Rove Concepts
Sunday
Apr232017

Old-world elegance meets vintage in Madrid

I am completely in love with this renovated 19th century apartment in Madrid. The original architectural details including exposed beams and brickwork alone have me about to pass out, let alone the fact that this space is furnished with a wonderful random assortment of antique/vintage pieces. That chandelier over the dining table is especially scrumptious. Ana Cabellos and Elisa Fernández of La Traviesa de Conde Duque worked some magic here. Via Nuevo Estilo.   

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Saturday
Apr222017

Working on a Saturday

It's like I say week after week. If you have to drag yourself into work on a weekend it helps if it's somewhere stylish and if you're your own boss in your own small business and use coworking spaces then even better! After all it makes little difference complaining to the boss about working conditions if the boss is you. WeWork in Sydney designed by TomMarkHenry.

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Friday
Apr212017

Carroll Gardens by Tamara Eaton

NYC based designer Tamara Eaton does not follow trends so her interiors are often eclectic and unexpected. This home with its traditional details in a loft-like setting is unpredictable, but then add in Tamara's unique assortment of styles in the decor and you have something that is whimsical yet sophisticated.  

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Friday
Apr212017

Still stalking

Still stalking, still in Fitzroy. Hey I'd never leave if I had my choice. This time it's a warehouse conversion with walls of glass to take in the internal courtyard views. Perhaps a little updating is needed but the overall package is fabulous. If I can't have the bluestone worker's terrace of my earlier post then I guess I'll just have to make do with urban industrial chic. Once again the video sells this house. Link here while it lasts.

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Friday
Apr212017

Stalking in the gritty city

Urban cool just got smoking hot. I'm stalking in my favourite inner city Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy and there is so much to love. It's a bijou brick worker's terrace with exposed stone walls. The renovation was by one of Australia's leading interior design firms Hecker Guthrie and it's as stylishly gritty and hip as its location. Don't miss the video. The soundtrack is on fleek like the whole sales campaign and it's fun to spot the differences between what are obviously the designers' styled portfolio shots and how the house actually looks. I'd move in in a heart beat. Link here while it lasts.

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