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Monday
Jan282008

Seaside sassy


One of our favourite interior designers Greg Natale (here, here, here, here, here and here, told you he is a favourite) has a fabulous feature in the latest Belle magazine. This seaside home in Sydney sees a departure from Greg's outrageous use of pattern but is still true to his design vibe and his great sense of colour. This man is versatile! The colours are so spot on for a sophisticated beach feel. If you haven't been by Greg's website for a while he has new work including a fabulous redesign of a Point Piper home.

Images from Greg Natale Design

Monday
Jan282008

Is it curtains for retro?


Never! Time for our weekly trip down design's memory lane. Drapes darlings, curtains my chickadees. More scanned images from from How to Make Your Windows Beautiful Vol V, Kirsch Company, Michigan, 1974. Perhaps a bit more "tasteful" than last week's? Hard to believe they come from the same book. Oh well I'm a sucker for the over the top awfulness of the era anyway. Note too the ubiquitous indoor plant and they're on their way back!

Sunday
Jan272008

Flickr finds - armoires

Saturday
Jan262008

Long weekend reading


It's Australia Day here in, you guessed it, Australia. A time of the BBQ, lamb roasts, cricket, citizenship ceremonies and a long weekend. No WINKS today, no Jo's place post just a lovely long list of 3 day weekend reading. Some are new, some are old favourites, some aren't in English. All will keep you busy with lots of design lolly. Apologies to those that have to go to work on Monday. Think of me as I'm slaving over a roast leg of lamb for my dinner guests. YUM!

Friday
Jan252008

Martin Dyrlov

More Scandinavian decor, this time in the form of spectacular photography by Martin Dyrlov.