Elle Festival | Pavilion favourites & A Slideshow

My last weekend was marked by Elle festival taking place in Amsterdam. A selection in the field of interior design, fashion and food made by the three Dutch Elle magazines, Elle fashion, food and Elle decoration was presented in shops, offices, gardens, garage and private houses throughout the city. The opening took place Thursday evening at the Elle […]

Wall projections | The work of Nathalie Schwer

I think the soft tones in these pictures fit very well with the colours of my former post…. The pictures are from an editorial Nathalie Schwer did for Elle Decoration Denmark, where she tried to describe the feeling of a French woman in love, the beauty and self reflection of love. And the melancholy and […]

Moodboards | Feathers & Nomad details

I wrote about the styling work of Karin Meyn before, see my post about her book and styling work here| Styling by Karin Meyn | Karin makes some of the most beautiful moodboards I have seen. In this one she used nomad details in fabrics and other objects inspired her to make the moodboard above […]

SPRMRKT X WDSTCK | SPRMRKT concept store Amsterdam

When Nelleke Strijkers first entered the space she knew she had found the raw and unfinished area where she could do whatever she wanted. Her concept store SPRMRKT has a perfect raw and honest emotion that she is really comfortable with. At SPRMRKT you will find wearables, interior, exhibitions and more. It is one of the shops […]

Etnic vibes in a black and white interior | Sponsor spotlight

The Hardoy butterfly chair has been around since 1938. And with the black frame and white cover in cotton or linen I can easily see this iconic chair in my own interior. At this time of the year, when lots of sun comes into my home it feels all light and sunny. And I love […]

Boffi Flagshipstore | Fuori Salone 2014

While visiting beautiful shops and showrooms I often get distracted by the design of the store itself, especially when it has a bit of raw edges or some old elements I can easily wander around for a while… Visiting the Boffi flagship store in via Solferino this year, definitely was another highlight of the fuori salone.  Located […]

From courtyard to courtyard | Fuorisalone 2014

After visiting the ever fabulous Corso Como we walked further into Brera and discovered a little sign directing us into some hidden alley’s. These unexpected places is what I love most when walking through Milan during the Fuori Salone. Here we were invited to walk the ‘Di cortile in cortile’ Meaning from courtyard to courtyard. A […]

10 Corso Como | Rooftop terrace in the sun

Corso Como is one of those must see places while being in Milan. Before entering the actual store or restaurant, there is a beautiful courtyard filled with plants. If you haven’t been there, have a look at my other post to see what I mean 10 Corso Como | calling all hipsters The last time […]

Slowwood | Dutch design with a Scadinavian touch

Dutch designer Christien Starkenburg lives and works in the Northern Province Friesland. She has her own furniture line ‘Slowwood‘, timeless pieces of quality furniture with a raw natural elegance. Her collection of tables is simple, pure and uncomplicated. Each piece is unique, handmade with love and attention by local craftsmen in Fryslan, using solid wood, […]

COISA |Soft scarfs made out of natural materials| Sponsor spotlight

Today I’d love for you to meet Coisa. Her passion for design and fabrics inspired Kim van der Wel to start her own label. Beautifully colored no-nonses scarfs. Scarfs made from long lasting materials that will last beyond one season. I simply love the look and feel of the scarfs Using materials such as alpaca, cotton, […]

Vroege vogels X Hutspot | Amsterdam Next

Photographer Marjon Hoogervorst showed her work on the 2nd edition of Vroege vogels | Early birds| last weekend. See more of her work and a cool video to get a sneak peek of this platform for young and upcoming talent at Hutspot on my city guide Amsterdam Next