Quite some time ago I was approached by the folks of the website ucinteriors.com (their German counterpart is solebich.de) if I wanted to be a part of a book they were having published on some of the homes whose photos were submitted to their community. The main idea of the book is to show real homes of real people. They kindly sent me a copy and it arrived just now. I was so excited to see my kitchen on the cover, my living room on one of the cover pages, and then SEVEN whole pages of my home! I am so honoured to be included among so many other quirky and lovely homes and I cannot wait to devour the rest of the book (which I unfortunately cannot read a word but I'm all about photos anyhow :-) ). A huge thanks to Claire and Luise!
Simplicity of design and honesty of materials. Inspiring in its minimalism. It's all about turning constraints into opportunities, of recognising the limitations then going beyond them. Honesty, responsibility and creativity. Welcome to the portfolio of Barcelona based architects Emiliano López and Mónica Rivera.
I love the portfolio of French stylist Elodie Rambaud. One moment boho modern with white floors and fabulous textiles, the beauty of the everyday celebrated. The next moment her work is otherworldly, out of focus and almost out of reach. It's dreamy and light. Clients include Inside Out, Donna Hay magazine and Côté Est magazine. Secretly I want rooms filled with branches and flowers slowly decaying and turning more beautiful with age. Found objects and everyday life. Sigh. More after the jump.
I love seeing inside reader's homes. I especially love it when those homes are in far away places. Sylvia emailed with some pictures of her newly refurbed home in Singapore. Just a few pictures but enough to know that I really want Sylvia's pink Egg Chair! Her dining table is cool too. "The dinning table was custom-made, my husband and I just described to the carpenter what we wanted and he made this interesting piece, quite close to what we have imagined." Space is at a premium in a heavily populated island nation like Singapore and it's great to see stylish small homes. I think I know the kids' favourite spot ;)
Ever dreamed of having a fabulous studio to ply your creative trade? Wide open spaces, a white shell in which to create your colourful portfolio? Minimalist but fab furniture and the ultimate decor accessory, a cheeky pug called Buffy? If the answer is yes then you must have been dreaming of photographer and reader Brook Pifer's studio. OMG I'm jealous. Cool space and über cool pup! More after the jump.