Fishing For Colour

Although a little late to see the fish being landed, there was a bounty of colour for the catch.
Photography – Karl Openshaw for STYLED BY KARL.

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Greece Home Sweet Home

Just arrived in Greece and are staying in our friends home in the Cyclades. Heaven and feeling right at home. Jean & Olivier two of our best friends from Paris have a wonderful home here( more about that later) . It’s so strange when you return to a place that feels a world away back home, it’s as though you never left on your return. Loving it.

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Photography- Karl Openshaw for STYLED BY KARL.

Christian Stemper

By “dry-docking the boat” the subject is assigned a new place and image, both idealised and conserved. The water is gone and it leaves the actors free from their natural environment and original purpose as remnants and witnesses of a dying culture, transforming them into icons.

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Turquoise calling

Sometimes a certain colour speaks to you. I’m hearing turquoise…
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Casa Do Conto

Casa do Conto (House of Tales in Portuguese) a concept hotel in Cedofeita, Porto, has had a rocky start. The charming XIX Century Oporto House was lovingly restored by Pedra Liquida Architects, after which a fire virtually destroyed the building just days before its reopening. A new building was built on the site with the memory of the old structure in mind. The architects thought of the new skin as a type of ‘fossil’ of the historic. The project references the ornate nature of its predecessor with abstract textures and texts applied to concrete surfaces.

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Delightful Lighting Portugal

The same people behind innovative Portuguese furniture brand Boca do Lobo also want to illuminate your life. They have spun off a company dedicated to the design of unique and delightful lighting fixtures. In fact, delightful is an apt name to describe their product…because Delightfull is the name of this design endeavor.

Similar to the philosophy behind the Boca do Lobo furniture line, designers at Delightfull grab design elements from times past and fuse them with modern techniques and concepts. The result is a product that is unique in form and practical in function.

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Jean-Louis Deniot

In just a few fast years, interior designer Jean-Louis Deniot has become the young super-star on the Paris scene. With a dazzling roster of clients and supremely elegant and varied interior architecture and décor, the handsome and dashing Deniot has captivated discerning connoisseurs, style-conscious executives, Old Guard Parisians, hyper-chic young couples, and high-flying art collectors around the world.

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Leslie Oschmann

Leslie Oschmann makes a beautiful collection of stunning pieces with refound objects . Working with old artworks found in flea markets in holland and Belgium . Remodelling canvases into beautiful items ,from bags to chairs. Sporting any of her totes would add a dash of colour to your holiday .

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Spot On

Fashionistas have gone dotty: the new collection between Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama and Marc Jacobs by Louis Vuitton has launched in New York and pop-up stores set to open across the globe later this week.Today the artist is based in Tokyo, where she has voluntarily lived in a psychiatric hospital for more than three decades. Her works, which are noted for their vibrant, repetitive, object-enveloping patterns, are said to be inspired by her hallucinations. The collection features ready to wear , handbags , watches and scarves. Prepare to be Polka Dotted.

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South Of The Market

South Of The Market is the creation of interior designer Kay Douglass. Based in Atlanta with a huge amount of truly amazing projects under her belt, Kay needed a retail space to house her many finds . Ten years ago now South Of The Market opened it’s doors and has gone from strength to strength . The collection is vast and is set to inspire most established designers and those looking for something amazing alike . Rustic is the theme here, with a twist of elegance.

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