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Wednesday
Apr202011

One can dream

Once upon a time there were some very well-off folks in Vancouver who wanted big new homes. They called upon a builder by the name of Keystone Projects Ltd. and asked them to build the homes of their dreams. They asked for fancy kitchens and bathrooms and rooms for their pool tables and views to die for and a car lover's garage. And POOF! Keystone made it happen. And they were beautiful. This, my friends, is how the other half live.
The end.
P.S. Several of these homes were architected by Formwerks Homes Inc, The Airey Group. Details of each on Keystone's site. 

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Wednesday
Apr202011

Derek Swalwell

Say it's the light streaming in. Say it's the soft shadow across the floor, the stark chiaroscuro. Say it's the composition and the well considered angle, the crop, the framing. Say it's an understanding of architecture and how people interact in a space. Say it's an artist's eye. Whatever you say I say Derek Swalwell is my new photographer crush. An extensive and inspiring portfolio.

  

  

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Tuesday
Apr192011

A colourful home

I have been meaning to blog this home since I got back from my trip to Mexico. While I was there I bought a few decor magazines, including an issue of Micasa, and this vibrant, colourful and refreshing home that was featured caught my attention. I think Spanish interior designer Teresa Abaitua did an awesome job, especially with the retro/vintage vibe.

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Tuesday
Apr192011

Vicariously stalking in my home town

I love stalking. I love it when other people stalk too. I also love showing how people in my part of the world live. Double win today then. Gem from Brisbane sent me a link to this post-war weatherboard and tile home. This type of house is a common sight in my neck of the woods. Built in the 50s and 60s they dot the streets around me and are often the first home choice of many young couples (or were before the housing market went stratospheric here). Today's home is in a very good suburb surrounded by lovely homes and just a stone's throw from the university which is real estate speak for big price tag for little home. Very nice little home though. Plenty of cute ideas for those just starting out. Link here while it lasts.

P.S. You must visit Gem's blog Bella Vizsla if you want to see the most photogenic pooch around!

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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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