Wow! What a wonderful home has hit te market today in Göteborg through real estate agency Entrance Mäkleri. I immediately recognized the home because it has featured on my Tumblr blog before (here & here) and it is such a wonderful cozy home. The home is filled with vintage items, a nice music collection (and music related artwork) and cool wallpaper (I love floral wallpaper as you can see in this post) but for me the best part of this home is that wonderful light kitchen with the exposed brick wall and green tiles. I absolutely love those doors that let in so much light, what a wonderful, cozy, homely space.
Furthest west of Lofoten in Norway is going to rise a spectacular new building the Lofoten Opera Hotel. Designed by Snøhetta this 11.000sq meter building stretches out towards the sea in southern and western direction and creates a link between the sea and the mountains. Even though the building almost stands in the sea it is still connected with the coastal town surrounding the building site. They did a truly wonderful job in blending such a large building into the landscape and I can only imagine the view you will have from your hotel room, absolutely stunning. I can’t wait for the Lofoten Opera Hotel to be finished and if the inside is just as spectacular as the outside I’m sure I will make a follow up post about this amazing hotel in Glåpen, Norway.
I think we can safily say that this is a very cool small home. Black floors, black doors, black window frames and a wonderful exposed brick wall in combination with dark blue walls in the bedroom. The pictures were shot by the amazingly talented Anders Bergstedt who often photographes for real estate agencies in Göteborg and the pictures are always a delight to look at. This place shows that you don’t need a big home, small is cool. Can I just move in already?
It is award season in movie land. The BAFTA’s, Golden Globes and SAG Awards have all been awarded and in less than two weeks it’s time for the Oscars. Now this blog isn’t about films or actors so I won’t bore you with my predictions for the most important film prizes in the world, but there is one thing I can blog about when it comes to films and that is the set design. I have already posted my favourite film/tv interiors a couple of weeks ago but that was before I saw the set of the Oscar-nominated The Danish Girl. For those who don’t know, The Danish Girl is a very inspiring movie about artist Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne) who begins transition into Lili Elbe in 1920s Europe. The set of The Danish Girl is created by production designer Eve Stewart, who had to create a set for the richly layered world of Lili and her wife Gerda Wegener.
Airbnb isn’t just a great way to find a place to stay for your next travel destination, but also (if you’re like me) to find amazing interior inspiration. I have posted unique stays in France, Amsterdam and Van Gogh’s Bedroom and this time I am traveling to Barcelona. I have never been to Barcelona but when I’m looking at this apartment in a palace I might consider a trip to southern Europe. The apartment is situated in a Gothic neighbourhood in the middle of the city surrounded by the wonderful historic sights that Barcelona has to offer for example La Sagrada Familia (a church designed by Antoni Gaudí), the Picasso Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art. The apartment in the palace, belonging to an old Catalan nobility, still has its original features such as high ceilings, 18th-century frescos and mosaic floors. The apartment is decorated in a mixture of old and new and I think it has a bit of an bohemian feel to it which I love and I especially love the big wooden windows/doors of almost 6 meters high. There is an open bathroom situated in the bedroom with the cool black walls and the platform bed is an excellent way to create storage space underneath. What about you, fancy a trip to a palace in Barcelona?
Green & brown, it’s not a colour combination I would have put together quickly but it looks absolutely stunning. This room, styled by Australian stylists, Bree Leech and Heather Nette King, feels so warm and chiq thanks to the colours combined with the brass and marble accents and that stunning fireplace. I love the colour accent behind the shelves, that’s such a good way to add a nice pop of colour into your home.
Less is more in this wonderful unique home of Danish craft artist Line Galst Jørgensen and her family. The home is filled with nice artwork, vintage finds and I love the creative bookshelves in the bedroom. The quilts you see on lovely pink sofa is by her own design, they look so beautiful. This home is truly unique and a piece of art.
As you probably know, I post on this blog and on Tumblr. Here I usually make 1 or 2 posts each day, but on Tumblr, on average, 7 times a day. I post snippets (or sometimes complete posts) from this blog also on Tumblr but not the other way around, which is perhaps strange. So I decided to do a weekly round up with the best posts from my Tumblr page on this blog as well starting today with some amazing homes that were posted on Gravity Tumblr.
This factory from 1900 in the Dutch town of Gilze was a true ruin. You couldn’t stand up straight, the soil was contaminated and the building was considered unsafe. But Wesly and Astrid knew immediately that they wanted to buy the former factory and how they wanted to renovate it. During the renovations they found the beams that they kept in view and removed all the inner walls so you can see trough the entire home, no matter where you are. They put in wonderful black steeled-framed windows (just as in this Paris Loft) to give the space and industrial feeling. I think they did an amazing job with this former factory!