Serene and sophisticated. A timeless marriage of the contemporary and the traditional. Light, dark. Urban and ethnic. Relaxed and refined. I’m drawn into the creative web of interior designer . Imagine this first house as a weekend getaway. I’d never leave.
is the Minneapolis interior design firm of Andrea Dixon and Jen Ziemer. I was perusing their website and found a list of their mantras, including the following: Never buy the set—matchy-matchy is nasty-nasty…Leopard, cheetah and zebra are neutrals…Less is more, bigger is better….Start with an amazing painting or a stunning rug—preferably both. Smart ladies! While their style lends itself towards traditional, they add touches like subway tiles, chalkboard walls and bold patterns to give a more modern twist. And I really like this first kitchen – cows and all.
Mike of emailed us about a 245 m2 flat he recently completed in the center of Madrid. It had been completely renovated and the transformation is so shocking I had to include a couple of before photos. It is hard to believe it is the same flat. The architectural details are stunning and I love the raised library space. Congrats on a beautiful project Mike!
And here is what the flat looks like now…
Aloha Friday. Is that you I see peeping up on the horizon? That means the weekend isn’t fair away. In the meantime lets jump into photographer crush ‘ portfolio and wallow in some of my fav images. Dark and dramatic, always guaranteed to bring a smile to my face.
A confection of classic 19th century era decor, Asian influences, cutting edge contemporary, colour and pattern and a clutter of mementoes. It could be the recipe for a frou frou disaster. Instead it is the inspiring and beautiful home of interior designer Suzy Vissers-Hunt () and her husband, co-founder of , Casper Vissers in the Dutch city of Breda.