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A dark and moody earth toned living set with a brown cladding accent wall, two gorgeous leather armchairs and a round coffee table. Image: Martina Gemmola for Anaca Studio.

Decorating in Earth Tones

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Earth tones, deeply rooted in nature’s landscapes, have a soothing quality like no other. From my experience as a designer, people who opt for earth tones are people who are…

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A swimming pool with three sunbeds on one end and a chevron pattern tiled flooring.

How to Match Patterns and Get it Right

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I know you have a story to tell: your handwriting, your favorite color(s) and the pattern prints you choose are all giving you away. It is like reading a diary,…

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A large mirror standing behind a grey sofa next to two black frames. The setting is contemporary yet with lots of interesting juxtapositions. Image by Harvey Norman.

How to Choose the Perfect Mirror

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Since writing a whole lot of things about bathroom mirrors the other day in my post about the top 6 bathroom design mistakes, I thought I do a little more…

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A stunning contemporary kitchen mainly because of the patterned diamond looking porcelain tiles that changes colors right after the kitchen island and looks more neutral, more muted. Image: WOW Design.

Ceramic vs Porcelain Tiles

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The possibilities of a tile installation are limited only by our very own imagination. Image: WOW Design Let’s just assume for a minute that you’re looking for new tiles for…

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Contemporary living room with organic inspirations with SEQUOIA center table, OREAS bold red sofa, and NAJ grey armchair. Image: Brabbu Design Forces.

How to Choose the Right Color Based on Natural Light Orientation

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One of the biggest ever questions I get from clients is about ‘which color should they choose.’ It is clearly a matter of great concern that comes with a load…

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A white dining table and chairs look gorgeous in a white room with beautiful chevron parquet floor and large windows with plenty of natural light. Image by Nest.

How to Create a French Inspired Interior

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Audrey Hepburn said that Paris is always a good idea. And that is one big truth, for Paris is ideal to inspire one in so many different levels. She has…

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A beautiful Scandi interior with light stain wood accent floors, walls and ceiling that creates such a cozy warmth. Image by John Lewis.

How to Mix Wood Tones for an Up to Date Interior

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One of the most common questions people ask me is: How do you mix wood tones in a room? Apparently it still puzzles people, despite their bold approach when it…

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How chic! A leopard print coat over a black outfit with. In the background there's Eiffel Tower. Image by Sosandar.

Parisian Chic Street Style :: Dressing Like a French Woman

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This post is dedicated to the style and etiquette of French women and in particular Parisian women. Their effortless chic style haunts every fashionable conscious woman, not because they are “better”…

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A beautiful combination. A purple sweater over a sequin skirt combined with a blushed pink teddy bear coat as worn by this beautiful woman. Image by Dorothy Perkins.

Sequins and Glitter :: The Fall 2018 Fashion Obsession

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Ladies the fashion industry has ruled: it’s time to make room for sequins and glitter! This fall, eighties glamour is a huge trend and sequins will be everywhere. There were…

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The Vitra RAR Eames plastic rocking armchair paired next to an Akari floor lamp in a house vignette with lots of wooden shelving and a wooden floor. Image by Nest.co.uk.

Japandi :: The Cross Cultural Fusion Design Trend

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Last year, one of the emerging design trends was the Japandi, named after the fusion of the Scandinavian minimalism and the Japanese aesthetic. I’ve watched it grow and bloom into…

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