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Design Lesson: The softer side of Bohemia

Friday, July 5, 2013 blogs we like commercial interiors Design Lesson Desire to Inspire home photography

Today, we bring you beautiful interiors photography by David A. Land, via a favourite design blog Desire to Inspire.We love mixing styles and cultures in unexpected ways at IDB, but while our style leans towards the big and bold, we love a lighter touch too. These shots are great examples of how to ...

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The Bigger Picture: Comfort Beyond Decals and Fuzz

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Aesthetic Philosophy Design Lesson home The Bigger Picture writing

A nursery for the budding Bohemian? (via A Detailed House)My husband and I are expecting our first child, and she's due in about a month. The most common question I get asked, afterDo you know what you're having? Likely a girl, but we're not 100% sure. And no, we have no preference.Are you excited? ...

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Sneak Peek: My Office

Monday, May 14, 2012 commercial interiors home ID Bohemia office Sneak Peek

Following up to my earlier post, here are a few snapshots of my "new" office. A hand-carved candlestick from India, a massive Boston fern and a small wicker basket that reminds me of Asia A view of my desk. That fern adds a lot of height!Two more wooden candleholders and two prints. On the left is ...

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Aesthetic Philosophy: Organise My Office Organise My Mind

Friday, May 11, 2012 Aesthetic Philosophy commercial interiors home ID Bohemia industrial office wood

“Order is the shape upon which beauty depends.” — Pearl S. Buck, author of The Good EarthCleaned out and refreshed my office yesterday. Though wedding season is underway, spring has me wanting to spend all my hours frolicking outdoors, and I decided my work space needed a lift to entice me ...

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I got the Blues……Turquoises too

Friday, March 5, 2010 blue colour commercial interiors home turquoise

Blue, aqua, azure, baby blue, beryl, blue-gray, blue-green, Capri, cerulean, cobalt, cornflower, cyan, denim, indigo, lapis, Majorelle, navy, opal, periwinkle, powder, Prussian blue, robin's egg, royal, sapphire, sky, teal, Tiffany, turquoise, ultramarine, Wedgewood...In all its infinite forms, I ...

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