Posts Tagged ‘dining’

Yes, these gorgeous interiors are contained in only 3 rooms, and wow, what wonderful rooms they are. The owners recently sold a newer, larger home located in Gothenburg after finding they preferred this smaller apartment located in an 18th century building where they could enjoy city life in the heart of Stockholm. The minimal space […]


Through the use of both dramatic artificial lighting and skylights installed in the floor, this 1st floor apartment with basement is anything but dark and dreary. Thanks to a collaboration including award winning Porras & La Casta Architects this lovely Madrid apartment truly marries history with modern day while maintaining an air of whimsy.  The common […]


Dynamic Dining

13Nov12

Is your dining spot ready for the holidays? If not, time’s a wastin’. These dining spaces all scream one thing, personality. The biggest roadblock to achieving the room of your dreams is often you. We see elegant, formal dining spaces with crystal chandeliers and velvet chairs and….zzzzz. Sorry nodded off there, those rooms are great […]


The 1920’s Mediterranean style home is not very common in Portland but designer Jessica Helgerson shows that decor to match the structure’s design can be a light filled, bright, and happy interior.  Typical Mediterranean style can often be dark and heavy so the injection of hot pinks, oranges, and reds liven up the wood and […]


This stunning space is a former railway station in the heart of Switzerland. The owners embraced the industrial aspect of the building and filled it with loads of texture, pattern, and color. The use of plaid, wood, and animal furs (faux I hope!) create a warm and cozy atmosphere for those cold winter evenings. The […]


Dar Beida or The White House is located in Essaouira, about 2 1/2 hours from Marrakech. The house was renovated by the design team of Emma Wilson and Graham Carter and together they have blended Moroccan style with a funky modern twist. While maintaining ancient sandstone columns and thuya ceilings, they managed to add modern […]


Jenny and Paul Camlett were judged Best Apartment by Period Living magazine’s 2012 Reader’s Awards. I fell in love with this gorgeous Victorian maisonette the Camlett’s worked so hard to restore. The dramatic wall color provides the perfect foil for the stylish furnishings and accessories while in other rooms light walls do the same for […]