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Friday
May222015

New from Nils Finne

Touching lightly on the meadow in which it sits, this amazing home by Finne Architects celebrates not only the view but the craftsmanship and artisan beauty of a carefully considered building. Nils Finne calls it crafted modernism, with cast bronze inserts at the front door, variegated laser-cut steel railing panels, a curvilinear cast-glass kitchen counter, waterjet-cut aluminum light fixtures and many custom furniture pieces. Interior, exterior, relation to site, all integrated, all pleasing to the mind and soul. The Mazama house located in the Methow Valley of Washington State, a secluded mountain valley on the eastern edge of the North Cascades, about 200 miles northeast of Seattle.

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Thursday
May212015

Mrs. Sullivan Interiors - some favourites

Thursday
May212015

Mrs. Sullivan Interiors

Victoria Sullivan is a Brooklyn-based British expat whose style is a combination of all things easy-going and eclectic, refined and charming. Victoria has an uncanny knack of transforming the ordinary and unloved to highly covetable and unique. Most of these photos are of her own home, a former dilapidated townhouse she and her husband purchased several years ago. After a gut renovation, Victoria sanded, painted, filled and fixed every element of every room, maintaining as much of the authentic architectural detailing as possible. Cool paint tones on period-detailed walls create the back-drop for key elements of furniture, artwork and lighting that Victoria finds from a combination of antique specialists and local stoop sales. She curates the spaces with carefully selected pieces from a mix of eras and sources. With a love of wallpaper, textiles and upholstery, she remodeled forlorn finds and was able to breathe life and charm into every piece of furniture that followed her home. Books, ceramics and other such collectibles are layered into every shelf and surface, making irresistible stories that lead your eye through her interiors. Victoria and her partner Sandee Edelman are out to create eclectic spaces that are a Brooklyn/British mix, and that is Mrs. Sullivan Interiors

 

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Thursday
May212015

Kitchen love

Like a white on white confection. A wedding cake room and a sleek minimalist kichen. Yum. By Paris-based Feld Architecture

Thursday
May212015

Mancave

What lies at the heart of every home? The living space, the kitchen, the bedroom? A free form carbon-fibre shell? Nicknamed the Mancave by architects  Allen Jack + Cottier the pod contains the bedroom and bathroom in this inner-city Surry Hills warehouse. Part folly, part experimentation in fabrication and form it certainly gives new meaning to cocooning.

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