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Working on a Saturday

What do you get when decor diva Tamara Kaye-Honey of House of Honey weaves her magic for hotel gurus Mr & Mrs Smith? Why a design marriage made in heaven of course! Which is why, if you have to drag your sorry old self into work on a Saturday I hope it is somewhere as stylish as this.

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Laura Seppänen latest

The client's wish was for a hotel room vibe without colour for this two room apartment in the centre of Helsinki so Finnish interior designer Laura Seppänen mixed charcoal tones with warm wood and cool posters to create a stylish, monochrome interior. Laura explains she wanted to showcase Finnish design with most of the furniture is either handmade in Finland or from Finnish furniture brands such as Adea & Valanti. Other Scandinavian brands like BoConcept & Menu also feature and those fab posters are from The Poster Club. Not only did Laura create this beautiful apartment she styled the shoot with photographer Suvi Kesäläinen. She's even let us in on the sources for the key pieces which you can find at the end of the post.

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A couple of projects by Christen Ales

Texas-based interior designer Christen Ales wanted to share a couple of her projects with us. The one above is so fun - mid century modern with lots of colour accents in what is pretty much my dream home. Below is more contemporary but equally fabulous with shades of grey and blue. Soothing and classic, and OMG WILL YOU LOOK AT THOSE WINDOWS!

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Bathing rituals

Oh what a peaceful retreat by Sydney architect Tania Handelsmann! Pass me that Aesop body cleanser as you close the door on the way out will you.



A neutral palette of materials. Silver stained blackbutt timber, grey cement render, dark grey steel, oak ceilings and floors and a garden with silvery tones. Links Courtyard House. Beautiful restraint by Inarc Architects.