These bathrooms belong to a beautiful 1960s villa located in a residential area of Brussels. When I first visited the house with my clients, the bathroom was still in good conditions. Only the style and taste were a bit out-dated. To know more you can read here the case study of the transformation.
Archive for July, 2012
This attic bathroom had not been renovated by my clients when they’d moved in and its layout made it difficult to fully use the space comfortably. My clients wished to have a bigger and more practical shower, better storage solutions and to make the best use of the space with its slanted roof. In the [...]
Simple home office design ideas can completely transform an improvised space into a professional looking one. My client had bought a house that had belonged to a doctor and had a big, independent and well structured study on the ground floor. This was a perfect space for her to set up her home-office. After a [...]
Accessories, easy to add and to take away, are always the simplest way to add character to a space. From lights to fabrics, from pottery to plants, they create a desired style and atmosphere. Here are some interesting examples. Mosquito lamp – a sort of transportable bucket for light and killing mosquitos from http://www.altrofuoco.com. Using [...]
We all know about tropical woods tables and chairs so I’d like to show you some innovative ideas that combine the interior look and feel to strong and resistant materials. One of the first company to work on “transient boundary between indoors and out” is the Italian Roda. They applied the design approach used for [...]
If Nordic summer is unpredictable, what happens with clothes and weather forecasts (see my previous blog) might as well happen for our outside spaces. So if we can bring a summery look to our interiors for a few months, our exteriors need flexible solutions to use in case of sun! Setting the scene for exteriors: [...]
Being Italian when I think of summer I immediately hear crickets and voices coming through the open windows. I feel the heat and the sweet laziness that it creates, see the blinding sunlight and dry grass. It is a different state of mind that lasts for a few months and is interrupted by late summer [...]