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Entries in black and white (191)


White box

New white box within a white historic shell. 110m2 in a former industrial complex. The roughness of the original concrete and brick building is smoothed by a coat of white paint but still plays against the volume of the new plaster box housing kitchen, bath, bedroom and mezzanine study. Drama is created by the use of black in large industrial windows, kitchen surfaces and furniture. Minimalist apartment by Bruno Vanbesien.

"We believe in the craftsmanship and the use of natural materials. We especially use natural light and the power of the detail. It's all in the details. The purer a space becomes by leaving all ballast or decoration, the more weight the details get."

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I find black and white decor very soothing, and veeeeeeery appealing. And because I am feeling a little overwhelmed right now with everything going on, I thought a little black and white via Skonahem might help...or at the very least distract me momentarily. (I think I could have also titled this post "Lighting porn").

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Black and white

Simple and dramatic. Minimal and and brooding in that Belgian way. Black and white modern luxury from Ensemble & Associés, Brussels.


Leaning against the wall

Nonchalantly leaning. A relaxed group just biding their time. Leaning. Cool photo by yesterday's photographer hero David Prince.



Just when I think I am over the Ghost chair I see a cool photo and I forgive this poor chair for being everywhere. Photographer Virginia MacDonald does it again.