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Villa G01: New Generation Luxury Villa

Villa G01 is a luxury villa design to ensure sustainability of the local architectural materials of Sardinia

Warsaw Apartment

REPUBLIKA ARCHITEKTURY has designed a 180 m2 apartment located on the top floor in a high end building not far from the city center of Warsaw, Poland. From the apartment one can enjoy the best views in town as it overlooks the Vistula River and the National Stadium on one side and the Old Town and The University of Warsaw Library on the other. The main aim was to create a luxury, spacious and ageless space with a feeling of warmth and tranquility. To achieve this the firm decided to combine clear lines and simplicity of form with timeless materials: oak floors, carrara marble, silk wallpapers , natural veneers and leathers. The earth tone colour palette is enriched through navy blue and orange accents. The interior is simple yet sophisticated. It creates the atmosphere that is both comfortable and aesthetically stimulating. Project information: Interior design: REPUBLIKA ARCHITEKTURY Małgorzata Leszkiewicz, Sebastian Jabłoński Photography: PHOTOMOHITO

Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto

Located in the heart of Toronto is Shangri-La, a luxury hotel based on the legendary land featured in James Hilton‘s 1933 novel, Lost Horizon. The 202 spacious guest rooms are among the largest in Canada, starting at 490 square feet. Incorporated work areas and bedrooms are designed to enhance the sleep experience with generous bathrooms fitted in an Asian-inspired decor. Furniture, finishings and amenities are residential in feel and function. The ultimate in luxury, Shangri-La Suite, located on the 17th floor, offers Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto’s most impressive accommodation.  Open and airy, it makes use of distinct Asian furnishings, Japanese lattice screens, oak wood moulding and pewter marble. A dark and dramatic suite with wood panelling, a library-like entrance and open living area. Modern marble bathroom with separate glass-enclosed shower, deep soaking tub and heated floors.

Gatsby Glamour

Carey Mulligan plays Daisy Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann’s anticipated rendition of The Great Gatsby. The 1920’s was a momentous change in women’s wear that every generate will always book back to it for inspiration. The Great Gatsby Collection Savoy Headpiece Tiffany designers crafted a magnificent headpiece in platinum for The Great Gatsby, bringing Daisy Buchanan to life. Features a detachable brooch. Freshwater cultured pearls, 3.6-6.9 mm. Round brilliant diamonds, carat total weight 25.04. $200,000 USD Vogue Screen Test Nina Ricci silk-satin dress with flower appliques. Chanel fine Jewelry diamond-and-onyx earrings. Bracelet from Gray & Davis, Ltd. Photography by Mario Testino Miuccia Prada collaborated with Catherine Martin to design 40 costumes for the film, bridging the past and present. Both Miuccia and Baz were very drawn to understanding the past but reinterpreting it in a modern way. via holts muse

The Luxurious Life of The Great Gatsby

Set in the Jazz Age of love and ambition, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gatsby comes back to life in a truly opulent showcase of period authenticity and lavish lifestyle. Designed by Baz Luhrmann’s wife, Catherine Martin, the production called for 42 individual sets, taking her team just 14 weeks to build, aping and decorate Gatsby’s mansion. Designs for the residence were inspired by the great 20th century houses of Long Island’s North Shore. Where as Gatsby’s bedroom has traditional arched windows, with polished hardwoods, a harlequin-pattern wall covering of silk crisscrossed with ribbons of wood and a gray and gold Art Deco styled rug. The sitting room features a vibrant mix of styes, from European Deco to Hollywood Regency, evoking a fashionable luxury. via Architectural Digest