Modern Interior Design
yoo is an architecture and hotel and residential interior design firm founded by property entrepreneur John Hitchcox and world-famous designer Philippe Starck.
Since 1999, yoo has worked with international developers, designing landmark residential and hotel projects throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa, North and South America and the Middle East.
Check out some of the best yoo’s interiors below.
By admin • Feb 4, 2011
‘The Stables’ is an old fire station in Richmond, a suburb in Melbourne, Australia.
Behind its historically significant facade is now hidden a breathtaking newly finished contemporary house.
The urban single-family residence has three bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and “showcases an innovative and angular design that blends its history with state-of-the-art attitude.”
By admin • Jan 16, 2011
Dick Clark Architecture has designed this beautiful contemporary home, a sustainable passive solar design in Austin, Texas with a real minimalist appeal.
The house has numerous configurable features for entertainment, a spectacular view and a sumptuous swimming pool.
The natural treed and landscaped surroundings give the house an “urban oasis” aesthetic.
Echoing the home’s natural exterior design, interiors feature lots of natural wood and windows naturally sun-soaked interiors.
Update (09/17/11): This 5,130 square foot, four bedroom, three bathroom has been listed three days ago for $3.5 million.
The Villa Amanzi by Architect firm Original Vision Studio is a stunning modern vacation residence located in the exclusive Cape Sol on the West coast of Phuket, Thailand. Original Vision Studio specializes in leisure architecture throughout southeast Asia.
The residence (8,600 sq ft) offers six bedroom residence with a 15m infinity pool and breathtaking views over the Andaman Sea. It is designed as an exclusive private villa, ideal for families or groups of friends to escape together in stylish yet relaxed surroundings.
This luxury villa enjoys a spectacular headland location along Kamala’s exclusive Millionaires Mile and captures cool gentle breezes all year round with uninterrupted sea views from every vantage point, in one of the most breathtaking locations Phuket has to offer.
The mix of cutting edge technology, modern design and natural beauty results in a remarkable and unique property.
As a vacation residence, the Villa Amanzi can be booked for $2,000 to $4,500 per day, depending on the season.
The Stonehawke house is a contemporary house (3,100 sq ft) located in Brisbane, Autralia.
Designed by architect Shawn Godwin and interior designer wife Natalie of Base Architecture in 2009, this multi award winning residence emerges from the earth like fallen lumber, bunkered in a parcel of heavily wooded, protected land.
Stonehawke House holds a strong, robust form of its own, with heroic volumes that protrude out from the surrounding bushland.
Yet what Shawn and Natalie Godwin have designed is not just any other building for their practice, they have created their own family home!
Elaine Cecconi of architectural firm Cecconi Simone Inc. found inspiration in the utilitarian lines of warehouses and factories to design this modern infill residence known as 6a Brockton House, in Toronto, Canada.
Set in the heart of Brockton Village, this 4,000 square foot four story house represents the highest standards of urban infill.