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Thursday
Dec042008

Hugh Newell Jacobsen


I find the work of architectural firm Hugh Newell Jacobsen fascinating. I am not used to this style of architecture. It references the vernacular of the area of the States from which it comes, the simple colonial and coastal buildings, themselves influenced by simple classical lines. Throw in a dash of post-modernism and exceptional locations and it's done. I think what speaks to me, a child of a harsh sunny tropical climate is the cool white light loving interiors that invite in the soft light. The deliberately sparse lines enhance the interior and exterior. I've concentrated mainly on Jacobsen's interiors here but don't miss the exteriors on the website. Inspiring.

Wednesday
Dec032008

Neutral Dwelling

We'd like to welcome Paula Lofton with her shop Neutral Dwelling who just joined us as a sponsor. The shop is full of wonderful products, carrying home decor, furniture and tabletop items. I've got my eye on a few things...and she offers free shipping to the continental US for those of you in that neck of the woods. My favourite pieces are below, but you must go have a look at her shop to see much more.







Wednesday
Dec032008

Alan Kaplanas

Alan Kaplanas can make a simple photograph speak volumes. Love his portfolio. Based in Vancouver, he is surrounded by a stunning landscape and tons of inspiration.









Wednesday
Dec032008

Edit


Witty, whimsical, quirky and pretty. It's found and fabulous, remade and remarkable. It's Edit. And who are the creators and curators of these fun finds? Sharyn Storrier Lyneham, the former editor of Vogue Entertaining & Travel and Vogue Living and Belinda Seper, Sydney fashion retailer and style leader. If you are in Sydney or just passing through this Surry Hills store is a definite stop on your shop to you drop tour.

Wednesday
Dec032008

Michael Crockett


Today was a good day. Today was a "gasp" day because today I found Michael Crockett's portfolio. Doesn't take much to keep me happy ... just a stellar batch of pictures of amazing homes captured by a photographer who has the gift, the god given talent, the eye. Oh my oh my oh my has this guy got the eye. Fabulous! This is just a taste of what awaits you at his website.