RAÚL SÁNCHEZ ARCHITECTS

A project by Barcelona-based studio Raúl Sánchez Architects, Apartment Tibbaut was once a cramped underground space with limited natural light. Transformed by a bold spatial concept that uses contoured pine walls, grand stone pillars and arching vaults to create a monumental look, the apartment now offers a light-filled central space and perimeter rooms designed for privacy and calm.

Photography by Jose Hevia


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RAÚL SÁNCHEZ ARCHITECTS
RAÚL SÁNCHEZ ARCHITECTS

TORAFU ARCHITECTS

The Kitaoji house by Japanese architecture firm Torafu is located in a quiet residential area in northern Kyoto. With a concrete outer shell, it features open ceilings and an indoor terrace for light and ventilation. Designed with wheelchair accessibility in mind, it has a large central space with individual rooms instead of narrow passageways.

Photography by Daici Ano

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TORAFU ARCHITECTS
TORAFU ARCHITECTS

GRAANMARKT 13

Occupying a three storey townhouse in the centre of Antwerp, Graanmarkt 13 is a restaurant, shop, gallery and apartment. Renovated by Ilse Cornelissens and Tim Van Geloven, the top two floors house a light-filled and pared-back space with four bedrooms, available to rent.

www.graanmarkt13.be

GRAANMARKT 13
GRAANMARKT 13
GRAANMARKT 13

MASSERIA MOROSETA

A white stone farmhouse nestled in the Italian countryside, Masseria Moroseta is a modern guesthouse designed by Andrew Trotter. Set around a central courtyard and surrounded by organic olive groves, the pared-back space embodies relaxed simplicity.

www.masseriamoroseta.it

MASSERIA MOROSETA

MASSERIA MOROSETA

MASSERIA MOROSETA

MASSERIA MOROSETA

MASSERIA MOROSETA

GABRIELE ROSSI

Literole by Italian photographer Gabriele Rossi explores how the sea is experienced throughout the seasons. By tracing the transformation of the landscape, the image series conveys a sense of both solitude and life.

www.gabrielerossifoto.com

GABRIELE ROSSI

BARKOW LEIBINGER

Designed by American/German practice Barkow Leibinger, the Fellows Pavilion is located in the American Academy in Berlin. Made from lightweight glass and steel, the geometric structure is illuminated to appear as if it is floating above the surrounding garden lawn.

www.barkowleibinger.com

BARKOW LEIBINGER

THE BOOK SOCIETY

The Book Society is a bookstore, cultural space and publishing platform in Seoul. Founded by Helen Ku and Lim Kyung Yong in 2010, it plays an important role in local culture, promoting independent art, design and publishing. Participating in many curatorial and editorial projects, The Book Society has published artists’ books as well as various titles with a focus on contemporary art, critical theory and design.

We have partnered with The Book Society to create a specially-curated bookstore, reading area and exhibition space at our Cheongdam store in Seoul.


Image courtesy of EH


Find out more about the project here.

THE BOOK SOCIETY

SOU FUJIMOTO

A literal realisation of high-density housing, the Tokyo Apartment block from Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto consists of four homes stacked on top of one another.
Each different in size, the disconnected roofs form wedges of space that fill the homes with natural light.

Discover our collaboration with Sou Fujimoto for Salone del Mobile 2016 at

cosstores.com/cosxsoufujimoto

SOU FUJIMOTO

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CONSERVATORY ARCHIVES

London-based store Conservatory Archives is home to a vast collection of house plants alongside an ever-changing selection of antique and mid-century furniture. Co-founded by horticulturist Jin Ahn and Giacomo Plazzotta, the diverse range of rare plants and homeware is hand-sourced from across Europe.

If you’re in London this week, you can view a specially-commissioned window installation by Conservatory Archives at our High Street Kensington store.

www.conservatoryarchives.co.uk

CONSERVATORY ARCHIVES