10.09.2017

Spaces


So much to love in this little ensuite set-up by Ferm Living, but the coolest
didn’t-think-I’d-like-it-but-I-do surprise for me is: GINGHAM (look) TILES! Yaassssss.

That staircase up! That’s going straight to the secret Dream Home Pinterest board. The annual Dulux colour forecast is out, and these images represent one of the four colour palettes created by Creative Director and woman-crush Bree Leech. There’s some bright, velvety and rich palettes, but I liked this one – Essential – the best. Essential is all about calm, pale hues coupled with imperfect finishes and raw materials, and was designed to speak to the growing appetite for a more minimal, simple and consumption-conscious life. I like that.

Beige is big in interiors right now, but I think there’s a fine line between it looking fresh and flat.
This space styled by Lotta Agaton stays just on the right side of the ledger with some contemporary art, and modern forms.

 

Beautiful master for a master. This stylish man’s apartment is both sophisticated yet soft, with a masculinity that’s assured but subtle. Quick idea to steal: that huge mirror – you could even go direct to a mirror manufacturer and have one made for you. The scale (and the fact that it’s on the floor, leaning against the wall) gives a drama to the room.

If you have a teeny space, why not play with some tiles as art – cost-wise it’s going to be cheaper than a big bathroom, and if you keep the pattern on the floor, it doesn’t enclose the room.

This one wins Fave Space of the Week award. Love seeing clean contemporary style alongside vintage touches (like the rug and those chairs). Also love the soft pink paint, the choice of drawer pulls (best bit!), and those vertical black tiles with blonde floating shelves.

This kitchen is actually part of one huge Studio, created by Blogger (that’s lazy – we’re always so much more than ‘bloggers’) Kate Arends of Wit & Delight. This is Studio 125, a huge space-for-hire Kate created for events, retail pop-ups, shoots and workshops. Want to see a few more pics? Yeah you do.

This inspires me so much, I actually feel a little nauseous. (That’s always my litmus test.)
Go see even more of Studio 125 here – take some sea legs first.

 

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