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Working on a Saturday

It may be a new year with new beginnings that doesn't mean that it isn't still hard heading into work on a weekend. Now if I worked here I'd have no problems at all, especially if I could do some research in the "library". Twitter Paris by RF Studio.

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Bold use of colour in Paris

When Paris-based creative studio POOL were called upon by Lapeyre to design a domestic set in which to exhibit their collections, the apartment the duo created was no shrinking violet. Graphic use of colour not only defined spaces but provided a dramatic stage for their client's range of bathroom and kitchen products. Love the "retro freshness" of the palette.

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More from Dalla Polvere

Dalla Polvere, a design partnership based in the city of Gerona in the Catalonian region of Spain, continue to inspire with their eclectic mix of 20th century icons and pieces from centuries past. Fleamarket finds sit alongside modern art, 70s cool with European Grand Tour.

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... at El Fenn in Room 21. Found in the portfolio of Willem Smit, he of the lovely garden I featured last week ... or perhaps Room 20 ...

... or Room 5 ...




Behind a high wall in Marrakesh is an oasis of green. Cool, lush, inviting. Designer (and general manager of the beautiful boutique hotel El-Fenn) Willem Smit has created a retreat from the hustle and bustle, the heat and the dust of an ancient city.

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