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Monday
Apr182011

Not Only Architects

Last night I was sitting at my dining table studying French (UGH) and drinking some red wine (hoping it would help speed things along - HA!) and realized I had to get a post ready for today. I opened my email folder of pets on furniture entries and was shocked to discover I did not have enough for a post. ?!?! My apologies to those who actually enjoy my pet posts. Instead I give you some photos from the California and Mexico based architectural firm of Not Only Architects - Garduño Arquitectos. "Let's talk about simple.  Truth   Search   Form   Light   Change   Back   To   Basics   Not more, not less."

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Monday
Apr182011

Divercity

Award winning Athens and London based architectural firm Divercity. What can I say? Amazing contemporary designs referencing Greek heritage, a local vernacular with an international appeal. Holding its own against a stunning landscape I'm drawn to their hotel work whether almost suspended in the sky in Mykonos and Santorini or grounded in the rocky fields that surround their conversion of a 13th century manor in Monemvasia. Their work is inspiring and simply beautiful.

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Saturday
Apr162011

These are for you

We just wanted to say thanks for all your support. Kim and I love putting the blog together but it is made even more special by knowing we have the best readers around. We love you guys! These flowers are for you to say thanks ... and to also apologise for no posts this weekend. We are taking the weekend off. "YAY!" I say but I know you will be saying "BOO". Kim is drowning in French studies and I'm still getting over my recent health hiccup so I just know you will forgive us for taking 2 days off. We have hardly ever taken time off in the more than four years we have been blogging so we are going to be bad this weekend and play hooky. Don't worry though we'll be back Monday and of course the Easter weekend will be overflowing with easter eggs and Desire to Inspire reading guides, a holiday tradition!

P.S. These gorgeous flowers are actually sitting on my breakfast table. I am such a lucky girl. Thanks Lexi!

Friday
Apr152011

The Kate Moss of homes

Thanks once again to my bro-in-law Dave for providing me with a link to another home that I thought was blog worthy. Actually, there isn't anything very spectacular about this home in Barcelona. The reason why I'm blogging it is because it's apparently "impossibly thin", "freakishly thin", "If buildings had human doppelgangers, this one would be 90s-era Kate Moss" and "just 12 feet wide". That is why I had to blog this. Because my home is also 12 feet wide. But here is where this home differs. It's nearly 4000 square feet (mine is 926) and is the length of an entire city block - 82 feet.

  

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Friday
Apr152011

Mark Seelen + 2

Couldn't help it. I had to keep digging in photographer Mark Seelen's portfolio. Absolutely fabulous. A girl is spoilt for choice when it comes to favourites. Stunning rooms, stunning architecture, stunning shots. The man has an artist's eye. Enjoy!

  

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