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Diptyque

Diptyque just opened a new store in London at 62 Leadenhall Market. Designed by the British designer Christopher Jenner it is a wonderful clash between English patterning and French luxury. In his own words: “Oversized library cabinets shooting skyward are furnished with multi-layered classic… [ Continue reading ]

Leslie Williamson

One of the tabs on my browser that is active for weeks, if it isn't months, is the website of the Californian photographer Leslie Williamson. The use of color, the beautiful capture of light, and the amazing places she visits are so inspiring and I can't get enough of it. The interiors of the Mid-Century American artists and designers like Wharton Esherick, Kay Sekimachi, George Nakashima, J.B.Blunk and others breath such a calm atmosphere and the wood tones all make it feels warm and welcome. [ Continue reading ]

Coloni

Sometimes you stumble upon something extraordinary, new, fresh and completely beyond anything expected. Coloni is one of these things. Coloni is a swedish based gardening house founded in 2010. In collaboration with a horticulturist, Coloni has developed an approach to a new kind of indoor gardening based on seed mixtures composed from a conceptual point of view. The mixtures consist of seeds from desert and arid Mediterranean climates and include both annual and perennial species. [ Continue reading ]

The Boros residence

The German Freunde von Freunden (friends of friends) visited  the Boros residence – a former Second World War air raid shelter built in 1942 in central Berlin. An amazing place where Christian and his wife, Karen, live with their son between a dazzling collection of art and installations… [ Continue reading ]

Good things

Zangra is one of my favorite interior hardware web stores, located in Belgium. They stock beautiful classic light bulbs, time-honored home accessories like the lovely bathroom soap holders and these simple but dainty twisted textile cables. Maybe not a real gift, but definitely something to spice… [ Continue reading ]

Katsuya Kamo by The Selby

Todd Selby shot another great space. This time it is the house of Tokyo based hairstylist Katsuya Kamo. Walls filled with art, animals and treasures and scrapbooks crammed with pictures and inspiration. Specially love the flower artwork where he is working on at that… [ Continue reading ]

The High Seas

Just found these amazing set of 26 Wooden Nautical Flags by Best Made Company. The flags are based on the International Code of Signals, each flag represents a letter in the alphabet. The panels are hand-painted in Best Made Company’s New York workshop on plywood with enamel &… [ Continue reading ]

Antwerp

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The past few days we’ve had a lovely start of 2011 in Antwerp. We’ve had a great time at Boulevard Leopold, a beautiful 19th century house in the centre of the Jewish quarter. If you are planning a visit to Antwerp, be sure you’ll go there. [ Continue reading ]

Areaware

Last week Areaware, the New York manufacturer of Ursa the Bear (a.o.), released their new catalog. They invited me to write a little piece for their Object Stories – ‘about the ways we become attached to the things we live with, how we develop emotional connection… [ Continue reading ]

Vintage

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Like Menno mentioned I’ve become a little addicted to vintage (in general) after working on the Red Wing Shoes store in Amsterdam. Jared and Sam, the duo behind Topsy, a blog/shop/site that launched a few months back packed with beautiful… [ Continue reading ]

Cabinets

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We very much like these powder coated steel cabinets by JSPR, designed by Sylvie Meuffels. The handmade cabinets are available in a wide range of shapes and sizes and offers a unique spot to storage and showcase of your dearest treasures. It wont really… [ Continue reading ]

ori HIGASHIYA

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Upon a Fold did a post on a beautiful gift shop and tearoom in Tokyo called ori HIGASHIYA. The shop is specialized in the traditional art of Japanese confectionery known as Wagashi. The shop with the beautiful paper folded wall is designed by… [ Continue reading ]

Mark Niedermann

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Swiss photographer Mark Niedermann shared some new work with us. We very much like this black and white paper for Inch Furniture. More excellent new work on his website for Swiss Magazine, Swiss Pavilion Expo 2010 and the book La Cucina d’Abruzzo and on his… [ Continue reading ]

in Your Place

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More news from The Selby. Todd Selby put together his best and never-before-seen shots from more than 30 people, along them Simon Doonan, Jonathan Adler, Faris Rotter, Andre Walker and Olivier Zahm, in his first book The Selby Is in Your Place. ‘The result is a collection of… [ Continue reading ]

Spazzi

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Is it a shop? No – It is a beautiful walk-in closet with walls of glass, made by Spazzi, the master cabinet maker from Spain. (via Trendir)… [ Continue reading ]

A holiday preview

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I just received the Urban Outfitters Home holiday preview with some lovely stuff to fill your interior shot by Anne Grandin. Along some very camp items like Holga camera’s, a Tru-Square rock tumbler and a Bob Ross painting kit there are some nice little presents like… [ Continue reading ]

Toogood

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A fantastic collection of carefully selected goods, colours and shapes, arranged by Faye Toogood and studio. ‘Studio Toogood designs, directs and executes interiors and environments from concept through to creation… Formerly the Senior Stylist of the World of Interiors magazine, Faye Toogood now contributes regularly to Wallpaper, Elle… [ Continue reading ]

Where They Create

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We love The Selby, we love to have a sneak peek in the lives and interiors of creatives, and we love good photography. All together it makes ‘Where They Create‘, a project by interior photographer Paul Barbera. Beautiful places, through the eyes of Paul,… [ Continue reading ]

Solid oak

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Beautiful furniture by Belgian designer Marina Bautier. ‘She works on a wide range of projects, from products to interiors. Developing her own designs for manufacturers, interior projects for private clients, as well as self-initiated projects.’ I love the simplicity, the robust solid oak in combination with defined details. [ Continue reading ]

Colour

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Forget the grey offices, Carpets for Buildings by Marcel Kronenburg creates fantastic colourful carpets. ‘With the use of computer-controlled carpet printing machines it is possible to create special visual and spheric effects for the building in combination with a carefully executed carpeting plan.’ Thanks t&t… [ Continue reading ]

Apartamento

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Apartamento nr. 3 is comming! It counts 200 pages and features the latest Bless Look Book plus a special project they created for Apartamento. I’m very curious to the new travel supplement with work by Geoff McFetridge, Ari Marcopoulos, Lele Saveri and Jason Nocito… Apartamento issue 3 will… [ Continue reading ]

Journeyman chest

The good things in life still exist. I mention them before, but they keep surprising me! Manufactum, the german (online)shop, brings a Oak Tool Chest. ‘It started life in the USA as a humble ‘journeyman chest’, and was given its present more sophisticated form, with the… [ Continue reading ]

Nothing

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I was pleased to shoot the interior of the card-box office of the Amsterdam based advertising company Nothing. It is designed by Alrik Koudenburg & Joost van Bleiswijk. Take a closer look. [ Continue reading ]