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inspired by color, dusty and rustic red, brown and gold tones

Totally on trend right now are dusty, powdery and rustic colours. We definitely are jumping on that color-trend-train! The soft, yet earthy aesthetic does speak to my longing for a natural, calming and honest interior. These colors are genuine and objects within that color scheme somehow feel routed and honest to me. If you open your eyes, you naturally find these beautiful nuances of powdery colors everywhere. That little bit of...

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Modern architecture meets traditional chalet, an Airbnb Swiss mountain get-away

A beautiful Airbnb in the Swiss mountain     Every once in a while I need a short getaway, to get out of the everyday crazy and rewind. Thankfully due to modern travel habits and of course Airbnb, short trips almost have become Michael and my preferred way of travel. Counting myself to the group of people who have a hard time relaxing on vacation, doing nothing often sounds more stressful than relaxing. My perfect kind of vacation...

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My birthday wishlist 2018

Celebrating twenty-nine It's my birthday and since I am not 30 yet, that in itself is worth celebrating! I did get asked a lot what I want for my birthday the past few days. I do feel very blessed to be able to say, that I really have everything I want, need and more! This made my answer to most of my family and friends probably quite frustrating... "I need nothing". Whenever you want to...

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An easy way to add some color to your spring decor 2018

How do you add color to your home? For a while now Michael and I have made the decision to reduce the more colorful pieces of furniture within our home.  Instead, we have been adding colors trough decor. Michael and I are enjoying to use colored objects to create moments of personality and interest. Objects that will fit a certain style, trend or the season we are in. This way we have...

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Los Objetos Decorativos sculptural ceramics

Stumbling across new unique and innovative designs always makes me happy. Seeing the beautiful Duo Vases by Los Objetos Decorativos filled me with excitement. The Ceramic work by LOD is sculptural, innovative and definitely ultramodern. To me, it looks like the perfect object to add some color and a little bit of crazy into a home.     The duo vase and Seashell box The Duo Vase uses a simple combination of two basic elements which can be used as...

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Christian Caulas, ecological design in its most beautiful form

Dear Christian, thank you for taking the time to tell me a little bit about yourself and your product and object design. Before we start, could you tell me a little bit about yourself? I live and work in the heights of a small village in the south of France. At 900m high. I am surrounded by nature, trees, mountains which offers me most of the furniture I need to work. Mostly, the...

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“without roughness, there would be no elegance” Interview with Parkerworks Part 3

This is the final part of our lovely interview with Elisabeth Parker the founder of PARKERWORKS. In the previous two blog-posts (click here for part one and two), we talked with Elisabeth about her background, her journeys around the world and her love for creating objects the "old fashion" way! In this final part, we asked Elisabeth a view question about her thoughts on design and how she sees her objects interact with...

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“without roughness, there would be no elegance” Interview with Parkerworks Part 2

A woman that can do the work. This is the second part of the interview I had with founder and designer Elisabeth Parker. In my previous post, Elisabeth gave us an inside into her personal design and work life, her sources of inspiration and how she would define her design style. "Without roughness, there would be no elegance, and elegance defines roughness, essentially." This quote by Elisabeth beautifully describes her work and motivation to...

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