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 […]

Two sculptural design sofas by de Sede

Known for their traditional craftsmanship de Sede is a furniture manufacturer that stimulates your senses by offering exclusive and unique furniture. Each design has its own and unique appearance. Full dedication and high quality standards make for an eccentric collection. Consisting of many icons loved by design aficionados and used in projects such as hotels, […]

Inspired by ceramics | Asteré – Garance Vallée Collection

I loved the documentary of Swedish Marie Olsson Nylander and her family, restoring an old pink Palazzo in Sicily. Their family room is adjacent to a tiny kitchen hidden behind two small doors.  Marie has a fantastic way of decorating her homes and I loved the unexpected small artworks of ceramic vases on her kitchen […]

3 luxury wallpapers by Asteré

Archetype wallpaper

  Wallpaper has never been gone and has been completely rediscovered by many of us now that we were home a lot and started looking different at our living spaces. Coloredwalls is the wallpaper webshop of MisterDesign, the store that we know from the beautiful design brands and that you saw earlier on the blog […]

5 soft curved design sofas to upgrade your home

Last month I showed you five modular sofas and today a few more Design sofas in natural colours to choose from. My search for the perfect sofa continues, because let’s be honest, buying a new sofa is not cheap and one of those pieces of furniture that you certainly want to enjoy for a number […]

First issue of New Era Magazine | Styling with books Part 2

Part two of this weeks ‘Styling with books’. As you read in my previous post: Styling with Coffee table books I love to use books in my styling at home and teamed up with New Mags, the magazine and books shown in this post are also from this cool online store. With their excellent collection […]

Styling with Coffee table books | New Mags online store

If, like me, you love to style corners in your home, a number of beautiful coffee table books cannot be missed. Some books here at home are favourites and are always on my small bronze table in the living room. They are the perfect basis for a number of objects that I like to look […]

A bedroom fireplace on a winter morning

  Sunday mornings… I don’t know about you but I love to sleep in on weekends. A slow start with coffee, reading magazines and a little scrolling through Instagram and blogs, I love it! This last weekend with the first snow fallen in Amsterdam and that special light you only get to see peeking through […]

Design tables by Swedish Asplund

  With no fairs to go any time soon, or shops to visit due the lockdown in Amsterdam, I am happy to stroll online to still keep up with design news and interior design in general. This year I regularly partnered with Dutch online store MisterDesign writing a monthly article on the blog. Not only do […]

An electric fireplace for my home | Dimplex Optimyst

Living in an 80ties apartment with central heating I have missed the focal point of a fire place from day one! I grew up with a coal fireplace, and had a gas fire later on, until moving into my current apartment. Of course I can’t deny I love the luxury of central heating but especially […]

Styling white ceramic pendant lamps above my kitchen table

I always love to see how a product I love looks and feel in real life and experience how it fits my own home. The ceramic pendant lamps by Moebe tick all the boxes, not only do I really love ceramic, the shape of the pendant lamps is really beautiful too and I was happy to get […]

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 […]