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Entries in industrial (30)

Wednesday
Apr022014

A funky office

This office space of graphic design studio Mattson Creative located in Southern California makes me want to quit my government job. I'm so sick of working in a cubicle. I WANT TO WORK HERE!

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Tuesday
Jan072014

Style Labo

This past Friday my husband and I took a little road trip to Montréal so I could take advantage of some end of season clothing sales (I've got some photos of my scores on Instagram or my other blog), and at the end of the trip we stopped at a shop we've been scoping out online for a few years but have never managed to visit in person. Style Labo is now our favourite shop of all time. I'm not kidding. We were like kids in a candy store, drooling at every turn. This to-die-for store sells the most incredible vintage industrial finds you can imagine, along with some new items here and there. Lighting, lighting and more lighting (old and new, including my absolute favourite = Jieldé), ottomans/pillows/settees covered in vintage postal sacks of army canvas, lockers, marquee letters, signs etc. etc. I toured every inch of the warehouse space (gorg!!) taking photos while I went. But first, we couldn't leave without picking up a few little things...

The candle smells SO GOOD and was worth the semi-hefty price because it's a beautiful porcelain/ceramic vessel I can't wait to re-use.

My husband saw this massive pillow and immediately said he had to have it. I would have preferred it to be cream coloured instead of blue/grey but hey, we're trying to make it work on the living room sofa. Super comfy!

And now, welcome to Style Labo!

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Friday
Dec062013

Industrial eye candy

Industrial spaces make me happy. They have history, texture, patina, are filled with intriguing and eclectic vintage finds, and to me exude a lived in, comfortable and very casual feel (if done 'properly' otherwise can be too cold). Photos again from the portfolio of Patrik Hagborg.

Friday
Nov012013

Happy Friday!

Thursday
Oct312013

LOVE!!!

I couldn't get enough of industrial vibe spaces today, so here is a fantastic kitchen remodeled by my favourite Amsterdam designer James van der Velden of Bricks Amsterdam. Concrete and reclaimed wood - be still my heart!