Traditional Malian textiles in modern design | Elle La interior

On vosgesparis I always love to show the little gems in the mass of interior design products. Some time ago I spotted an image with cotton rolls stacked on each other, it was love at first site as they reminded me of the antic handwoven rolled up linen bread cloth that belonged to my Sardinian […]

Cosentino City Amsterdam | A new Cosentino inspiration center

  First of all I wanted to thank you for your nice words about my black kitchen corner over the last few months. I was so happy to finally have been able to add the Reform fronts designed by Norm architects to my kitchen. And as you might have seen also I went to the […]

Aesop opened their first location at Amsterdam

I plannend to show you some images made at the brand new Aesop Skincare store in Amsterdam for some days! It is actually the first Aesop store in the Netherlands and I am so happy Aesop choose the historical former Jamin candy store at Utrechtsestraat to be their location. Jamin used to be a really wel […]

Public Space Amsterdam

Amsterdam might be known best for its canals and charming city centre, I personally love living on one of the edges of town, the Eastern Harbour area where I am surrounded by water. I live on the first island of the area that from a harbour and industrial area was transformed into a partly residential […]

New Dutch cuisine at Amsterdam restaurant 101 Gowrie

Occasionally you will find some news from my hometown on the blog and on Amsterdam Next and today I love to show you these pictures from  new to open restaurant 101 Gowrie. 101 Gowrie is the home address where Alex Haupt grew up in Australia and the name of his new to open restaurant at the […]

NORR11 X DENHAM | 10 years of DENHAM the jeanmaker

Those who follow me on Amsterdam Next have come across Denham the Jeanmaker and maybe visited one of the many stores throughout the Amsterdam city centre. Next to being known for their fashion label they are also known for their collaborations with other creatives in the industry. For their 10th anniversary Denham teamed up once more with one of […]

ARU TO NAI | Monochrome art by Daijiro Hama at Ashes to snow

When shopping in my neighbourhood I sometimes pop in at Ashes to Snow, a hair atelier with a relaxed, artistic atmosphere where you will also find selected design, objects and art pieces from like-minded creatives from various disciplines. The gallery presents, promotes and sells the work of young artists, photographers, designers and craftsmen. You can […]

La Cabra X Frama Pop-Up Cafe | Amsterdam

For the occasion of the World of Coffee festival, taking place in Amsterdam this week, Danish La Cabra Coffee Roasters teamed up with Frama  and opened a pop-up coffee bar at the Amsterdam Pijp area In the store next to some great coffee, I had my first ever cup of coffee from Burundi! selected furniture and lighting from the Frama […]

Salt Water Amsterdam | A little store & café | Amsterdam Next

A mix of the Far East and France probably discribes Salt Water Amsterdam, the store of Malaysian born Wanting Choo, best. After having lived in different places around the globe she is now combining her passions for art and design and her love for the ocean and natural products in Salt Water Amsterdam – a […]

Amsterdam city guide | New pictures from Sukha Amsterdam

It is more than five years I first posted about one of Amsterdam’s most iconic stores, since then I showed different interior changes of Sukha Amsterdam, see them all here, the picture showing a huge tipi is still going around on Pinterest, do you follow me on Pinterest? The store has been bright white for some years […]

Mae Engelgeer X Fest Amsterdam | CRUSH Collection

FEST Amsterdam was founded in 2013 from a personal need for well designed furniture without the high-end prices and has quickly become a brand known for its Dutch design with a fresh twist and a pop of colour. When visiting the store in the Pijp area for my city guide my eye caught the new […]

Scandinavian design | BOLIA store in Amsterdam

With a grand opening and a 20% discount on everything! till december 27th, Bolia opened it’s first store in Amsterdam and the Netherlands. You have to believe me if I say the team build up the store in only two weeks and the result is pretty amazing! Two floors of affordable Scandinavian design and a […]