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Thursday
Apr142011

Cue the violins

I don't really know what to write as an intro to this post. Basically I am stressed out and preoccupied to the max and my brain is just not functioning up to par. My day job has been REALLY busy for ages, we're trying to get plans finished for the house which is a little tough working with an architect AND designers (both of whom are swamped), I have a French test (for said day job) the day after Easter weekend that if I don't pass may mean having to leave my team (where I have worked for my entire career as a public servant) and go back to programming - something I REALLY don't want to do. And I f*cking hate tests, especially verbal ones. With that whining, I leave you with some photos from Avotakka, a very cool Finnish magazine. (P.S. I really want to make a floor lamp like the one in the first photo.)

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Thursday
Apr142011

Mark Seelen + 1

It has been so long since I gave my heart to a photographer and declared my undying love for their work. Must be at least a couple of weeks since I announced my last photographer crush (if you don't count Kim doing it for me in the last post). Oh how I love Mark Seelen's portfolio. Shot after gorgeous shot and always an eye for the quirky composition, capturing the richness of the light, the colours. Kim shared his work a couple of years ago but of course the website is updated with stunning shots. The first few here are of Australian artist David Bromley's Prahran studio and the last is the ultimate OMG music lurve room!

  

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Wednesday
Apr132011

Anson Smart, again

Jo has a huge crush on Sydney photographer Anson Smart (see here and here), and after stumbling upon his website myself recently I'm crushing too. His photographs are so beautiful and he has a knack for bringing out the true beauty in each space.

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Wednesday
Apr132011

Beach stalking 3

I promise this is my last beach stalking for the week. Today's beach home is not quite what you would expect from a seaside residence. It's darker, moodier and more masculine but it is still relaxed and focuses on bringing the outside in. It reflects its position further back from the sea in a canal estate. It's more urban resort than seaside chic and oh so cool. Love the garden ideas in this one. Link here while it lasts.

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Tuesday
Apr122011

I see the light

I'm fairly certain I've just died and gone to heaven. Quick, SOMEONE PINCH ME. If this were to be my last post on this blog, I can say I went out with a bang. I am talking about the extraordinary photography of Jean-Marc Wullschleger. This man has photographed some of the most memorable homes I've seen during my MANY hours of research for this blog, and may I be so bold as to say they are some of the coolest homes on the planet.

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