GET YOUR
DAILY DOSE OF
DESIGN
INSPIRATION

by email 



SPONSORS

 

 

 

Find expandable hose for home



THROUGH MY LENSE

UNDECORATE
The No-Rules Approach
to Interior Design
by Christiane Lemieux 

MORE OF MY
FAVORITE BOOKS 

FEATURED IN


General contractors, home builders, and more ∨

Whether granite countertops, a custom kitchen island, or built-in wine storage are new kitchen musts, discover thousands of kitchen designs to help make your dream come true.
Browse inspiring bedroom design, then outfit your own bed furniture, convertible sleeper sofa ordaybed with designer bedding sets and a decorative pillow.

MORE GODDIES

Friday
Jul112014

A PRECIOUS PARISIAN JEWEL

It's hard to believe this fabulosity-packed apartment is only 430 square feet. Home to interior designer Charlotte Vauvillier, this Parisian flat is tastefully decorated with a delicious mix of mid-century pieces and custom made furniture. One of its amazing features is the clean and clever storage solutions in the living area. But of course, that gorgeous kitchen is the pièce de résistance with that amazing floor tile and stunning gray, yellow and blue color combo. Undoubtedly, Charlotte lives in a small jewel worth drooling for. Wouldn't you say? Happy weekend!

Click to read more ...

Monday
Jul072014

A GENDER NEUTRAL LOFT

I can't get enough of the beautifully serene color palette of this 1860 loft in SoHo, New York . Its soft neutral colors flow from room to room creating a harmonious and soothing ambiance. The whole renovation and design story was conceived by British interior design firm Ochre, known for their exquisite attention to proportions, use of luxurious materials and matchless craftsmanship. One might relate these soft hues with feminine interiors, but by mixing in metal, wood and clean-line pieces they made it a gender neutral home. It is absolutely to dye for!

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Jul022014

A PASSION FOR COLOR

Known for her passionate love affair with color, French interior designer Sarah Lavoine lets  us take a peek into this fabulous Parisian duplex she designed. With a black and white base color palette, Sarah introduced strokes of jewel tones to create a sexy design story. I'm sure she decided to paint the floors white to make these gorgeous colors pop and really come alive. Her masterful mix of furniture styles has the right proportion between old and new pieces. I'm in love!

Click to read more ...

Monday
Jun302014

MAKING A 'SPLASH' IN YOUR KITCHEN

If you're dying to spruce up your kitchen but don't know where to begin, you can start by creating a fun and cool looking backsplash to give the wall between your cabinets some texture and visual interest. There are many ways of adding a bit of pizzazz to this important part of your kitchen but decorative tiles are one of the most commonly used materials for this project. However, there are several things you need to consider before embarking on a tile-buying spree. Since kitchen backsplashes are subjected to a great deal of use and abuse you want to choose a tile that cleans easily and will not stain — choosing the wrong kind of tile might make it harder to keep the backsplash clean all times. You also need to keep in mind the style of your kitchen so the tiles you select will complement the rest of the room (see ABL Tile & Bathroom for more on this). According to Tilemuralstore.com, some people often choose tile murals for their backsplashes because they're different and quickly transform the overall look of a kitchen. But the list doesn't stop here. There are many other quick and clever ways of updating your kitchen backsplash. So if you need help deciding what's your best option, Houzz is a one-stop online source where you can find tips and wonderful inspiration for your kitchen makeover and any other decorating project. Trust me, it can make things go a lot smother.

 

Image via Houzz 

Saturday
Jun212014

MODERN LUXURY FOR RENT IN BERLIN

If you happen to be traveling to Berlin this Summer I might have the most stylish places for you to stay at. Suite 030 offers exclusive one of a kind rentals in the German capital. In this modern beauty you can enjoy a spacious living room and the three bedrooms furnished with hand-picked statement pieces of furniture. But no worries, if this one is not your cup of tea there are plenty more to choose from, all decorated to a tee. From an urban tree house to a super cool boat house, Suite 030 has plenty of chic places all around Berlin. In most cases these pads make more sense for groups of friends traveling together in order to make your budget go further. Happy first day of Summer!

Click to read more ...

Sunday
Jun082014

COLOUR O'CLOCK

Why have a regular wall clock when you can have a colorful, ever-changing time piece on your wall? British designer Duncan Shotton creates "products that engage users emotionally, promote happiness and ensure people love what they’re doing, wherever they are and whoever they're there with." And the Colour O'Clock is no exception to his rule. It's a fun piece that changes color as time passes by. Love!

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Jun052014

A UNIQUE SHIFT IN DESIGN

To keep in line with the color theme this week, today I got inspired by Umbra's new line of home accents. Umbra Shift is a collection that's fresh, functional and with a unique point of view. The design is minimalist yet very clever with the right touch of that amazing Nordic sensitivity. The whole collection is great but the Coiled Stool is one of my favorite pieces — I think it's super clever. You can take a peek at their e-catalogue here. Enjoy!

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Jun042014

COLORFUL CITIES

Now that Summer has 'unoficially' started I'm in a very colorful mood. So to celebrate the warm season and its bright hues I felt this stunning posters were the perfect eye candy for today. This collection of Colorful Cities by graphic designer Yoni Alter were inspired by the cities' iconic skyline and landmark architecture. You can check if your favorite city in represented by visiting Yoni's online shop.

Click to read more ...