Rove Concepts
Tuesday
Jan152013

Latest projects from 2Kul

Back in June Jo shared a funky shabby chic/scandi home by Polish interior design firm 2Kul. This firm is at it again, and this time they have taken on the design of 2 apartments in a country home just outside Wrocław, in their signature black/white/natural palette (my fav!) and modern/shabby/scandi style (again my fav!). So warm and cosy...and somewhat exotic. A great vibe. 

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Tuesday
Jan152013

More please

I'd like to see more please. I know that the new building has been designed to impact on the landscape as little as possible but I want to take a virtual walk through. See more of those stone walls, that dark bedroom, the retro furniture. Just a little bit more. Barn extension by Toulouse-based Puig Pujol architectures.

Tuesday
Jan152013

Nicole Hollis encore

More than four years since I featured work by interior designer Nicole Hollis and her studio? I need to rectify that! Two projects. Two styles. One sophisticated and modern in black and white. The other a playful colour riot, a tongue in cheek take on San Francisco icons for a boutique hotel fitout. The first seriously sleek and sexy, the other seriously fun (that's Jack Kerouac's  On the Road as wallpaper).

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Monday
Jan142013

Anders Jungermark

I thought I'd start the week off with a bang. I came across the portfolio of Swedish phtoographer Anders Jungermark recently and was completely wowed with every single photo. His composition, lighting, focus and post processing are perfection. He could shoot a rock and I would be in awe. But you didn't come here to see rocks. :)

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Monday
Jan142013

Monday's pets on furniture

If you'd like to send me photos to include in next week's "pets on furniture" post, please ensure your photos follow my 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 it takes center stage rather than your pet. Think of it more of a photo of a great piece of furniture that you want to show off...and your pet happens to be sitting on it. And second, the photo must be of decent quality. If it's dark or fuzzy then it may not make the cut. Photos, your name, location and a brief description can be sent to desiretoinspirekim@hotmail.com and PLEASE don't send closeups of your pet! Thanks!

I would love to share a photo of our dog Toto. We always have a hard time photographing Toto because he is a jet black color, but we think we found just the right spot. We also just noticed that he is totally posing with one leg up on the arm of the chair!
- Karen & Guy (Los Angeles, CA)

The late Miss Clio, enjoying a moment outside on the balcony in a Pottery Barn wicker chair, Venice, CA.
- Rachel

Dog: Walter the Westie enjoying some morning sun, as its been quite cold here lately
Cat: Maggie finding a spot next to some plants so she can chew on the leaves
- Hilary (Vancouver, BC)

Hello, this is my little Sawyer. She's a 9 month old frenchie who's obsessed with my couch. More so than I am it seems. We both do take pretty good naps on it. 
- Amna (London)

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