Nearby the crystal clear blue waters of Bacalar Lagoon in Mexico, Boca de Agua, conceived by architect Frida Escobedo, emerges as a harmonious blend of modern design and natural splendour. This architectural gem serves as a retreat where contemporary aesthetics meet sustainable principles, offering a luxurious escape in a jungle paradise.
The ideal travel companion—thin and light enough to carry with you on long journeys, but without no compromises on screen size, battery life, sound quality, or performance.
With the unveiling of the iPhone 15 and Apple Watch Series 9 come some significant leaps in sustainability—a reflection of Apple’s commitment to a more sustainable future, protecting our planet, and conserving precious resources.
As Herman Miller celebrate their centenary, Softer Volumes looks at some of their most recent collaborations; the newly updated Eames Turned Stool, the Luva Modular Sofa, and the Cyclades Tables. These pieces represent the company’s enduring spirit of creative endeavour, their dedication to innovative design, and the importance of both the brand’s history and its future.
Located in Shinjuku’s lively entertainment district, BELLUSTAR TOKYO's Penthouse features five unique penthouse suites, three restaurants, and a spa, designed by Keiji Ashizawa Design and Norm Architects.
One of the oldest buildings in rural São Brás de Alportel, transformed by The Addresses into a stylish and relaxing guesthouse, complete with a rooftop terrace and private indoor patio and pool.
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Inspired by the tranquillity experienced during her trips to Japan, Anna, the owner of a property in Bali called Her, desired to create a personal sanctuary where she could pursue her profession and host guests and clients.
LIFE is located in Gangnam, Seoul. Developed by FastFive and designed by Ian Lee, the building contains 140 micro-apartments. Clean lines, light colours and hidden storage create space, and shared facilities and weekly events create a sense of community.
Herman Miller, in collaboration with Tokyo-based designer Naoto Fukasawa, have introduced the Asari Chair—a revolutionary chair that combines ergonomic performance with a visually appealing design, suitable for both home and office spaces.
Iconic furniture maker, Herman Miller continues to make strides in sustainable design with its recent announcement. The Sayl Chair, designed by renowned Swiss Designer Yves Béhar, will now incorporate up to 1.36 kg of ocean-bound plastic waste found near waterways, taking its sustainability credentials to the next level.
The new Sonos Sub Mini is a small subwoofer with surprisingly big sound. To find out more about the inspiration and research behind the design, Softer Volumes spoke to Dae-Hoo Kim, Senior Industrial Designer at Sonos.
With a tailored, elevated appearance, this premium merino wool bomber is a nod to the familiar suit jacket but with added performance thanks to its waterproof and windproof fabric membrane.
When the original MINI was launched back in 1959, the car quickly became a cult classic thanks to its small size, nimble handling, and fuel-efficient engine. The spirit of the original MINI lives on in the current models, continuing to offer a go-kart-like driving experience while maintaining a small carbon footprint.
Boasting a private white-sand beach that stretches 250 metres, this resort provides seven villas that seamlessly blend contemporary design with traditional Indonesian elements.
Recently photographed by Softer Volumes, SEESON's Flagship Store in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1 can be found on the ground floor of an office building situated on Nam Ky Khoi Nghia street — which is considered one of the most significant heritage areas of Saigon.
Muni is a restaurant and bar in Willunga, South Australia serving wine, saké, and a set dining menu using seasonal produce. The 28-seat space presents a distinctive experience that differentiates itself from neighbouring establishments.
The team behind Melbourne furniture showroom In Good Company has created an experience that resembles "shopping with a trusted friend". Softer Volumes spoke with Co-Founder and Director, Louise Bastiras, to find out more about the brands they've curated, the atmosphere in the showroom, and the design of the store itself.