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A unique house with subtle styling

A unique house with subtle styling

Posted by on Jan 20, 2011 in Between these four walls: house tours, Decorating, Design, Photographers | 2 comments

If I’m going to continue the theme of red-accented spaces, this unique house is the perfect place to stop next. It’s the home of portrait photographer, Emily McCall. Why do I love this house? Because it intrigues me and is truly one-of-a-kind. For a start, you’d think a palette of black, white and red would be brash and in-your-face, but...

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Retro photography

Retro photography

Posted by on Oct 2, 2010 in Art, Photographers | 3 comments

If you’re in need of inspiration, you have to check out this mesmerizing photostream from New Zealand photography studio, Cuba Gallery. It is packed with images that are always evocative, sometimes moody, and occasionally even witty. There are lush forests draped with mist, soothing beaches, and thought-provoking urban compositions. All of them...

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Laura Resen

Laura Resen

Posted by on May 19, 2010 in Decorating, Design, Inspiration, Photographers | 5 comments

You’ll recognize photographer Laura Resen‘s work from the pages of several interiors magazines. She counts among her clients the likes of Architectural Digest, Harpers Bazaar, Elle Decor, French Vogue, Living Etc, House Beautiful and Domino magazine. But, despite this stylish line-up, the homes she photographs all seem to share a key quality:...

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Surprising brights

Surprising brights

Posted by on Aug 12, 2009 in Art, Color palette, Decorating, Design, Inspiration, Photographers | 4 comments

When it comes to colors, my design aesthetic is lying somewhere, bruised and battered, in the no man’s land between cool neutrals and wild brights. Trying to accommodate both tastes is rather exhausting. But I’ve found some solace in the portfolio of photographer James Merrell, whose work shows brights being introduced into otherwise neutral...

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