Archives for "June, 2011"
I just finished making my bed and tidying my bedroom. It’s nice. Nice linen, nice pedestals, nice lamps. But “nice” is about all it is. And that’s just not good enough for this trend-stalker! I want an “amazing” sleep-space. An “intimate” boudoir. So I accessed my ADSL to find some inspiration. Now all I need [...]
Some years back, I was fortunate enough to spend a couple of months in Spain and, although the memories have faded a bit with time, I will never forget walking into an echoing hall at Madrid’s Reina Sofia museum and being confronted with Picasso’s Guernica. This larger-than-life depiction of war in all its nightmarish gruesomeness [...]
“Well, what I try to do is throw as much mud on the wall as I possibly can and just see what sticks, what shines as quirky or more interesting than the others, and I try to cling onto that one, somehow join a link from there to there.” – Guy Ritchie OK, I know, [...]
Let’s be honest, who doesn’t aspire to own the biggest flat screen on the market, or the loudest surround sound system with speakers for all corners of the living room? And who, once they have unpacked these purchases, hasn’t been just a little bit horrified at how this technology dominates their carefully-thought-out décor scheme? With [...]
If you’re anything like me, your eyes go glassy at the mere mention of “going green”. Recycle. Re-use. Re-invent … What more can there possibly be to say on this front? Well, if we’re talking about the home front, it seems that nature is on the tip of every decorator’s tongue. And their green ideas [...]