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Wednesday
Oct312007

Cindy Ray


Boston born Palm Beach based interior designer Cindy Ray has a way with colour. The rooms here have a tradition vibe but with the unexpected touch of deepest brown or rich green. There's drama and panache in her rooms. But Cindy isn't tied to tradition as the kitchen and bathroom in this series show. Love the details.


Images from Cindy Ray

Tuesday
Oct302007

All sorts of thrifted goodness

Sidsel wrote to tell us about an apartment in Denmark that is loaded with all sorts of great thrifted finds. A creative agency "Stupid Studios" is taking over the apartment to turn it into their office, but since the previous owner had such a knack of finding and displaying her thrift finds, they posted photos on their blog of what it looked like before they took it over. Since thrifting is one of my favourite pastimes, I LOVE to see what people can do with all the fantastic stuff they find. Many thanks to Sidsel for the link to this treasure trove of an apartment!

Tuesday
Oct302007

White floors

Lately I have been dreaming about white painted wood floors and pink walls....not necessarily in the same space but those are things I do not have in my current home that I've been craving. Due to this craving, I got a bit of a fix (although I think I also made it worse) by posting about pink walls. So I thought I'd also post about white floors. I just love the brightness of the rooms and how the furniture pops. Perhaps I'm influenced by people like Jessie who go and buy white hardwood for their entire house. And while I'm pondering white floors, are they as much of a nightmare to keep clean as dark floors? (Because when you live with 5 cats, Swiffer becomes your best friend).

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Tuesday
Oct302007

OMG I need to live here!


I have found my new interior design star and her stunning house near the lake in Zurich, Switzerland. Sue Rohrer is the genius behind these rooms. I think this passage from her feature in the Andrew Martin International Interior Design Review says it all.

"Designer: Sue Rohrer. Company Sue Rohrer Zumikon, Zurich, Switzerland. Wants to study at St Martin's School of Art, London. Could be exiled with just her Amex card. Would paint her whole house black. Feels that cars should run on alternative energy. Would love to be painted by Modigliani. Covets an Alexander Calder mobile. Wants to do lunch with Karl Largerfeld.
Fantasy cover story: Financial Times' How To Spend It magazine,
'Biggest Lottery Winner, ever.'"

Go immediately to her website. Go go what are you waiting for? There are too too many fabulous OTT rooms. LOVE!

Images from Sue Rohrer

Monday
Oct292007

Adam Friedberg

Adam Friedberg is a photographer based in New York who specializes in portraits, architecture and landscapes. His portfolio is full of great photos, including some from one of my favourite spaces featured in Dwell magazine, and an apartment I posted about a while ago.