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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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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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