cultural connection.


this is simply a stunning home recently featured on EST magazine. it’s such an interesting connection of different cultures — the house is in melbourne, australia, but i feel like it’s got both a scandinavian and a very japanese vibe going on. a friend recently told me that the reason both scandinavian and japanese design have such a similar aesthetic of... 
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bonnie and neil.


meet creative couple Bonnie Ashley and Neil Downie, who together bring their collective backgrounds in floristry, art, textiles, furniture and set design to their melbourne studio Bonnie and Neil. One of Australia’s most popular independent textile design studios, and as is very typically australian, their shop is a kaleidoscope of color and pattern. the couple is known... 
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room at the inn.


meet the estate trentham, the look sharp work of interior designers gardener & marks. doesn’t this look like an awfully nice place to stay? located in australia, it’s An original 1902 three bedroom federation house set amongst beautiful gardens in the heart of Trentham just over one hour from Melbourne. gardener & marks made it so cozy and warm —... 
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artist in residence: kirra jamison.


australian Artist Kirra Jamison’s home is in the current issue of Inside Out Magazine. not only am i smitten by her beautifully eclectic and colorful home, but her artwork as well. how could one stay sad in a room containing a painting by kirra? Kirra Jamison is a Melbourne artist known for her brightly coloured gouache and vinyl paintings that are influenced by textile... 
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serenity now.


the fabulous 10cent designer shared a wonderful new website with me last week, gardener & marks. perhaps they were off my radar because they are way down under, in melbourne, australia – an interior design firm specializing in affordable residential & commercial interiors and consultations. gardener & marks also has a wonderful prop room full of their finds... 
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