Little details as inspiration

Often it’s the little details and everyday things that inspire me the most. The cement walls in our basement have metal rust markings. I am fascinated by the flow of nature that we are surrounded by and historic artifacts. These elements have been the core of my inspiration and have influenced the aesthetic in every… Continue reading Little details as inspiration

A Simple Office Nook

Soft Minimalism Situated at the top part of our loft, this contemporary office nook outlooks the nature reserve, which is relaxing, allows focus and relaxation in a quiet space. I wanted to create a simple space that was light, proportional and comfortable. Our double volume ceiling and high windows flood in with natural light and… Continue reading A Simple Office Nook

Black, White and Muted Neutrals

Soft Minimalism Feeling calm, cozy and clean in a fresh muted room. A restrained neutral colour palette soothes and acts as a blank canvas for other elements in the space to stand out, like an exquisite lamp or the details on a headboard. Creating a setting that is inviting, warm and simple. We kept our… Continue reading Black, White and Muted Neutrals

A Modern Bedroom

Simple, natural design was the inspiration for our loft. The warm colour palette, the vaulted ceiling adds an organic and raw aesthetic that complements our lifestyle and functionality of the space. When it comes to the home, I look at adopting a holistic approach to all aspects from the kitchen to the bedroom. Opting for… Continue reading A Modern Bedroom

Shelf styling with Wabi Sabi

Good styling takes some careful thought and process of seeking throughout our homes and around to cultivate objects around us. Find pieces that are inspiring and authentically beautiful, let’s look at the basics of how to begin to style a shelf, with what you have and what you can collect. Think about a colour palette… Continue reading Shelf styling with Wabi Sabi

Designing the Essentials: Subtle, strong, yet nostalgic interiors:

June Edition Introducing a monthly guide to designing the essentials for your home, with local artisans, designers and craftsman. This month we start strong and nostalgic with incorporating a crafted dining table, contemporary art, comfort seating and meaningful ceramic sculptures. Simplistic and thoughtful designs are often the most sophisticated. Textured walls with stream line furniture,… Continue reading Designing the Essentials: Subtle, strong, yet nostalgic interiors:

Foraging foliage for the home

It’s a cold lazy Sunday morning and we head down with a pair of clippers out to our nature reserve to explore and for foraging. We are looking for foliage or branches that have fallen from our local palms or trees. As they make up as beautiful floral arrangements and decor accents in the home.… Continue reading Foraging foliage for the home

Creating spaces that take care of us

Our homes are our sacred spaces that allow us to release stress, recharge and simply taking a moment. A well-crafted home should be designed specifically to explore comfort and spaces that takes care of our essential needs. The environments we choose to spend our time in, can have a major impact on our physical, mental… Continue reading Creating spaces that take care of us

Creating a perfectly, imperfect home

We always strive to have the perfect home, speaking practically there is no such thing. The best way is to live well and have fun with your home that allows your personal style to come through. Create a relaxed, functional and comfortable home, just with a few well considered items and techniques that can completely… Continue reading Creating a perfectly, imperfect home

5 ways to style your side tables

Metal, marble, steel or wood; these are the current materials forecasted to trend amongst side tables. Consider simple detailed marble, glass or metalic’s to showcase a displayed items, which provides a more balanced look. Use timber to ground the space as it appears warmer and homier. Below are 5 different ways to style a single… Continue reading 5 ways to style your side tables