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Mar092010

John Merkl

When Julie from my favourite blog Remodelista emailed to let me know about a great photographer she worked with in Mill Valley recently I rushed to click on the link. John Merkl takes a clean shot, a beautiful light filled shot, a story telling shot. The images may be well edited, telling just what is necessary to draw you in but that's just what is needed with these contemporary interiors. A focus. (Hah! So he has spot on focus! Couldn't resist the bad pun sorry.)

  

  

  

  

  

  


Reader Comments (13)

LOVE the little arrangement on the small table. I'm always a fan of framed pictures not on walls....when I was living in rentals you weren't allowed to put holes in the walls. I used to balance my pictures on top of piles of books, window sills and tables, and I still do, habits, habits.

'Story telling' is exactly right, that's what so prevalent here in these photos.

9 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRebecca Hasenauer

Lovely shots and some great small space ideas as well - love the high chair nook between the shelving and the big red R and the window seats.

9 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSheila

Love the japanese path with stones. Looks really nice!!

9 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPurple Area

The last image is perfect!! I am partial to the classic Barcelona chairs by Mies van der Rohe. Gorgeous!!

9 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDecofabulous

Number 9 is an absolute WOW! that bookshelf is a dream...

9 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterYpille

I'm in <3 with the kitchen on the 5th photo.

I like the first pictures, they are like the homes Hitchcock movies!

Vesta Monroe

9 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterVesta Monroe

hi - can you tell us what brand of floor lamp that is in the bedroom?
so nice and a great alternative to wall sconces...

9 Mar 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdesigngal

john is a great photographer and an all round great guy.
i've had the pleasure of working with john on many of the pottery barn shoots we've done together.
thanks for posting his pics.

9 Mar 2010 | Unregistered Commenterlance

I'm loving how he photographed the space in photo #4 - how it frames the window. Looooove that window.

9 Mar 2010 | Registered Commenterkim

This is the perfect house for me. I hope I can get my new apartment to look like this in some way.

10 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCorvida Raven

# 11 feels like home. I love the melancholy window seat sceaming for a great book and nap.

13 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnnie

i LOVE the 2 bottom pictures...such beautiful pictures and the cute little girl ....you just want to pinch her tush!

15 Mar 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbionicmoe@aol.com

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