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High and Ornate Ceilings

Hhigh and ornate ceilings make me think of Paris, ooh la la. I love these airy, bright and white interiors. Especially combined with a “less-is-more” interior design, neutral colors and rich materials such as velvets, silks and bronzes. This lets the ornate mouldings and panelling play the starring role.

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Concrete Interiors

Cconcrete interiors may seem “cold” at first glance, but I think the opposite is true. Concrete is so versatile, it can be used for walls, floors and moulded into any form imaginable. Due to its historic industrial use, concrete is seen a lot in old warehouses and city lofts.

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Jonathan Adler

Jonathan Adler: I am sure for most of you in the States this Designer Star is by now a household name. However, this potter and (interior) designer is not very known in Europe yet. This could be due to the fact that we Europeans are not (yet) used to his signature style of bright colors and glam, seventies style pop culture inspired furniture.

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Bblack and white art is a great way to add texture and interest to any  interior, be it classic or modern. I currently have a crush on Franz Klein (1910-1962), an American painter who happened to be good friends that other abstract painter, my fellow Dutch national Willem de Kooning. Klein is mostly known for his later work, abstract compositions in black and white.

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Fifty Shades of Brabbu

Hhave you heard of furniture company Brabbu Design Forces yet? You almost cannot have missed them, as they are everywhere lately. Open any interior magazine, European, American, Russian or Chinese and there will usually be some item by Brabbu listed in an editorial somewhere.

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Mid Century Interior

Ttoday I am sharing my latest computer-generated visualisation project: a Mid Century interior in a classic city apartment. Some of the furniture is vintage, some of it is new (but inspired on Mid Century design) and some of the pieces I designed myself, such as the dining table and the Sputnik Chandelier.

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Iin my earlier post on Dark Decor, I posted an image of a large ceramic stove in the Et Hem Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden. I was quite intrigued by this huge, beautiful contraption so I decided to do some research on it. It turns out that this kind of stove is called a “Kakelugn”, Swedish for a tiled stove.

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New Collection Broste Copenhagen

Bbefore starting about the new spring/summer collection of Broste Copenhagen, first of all I would like to wish you all a (belated) happy, healthy and prosperous new year. Hope you all had a lovely holiday and that you are fuelled with new inspiration and plans for the new year. I know I am.

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Ssheepskins are so perfect for these cold December days, especially for the shivery types like myself. Draped over a chair they add a lovely warmth and softness to your back. Spread on the floor next to your bed they keep the early morning iciness from your feet. Added as a lining to a pram will keep your baby warm, soft and sleepy (yeah, so you can do some shopping!).

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PANTONE MARSALA RED: COLOR OF THE YEAR 2015

Ffor years now, the Pantone Color Insitute has selected a Color of the Year that would, according to them, reign in the design world for the next 365 days. In 2014 it was Radiant Orchid, a shade of Lilac that was seen as the symbol of economic recovery and optimism for humanity.

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