Living On The Edge Of The Icelandic Cliffside Retreat

Living On The Edge Of The Icelandic Cliffside Retreat

Alex Hogrefe is a designer and founding member of the architecture visualization studio Design Distill where he specializes in fully visualizing the plans of architects through illustration. In his free time, however, Alex sketches up designs from scratch like this gorgeous Icelandic cliffside retreat. Continue reading »

The Surrealist Cube House as Mountain Retreat

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Responding to an international competition to design a lodge to be situated in Slovakia’s High Tatra Mountains, Czech architectural firm Atelier 8000 has designed the disorienting geometric construction that you see above. Continue reading »

Studio Allergutendinge’s Soul Box is a Portable Retreat for ‘Glamping’ in Nature

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Allergutendinge created the ‘Spirit Shelter’, exploring the dream of Arcadia. On the one hand the term describes a real swath of land in antique Greece. On the other hand it is an idea for an emotional hideaway, to live in harmony with yourself and nature. Continue reading »

Mustique Island: Kate Middleton’s Caribbean Retreat

Kate Middleton has escaped the British winter to holiday on the posh Caribbean island of Mustique.

Mustique calls itself the world’s finest private island retreat. Located in the Grenadines — most of which form part of the nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines — it boasts about 100 private villas, nine pristine beaches flanked by coral reefs, the Cotton House boutique hotel, the Firefly, world renowned basil’s Beach Bar, and a health spa, scuba-diving facility, equestrian center, and thriving tennis club.

Raw, natural beauty, elegant accommodation, and a simple lifestyle draw those with means to this luxurious 1,400-acre getaway each year.

Mustique Island: Kate Middleton's Caribbean Retreat
Simplicity Beach, Mustique (Jason Pratt) Continue reading »