Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

  These dimmable outdoor lights were designed by the architect Dominique Perrault and the designer GaĂ«lle Lauriot-PrĂ©vost, a beautiful interpretation of the traditional tube light of Samode. Adjustable via your smartphone, the luminaires called Gude and Kyhn are available for indoor and outdoor use and fit perfectly in a contract and domestic context. Source: Outdoor … Continue reading Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and GaĂ«lle Lauriot-PrĂ©vost

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17 Charming Shabby-Chic Deck Designs You Need In Your Backyard

There are a few things that can improve the quality of your outdoor areas like a deck can. It is the most versatile addition that you can update your backyard, courtyard, porch or garden with. I mean, there are just so many things that you can do with a deck, especially if it is in … Continue reading 17 Charming Shabby-Chic Deck Designs You Need In Your Backyard

A Photographer Sees the Sites in Morocco

Growing up in New Zealand, London-based photographer Adrienne Pitts (@hellopoe) always had the urge to travel. “We are so far removed from everything there at the bottom of the world that we are taught at an early age to spread our wings and fly,” she explained. She recently booked a trip to Morocco with some … Continue reading A Photographer Sees the Sites in Morocco

10 architecture breakthroughs you might have missed in 2018

From a floating university to a network of black female architects, Phineas Harper offers an alternative guide to the year's most important happenings in architecture. A barrage of "top 10" articles come out at the end of every year, trumpeting the best films, plays, exhibitions and so on of the previous 12 months. Source: 10 … Continue reading 10 architecture breakthroughs you might have missed in 2018

Why herringbone is hot in home design | The News

It’s a pattern that dates back to the Roman Empire and Ancient Egypt. Yet it never seems to go out of style. We’re talking about herringbone — a design aesthetic that the experts say is trending higher lately in home design and which can instantly add an upscale look and chic to your interiors. Source: … Continue reading Why herringbone is hot in home design | The News

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Small studio space in a warm color palette

This small one-room studio is decorated with lots of white combined with natural materials and warm colours like beige an ochre. This warm palette looks very inviting and unifies the style throughout the space. My favourite area must be the small white dining area with the white bentwood chairs. Perfect for a morning coffee. via Stadshem … Continue reading Small studio space in a warm color palette

9 ways to make your lounge room look bigger

A small space doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be cramped. Maybe there is not enough light, furniture doesn’t sit well, the layout just isn’t right? How do you make a small room feel more spacious? With clever use of colour, furniture placing, space planning and lighting, your small space can feel as spacious as … Continue reading 9 ways to make your lounge room look bigger

Whispering Smith house - concrete, wood, whitewashed recycled brick

HOUSE A – concrete, wood, whitewashed recycled brick

“Minimal land, minimal house, minimal life” Words from Whispering Smith Architecture. What a wonderful combination of concrete, wood, whitewashed recycled brick and much more. Just stunning.

Streets: Banksy (New York)

Taking his turn at one of the most highly regarded mural walls in the United States, Banksy (or Borf on his behalf, as mentioned in some media) decided to paint an explicit, politically charged piece. With almost no references to his previous or recognizable work, without any hidden messages or beating around the bush, he revealed the new piece on his official Instagram:

Magical Rainbow Roads by Daniel Mercandantes

Photographer and filmmaker Daniel Mercadante know how to bring colours and magic to dull landscapes. He is painting rainbow pathways using light and long exposure that he then captures on camera. Could you imagine where those lit and colourful roads could lead you?

Get into Black and White Street Photography – Tips & Tutorials

Black and White Street Photography It’s classic and it sets the style of a former time, black and white street photography brings up powerful images that sometimes have that status because of the lack of color. The mono tones tell us something different about the scene, leaving other things to the imagination, things we may … Continue reading Get into Black and White Street Photography – Tips & Tutorials

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Color Inspiration: Sensational Street Art Featuring Every Shade

We’ve all been there. Walking down the road, enjoying an outdoor stroll when the weather if fine, or driving along on our ways to our next destination, when we’re literally stopped in our tracks by stunning—and colorful—improvisational artistry. Source: Color Inspiration: Sensational Street Art Featuring Every Shade

9 more blocks…………..

Yesterday afternoon I cut 12 more Snail's Trail/Monkey Wrench blocks. I sewed 9 of them last night while I watched TV and added them to the three I showed yesterday with the die that I used. The name on the die is Snail's Trail, other people call it Monkey Wrench. Source: 9 more blocks..............

5 Ways to Organize a Desk Without Drawers

In a small space, it's hard enough to find room for a desk, let alone a big desk with drawers and tons of storage space. The good news is, you don't need a cabinet full of drawers attached to your desk to store all your things—just use the space you do have to your advantage. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Organize a Desk Without Drawers

Inspiration for your Home, Soul & Life // Weekend Links

Kitchen mini-makeover reveal // Jones Design Company Guest Suite Reveal // Claire Brody Designs One more image from the reveal above because it’s so good–but I’m not even giving away the best part, the bed. If you love color and pattern and layers you will love this makeover! Source: Inspiration for your Home, Soul & … Continue reading Inspiration for your Home, Soul & Life // Weekend Links