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Wednesday
Jun012016

Matilda Rose Interiors

Alisha Hillery, of Matilda Rose Interiors based in NSW, Australia sent along some photos of a kitchen and bathroom renovation project she recently completed...and I love it so I absolutely had to share! Here are some details she provided: We knocked through the back of the house to build the kitchen extension and installed new windows and doors to let the space fill with natural light. We used a faux sandstone on the floor to give the feeling of warmth but without the staining issues you'd get with actual sandstone. The work surface used in the kitchen is Quantum Quartz - Statuario Quartz and the 
backsplash is a mother of pearl mosaic tile. The light fixture is by Timothy Oulton from Coco Republic. The mosaic tile is soooooo gorgeous and I really like the effect of those faux sandstone tiles. And what's not to love about that graphic bathroom tile - I love that it continues up the wall. Fabulous job Alisha!

Monday
May302016

An apartment in Barcelona

Take an apartment with glorious architectural details, throw in some amazing graphic tile floors and place it in the heart of Barcelona and I'll be wishing it were mine. This beauty is the work of Luzio (more work seen here and here).  

Sunday
May222016

Mixing old and new in a London home

I found this 5 bedroom West London terrace home on Shoot Factory and was instantly intrigued. The house has recently been extended to include a super sleek concrete inspired kitchen and dining space. A truly unique space – the floor, kitchen island, dining table, and seating is all constructed from almost seamless concrete. Finished with grey elm joinery, the kitchen-come-living space is beautifully simplistic and light. The exterior of the extension is made up of large expanse of glass and clad in rusted corten steel. The front sitting room provides a more traditional feel with bay window, herringbone flooring, original cornicing and ceiling rose, and beautiful marble fireplace. I feel like the concrete in the kitchen is a bit overkill....maybe if it didn't run partially up the walls too and the bench at the built-in table was made of wood instead. Regardless the cabinets are gorgeous and I love the subtle tile backsplash. I have also fallen head over heels for that grey subway tile in the bathroom and may try and find something similar for my bathroom reno (likely cheaper than the marble subway tile I was thinking of using).

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Wednesday
May182016

Another design project in Poland by Lucyna Kołodziejska

Polish interior designer Lucyna Kołodziejska has impressed me yet again with this latest project of hers that she sent me juicy photos of. Hired on by the homeowners initially to redesign their bathroom, she ended up redecorating the entire house. The result is a truly elegant blend of classic and modern elements that flows from one room to another with a very subtle colour palette of beige and earth tones (Lucyna was inspired by coastal homes) that would ordinary have me wanting more but here it just makes all of the beautiful details stand out. And the cat has won me over too. :)

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Monday
May092016

High House

It may only be 5 metres wide but as the architectural firm Dan Gayfer Design explains it's all about "... a high level of functionality, flexibility, interaction and detail in a house with high ceilings, a high roofline and high levels of natural light." It's also high on style. The perfect partnering of spatial design and good looks. What can I say. It really is a High House.

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