Displaying posts labeled "Shelving"

The New Old

Posted on Wed, 2 May 2018 by midcenturyjo

Simone Haag “likes to think of a house as a blank page, an empty book – boundless, full of possibilities – a story wanting to be written, a tale waiting to be told.” In the case of this Melbourne house she has penned a best seller. It’s a collaboration between stylish fashion director client and designer, the end result being a sensationally chic and fashion forward house. That living room sends shivers up and down my spine and did you notice the gradation in the dining chairs? Sigh!

Photography by Mark Roper

French Flair

Posted on Thu, 29 Mar 2018 by midcenturyjo

Shall we tick off the list? It’s French. It has colour and personality not to mention the amazing art. It’s part Art Deco, part mid century and perhaps a touch of 70s. It has incredible attention to detail (check out the ceiling in the entrance hall). It’s chic. It’s sophisticated but not at all stuffy. It has books, shelves and shelves of books. It’s fabulous. It’s by CSLB Studio.

 

GplusK

Posted on Fri, 16 Mar 2018 by KiM

Some Parisian fabulousness from architecture duo Gaëlle Cuisy and Karine Martin of GplusK. When space is at a premium, these ladies know just what to do, and with a modern aesthetic and a dash of colour.

The Collector’s Apartment

Posted on Tue, 13 Mar 2018 by midcenturyjo

An amazing collection of artifacts and sculpture, an oh so chic apartment, a stunning Eiffel Tower view and not one but eight de rigueur Chandigarh Chairs by Pierre Jeanneret. Serious case of envy on my part. I wish I was the collector who lives in this stylish abode. Appartement Rivoli by CSLB Studio.

Photography by Reto Guntil

A new bedroom and library in an old apartment

Posted on Tue, 6 Mar 2018 by KiM

While I anxiously await the project that never seems like it is going to happen (the creation of a library in my third floor unused space), I can only hold back pangs of jealousy when I come across projects like this by Sophie Lallias of Atelier Sofi(A). She created a bedroom and library and left a narrow staircase to access the rest of the apartment. 3.5 metre high bookcases allow for maximum use of a very small space and the result is TONS of book storage, a workspace and a cozy bedroom. (That’s FarrowBall’s Tessela wallpaper in the hallway and Cole & Sons Woods & Stars in the bedroom…and these photos are by Benoit Alazard)

Check out another project of Sophie’s here