Trend: Furniture with cane webbing

cane webbing sofa

Move over wicker and rotan because cane webbing is taking over home decors. It might take a while for this design revival to grow on people. I can imagine one has to get used to the comeback of this golden oldie from the 1980s. But then again, the 80's were in fact also a renaissance period because cane webbing was first introduced in home decor in colonial ages. It is a typical Indonesian artisan. If I come to think of it, my great aunt, age 95, who lives on Curacao has dining chairs and a … [Read more...]

Crush on Bolia’s new luxury collection

I'm currently swooning over the new autumn/winter collection by home decor store Bolia. The collection is a homage to the avant-garde style of the 70's but with a sleek Scandinavian interpretation.  The Bolia collection exudes luxury with its rich fabrics and exclusive materials. Think glimmering brass pegs and details, soft and shiny velvet sofas, extravagant marble tables and dark woods. The furniture pieces and shapes are also very 70's; the pouf is back, or display your record player … [Read more...]

Trend: Mixed wild flower bouquets 

wild flower bouquet

It's been a while since my last blog post about interior design trends. But that doesn't mean that my love for it has faded. I'm already looking forward to the launch of new furniture and home decor collections in September and October. One thing that will never change is the use of plants and flowers in home decor. Something I have noticed, is that the type of floral arrangements has evolved. Mixed wild flower bouquets are a major trend.   Bloomon Especially in the … [Read more...]

Wow Wallpaper: Aquazzura meets De Gournay

Aquazzura for de Gournay Wallpaper

Great things happen when fashion designers team up with home decor brands. The latest buzz on the internet is the collaboration between fashion brand Aquazurra with wallpaper brand De Gournay. I almost fainted when I saw the handpainted wallpaper collection. Wow! Just wow. De Gournay is a renowned wallpaper business that has beautiful chinoiseries as its signature. Aquazzura is an Italian shoe brand. The result of their collaboration is a collection of shoes and wallpaper … [Read more...]

Weekendtip: Designkwartier in The Hague

Yesterday I went to the annual, and 4th design festival 'Designkwartier' (translation: design quarter) in The Hague's lively quarter the 'zeeheldenbuurt'. This annual event lasts 3 days, from 19-21 May, so there's still one more day to go. The quarter 'zeeheldenbuurt' is transformed into a design quarter with over hundred inspiring expositions, pop-up shops, galleries, open houses, workshops and other activities. Novel talent and renowned designers showcase new and popular home decor designs. … [Read more...]

Home tour: the Charleston designer showhouse

If I were in the vicinity of Charleston I would definitely go to this year's designer showhouse. I have been swooning over the pictures of the house on instagram and the internet. An old Charleston townhouse is totally refurbished and decorated by  designers like Mitchell Hill, The English Room, & more. The Henry Street House at 36 Society St., will be open to the public until April 15. The Revival-style home originates from 1804, but was destroyed in what is known as the “Great Fire … [Read more...]

Chic Party Ware

I'm always in for hosting a party. Whether it is a cocktail party, wine and cheese evening, or Valentine's day, it all starts with deciding on the decorations, tablesetting and party ware. That's why I love the partyware from Harlow and Grey. Disposable plates and cups have never been more glamorous and chic. It's almost hard to believe that they are disposable. Gold accents, art deco style plates, marbelized cake plates and salmon pink hexagons are just a few examples of their super stylish … [Read more...]