Home interior trends 2013: Eye-catching Shelving designs

Last Monday I visited the IMM Cologne international furniture show.  I spotted lots of interesting furniture trends like the extensive use of the colour yellow. Another trend that I quickly noticed was design enhanced book shelving that is functional and aesthetically interesting.  The straight and simple book shelves are now replaced by eye-catching designs in asymmetrical forms and modular […]

Home interior trends 2013: Yellow

I just got home from a visit to IMM Cologne, an annual international furnishing show in Cologne. Visiting fairs like this can be quite overwhelming as I discover so many new brands, and have to process everything I see into story angles. I’m happy to say, that I have been able to narrow it down […]

Home impressions: Colour parade

The third inspirational home concept at the Woonbeurs Amsterdam I like to share is by the Dutch magazine 101 woonideeën (101 living ideas). Their garden is by  gardening magazine Tuin & Co (garden & co). This home is a mix of industrial, playful, and robust elements. But there are also ethnic influences in the Latin […]

Home impressions: Glamourous pastels

My second favourite inspirational home concept from a Dutch magazine at the Woonbeurs Amsterdam, was the house created by More than Classic. It was like stepping into the home of a Hollywood actrice. Glamourous, but not flashy. Soft tones, pastels, sheers, champagne hues and soft metallics were tastefully mixed making it an elegant feminine home. […]

Home impressions: Coastal living, red and white

Yesterday I had a second visit to the Woonbeurs (Home decor fair) in Amsterdam. The highlights for me were  the simulated houses of the leading home decor and gardening magazines of the Netherlands. All magazines built an inspirational home concept, totally decorated in their own signature style. Different from last year was a partnership of […]

10 Hot Interior Home Trends spotted at Maison et Objet

Last week I was at the international interior design exhibition Maison et Objet in Paris. The amount of exhibitors was huge, but I did manage to spot a few trends that were prevalent among the different brands. According to François Bernard who put together an introductory exhibition at the entrance of the fair called ELEMENTS, […]