Berlin based Vintagency is responsible for this beautifully light-filled loft – showcasing exquisite vintage pieces (like a Charlotte Perriand Sideboard next to the dining table, 3 Tivoli Lamps designed by Simon Henningsen, Eames Armchairs, a French Sunburst Mirror, and a Greta Grossmann Floor Lamp in the sleeping room) with a modern and contemporary pop around every corner (like the dining table by Benjamin Pistorius, ‘Wooden Textiles’, on the sofa by Elisa Strozyk). This space used to be the home to a former language institute, but is this lovely Vintagency designed live-work loft – customizable with the use of creative fixtures and sliding doors to maximize the whole layout.
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1. Alyson Fox reflects on building her creative abode, complete with an outdoor shower!
2. This Swedish residence is just the right balance of lived-in and pared-down.
3. Lotta Agaton announces a revamp of her ever-inspiring interior styling portfolio.
4. Could the before and after of a DIY home renovation be any more stunning?
5. The modern home of Copenhagen-based designer and stylist, Mette Bonavent.
there’s a darling little boutique in san francisco’s hayes valley neighborhood called lavish, and it’s one of my favorite spots to pick up unique gifts for friends and family. it’s got a really friendly vibe, and owner nicole bald has an exquisite eye when it comes to stocking lavish with beautiful clothing, jewelry, beautiful art & decor books and great home accessories. she’s also teamed up with rifle paper co. to carry a plethora of their beautiful cards, prints, calendars — lavish is pretty much a one-stop shop for all of rifle paper’s gorgeous paper goods. lavish will be back online soon, and when you’re planning your next visit to san francisco, be sure and pop in and say hi.
With its modern, minimalist design, the new EKBY JÄRPEN/ EKBY GÄLLÖ wall shelf can be styled for any room in the house — bedroom to bath, to living room or kitchen. simple white shelves that are super easy to install, with functional, yet stylish design without any unnecessary frills — all your books and favorites collections will fit in just perfectly. gotta love me some always affordable IKEA. should you be looking for more shelving ideas, i’ve got a whole pinboard dedicated to shelf life.
• photos via IKEA life home.
this whimsical Amsterdam home recently featured in vtwonen is full of eye candy and colorful surprises. it’s almost like a small travel museum, full of remarkable souvenirs brought back from the owner’s worldwide travels to exotic places like Bolivia, Brazil, South Africa and Argentina. A creative combination of old family pieces and secondhand collectibles mix and mingle with new pieces for an eclectic, and very unique, personal space — a home full of stories and memories, just the kind of space i love.