At first glance I found this apartment tour really inspiring. I got further into and lost interest a bit as some areas are quite bare-bones. But looking over it again I realized that the way he puts together a minimalist approach with a repurposed, eclectic, collectors eye results in a very interesting and inspiring esthetic. In the bathroom for example, bare conduit and light bulbs are curved and positioned in a creative way that makes it look like a light fixture, rather than purely functional materials. That, combined with the non-existent faucet, stands as an intriguing contrast to the fabulously colourful and lively tiles and concrete blocks that make up the shower surround. Of course this is a bachelor pad where the ever challenging practicality of children doesn't come into consideration and where each object is carefully curated and controlled. I have to remind myself of that. But inspiration is good, even if it just adds a little piece to the puzzle in my mind of what it is that I love.
Friday, July 12, 2013
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
I'm so inspired by the gorgeous colours in this table setting. Where this could be applied, beyond a party, is not something I've thought of but I just wanted to make a note of this really beautiful arrangement.