All White

White snow days make you think of white. As the white disappears and the greenery of spring takes over, the afterimage of white lingers with me always. The fantasy like interior landscapes that can have a  life of their own the elegant lines of a successful furniture design (Bardot, by Bernhardt Design) a white background…

Best German Kitchens

My recent encounter with german culture drew my attention back to their products. We all know of the highly technical quality and precision demonstrated in so many fields, culminating often with the automotive industry. Kitchens are another top of the heap for them. Here are some of my favourite german brands: Alno: Bulthaup: Hacker: Here is…

Accent mosaics and tiles

When it comes to a certain tile-look in your kitchen or bathroom, there are a few rules that if adhered to, will get you the best value for your efforts. Look for something with personality. Best to let your instincts rule on this one. If you walk into a place and you see something you love,…

you love it? get obsessed!

you’re   in …   city   of   MIWS,   l a n d      of     m e a n i n g WELCOME! ‘Get obsessed, totally obsessed. There is no use liking what you do. Get obsessed with it.’ MARIO TESTINO MIWS definition: MIND | IMAGE | WORD | SPACE pronunciation: mewz occupants…

007 Interiors, James Bond Style

Always with the lady and the gun, unsure of order.. a fathomable space for this immortal cinematic character would be.. on the verge of luxurious and exotic .. with bold fuchsias and open landscapes.. dressed casually and cooking in spa-like robes with crisp compact kitchens and martini glasses.. hotel bite-designs for life on the go…..

for me.. what is blogging all about

After a few years into it, it is worth considering why do it. A lot of people blog these days. Initially blogging generated a small group of a new kind of writers. With no platform, struggling to get ideas out, often not knowing how. By just doing it with no focus nor purpose, eventually, you…

Colour RED

Tricky and potent in the same time, interiors with red can slide to be either  overwhelming and intimidating, or warm and inviting. Red is present in any style, from traditional, to contemporary, to retro, to futuristic and even shabby chic. Fascinating colour with so much to offer, it is not everyone’s cup of tea. And yet, it…

Fabulous Eclectic for Kate Moss and Johnny Depp

A beautiful interior that is lived in – gorgeously lit room and the other side: modest and so pleasant piece by piece, the room is full, with very little.. casual, cosy mix patched walls exposed wiring glowing tin ceilings and no uppers the friendliest of terraces city view at its best    

Fixing potlights layout on site

Some of the most important site visits for you to have if you build a new home are lighting and ceiling coordination visits with the designer. As the lighting and ceiling plans go to the contractor, the plans  that are the result of your many hours of work with your designer, figuring out what mood-scenes you…

Spring inspiration

Sometimes the little things can provide a lot of insight, inspiration and the power to rebuild. Parks at the crack of spring, I find, are one of them.

On Proximity, Space and Light Installations. The Distillery District

Needless to say, beautiful lights at night have a pleasant charm to them.When those lights are designed by artists and architects and placed in the open, the city transforms into a curated exhibit. Few places around the world have light festivals and now we have it too! Out of the ones on display at the Distillery, my favorite…