Archive for July, 2014

Cyril Roland

20Jul14

Cyril Roland (a.k.a. Aqua Sixio)began experimenting with digital drawing in 2003 even though he had never drawn before. He needed the creative outlet to offset his studies to be a clinical psychologist. He eventually graduated to Photoshop and Wacom tablet and “This allowed me to reproduce photos, all while experimenting with colors and tools. Studying […]


I recently revisited some gorgeous lighting fixtures and furnishings by designer Marjorie Skouras and decided to delve deeper into her style. Boy, was I blown away. She obviously has no fear in her design choices and her own house is crazy good with color and whimsy. After passing through the damask door (love!!) you are greeted […]


“When I saw the hordes of parrots of several hundred birds, I was very scared, it was like, I had fallen into the movie “bird” directed by Hitchcock. Birds in this photo were brought to Japan as pets from the tropics in 70’s, and went feral; settling in Tokyo. Parrots should not be in Tokyo. […]


I can’t take my eyes off these stunning tables by Greg Klassen! He takes wood pieces found on rotting trees or construction sites and marries them with glass to mimic rivers ambling along their shores. Beautiful. See more if his work here. pb Some images via


You have to admit that no matter how dynamic a space is the lighting can make or break the look. Here are some lovely interiors from MH1, a Toronto based firm, that illustrate the important role lighting choices play in the overall ambience of the room. Where does one obtain a fantastic choice of lighting […]