Original, Simple, Subtle: Soft Minimalism

I’m slowly shifting from monochrome interiors to more of a soft, subtle colour palette that we are seeing emerge into Soft Minimalism. It’s easy on the eye with the light colour palette of earthy tones, simple shapes and natural materials that are soft and nominal. These warm tones aim to dispel the myth that minimalism… Continue reading Original, Simple, Subtle: Soft Minimalism

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:

8 steps to embrace a Wabi-Sabi style in your home

There is a push towards editing our homes in a more simplistic approach, which is why Wabi Sabi seems to be gaining awareness.  The blend of ancient traditions is merging to find a place in modern day living and interiors. Which in essence is a forward approach to merge western and eastern ideas and design… Continue reading 8 steps to embrace a Wabi-Sabi style in your home

How to approach colour

Colour is one of the basic ways to influence how people and how they relate to the environment. We adapt to our surrounds and it influences our moods and emotions. Colour is found in nature and can be broken down into seasons. In summer we see bright, vibrant colours; winter dark moody and monochromatic tones;… Continue reading How to approach colour