Finished your Christmas shopping and baking and wondering how to spend your Sunday afternoon? How about relaxing in a pink booth with a coffee at Pastel Rita in Montréal’s neighbourhood of Mile End. Designed by Appareil Architecture, this 1500 sq ft space is home to a café, artisan workshop and boutique. The colour scheme of green, pink and yellow is so warm and energetic. I’ll have to check this place out next time I’m vintage shopping on St. Laurent.
Photos: Félix Michaud, This Is The Place I Was Telling You About
This is one of the most unique lofts I think we have ever shared on the blog. And this one might be my favourite. Located on the entire third floor of a converted shoe factory (2850 sq ft) in Shoreditch, London, it features 30 original Crittall windows (dreamy!!!), green plaster walls and ceilings, handmade Moroccan Bejmat Zellij terracotta tiled floors, bespoke oak joinery, hand-woven linen shutters. It is absolutely stunning. Designed by the insanely talented Chan + Eayrs, and currently for sale via The Modern House.
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Terracotta and dirtied greens, salmon and persimmon, walls clad in shadowy bucolic wallpaper as backdrop to contemporary furniture that can only be classified as “statement”. With its bold rooms within old bones this Lyon residence by Claude Cartier puts all those monochromatic white upon white spaces I’ve been featuring lately to shame. If colour is king then long live the King!
If you’re a fan of green then you will appreciate this home in the mountains of Spain designed by Pilar Líbano. It looks very similar to Breakfast Room Green by Farrow & Ball. I love the idea of a green interior when surrounded by a green exterior. They appear to fade into each other and become one. Photos: Meritxell Arjalaguer
Taking colour and pattern to another level in this renovated 350 m2 home in Madrid designed by architect and interior designer Jean Porsche of xsche*. Royal blue and emerald green never looked so good together.