James Parkes

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Balenciaga opens tinted-glass couture store beneath historic Paris atelier

Fashion house Balenciaga has opened a couture store with smoked-glass-panelled walls in the same building as its original couture salon in Paris. The...

AMO recreates “Provence atmosphere” with clay Jacquemus shop-in-shop

Dutch studio AMO has created a terracruda-clad shop-in-shop with curving tiered shelving for French-fashion brand Jacquemus at luxury department store Selfridges. The boutique was...

Ten steely kitchens that use metal as their primary material

A black steel island fitted between original cast-iron columns, a gleaming stainless-steel kitchen and one with reclaimed metal cabinetry are among the kitchen interiors...

Concrete infrastructure informs Acne Studios' limestone-clad Rue Saint Honoré store

Fashion brand Acne Studios has opened a "monolithic" store on Paris' Rue Saint Honoré, designed in collaboration with architecture studio Arquitectura-G, that references a...

Ten interiors with relaxing hammocks in place of furniture

A 13-square-metre apartment in Poland and a trio of holiday homes built around living trees feature in our latest lookbook of ten interiors with...

Ten homes that make decorative use of board-formed concrete

A board-formed concrete staircase that leads to a double-height library and a bathroom with irregular concrete walls are among ten home interiors with board-formed...

Twisting bamboo installation weaves through Barcelona's Casa Loewe

Spanish fashion brand Loewe has reopened its Barcelona flagship, which it has transformed into a gallery-like space with an undulating bamboo installation that winds...

Ten homes filled with pottery and decorative ceramics

A mid-century home renovation in Canada and an oversized thatched-roof home in Ukraine feature in our latest lookbook highlighting 10 homes with interiors that...

Ten homes with French doors that bring an airiness to the interior

A home with terrazzo interiors and an apartment that was renovated to include library bookshelves across its walls feature in this lookbook highlighting 10...

Jacquemus creates surrealist interpretation of his own bathroom for Selfridges pop-up

French fashion designer Simon Jacquemus has opened a series of surrealist pop-up installations at London department store Selfridges, including a luxury-bag vending machine and...

Ten wet rooms with a serene and relaxing feel

A wet room in an off-grid home in a former stable and a stark white wet room that frames views across Hollywood feature in...

The Standard and Oskar Kohnen design island hotel to reference “golden age of Ibiza”

Boutique hotel group The Standard has housed a hotel in Ibiza in a former movie theatre with interiors designed by its in-house design team...

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