Things We Fell For This Week

January 12, 2018

 

 

We always knew what strategic splashes of greenery can do to a space but seeing this graphic designer-cum-novice-gardener-cum-avid-collector's Auckland apartment filled with liberal amount of indoor plants is making us go on a full-blown decor project!

 

We can't stop looking at this family home designed by a fresh architecture grad for his parents. A tranquil bolthole amid Houston's hubbub, the home is patterned after his parents' predilection and cleverly contained within his contemporary aesthetic.

 

Anna Wintour, the grande dame of the fashion world surely has her heart set in the past. Her Summer Home, a colonial-style four-bedroom house in the Long Island affirms her love for old-world elegance and unassuming luxury.

 

An Argentinian conceptual artist mounts a full-scale replica of The Parthenon using banned books to make an incisive comment on censorship and political repression.

 

When it comes to hanging art, there is one absolute rule which up until now was tacit but after reading this article, became loud and clear - that there are no rules set in stone! From hanging wall art in unexpected places to opting for a large-scale art, there are tricks and tips worth borrowing from this one. 

 

 

 

Things that we loved on Instagram this week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

tiltonfenwick

 

Our hearts melt when we come across a gorgeous decor accessory and this Coco Magnolia mirror here totally had us dissolved in a pool of mush!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

greenandmustard

 

Yay or nay? We don't know on what side of the debate you are on but we are crushing on this setup here. It's so ultra and so violet  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

stevengambrel

 

This picture has all those elements that we are known to have a definite weakness for - a chic hallway staged with potted plants and framed wall hangings!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

carlosgarciainteriors

 

Two things that give us premature ventricular contractions - Parrot Tulips and that Imari lamp!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

victoriahaganinteriors

 

With a view so enchantingly beautiful, there's absolutely nothing that can seize one's attention, not even a book on the artist extraordinaire, Willem de Kooning. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Things that kept us busy this week

 

As one nears our atelier, they can hear the clacketing of sewing machines crescendo. But in the middle of this rhythmic cacophony, hums the quiet persistence of our hand-embroiderers. This week, they embroidered a blind comprising Ikat motifs and tassels, a glimpse of which can be seen here - 

 

 

 

 

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