Santa Clara 1728 in Lisboa, Portugal by Aires Mateus | Yellowtrace

Santa Clara 1728 in Lisbon, Portugal by Aires Mateus.

Everything about Santa Clara 1728 in Lisbon, makes you want to cry (in appreciation). From the rich historical elements retained by local architecture practice, Aires Mateus, to the interplay of the selected materials that feel simple...
Fierce Fireplace Design Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Fierce Fireplaces.

Fireplaces are kind of a big deal. The reason we all love them so much is, not only do fireplaces provide a major focus in any room, they are also the ultimate social lubricant. So much better than a television, a lot more interactive...
Aires Mateus' Community Centre in Grândola, Portugal | Yellowtrace

Aires Mateus’ Community Centre in Grândola, Portugal.

If geometric shapes are your thing then you are going to love this angularly constructed building by architects, Aires Mateus in Portugal. This Community Centre in Grandola, Portugal feels reminiscent of the paper constructions we used...
Stories on Design: Top Shelf, Curated by Yellowtrace.

Stories On Design // Top Shelf.

Today's story focuses on shelving that's more than just the name itself suggests. Top Shelf is an ode to joinery elements that play an integral part within interior architecture. Top Shelf acts both as a sculptural and a functional...
Stories On Design: Sheds, Cabins & Retreats, Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // Sheds, Cabins & Retreats.

Although humble in stature, these mini-structures speak of the ultimate luxury - the luxury of stillness and more time, and rare pleasures of direct connection with nature. There is no denying the fact that the concept of a minimal,...
The Art Of Giving Good White, Curated by Yellowtrace

Stories On Design // The Art of Giving Good White.

The appeal of all-white in today's society cannot be underestimated. It was splashed around like Kim Kardashian's bum all over everything back in the 90s, during the hardcore years of minimalism. Today, white is slightly different and more...

Venice Biennale 2010.

The 12th International Architecture Exhibition is being held until 21st November 2010 at the Giardini and at the Arsenale, and in various other venues in Venice. Entitled ‘People meet in Architecture’, the participating 48...