preservation, the Boyds found themselves in the position of conservators, cleaning and brightening the famous interiors while stripping away partially delaminated mirrored Formica and other latecoming modifications…
A Special Studio Built in the roof of a Skype building

Converting the studio into an office   Deservedly not shy about extolling his own talents, Tusa says that he also acted as general contractor in converting the studio into an office for his firm. He first removed a divider wall…