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An unusual house in Amsterdam

Posted on Fri, 20 Dec 2019 by midcenturyjo

Framework’s Canal house is characterised by an unexpected imperfection. That aesthetic runs through the entire house, with playful and creative spaces that provoke, making you look twice. With an outside truthful to its 19th-Century heritage and an inside that refuses to conform to traditional symmetry, the house sparks people to feel comfortable and -at the same time- to also look around and ask questions.”

Quirky luxury with a touch of wabi sabi in a historic Canal house in Amsterdam? Beauty that makes you think.

Photography by Kasia Gatkowska

Moody modern meets Art Nouveau

Posted on Wed, 18 Dec 2019 by midcenturyjo

Imagine an Art Nouveau apartment in Stockholm. Now imagine a renovation with a moody colour palette, a mix of modern and mid century furniture pieces, soft light filtering in through large windows and a layering of natural textures. Actually you don’t have to. Swedish interior designer Joanna Lavén has done it for you. Welcome to the perfection that is Apartment O.

Restoration of a Regency villa

Posted on Thu, 12 Dec 2019 by midcenturyjo

The Regency villa had seen better days, sadly divided into 3 flats with clumsy additions and awkward spaces. Enter London-based interior designers Harding & Read who created a family home with all the mod cons while retaining its historic proportions and details. Atmospheric with its own sense of place the home feels like it has evolved over generations not resurrected recently.