New beginnings

We have recently been lucky enough to remodel our bathroom. When I first told friends about this new project, I was met with “it’s so nice already, why change it?” It’s always a different story visiting somewhere and living there... Continue Reading →

Round in circles

To some a simple, closed shape lacking edges, to others a champion of design and metaphor. The circle is dominant everywhere we look--from building construction right down to the languages we speak. The use of common sayings such as…”what comes... Continue Reading →

Hip to be square

Squares and their respective forms are prominent in architecture and interior design--from a building's structure and windows right down to furniture and household accessories. One of the key influences for this trend is obviously cubism. A revolutionary approach championed by... Continue Reading →

Surface area

With the right decor and expert styling, shelving and coffee tables can become real focal points in a room. Flowers, books and vases are the obvious contenders, but its worth exploring your options. Think outside the box to create truly... Continue Reading →

Warming to pink

I'm the first to admit that I haven't been a fan of pink since about the age of 5. I grew out of it very quickly! The thought of fuchsia, magenta, baby and bubblegum still make me shudder. In my... Continue Reading →

The art of orienteering

Oriental design celebrates nature and simplicity to create harmony between the interior and the exterior. Both Zen and Feng Shui philosophies focus on the importance of orientation--both spiritually and physically--to enhance line, form, space and light. Minimalism is part and... Continue Reading →

Writing’s on the wall

After recently carrying out renovations to our flat, I thought it only right to share some wisdom. We are both lovers of industrial design and have wanted a brick wall for as long as I can remember. Our apartment is modern... Continue Reading →

Out of this world

With Passenger, Interstellar and Gravity gracing our screens in recent years, we are more fascinated than ever about space and the possibilities of future travel. The total solar eclipse seen across the United States in August only heightened this further.... Continue Reading →

Total texture

Texture is an essential part of design and can transform an ordinary piece of furniture into something truly unique. Techniques such as carving, layering, embossing, and engraving add dimension to an object and enhance its presence in a room. The... Continue Reading →

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