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Studio Mumbai

Exotic location and exotic design. Stunning minimalist homes that sensitively address their surroundings, reverence their culture and are simply beautifully designed. Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai weaves his spell with local materials and traditions, craftsmen who take time, clients who understand. These are loci of calm in a monsoon that is India.






Dan Davis update

Last year Dan Davis introduced us to his new interior design firm, after having left given up his career in advertising. Two and a half years later they are now a staff of 5 and are currently working on 14 projects,  ranging from large commercial projects to intimate tablescapes. Such creativity and quirky touches. Thanks Dan for sharing with us again!



Jonas Ingerstedt


Hello Mr Ingerstedt! Love your work. How do you get your photographs to look so good? I know that Swedish interiors are hot hot hot but your portfolio is so cool! There is a soft light washing over what could have appeared hard and white. Instead you have captured the warmth of these spaces. Families live here. Stylish ones but I can tell that kids will run in soon. Thank you Jonas Ingerstedt.









Reader's home

Nusara sent us an email not long after we launched the new blog with a link to photos of her apartment. She is sadly leaving these digs soon to move into a new home that her and her husband just purchased. I love the fresh and bright vibe of her home and some of the little tricks she used to pimp it out with the restrictions she had as a renter. Have fun decorating your new home Nusara - be sure to send us pics!

  Heart this school desk (found on the street....gave it a new life with Benjamin Moore paint)

The travel wall

The beauty of duct tape. Looks just like paint when you can't paint your rental.
Electrical tape works wonder too

My "restaurant." Unwanted table from the neighbor. Benjamin Moore brought it back to life.
Our cooking motto on the kitchen wall

Favorite room of the house. Thanks to easy-to-remove wallpaper


Monday's pets on furniture

If you'd like to send us photos to include in next week's "pets on furniture" post, please ensure your photos follow our basic rules: First, the pet must be on a piece of furniture. And said piece of furniture must be clearly visible in the photo, so both pet and furniture takes center stage. (Think of it more of a photo of a great piece of furniture...and your pet happens to be sitting on it). And second, the photo must be of decent quality. For example, if it's REALLY dark or fuzzy (camera phone) then it may not make the cut. Thanks! (Photos can be sent to

"We just got a new pup and he immediately turned our favorite chair into his favorite dog bed. :)"
- Adam

"I have a fantastic picture of my frenchie sitting on the sofa that I would like to submit to you. This is Macbeth and he always sits on the back of the sofa this way."
- Lalaina

"I'd love to submit a pic of my dog Mabel for this! It's actually the blog header for my site Mabel's House."
- Liz

"Here are some photos for your "Pets on Furniture" feature, featuring my tabby Maximum! Max, in my built in bookcase, in my apartment in Paris, Max, at the piano.... he's taking requests!!, Max, in my drawing table."
- Maral


"My great beagle Oro. Since I left him with my sister for few days he's fallen in love with this armchair. He's still waiting for the oportunity to jump on it when we can't see."
- Olemkaa

"Do you count outdoor furniture? I attached a few. The first one is Lane on the left, and Sophie on the right. 2nd is a close up of Lane, ad 3rd close up of Sophie. The 4th one is another with both. Whippets enjoy sleeping on furniture, so when we hang outside on the deck, they use the lounge chairs."
- Sarah

"I love the concept of 'Pets On Furniture' - they are two entities that always seem to be in contention (as you can tell from the photo our couch). Here are two photos of Sol looking princely on our couch, taken during and after his bath."
- Alisa

"dog on couch ... stella"
- Stephanie

We had much fewer submissions for today's pets on furniture than we've had in the past and as I result I am adding a few more entries. The following came from the comments in Apartment Therapy's recent plug of our Pets on furniture posts.

"technically he isn't ON the furniture... but he is snuggly as hell."
- photoatonic

"Spanky the dog, with a kitty in the background on the french daybed. Cuteness personified! (Okay, I'm a little biased.) "
- juliesroom

"where are the big dogs?! i guess my furniture is pretty shabby."
- mattiemay