Located in Palm Beach, Sydney this spacious holiday home has been completely redesigned by architecture & interior design firm Alexander & Co. The plan was to create an open-planned ‘European style’ home that combines indoor and outdoor living. The home definitely feels bright and spacious and with the steelframe doors you can open them up to the waterfront garden. What a dream it must be to live so close to the ocean and have such an amazing view from your home.
Over the years I’ve really become a fan of dark blue colours, it gives so much warmth to a home. This apartment in Antwerp is almost entirely blue and it’s absolutely stunning. The owner carefully planned her entire interior and the result is a warm and cozy 1-bedroom apartment. You can she paid attention to every little detail in her home and it’s a house I could easily live in. The house has nice attention grabbers such as the copper wall in the bathroom, the Audrey Hepburn painting (painted by the owner) and those lovely kitchen doors. A top feature for me is the stunning wooden floor which compliments the walls so well and give the home an extra warm atmosphere!
Behind a 19th-century facade in Barcelona you will find the extraordinary home of designer Guillermo Santomà. Colour is king is this 300sq meter home and you’ll find no ordinary spaces. Guillermo kept the original floor, doors and terrazzo which I think contrast well with the unique architecture and use of colour. All the rooms in this house are connected with the bathroom as central point (and while you shower you can look up at a painted sky). I think you can walk through this house for hours and still discover new things, it’s really inspiring!
Combine a spectacular London penthouse with Cereal Magazine and interior designer Tina Norden and you’ll get an amazing home. The penthouse (that’s for sale!) is one of 4 new apartment designed by Pilbrow and Partners. The huge windows give you amazing views over the Thames. To do the industrial history of the place justice, interior designer Tina Norden used polished concrete, brass, marble and black in this penthouse. The home is decorated with carefully chosen design pieces. I love the contrast of light and dark in the bedroom. The large windows flood the room with light but the dark wall colours give the space a darker atmosphere and truly that bed is amazing!
Summer is approaching so there are more summerhouses popping up on the internet. When you think of a summerhouse they’re usually decorated in light colours. That you can go the exact opposite way shows this summerhouse in Sweden of photographer Kalle Gustafsson. After a burn-out at age 29 he decided that he should slow down. And of course the best way to do that is to buy a lovely summerhouse in the Swedish country with views over the water. The small home is decorated in blue & grey tones and filled with beautiful design furniture. I completely see why he designed it the way he did. The colors and design are so serene and relaxing. Very nice to see a summerhouse a decorated little bit different.
Give me a beautifully preserved historic home any time and you make me very happy. This apartment in Gothenburg dates back to 1898 and still has wonderful historic features. The home is decorated with wonderful furniture but you shouldn’t forget to look up as well. The biggest historic feature in this home is the painted ceiling in the living room. Isn’t is amazing? Throughout the home you’ll find more original details. That in combination with the design furniture gives the home a beautiful mix of old and new.
Ukrainian architect Sergey Makhno designed this penthouse in Kiev for him and his family. In this penthouse he combined Japanese aesthetics with traditional Ukrainian design such as the clay walls. I love the combination of the rustic elements in the home such as the exposed beams on the ceiling and the stair banistar with the industrial features. The clay walls, wooden elements and plants almost make you think this is a serene country home while in reality it’s in the middle of (the mainly concrete city) Kiev. You can see a lot of thought (and love) went into this home, it’s absolutely stunning design.
Yes, I often post minimalistic Scandinavian style but I also love colorful bohemian homes. The Brisbane home of interior designer Anna Spiro is an absolute beauty. The 1880s timber home is filled with colour, artwork and beautiful fabrics. It’s a beautiful mix that is just right and not super crazy. I love the dark bedroom with all the gorgeous flowers in paintings and of course also in vases. I really love this home, I wish I could live here.
British design company deVOL has created a new showroom on St. John’s Square in London. deVOL bought the run down building in the hope of restoring it to its former glory. Helen, creative director of deVOL, was inspired by the history and architectural details of the house. She wanted to be a bit more daring so they used more colour than their usual kitchens. By mixing the Classic English kitchen with new colours they designed an eccentric and fun kitchen with a historic feel. At the moment only this showroom is open for customers, but in time they will open up the entire townhouse for visitors. If they decorate that just as wonderfully as this then I can’t wait to see the pictures.
Welcome to the super stylish Stockholm home of Petra Tungården. Petra is a Swedish influencer, blogger and Fashion & Home Editor in Chief for Metro. Her renovated home in Stockholm shows that Petra is certainly a stylish woman. The design furniture in combination with the gorgeous historic features of the building is a very good match, I mean look at that ceiling!! I love how she used the same blue colour on the walls throughout her apartment, it really gives the home a warm and soft feeling. But for me the absolute winner of this apartment is the green kakelugn (a Swedish tiled fireplace) isn’t it amazing?