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little gems; DÁ LICENÇA

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MARY LUSSIANA IS ENCHANTED BY AN ART AND CRAFT-FILLED HOTEL AMONG THE OLIVE GROVES AND HILLTOP TOWNS OF THE ALENTEJO REGION Somewhere in the range of two hours east of Lisbon, the scene of open fields is dabbed with olive forests and antiquated, white-washed, peak towns graced with settling storks. The as of late opened Dá Licença has brought a totally new dimension of cabin to this crude and true corner of Portugal's Alentejo region.Converted nineteenth-century ranch structures, dissipated crosswise over ground that was initially developed as a natural nursery by nearby nuns, are at the core of in excess...

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EN-SUITE BATHROOM  Pale Arabescata marble has been used for the elegant bath surround and splashback. The distinctive coral-themed hanging lightis a design by Vaughanhad seen at Charleston, the Bloomsbury Group's Sussex house. They additionally gather works by Duncan Grant – one of its residents.The proprietor had focused on that she didn't need the house to be too 'existing apart from everything else', so it wouldn't feel dated in years to come. Beata concurred and the two of them dismissed a regular cabin kitchen look. 'I needed the kitchen to be new – sort of Fifties in feel, just as the...

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What is the point of form if it’s at the expense of function?

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What is the purpose of structure if it's to the detriment of capacity?' The non-serious inquiry is presented by one of the proprietors of this west London maisonette. He is para-expressing a saying of pioneer design – 'structure pursues work', the conviction that the reason for a structure or article ought to be the deciding variable of its look. Outside of any relevant connection to the issue at hand, the proprietor's remark may propose a somewhat cool way to deal with 'home' – utilitarian spaces made without the delights of articulation or ornamentation. Be that as it may, as the...

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