Entries in colour (157)
Black and white is such a great starting point for a home. In this case it is white walls and BEAUTIFUL glossy black hardwood. (Gawd how I would love floors like that. DAMN CATS!) Here the owners added lots of colour and kid friendly furnishings to make it energizing and fun. Take out all the colour and add lots of wood, grey and brown and you've got another totally different vibe against the black and white. Easy peasy. Via Hus & Hem.
When I spotted this home from Spanish Architectural Digest, I nearly had a coronary. This is everything I want my new house to be, but WAY more. It is the Mexico City residence of interior designer Dirk-Jan Kinet and it is filled with glorious colours and beautiful antiques, resulting in a vibe that is MUCH more European than Mexican. I absolutely love the greys on the walls in the dining room with the punch of magenta. It is quite an amazing transformation from what it was last year when it was featured on Freunde von Freunden. I prefer this version SOOOOO much more.
Jason Silli is an interior designer from Melbourne, who has worked in the industry for 10 years and this year started his own firm Jason Silli Design. He sent us photos of one of his recently completed projects in Mentone, VIC. It is a family home that was dull and uninspiring. He took it up several notches by added drama, colour, graphics and flair. Before photos to begin, including the former living room turned master suite.
And the bold results... (more details here)
Ever since Inside Out magazine went monthly I've been in seventh heaven. After all you can never get too much of a good thing! Managing editor Lee Tran Lam has sent along a sneak peek into the new September issue.
The mag is out Thursday, and I've bundled up for you our cover story – it's about a couple who organised their Melbourne renovation from the Middle East (!), where they were based, via Skype and time-zone-coordinating correspondence with local architect Clare Cousins (pictured), who got the ball rolling and ensured the process was as hitch-free as possible by the time they landed back in Australia. You can see that all the organisation clearly paid off in these images, styled by Marsha Golemac and photographed by Brooke Holm.