Beasley & Henley: The Story

Orlando native Troy Beasley, Allied Member ASID, originally thought he’d grow up to be a musician. “Then I realized I might starve to death,” he jokes. Time spent as a teenager working at his father’s flooring company exposed him to some beautiful high-end homes -- and sparked his interest in interior design. After years of working in ...

Interior Design Flexes Its Muscle at The Wind Dyed House

Japanese architect Kazuhiko Kishimoto, of architecture firm acaa, designed the Wind-Dyed House overlooking the ocean on a cliff in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan. The structure becomes almost embedded in the terrain because of the low-lying nature of the house, which also allows for the least amount of impact on the environment. Each floor is composed of different ...

Contemporary Design: Thai Bistro in Kuwait

Charred timber lines Ubon, a Thai bistro at the center of Kuwait City by architect Rashed Alfoudari. Pendant lamps with copper insides hang from the ceiling of the Ubon restaurant above rows of black and white furniture. A kitchen at the rear of the restaurant is concealed behind a mirrored wall. The space of this bistro requires an efficient, ...

“Yoo by Starck” Contemporary Residential Design in Moscow

Moscow—home to St. Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square, and the Kremlin—can now boast yet another architectural monument, albeit one of a different variety: Barkli Park, the latest addition to the “yoo by Starck” style of residential highrises, has settled down in the Russian capital and is slated to begin taking well-heeled tenants this season.   As with its ...