A Travel loft designed by Liza Wassenaar at the vtwonen & design fair 2022

After two years of absence due the pandami, I visited the vtwonen & design fair again. Those who follow my blog for some years have seen many editions covered on the blog over the last 10 years or so.  For the first time the location was changed from the Rai in Amsterdam South, where I could […]

Athena Calderone collection for Crate & Barrel

Together with Crate & Barrel, Athena Calderone designed a 100+ piece collection that paired Athena’s aspirational vision and commitment to live beautiful with Crate & Barrel’s design-centric craftsmanship and shared values of living with purpose and intention. With a creative world that bridges both food and design, Athena yearned for a collection that expressed the […]

Visiting the HK Living showroom | New collection 22/23

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to join the launch of the new HKliving 22/23 Collection. Living in Amsterdam it was not that close, but I decided to finally take up their invitation. I was really looking forward to see their collaboration with Marie Olsson. Which at the moment is only sold at […]

Respect. The New Tisca Collection

Ever since meeting the team of Tisca back in 2018 during my first visit at Domotex  I loved their work. And after visiting their factory in Transylvania  together with our Domotex team, my respect for the brand has only grown. Not only do they produce amazing wool and sisal rugs, all workers at the factory […]

More from the H+O Apartment Gallery 2022

Do you remember the blog I posted earlier about the H+O Apartment gallery during Milan Design week?  The interiors created by Elisa Ossino Studio and the surface design by File Under Pop, aims to balance the complexity of living with volumes, textures, and materials, setting up a heterogeneous yet defined “whole” to experience our environment […]

A Tulum inspired home by Modern Nest

Modern Nest created ‘Tulum House’ A home inspired by the likes of Tulum, Mexico in Cactus Corridor, Scottsdale. Earthy materials such as natural woods and stones were used to really give the home warmth and character. Balancing those earthy elements large scale window walls in the main living space were installed to open completely allowing […]

Loewe at Milan design week 2022

Coming across a beautiful  bag by iconic Spanish Loewe on Instagram, I remembered their great installation during the Salone and love to show you some of the images I made when visiting. For Loewe’s sixth appearance at the Salone del Mobile Milan, the house continued its commitment to celebrating craft across histories and cultures with […]

A large backyard living space

Although we have a fantastic Summer in the Netherlands, giving us the option to have lots of outdoor activities and dining al fresco as the Italians say, space is limited in the city. To give you an idea, my own outdoor patio is just a bit larger than 15 m2. There won’t be many homes […]

Handmade rugs for unique interiors by Belgian JoV

It is the first day in what feels weeks, I woke up with a cloudy sky and a fresh breeze today! While my mailbox is slowly filling up with news and events from my favourite brands it feels good to be back after a small Summer break. I can’t wait to immerse myself in design […]

Furniture, lighting and homeware pieces in terracotta

Simple, honest and drawn from the earth, terracotta is one of the world’s oldest art forms. A fundamentally pure material crafted from fire and clay, it has been used in homes and art as far back as 24,000 BC and yet still feels current today. Driven by a desire to explore the design potential of […]

Maison Armand Jonckers | one-off pieces, designed and crafted by hand

At Baranzate Ateliers during Milan Design week 2022 I came across the work of Maison Jonckers, and it was a small plate on a zink ton that caught my eye before seeing their immense lamp hanging from the ceiling. Through solid expertise and a recognizable identity, the Maison Jonckers conceives exclusive works, bringing together precious […]

Octo pendant by Secto design

When visiting Finland and the Habitare fair during Helsinki design weekI noticed the traditional use of  birch wood. In every store you could find baskets made of woven birch wood. Boxes of subtly woven birch bark and small objects. The founder of Secto Design, Tuula Jusélius and designer Seppo Koho, both share a respect for […]