Alexandra The Archives

Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Impeccable and Neat Design Defining a Beautiful Modern Apartment in Bratislava

With a lovely design, this impeccable monochromatic apartment located in Bratislava, the capital of  Slovakia, is a comfortable living space, ideal for a person in search of a peaceful and compact home. The interior is characterised by simplicity and a certain minimalistic design. Exuding style, the apartment was neatly decorated by  Goldfish-Interiors in collaboration with Alexandra Rybarová. The [...]


Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Exploring the Artistic Side of Practical Design: Winter Passing Chair

Long and fluffy as a winter day, this highly creative chair designed by Alexandra Kehayoglu and Maxi Ciovich is special furniture piece with the odd ability to trigger memories. Its wooden arms are covered in woven wool which seems to spill over the surface of the chair, forming a soft carpet. Despite the resemblance with [...]




Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Casa Itu by Studio Arthur Casas

Glass panels slide into the walls to create an outdoor living room at this lakeside house outside São Paulo by Brazilian architects Studio Arthur Casas (+ slideshow). Named Casa Itu, the building is the main residence for a young family with two children. It is two storeys in height, but most of the rooms occupy [...]


Wednesday 03 October, 2012

Panel on Women in Architecture: Today in NYC

Today at 6:30pm in New York City, Design critic Alexandra Lange will moderate a panel of award-winning female architects (Galia Solomonoff, Claire Weisz of WXY Design, and Marion Weiss of Weiss/Manfredi) on “their experiences in a male-dominated field and how the gender landscape has changed since the start of their own careers.”


Thursday 10 May, 2012

Can you Crowdsource a City?

A screenshot of the Video for the City 2.0, the 2012 TED Prize Winner, which aims to use crowdsourcing technology to rebuild our cities. Photo via Atlantic Cities.


Sunday 15 April, 2012

Vintage Luggage Furniture by Emmanuelle Legavre

We were totally charmed by this vintage luggage furniture collection over at EL Paris called Les Valises (the luggage in English) by Emmanuelle Legavre. Les Valises is a new line inspired by and resembling classy vintage pieces. There something chic and trendy about luggage and travel, maybe it’s the homage to a jet-set lifestyle. Either [...]


Saturday 14 April, 2012

Vintage Luggage Furniture by Emmanuelle Legavre

We were totally charmed by this vintage luggage furniture collection over at EL Paris called Les Valises (the luggage in English) by Emmanuelle Legavre. Les Valises is a new line inspired by and resembling classy vintage pieces. There something chic and trendy about luggage and travel, maybe it’s the homage to a jet-set lifestyle. Either [...]


Saturday 07 April, 2012

Writing About Architecture / Alexandra Lange

We recently received a book we wished we had earlier, Writing About Architecture. Lange’s book pulls from “lessons learned from her courses at New York University and the School of Visual Arts.”  ”The book offers works by some of the best architecture critics of the twentieth century including Ada Louise Huxtable, Lewis Mumford, Herbert Muschamp, Michael [...]