All in all, it’s just another brick… on the floor? From Carl Andre’s infamous ‘pile of bricks’ to now, a bit of history on bricks and brickwork in art. For Yellowtrace in partnership with Brickworks.Read More
Storage may be the greatest puzzle of modern living—and wardrobe storage may be the most mysterious apartment conundrum of all. According to Google Trends, queries like ‘wardrobe storage ideas’ and ‘shoe cupboard’ are on the rise in Australia each year. And, I for one, feel a part of this search data. For Yellowtrace.Read More
Rob Mills is no stranger to opulent, visually rich interiors. Pretty fitting then that his own family home in Armadale in Melbourne is a likely contender for his studio’s most magnificent, artistic, and opulent to date. That gleaming, honey-coloured brass, though. For Yellowtrace.
Back in 1999, Alex Calderwood opened the Ace Hotel in Seattle and forever changed our notion of what a luxury hotel could be. Another recent addition to the category is Hi-Lo Hotel in Portland, which promises a comparable sort of cool, relaxed version of luxury. For Yellowtrace.Read More
Rennes isn’t really known for its contemporary architecture. I lived in Brittany’s capital city for a short 12 months, and while the sprawling Saturday produce markets (Marché des Lices) are surrounded by charming 15th century timber frame apartments that all lean a little precariously; and there are grand and romantic 18th century civil buildings, the city’s charm as I know it to be is all cheese and wine, cider and cobblestones. For Yellowtrace.Read More
We’re now assured all cars will be driving themselves very soon, but all that amazing tech aside, design will hopefully be the lasting creative, human element in the automobile world. And it’s maybe that idea that’s inspired Mercedes-Benz to sort of fossilize a 1979 G-Class in a hefty 40,000 kg of amber coloured resin. For Yellowtrace.Read More
Romola Restaurant immediately reminds me of the jade powder room in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s 1939 version ofThe Wizard of Oz. Its futurist aesthetic and jaw-dropping marble is a little Metropolis too – do we sit and eat and drink here, or is this an elaborate film set for a movie about beautiful robots and magical people with a penchant for green? Words for Yellowtrace.Read More
Paris-based Minnaërt Studio seems to have a budding flair for breathing new life into tired or forgotten places. Most recently, that has entailed the restoration of an old stone barn, set on the outskirts of Lormes, somewhere in the Nièvre region of central France. For Yellowtrace.Read More