Michaelis Boyd is a design-led architectural practice with a uniquely creative approach that challenges and develops a client’s brief to create elegant, effective and rewarding solutions. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that each scheme functions in the best possible manner, in terms of flow, light and space.
Jean Verville explores the nature of architecture and installation and scenography as part of his work. He actively explores the artistic experience within architecture. He wants to make you think. Even better, one suspects, if he leaves you confounded. His interest lies in the possibilities of hybridisation between arts and architecture and their impact on the architectural creation process.
Over many years, the family-owned brand Tribu has gained international reputation for creating high-end outdoor furniture and has been growing ever since. The scope of this project was unusual, as we were requested to imagine a new office and showroom building adjacent to their large production site in Belgium...
Matera is a quiet town in Italy known for its houses that are dug into intricate rock formations. “Sassi” is how the Italians refer to them, which is the Italian word for stone. A Sasso is a typical expression of Matera architecture. It’s a space carved out of the side of the mountain, carved out of the very rock the mountain is made from, in this case dating back to the Palaeolithic Age.
The cooking niche is conceptualised as a black 'cutout' from the cupboard wall, featuring a cooking top in polished granite and a back splash in rough, hammered granite. The kitchen fan is integrated in the cupboards, as are all the other appliances, creating a very calm image.
This serene private home on the island of Ibiza is the perfect getaway from the hectic day to day life. Berlin based interior stylist Annabell Kutucu designed this private home on Ibiza and made it into a wonderful serene home where you can only find absolute rest.
‘Why live in a silo if you don't respect the base form of a circle?’ asks Belgian interior architect Arjaan De Feyter, who embraced the challenge of designing an apartment located within eight old silos, converted by Axel Vervoordt Real Estate at the Kanaal development in Antwerp.
A loft-style flipped-plan rhythmically-organized house designed by the architects for their own family, this budget-sensitive human-scaled project wove together the architects’ deep knowledge of San Francisco’s urban context and codes with their crisp and clear material and architectural aesthetic.
Architecture firm extrastudio has transformed a former winery in portugal into a secluded two-storey home. the residence — photographed here by fernando guerra — is located in a small village south of lisbon, which, with its mediterranean climate and sheltered setting, created the ideal conditions for growing grapes and producing wine.
The house dates from the 1930s and went through many renovation during the years.When it was our turn to renew the the 200 square meter apartment our first step was to simplify everything we felt was too much, in terms of dimensions and materials. The task was to create a relaxed, soft environment and the main interior feature is a dark, low-lying base line that runs like a unifying horizon through the whole apartment.