…together with something new, something old and something borrowed. An excellent interior design formula! | images: The world of interiors, August 2010 issue | The ‘borrowed’-part might have several translations in terms of decor, e.g borrowed from another style…borrowed from a friend…Bottom line is though, I’m crazy for blue. Hit the tag blue you’ll find […]
No 1 – A bathroom with the interior style concept “half rough, half luxury”.
Displays of natural history objects like insects, bones, seashells or just anything quirky and peculiar, along with glass bell jars (big trend alert on these!), statues or anatomical drawings, can create really interesting focal points. I think this Victorian and gothic touch works especially well in otherwise quite modern schemes as it brings out the contrast between new and old. (mouse […]
The interior design world has had the poor things locked up in birdcages long enough; quoth the raven, ‘nevermore’… [upper pic by Studio Ilse, bottom pic by Domino magazine]
The drinks trolley, tea trolley or serving cart – its uses are endless – has in recent times emerged as an interesting interior design item. Be it the 50’s vibe or 60’s return or the 70’s dinner parties making itself felt, this is a piece of character. In modern, traditional, retro, Scandinavian, eclectic or chic […]
White is innocence, cleanliness; the “colour” of perfection. The mother of life. Fresh milk, crispy cold snow, and fluffy cotton clouds on a summerblue sky… White heals, liberates and purifies. However, it can make a room feel naked and bare. White is eyestrain. People who work in bright light in white rooms have become blinded […]
Yellow has appeared previously in Trendey Magazine. Yellow is, like nearby orange, a warm and positive colour. It symbolizes energy, awareness, sunshine and joy. Pure, bright yellow is the easiest colour to see, and as it contrasts well it is the perfect accent colour. It has been said that yellow rather sings solo than in […]
The botanical trend has been around for a while. We’ve seen botanical prints, botanical wallpapers, textiles and other botanical decorative items. Bees and butterflies have buzzed around. So has owls, birds and some creepy insects. Australian stylist Sibella Court bears some responsibility for the latter (see bottom of pic collection for exemple). The setting for […]