From the monthly archives: "April 2012"

modern kitchen industrial house tour Eames Molded Plywood Chair dining color bedroom art accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration
modern kitchen industrial house tour Eames Molded Plywood Chair dining color bedroom art accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration

modern kitchen industrial house tour Eames Molded Plywood Chair dining color bedroom art accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration
modern kitchen industrial house tour Eames Molded Plywood Chair dining color bedroom art accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration

modern kitchen industrial house tour Eames Molded Plywood Chair dining color bedroom art accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration
modern kitchen industrial house tour Eames Molded Plywood Chair dining color bedroom art accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration

modern kitchen industrial house tour Eames Molded Plywood Chair dining color bedroom art accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration
modern kitchen industrial house tour Eames Molded Plywood Chair dining color bedroom art accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration

modern kitchen industrial house tour Eames Molded Plywood Chair dining color bedroom art accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration
modern kitchen industrial house tour Eames Molded Plywood Chair dining color bedroom art accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration

Smart Design Studio in Sydney does all kinds of luscious, modern architecture and interiors; they also have a very artistic way of presenting their work online. See how they told the story of the red wall in this small apartment just by including the image of the Swiss Army knife in the second photo. Smart.

Design: SMART DESIGN STUDIO.

Via desire to inspire.

mix marble lamp glimpse art  Japanese Trash masculine design inspiration
mix marble lamp glimpse art  Japanese Trash masculine design inspiration

Terrific combination. The low marble step and the drawer-shelf are great ideas.

Via a note on design.

wood outdoor modern glass concrete architecture  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis obsession inspiration
wood outdoor modern glass concrete architecture  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis obsession inspiration

Wood, glass, concrete. Terrific.

Via heaton.

texture modern kitchen concrete  Japanese Trash masculine design ymmv tastethis obsession
texture modern kitchen concrete  Japanese Trash masculine design ymmv tastethis obsession

As you know, I have a thing for concrete. How about this kitchen?

Via otis & frank.

texture modern lamp brick accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design ymmv tastethis obsession inspiration
texture modern lamp brick accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design ymmv tastethis obsession inspiration

texture modern lamp brick accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design ymmv tastethis obsession inspiration
texture modern lamp brick accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design ymmv tastethis obsession inspiration

texture modern lamp brick accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design ymmv tastethis obsession inspiration
texture modern lamp brick accessory  Japanese Trash masculine design ymmv tastethis obsession inspiration

All kinds of random bits are floating to the surface for me these days, culminating in a bit of mental rambling that has led me from water damage, to London, to the decor of Abigail Ahern. Let me explain…

My better half and I started on our house build 7 years ago this month; we’ve loved living in our small modern home, even with the few warts we’d much prefer gone. Then the past few summers of intense heat and drought hit us in Austin, doing something terrible and unseen to our flat roof. The unseen became painfully clear when this winter’s strong rainstorms came and not all of the water stayed outside. To add insult to injury, we discovered that our insurance doesn’t cover the problem, so we’re looking at repair bills that are not insubstantial.

While researching alternatives to our current homeowner’s policy, I learned about a company that if there’s a leak they’ll trace it down and pay up to £5,000 in repairs. Wait. Was that £5,000? Not $5,000? Right, they’re in the UK. (Of course, it’s not going to do me any good at this point to switch carriers, but…)

Which led me to daydreaming of living in London and buddying up to one of my favorite designers and bloggers, Abigail Ahern (that’s her place in the above photos–or is it her sister’s). I read her site daily–just realized she’s not on my “Daily Read” sidebar list; will fix that straight away–and she’s the master of inky, sludgy dark drama with interiors and of personal online ramblings. My rambling is done for now, but, if you want, I’ll keep you updated on the roof situation–and maybe we’ll go for some of Abigail’s dark magic when we repair and repaint the interior damage…

Design: Abigail Ahern.

(Post revised by Dave on 4/13/12.)

wood texture living room lamp house tour bedroom art  Japanese Trash masculine design inspiration
wood texture living room lamp house tour bedroom art  Japanese Trash masculine design inspiration

wood texture living room lamp house tour bedroom art  Japanese Trash masculine design inspiration
wood texture living room lamp house tour bedroom art  Japanese Trash masculine design inspiration

wood texture living room lamp house tour bedroom art  Japanese Trash masculine design inspiration
wood texture living room lamp house tour bedroom art  Japanese Trash masculine design inspiration

Gotta love these textured neutrals. What an inviting home.

Via PLANETE DECO a homes world.

living room furniture color art  Japanese Trash masculine design obsession
living room furniture color art  Japanese Trash masculine design obsession

For me, this is all about the art. The sofa and scattered pillows are fine, but that art is calling my name!

Design: Levande Lejon.

Photography: studiobjorn.

Via Solid frog.

texture outdoor neutrals industrial glass concrete art  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis
texture outdoor neutrals industrial glass concrete art  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis

This exterior, almost abstracted shot captured my eye today.

Via Lyla & Blu.

texture outdoor modern materials kitchen house tour furniture dining concrete chair architecture  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration
texture outdoor modern materials kitchen house tour furniture dining concrete chair architecture  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration

texture outdoor modern materials kitchen house tour furniture dining concrete chair architecture  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration
texture outdoor modern materials kitchen house tour furniture dining concrete chair architecture  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration

texture outdoor modern materials kitchen house tour furniture dining concrete chair architecture  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration
texture outdoor modern materials kitchen house tour furniture dining concrete chair architecture  Japanese Trash masculine design tastethis inspiration

The simple elegance of the materials, pieces, and textures of this place is terrific.

Design: Chelsea Hing.

Australian Interior Design Awards via La Boheme.

Stay Connected

Latest Pins

  • Burl Curve B&B
  • Mineral Cup
  • Bear Crossing Pinch
  • Little Luxuries from

sponsored by

more goodies