Archives for "May, 2013"

Posted by the trend stalker on 28th May 2013

Go and sit in the corner and think about what you’ll do…

Transforming those awkward and bare corners into a more functional, useful and pretty area forms the purpose of this Tuesday’s post. Since corner’s are often tricky and for this reason under-dressed or not even touched, here are a few ideas on how to occupy all corners, if you will, of your house. Eclectic Bedroom by […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 23rd May 2013

The bathtub – on the endangered list

Oh where, oh where has the bathtub gone? Eclectic Bathroom by Brooklyn Architect Neuhaus Design Architecture, P.C. There is a trend that troubles my soul. It is the disappearance of the good, old bath tub and the art of bathing. And please try as you read this to say “bay-thing” rather than our less eloquent […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 21st May 2013

Set in style//part 2//series

Inspire your interiors with the series that inspire you – I know, after watching the stylings of Suits and the likes, I most definitely should have been a lawyer. And, after watching Victoria’s reign of power in Revenge, it’s certain (not that it wasn’t) marrying for money only gets you… an awesome house… kidding.

Posted by the trend stalker on 16th May 2013

And I will call them Kawabanga cushions… and they will be everywhere!

Can you spot a cushion trend when it’s poking you in the eye? There are annoyingly pointy cushions popping up everywhere. I spend some time perusing design magazines, decor shops and strangers homes when they let me in… and well, I fear we are starting to chop our cushions across the globe.  I am quite […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 14th May 2013

Chandeliers & lamps for ladies

I once decided to apply for architecture – one of the tasks was to design a lamp, so off I went and drew inspiration from where ever would yield it. It had to display signs of a future architect, so needed to light up, if you will, the design critics heart. Some of my inspiration […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 9th May 2013

The race for space

Empires vs empire lines Modern society is synonymous for modern cities. Over the last 300 years we have moved away from living flung out across beautiful landscapes and huddled together to form cities filled with beautiful skyscrapers.  Across the globe, with space at a premium, we have chosen to go up, up, up! The Sphinx […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 7th May 2013
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Won’t you Charleston with me?

In light of what was and what is going to be – that is the 1920s era and the soon to be released, new edition of the Great Gatsby – art deco will be the interior inspiration for the purpose of this post… From the flapper inspired Crawley dress sense in Downton Abbey to the […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 2nd May 2013

Hoarding

To have and to hold onto…forever I choose to define hoarding as: ‘an over-developed ability to store all things good and possibly useful’. This could mean useful for your unborn children, unbuilt house or perhaps useful during a sudden apocalypse. This could also include eggshell boxes as paint holders should you one day become a […]