Displaying posts from January, 2015

A rustic home with a bit of an edge

Posted on Sun, 25 Jan 2015 by KiM

I am head over heels in love with this home and had to share. Discovered on Mad & Bolig, it is the residence of British interior designer Gabrielle Blackman. Paint-chipped floor boards and shades of grey on the walls are the perfect backdrop for industrial, mid-century and antique finds. A subtle edginess.

Working on a Saturday

Posted on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 by midcenturyjo

It’s just not fair having to drag your sorry old arse into work on a Saturday so you know what I say? If you have to go… go somewhere fabulous! Like either of these offices for advertising agency Pereira & O’Dell in New York and San Francisco by interior designer Antonio Martins.  Yes please! First NYC…

… and now SF…


The gallery walls in the NYC office are amazing! That is a lot of holes in that poor brick though. Using cable display systems or rails for pictures is a great way to avoid all those holes and make hanging art and other visual media more versatile. 

Happy Friday!

Posted on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 by KiM

I thought I would share a little bit of Femina eye candy before I head out for a day of errands since this is my day off from my government job. I hate that alot of my days off end up like this, with a to-do list a mile long so I could use a little pick-me-up with these photos below. I shouldn’t complain too much – on my list are items like find some decorations for my new blue/black and white kitchen, and visit/feed my stray kittens – which is a daily event that is both heartbreaking and heartwarming (as of 2 days ago the littlest one has decided he likes me petting him!). Happy Friday folks!

Rebecca Hay

Posted on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 by KiM

If I was not sold on brass hardware for my kitchen redo, I sure am now. These first 2 kitchens by Rebecca Hay are beautiful and the brass hardware adds a little unexpected bit of colour and glam. This Toronto designer has talent, and seems to be able to gorg-ify spaces in a variety of styles. 


Posted on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 by midcenturyjo

Oh yeah! That’s the way to finish the working week. Remarkable refurb of a 70s home by Auckland based Dorrington Atcheson Architects.