Tag Archives: Interior Design

WHY I LOVE AFRICAN DESIGN PT 1: South Africa

Tearsheets from “In & Out of Africa”, Maison Française, July / August 2011 Brilliant design. BRILLIANT. South African interior design demonstrates the most gorgeous use of texture, dimensionality, and pairing of sophisticated juxtapositions. Tearsheets from “En Afrique du Sud, Le Rustique Chic”, Elle Décor French Edition, July / August 2011 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this [...]

1 OF A KIND TOP 5: Mod Pieces

The rebirth of cool and another (mod)el of upcycling ingenuity. Lia Fagan has landed upon a simple fix for those scads of lamps that turned up in every rec room in the seventies. If you are of my generation then maybe as a kid you were as mesmerized as me at the groovy spins and [...]

DESIGN YOUR WEEKEND: The Interior Design Show, Toronto Design Offsite and Design Exchange

HOW DO YOU LIVE? Stanley Sun & Ashley Rumsey of Mason Sneak peek of IDS! I got a whirlwind tour today of some of the highlights of IDS. Perhaps I am bias but what I am most looking forward to and what I most recommend is the homegrown talent. It just keeps getting better! This [...]

IDS 2012, TORONTO DESIGN OFFSITE, DESIGN EXCHANGE: The week for design in Toronto is here!

If design is your business, your love, your passion, then really, this is the week to be in Toronto. As design is my business, my love, my passion this is my week to overindulge my sweet tooth for all that is DESIGN. And from the looks of the programming at IDS, the opening of Stephen [...]

MY MARRAKESH

Image of Djellabar, Marrakesh, Morocco. Images © Maryam Montague, My Marrakesh. Back in the day before blogs were a virtual dime a dozen and the cyberspace information highway got jammed, there was this enchanting woman, Maryam Montague, who had a simple but lovely plan to start sharing with us about her life in Marrakesh. I [...]