We received an email recently about up-and-coming designer Ryan Korban: "Ryan is a new interior designer based out of New York who has been making quite an impact in the city. He works primarily with young "downtown" types and was recently featured in The New York Times, Town & Country and February's issue of Domino. A few of his clients include DJ AM, Charlotte Ronson, Alexander Wang, Victoria and Vanessa Traina and James Franco. His youthful approach to city living has been received with much praise for such a new comer. On top of designing both residential and commercial spaces, Ryan is also a co-owner of Edon Manor (high end downtown accessories boutique) and the designer of the store. He is currently working on his first website." Below is a sneak peak of what you will find on the website when it launches. A bit 'o Hollywood Regency, a bit 'o glam...I cannot wait to see the rest of his portfolio!!
What does Southern design mean? Is it grand old mansions with classically inspired interiors, layers and layers of patterns and sumptuous fabrics, well loved and almost holy heirlooms and tradition tradition, tradition? Maybe not if Atlanta based interior designer Michael Habachy has a say. It's crisp bright modern minimalist apartments. It's broody lofts and funky nightclubs. It's white vinyl rococo chairs and black walls, glamorous 40s salons and sassy salons. It's whatever and wherever imagination takes you. It's fabulous and it's fun. You won't find all these images on Michael's website yet. He's in the process of redesigning and has kindly sent over a few teasers of what to expect.
Californian interior designer Jamie Bush "is recognized for his ability to mix period and contemporary furnishings with a fresh and discerning eye. Layering rich colors and textures with exotic and organic elements transforms each of his spaces into an inviting, modern, and unexpected environment." He has a very impressive portfolio that includes mid-century, modern, minimalist and contemporary designs - all which are guaranteed to knock your socks off.
All things beautiful and inspiring. Rooms and objects, art and photos. Belviana used that wonderful phrase "visual oxygen" when she emailed to tell us what Desire to Inspire meant to her. We blush, mumble "aw shucks" and borrow/steal the phrase for a semi-regular series of beautiful images that inspire us. They don't have to be rooms. They just have to lift our spirit and feed our imagination.
Megan Morton has been a great friend of the blog sending us images of her work as one of Australia's leading stylists. So when an email from Megan landed in my inbox with some of her latest work I knew it would contain something special. Megan collaborated with Benja Harney from Paperform to create these for Australia Travel and Leisure.
It's amazing what you can find when you follow link to link. While devouring the fabulous photos on Paul Whicheloe's website I was lead to the work of Galo Verdesoto. This New York based architect has a flair for drama. His contemporary space are clean and elegant,open airy and bathed in beautiful light. Positive and negative space play off each other and colour is a vital counterfoil to the lashings of lovely white.