Designers usually say that when you’re living in a small apartment you have to keep it light to make the space look bigger. I don’t think that’s true and this apartment in Stockholm shows that small apartments can definitely be painted in dark colors too. The apartment is only 44 square meter and is completely painted in dark hues. Together with the gorgeous wooden floor they created a beautiful warm and cozy apartment.
This home in Australia belongs to designer Margaret Scholley. She founded Alida & Miller Interior Design and together with her daughter they take on design projects in the Byron Bay area. The home’s layout is inspired by her own family, so a large open plan living space, a library and a swing(!) for her grandsons. I love all the textiles, patterns and color that she used in this home. It feels like a truly comfortable family home. A home to be lived in. (Ps: see the mximalist home of her daughter here)
After all the monochrome Scandinavian apartments, it’s time for some color don’t you think? This vibrant home belongs to Matt & Beau who’ve always dreamed of living in a typical colorful New Orleans shotgun home. The home still has its original floors and ceilings which give the space a lot of natural charm. While they kept the living room a natural white, in the dining room they decided to go bold and paint it pink. (which suits nicely with the outside of the home). I love the cozy playfullness of this home, the colorful details and many plants really make this home come alive.
New week and what better way to start it than with a nice Scandinavian apartment. Again, this apartment has industrial glass doors just as the apartments I posted last week (which you can see here and here). This apartment is also styled by Scandinavian Homes and you can see their specific decor style clearly in this home. I’m absolutely in love with this bedroom and the glass wall and door is so stunning!
If you’re very keen on privacy for your bedroom, this might not be the best idea. But it does give a small apartment a more spacious feeling if you add a glass wall. These glass industrial walls is something you see a lot in Scandinavian apartment right now, you can see it as well in the apartment I posted earlier this week. It’s really a lovely way to keep the natural light in all rooms and it’s a nice eye catcher. But if you want to have a private bedroom it might be a good idea to add some curtains.
This apartment in Stockholm is true perfection. The apartment is styled by Scandinavian Homes for real estate agency Alexander White. I always love the styling by Scandinavian Homes, with all the artwork and typical Scandinavian design they give a space a real feeling of home. When can I move in?
That Scandinavians can style small apartments to perfection is no secret. This apartment in Stockholm is only 44 square meter but it appears spacious and cozy. The apartment is decorated in monochrome colors and filled with art (which always makes a space look cozy in my opinion). I especially love the peek-a-boo windows between the living room and bedroom which contributes to making the apartment appear larger. I think everythink about this apartment is perfect. Small = good!
If you happen to be in Amsterdam this week you’re in luck. This week the annual Enter The Loft pop-up is open for public again. The loft is an apartment in Amsterdam where a combination of design, art and craft culminate in one inspiring interior design experience. As always everything you see in The Loft can be bought. I’m sure in the upcoming weeks more pictures of The Loft will appear but for now you can look at these sneak peaks of this years The Loft. The pop-up apartment will be open from the 14th – 22nd of januari at Vijzelstraat 77-III. (If you want to see the lofts of previous years, just look below for links)
After a holiday in France, Menno and Tessa decided to design and built their own home. The couple mainly used natural materials and added a lot of storage, because with 3 children it’s nice to keep clutter behind doors. The light living space with open kitchen was a priority for the couple. Their trip to France inspired the wooden structure, concrete floor and pebbles in the bathroom. It’s a beautiful light family home with a Scandinavian touch.
Another IKEA post this week after I posted about Piet Hein Eek’s collection on tuesday. IKEA has just released the press images of the new items coming to the stores in february. From furniture to clever to storage solutions, there are some amazing new products coming to IKEA. I made a selection of my favorite items in this collection. The new items will be in stores in february.