I love concrete. I do. It’s a material that can appear cold and unyielding, or richly textured and visually gratifying. This bathroom and specifically the sink fairly sing a wabi sabi aesthetic, as if the material were weathered wood, unique and poignant in its rawness.
In a minimalist live/work studio (once a jukebox and pinball repair shop in the 1930’s), what designer Caroline Gomez maximizes is light, color, creative possibilities, and furnishings that delight in their simplicity and beauty. Notice in the photograph below how the lack of clutter highlights the […]
Happy Lunar New Year! According to the East Asian Zodiac, it’s the Year of the Horse. Yippee kai yay! Humanity’s relationship to horses is a long one, so it figures that these majestic beings would appear in our art and our homes as symbols of […]
When you accept the space you have, the design process becomes easier because you’re working with instead of fighting against your strengths and resources. Take this small patio, for example. There’s comfortable seating set up for conversation, a table for food and drinks, and a dwarf citrus tree […]
Hotels inspire us with romance and adventure, or quiet the mind with serenity and shelter from daily worries. They are places for travelers, lovers, and even longtime residents who live a simplified life. Many hotels have specialized in maximizing one room to accommodate the needs of […]