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Crown Group is Turning Sydney Into Luxury Capital One Development at a Time

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

As the leading developer in Sydney, Crown Group is making us want to book a one-way flight to Australia right now and after you drool over these pictures, you'll want to do the same. CEO Iwan Sunito and his team are seriously setting the bar for luxury residential and mixed-use structures, offering incredible designs and architecture you typically only see in five-star resorts. Plus, they often choose sites that are pretty uninspired and turn them into buildings that give the surrounding neighborhood a boost.... Read More

Pharrell Reinterprets the Kartell's Ferruccio Laviani-Designed Bourgie Lamp

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Looks like Pharrell can officially add product design to his long resume. To honor the 10th anniversary of Kartell's Ferruccio Laviani-designed Bourgie Lamp, the Italian company enlisted the happy crooner to reimagine the classic design. This is the result.... Read More

London's Heron Brings Retractable Roofs to Luxury Penthouses

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

We love a good penthouse apartment and Heron International has launched two that we can't stop staring at. Found in London's 36-story Heron, which is the first major residential development in the city in the past 30 years, the penthouses are spread out across the 35th and 36th floors and are offered for £12 and £18 million (around $20 and $30 million).... Read More

Klopf Architecture Remodels Family Home Into Eichler Homage

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

California-based Klopf Architecture recently remodeled a lucky family home in Burlingame, turning it into something reminiscent of the modern tract housing Joseph Eichler popularized. The owners wanted something clean, open and contemporary, and that's exactly what Klopf gave them.... Read More

Interact With THINGK's Smart Kitchen Gadgets Via Simple Hand Gestures

May 27, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

THINGK is a Made-in-Italy company that uses design and engineering to create unique objects that combine usefulness with gadgetry. Tired of single-function products, they set out to create beautiful items made out of natural materials like wood that actually interact with one another, and so far have two in their catalogue: GKILO (a smart kitchen scale) and CLOGK (a clock and timer).... Read More

Hauntingly Historic American Horror Story Mansion Back on Market

May 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

People in Los Angeles are pretty familiar with the registered cultural monument at 1120 Westchester Place that's affectionately dubbed the "Murder House" — you know, the spooky mansion that has popped up in a number of movies and television shows, like the first season of American Horror Story. The estate, which has been everything from a private home and chapel to a Hollywood film set, is officially looking for a new owner at only $5 million. ... Read More

Buy Dracula's Infamous $80M Bran Castle & Live Like a Real Vampire

May 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

Count Dracula is the vampire to end all vampires (none of that glittering nonsense we've been faced with lately). He lived in a Transylvanian castle that was the very definition of Gothic and creepy, and the real life castle that is thought of having been its inspiration is now up for grabs. ... Read More

$35M Star Trek Mansion Incredible Enough to Make George Takei Say "Oh Myyy"

May 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn  |  1 Comment

This incredible eight-bedroom, 16-bathroom luxury home has recently hit the market, and it's one of the most intriguing properties we've ever seen. Just shy of 35,000 square feet and selling for $35 million, the house has a private theater that is an exact replica of the bridge in the USS Enterprise from Star Trek: The Next Generation. Not only does it look like the iconic bridge, it also has sound effects from the show built into the doors. In the words of George Takei, "oh myyy."... Read More

Billy Wilder's Historic Los Angeles Home is Given a "Hollywood Glam Deco" Makeover

May 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Scott Thomas Interior Design has been giving Billy Wilder's (Some Like It Hot) former historic home a complete makeover, transofrming it into the "Hollywood Glam Deco" haven it deserves to be. The residence was designed specifically for the screenwriter by famed African-American, Los Angeles-based architect Paul R. Williams in 1929 (who also built homes for the likes of Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball and Lon Chaney).... Read More

Feed Your Pet Raven From the Cageling Hanging Chair

May 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Cageling hanging chair by Dutch studio Ontwerpduo is meant to give you a place where you can daydream without being isolated, but their creepy photography gives it a much darker edge. The versatile birdcage hangs from the ceiling and looks to be designed to make you ponder whether you truly know why the caged bird sings. ... Read More

Swing Into Nostalgia With the Simple & Classic Ovis Hanging Chair

May 6, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Suspended chairs are one of our favorite pieces of furniture, because they always remind us of swinging outside on long summer days. The Ovis Hanging Chair from Ladies & Gentlemen Studio immediately grabbed our attention because of its simplistic and classic look.... Read More

Win "Favorite Child" Title On Mother's Day With Agraria TasselAire and Bath Salts

May 1, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It's officially May and that means that Mother's Day is going to be coming up fast. Instead of scrambling for a last minute gift — trust us, she'll know — get something ahead of time. Agraria is one of our go-to companies for pure aromas and fantastic packaging, and their TasselAire ($35) perfumed tassels have become our new must-have.... Read More

 
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