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

Behind the Art: A Contemporary Collection

It’s often the little details in everyday life that inspire me. Like the juxtapositions in nature, the oxidized walls of a historical building and old artifacts that have weathered through time. My philosophy is to showcase the beauty of imperfection, I look at imperfect shapes and compositions and gather my thought process from there. While… Continue reading Behind the Art: A Contemporary Collection

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

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

Inside Guide to: Slow Design

Slow Design or Slow Living; enables people to spend more time and to truly engage with what they doing or making. It’s all about being present and bringing focus to the task at hand, ignoring all distractions and enable deep concentration and awareness through the process. “To promote slowness or what we call ‘Slow design’ as… Continue reading Inside Guide to: Slow Design

Styling a Bathroom Vanity

After renovating our modern bathroom with oversized porcelain tiles and a black and white pattern running across the floor onto a feature wall. We wanted to keep the vanity minimal, modern and artisanal, but at the same time tell a story through items we collect. Let’s look at basics, what is needed is a hand… Continue reading Styling a Bathroom Vanity

Modern Interior Inspiration

Gievesanderson Conjuring the perfect setting in Upper East Side, we love the cosy yet sophisticated setting of this home. The shell of the apartment is Victorian inspired with high ceilings, crisp white walls and floors with a herringbone design. The library symmetrically mirrors the space making it appear vertically longer. Neutral tones have been layered… Continue reading Modern Interior Inspiration

Contemporary Dinning- Shop the look

High ceilings, thick detailed cornices, white walls and wooden floors are the characteristics of a Victorian style home, making it the perfect fit for a clean contemporary look. Look for pieces in your home that have meaning or are sentimental value to you. Keep your space light and airy with the furniture, add texture and… Continue reading Contemporary Dinning- Shop the look

8 Shoes, 8 Tiles with Decobella

You’re renovating your home either choosing a floor, wall or splashback tile and there are so many options out in the market. Choosing the right tile isn’t always easy if you don’t have a style to work with. In collaboration with Decobella we have taken upon an 8 week challenge to help you identify your… Continue reading 8 Shoes, 8 Tiles with Decobella

Wake up your walls with 10 tones

It’s that time of year to start thinking about freshening up your walls for the holidays. This week we will be showcasing 10 Plascon colours to ‘wake up your walls’ from the trending tones of the colour forecast (https://plamenadanieli.com/2018/09/23/colour-forecast-with-dulux-2019/) we are seeing for 2019. Walls are a simple and inexpensive way to freshen up a… Continue reading Wake up your walls with 10 tones