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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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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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Aesthetic Philosophy: Delfin-Postigo House and Why I Don’t Read the Words

Thursday, May 13, 2010 Aesthetic Philosophy commercial interiors

I never read. I just look at pictures.- Andy WarholI had a bit of a brain fugue just now. I knew I wanted to start with an Andy Warhol quote, but couldn't remember Andy Warhol's name. I could remember that Andy Warhol featured in the film Basquiat, played by David Bowie, and that Andy Warhol and ...

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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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Inspirations and Diversions: The Factory

Monday, October 5, 2009 commercial interiors Inspirations and Diversions

A former cement factory! Click to see more photos via Loftlife or Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura in Barcelona.

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Inspirations and Diversions: I like looking at other people’s houses

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 commercial interiors Inspirations and Diversions

Click here to see Mike's place on Apartment Therapy.

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