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February 25, 2020

Chaud Side tables by Charlotte Jonckheer

Another sculptural design on the blog today, I hope you enjoy seeing discoveries like this as much as you love the different homes, design news and ceramics I post on the blog. With the first fairs behind me and looking forward to Milan Design week...
February 19, 2020

Brutalist Silence | A brutalist creative hubby Annabell Kutucu

Some time ago I covered an amazing apartment in Vienna on the blog, A monochrome apartment in Vienna It wasn't the first time I showed the work of Annabell Kutucu and recently I came across her latest project located in the newest of Berlin's community space Marina Marina, a re-positioning of 1950’s architecture at the waterfront, and home to talented and intelligent entrepreneurs. 

February 17, 2020

Piet Boon Bathroom Showroom and Salvatori Flagship store

The other week I was invited to the opening event of the brand new Piet Boon Bathroom Showroom. In addition to their kitchen, living and outdoor showrooms, the new 500 square meters Piet Boon Bathroom showroom is an important addition to the Studio Piet Boon portfolio. A great evening in good company, with drinks, Gabriele Salvatori picking up the guitar and of course a walk through the beautiful new showroom. 

February 13, 2020

A partition wall of wood and green onyx in this Spa | 3D render

I came across the pictures of these small private cabin's designed by Polish interior designer, architect and CGI artist Klaudia Adamiak. To create a comfortable, user-friendly space where guests can refresh before further cosmetic treatments she designed a functional partition wall which is installed in this SPA. 

February 12, 2020

Ceramics | Textural bowls and vases by Olivia Walker

I first discovered the work of British porcelain artist Olivia Walker at the amazing exhibition 'Ideas to Intuition' which I covered last year. Since then I have been following her and asked her about her work and some close ups of her work to show on the blog today. 

February 10, 2020

WoonQ | Velvet dining chairs

Over the years a lot of metal furniture slipped into my home, it is a material I really love although it can feel a bit cold. My new kitchen in beautiful smoked oak and black countertop is one of my new favourite corners, the smoked oak brings warmth to the room, just like the walls painted with a chalky paint that almost feels like velvet. Next to the beautiful kitchen and soft walls I am still on the look for different materials and fabrics to bring even more warmth into the space.

When coming across the new Dutch online platform WoonQ, I had a look at the different chairs for the dining table in my kitchen.
February 9, 2020

A new rug for my home | Tisca Olbia Collection

Working on Domotex for the last three editions together with our team of international bloggers brought us to Transylvania and the district of Cisnădie, a town near Sibiu. During the first edition of the fair we all kind of fell in love with Tisca and started making plans on how to work together. This last Summer we visited the factory and the Tisca team showed us the beautiful surroundings, including the famous castle of Dracula.

February 6, 2020

The Sculptor’s Residence, an exclusive apartment atelier installation

Last month I showed you the beautiful stand by Menu at imm cologne and in today's blogpost a few images of 'The Sculptor’s Residence', an exclusive apartment atelier installation by MENU and DUX in collaboration with Norm Architects. For the occasion of Stockholm Design week a period property is transformed into the eclectic home of an artisan collector.

February 5, 2020

Fascinated by ceramics and the work of Annemiek Boots

I have always been fascinated by ceramics and with a clay atelier very close to my home I am even more intrigued to try out working with clay one day myself and see if I have the patience to actually make something.
February 1, 2020

GSI Ceramica | Color Elements | Inspiration for your bathroom

Lately I wrote a lot about my home makeover, and talked about paint, floors, kitchens and countertops. I have always loved working on my home. Two areas though, I have neglected for years; the bathroom and separate toilet. As I won’t really move houses, I love the area I live and changed my home to fit all my needs, I won’t design a full bathroom any time soon.

Curious as I am to learn more about the making of, I love to visit factories therefore, and always looking for possibilities, I’d love to see if re-doing the bathroom and toilet I have, would be a possibility some day. I have numerous bathroom boards on Pinterest and over the years I added different bathrooms from brands I have worked with and design I find inspiring, one can keep dreaming right!

For today’s blog post I teamed up with Italian GSI Ceramica and love to tell you a bit about their history and give you a glimpse into their collection. GSI Ceramica pro­duces san­i­tary, wash­basins, bidet, wc and ded­i­cated ac­ces­sories in the heart of the Italian ceramic tradition.