Displaying posts from November, 2013

Cat Hill Barn

Posted on Wed, 27 Nov 2013 by midcenturyjo

Nestled in the rolling hills of Yorkshire is this award winning renovation of a grade ll listed, 16th century barn. Liverpool based Snook Architects have be restrained in their approach. The open plan space is contemporary but the character of the historic barn is not compromised. Carefully avoiding the twee and the clichéd it is a minimalist exultation of the bones of a once working rural structure.

4 Floors

Posted on Wed, 27 Nov 2013 by midcenturyjo

Four apartments over four floors in Istanbul, Turkey. A contemporary renovation of an historic building by designer and artist Sema Topaloğlu. Within a tradition of craft and craftsmanship Topaloğlu weaves her magic creating an earthy but elegant series of rooms that respect the bones of the building while overlaying it with a new history of bespoke pieces. These beautiful apartments are not locked away from us though. 4 Floors Istanbul provides boutique accommodation where mine host is Topaloğlu’s brother Murat. I think a trip to Turkey was just added to my bucket list.

Jacob Hertzell

Posted on Tue, 26 Nov 2013 by KiM

Loving these spaces from the portfolio of Swedish stylist Jacob Hertzell. Whether minimal or mid-century, Jacob has got the magic touch. (Some of these are photographed by his brother Daniel Hertzell – the rest by another fav photographer of ours Magnus Marding).

A masculine bedroom (that’s tidy!)

Posted on Tue, 26 Nov 2013 by KiM

I love this bedroom! It belongs to photographer Taylor Hoff, and was captured by Benjamin Grimes. It’s so handmade and rustic and OMG organized!!! That’s a pretty incredible feat for a guy. LOL!

Bonus: a few more awesome photos by Benjamin Grimes

(Benjamin’s home)

(Benjamin’s brother)

(a chair by Jared Rusten)

Green with envy

Posted on Tue, 26 Nov 2013 by midcenturyjo

Love these fab, floral fancies. Envious that they aren’t mine. Even more green with envy over the talent of photographer Jeroen van der Spek. Soft, natural light. A little moody, at times mysterious, still, waiting, marking time. Brilliant! Via STILLSTARS.