Displaying posts from June, 2013

Through the eyes of Sarah Cave

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2013 by midcenturyjo

Deep, rich, ridiculously beautiful. Simple, stunning and strikingly ordinary. Beauty in the everyday and the special. Maybe a reminder of just how singular the simple things in life can be? Take the time to look deeply into the colour and the texture, the shape and even the shabbiness. Take the time to see the world through the eyes of stylist?Sarah Cave. Via?Big Leo.

Marie Olsson Nylander encore

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2013 by midcenturyjo

We all swooned over Marie Olsson Nylander’s home. I know I am still in deep denial that it is not my home. Deep, deep denial. One day I WILL live there. In the mean time I can lust after her styling work. Marie Olsson Nylander?via Harvest Agency.


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2013 by KiM

I was super excited to stumble upon the website of Austin, TX architects Andersson-Wise. Why you may ask? One of their projects just may be my future home (the home before the jump….well, a variation of it anyway, and minus the water view dammit). Their homes are rustic and modern and works of art. Each one a dream. Well, my dream anyway. And how cool is that house lined with wood stacks?  

Monday’s pets on furniture

Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2013 by KiM

If you’d like to send me photos to include in next week’s “pets on furniture” post, please ensure your photos follow my basic rules: First, the pet must be on a piece of furniture. And?said piece of furniture must be clearly visible in the photo, so it takes center stage rather than your pet.?Think of it more of a photo of a great piece of furniture that you want to show off…and your pet happens to be sitting on it. And second, if the photo?is dark or fuzzy then it may not make the cut. Photos, your name, location and a brief description can be sent to desiretoinspirekim@hotmail.comand?PLEASE don’t send closeups of your pet!?Thanks!

This is my dog Ginger enjoying the luxurious bed at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.
– Stacy

This is Elvis… craigslist-addict and hoarder-of-giant-fancy-things.
Victoria (Philadelphia, PA)

Here is Molly our 10 month old spoodle enjoying a nap in her favourite chair in front of our fire.
– Michelle (Geelong, Victoria, Australia)

These are our two miniature schnauzers, Poppy and daughter Slipper, caught relaxing big-time on the sofa here in London. Slipper’s ‘arm’ resting on the B&B Italia table is just so sophisticated – not a word we’d normally associate with her at just over a year old!?
– Michael & Dylan

Hank and Olive on a date….shortly before she tried to kill him. Ahhhh, young love.
– Leah

This is our dog, Noir, on his favourite sofa, the one in the library.
Another one in the living room.
Mariela and Gastòn (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Here are a couple photos I took yesterday during a heat wave (my house doesn’t have AC). First, Lucky letting it all hang out in the bedroom. Next up, Felix chilling out on the retro fibreglass chair on the backyard deck.

Feeling blue …

Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2013 by midcenturyjo

… in the best way. I love this small atelier designed by Parisian designer extraordinaire Sarah Lavoine. To drown in the deep sea blue yet be bouyed by walls of white and rafts of texture. Petite yet packed with style.