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Thursday
Mar192009

Tom Leighton


Tom Leighton's photography is the meaning of the saying "picture perfect". His work is beautiful. He makes me crave yellow with the photo above. And I LOVE the panelled/mirror wall. That would be such a simple and dramatic DIY for a dining room.









Thursday
Mar192009

Grey is the new black


Grey is the "it" colour at the moment. Everywhere you turn, every page you turn stylists and designers are cocooning rooms in grey. It's the new black ... or should that be white. I love the dark brooding grown up feel of this house available through Inspace. Teamed with beautiful timber and the occasional jewel tone it is so rich it could almost blow your diet!

Wednesday
Mar182009

Emma D'Inverno

I love browsing a stylist's portfolio and seeing the creative ways they can organize vignettes, but often times I find the photos very product-y. But British stylist Emma D'Inverno has such an uncanny way of making the photos appear lived in and natural. Love that. And the colours in these spaces are so mild and soothing. Love that too.









Wednesday
Mar182009

I'm loving .....


.... the new work I keep finding by photographer Trine Thorsen. It seems whenever I need inspiration for around my house a quick visit to Trine's website and her latest shoots have my mind racing. I especially love this series as I collect West German pottery and hand thrown 70s pieces. A complete rearrange at home is on the cards. But don't stay here. Go to the website and drink in all the new loveliness. My favourite photographer!

Wednesday
Mar182009

Branca


The past few days have been all about a pared back, modern design. Earthy and organic in its feel. Today's post embraces luxury and hedonism. It's sumptuous, layered with sophistication and overstuffed with comfort. It's Branca. A room by Alessandra Branca draws you in and seduces you with its mix of antiques and linen, silk damask and colour, colour and more colour. It's a new twist on old world charm.