Wednesday
Apr042012

Illico Design

Carine Magescas, based in San Francisco, first created Illico Design in 2003 and distributed exclusive lines of home accessories from new French designers to the US (she was from France) and soon moved into interior design. She defines her style as contemporary yet warm with touches of the unexpected. I think it's modern yet unpretentious and comfortable - a perfect combination.

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Wednesday
Apr042012

Enrique Menossi part 2

Having overdosed on the rustic beauty of Spanish homes captured through the lens of Enrique Menossi in the previous post, it's time to move to something a little darker, richer, more sophisticated. Or how about a vibrant taste of urban colour?. Just as inspiring, just as beautiful. The man is a master of his craft.

P.S. And just in case it is all too darkly sophisticated for you I have lightened it with one more all white wonder.

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Wednesday
Apr042012

Love that rug ... still!

Just a quick reminder about our Freedom Furniture competition. Don't forget, if you are an Aussie or Kiwi reader, to enter as many times as you want before the end of Saturday April 7. Go here and tell me why should you win the Freedom Bazaar floor rug. In 25 words or less :) The entries (and begging) has been amazing so far!

Wednesday
Apr042012

Enrique Menossi part 1

Every so often I come across a website that makes me stop, draw a deep breath then exhale, whistling softly between my teeth. It's an oh my god moment. I see so many photos in my travels around the interwebs, so many beautiful images. Sometimes I see images that are even more inspiring ... if that's possible ... than the images I share with you everyday. Today you'll feel the same way I do. Welcome to the portfolio of Barcelona based photographer Enrique Menossi. First the rustic ...

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Tuesday
Apr032012

Some beauty amidst the chaos

Over the weekend I did something I have wanted (and needed) to do for a long time. I bought an iMac. It's my first Mac and while the most beautiful piece of technology on the planet, I want to pull my hair out as I have no freaking idea how to do anything. With a programming background and someone who spends every waking moment on a computer (it seems), this is super duper frustrating and is going to take some time to get used to. I set myself up in the non-insulated office at the back of my house now that the weather is getting warmer and I snapped a couple pics of the thrown-together space which I hope to stick up on my page in the near future. Since I don't have all the programs I need up and running yet, my posts may not be as frequent this week as I would like. Anyhoo, I managed to get some photos ready for this post (without too much of a disaster) that I found in the portfolio of Swedish stylist Saša Antić. He has a great eye for detail and creates magazine-worthy vignettes - go figure as he's styled for all of my favourite Swedish and British mags. 


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