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Trilogy…

…I discovered three new projects that struck me as wanting to play together…

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wood wave screen/paul coudamuy

wood wave screen/paul coudamuy

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vertigo climbing cafe, lisbon, portugal/german architect tim simon with portuguese architect joão quintela

vertigo climbing cafe, lisbon, portugal/german architect tim simon with portuguese architect joão quintela

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cheering restaurant, hanoi/h&p architects 1,2,3

cheering restaurant, hanoi/h&p architects
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Jan 13, 2015
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Reiulf Ramstad Architects: At Work…

…today we are at work with RRA Studio in a renovated 19th century villa in Josefines gate 7, near Bislett in Oslo.  The office has been renovated to modern standards while retaining and displaying the character of building. A glass floor between the entry level and the workspaces provides a spatial connection between each floor and exposes the beautiful timber construction.

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RRA Studio at J7 images courtesy of Reiulf Ramstad Architects

RRA Studio at J7
images courtesy of Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Jan 7, 2015
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2015 Design Trends…

…I am pleased to say that my fave color, indigo blue or moody blue, is trending in 2015…herehere, and here.  Smoky glass, geometric tiles, and abstract painterly rugs, will also be featured in fresh designs.  Metals will be mixed.  Remember, however, that you are the trendsetting authority when it comes to your personal space. Let’s take a look…are any of these your favorite elements?

Is indigo absent in your home?  Use art or accessories to introduce the color...

Is indigo absent in your home? Use art or accessories to introduce the color…

 

 

 

choose 'smoky' hot over clear…

think about selecting ‘smoky’ hot instead of clear…

add some fun and color with geometric tiles/tryypzyoyd ~ pattern wall tiles by spires for blik

add some fun and color with geometric tiles/tryypzyoyd ~ pattern wall tiles by spires for blik

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painterly rug/graffito by kelly wearstler

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mixed metals/kelly wearstler
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Jan 6, 2015
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Reiulf Ramstad Architects: Work Commute…

…we are beginning a new year with new adventures and creative ideas, so back to work we go.  A commute to work is pleasant and inspiring when Reiulf Ramstad Architects (RRA) leads the way…

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Ullernåsen Metro Station, Oslo, Norway

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Holmenkollen Metro Station, Oslo, Norway

Holmenkollen Metro Station, Oslo, Norway

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Carl Berner Metro Station, Oslo, Norway all images courtesy of Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Carl Berner Metro Station, Oslo, Norway
all images courtesy of Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Jan 5, 2015
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Fireplace Fantasy…

…baby, it’s cold outside.  Featured are a few of my favorite fireplaces wrapped in gray, chocolate, and black.  I love to daydream, do you?

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fp seaside house in poland ultra architects

fp burnaby rez | fireplace ~ tanya schoenroth design

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fp  BLLTT House By Enrique Barberis

fp bray's islandll choate architects stefanoandrighetto

Jan 3, 2015
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Reiulf Ramstad Architects: At Home…

Reiulf Ramstad Architects (RRA) is an independent Oslo-based architectural firm with a high level of expert knowledge and a distinct ideology. I have been an admirer for quite a long time.  Over the years RRA has produced a wide range of innovative and ground breaking projects with an exceptional variation of scale and program.  Over the next several days, I plan to show you glimpses of RRA’s extensive portfolio. I’m sure you will recognize many of your favorites, as well as be delighted by  projects you are not as familiar with…let’s begin with a few residential projects…

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micro cluster cabins

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summerhouse inside out

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house on the edge of a field all images courtesy of reiulf ramstad architects

 

Jan 2, 2015
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Warm, Rich, and Grounded…

…marsala…Pantone’s  Color of the Year 2015…has been in my home for…hmmmm…probably longer than you need know.  This rich and quiet red works well with neutrals.  If there is a nod to The East in your home, or an appreciation for nature, marsala will also be easily incorporated.

I am of the thinking that trends begin with fashion...

I believe trends begin with fashion…

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metallics and animal prints are a good example of interiors following fashion…

and will then work its way into our homes...

and now marsala will work its way into our homes…

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Dec 19, 2014
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Walk On By…

…we often walk passed  beautiful spaces without taking notice…

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Dec 17, 2014
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The Perfect Red…

found in the former NY apartment of my celeb crush, Lenny Kravitz… via

found in the former NY apartment of my celeb crush, Lenny Kravitz
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Dec 10, 2014
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Time Out…

…giddy up!  We are heading to Mexico for horseback riding, rest, and relaxation.  Our horses are waiting for us at El Mirador House.  One of the necessary elements for a dream house of my own is a space which I can easily share with nature’s bounty of docile animals…horses, goats, sheep…and, of course, dogs.  El Mirador House fits this requirement seamlessly…a forest respite created by CC Arquitectos.

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The structure is a combination of steel and wooden beams, and the retaining walls are made out of stones from the area…

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Amazing flexibility in its spaces…we will settle in nicely…

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Dec 7, 2014
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The Point Knit Café…

I can never pass by a knitting studio without looking inside…when I find myself in NYC, I’ll pop into this cheerful space and catch some happy…The Point Knit Café by Lubrano Ciavarra Architects.

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that's right… all images courtesy of lubrano ciavarra architects

that’s right…
all images courtesy of lubrano ciavarra architects

Nov 29, 2014
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All is Quiet…

…just for now, of course…

The kitchen is once again in order...

the kitchen is once again in order…

and a quiet place to relax while negotiating a food coma…happy post-turkey day from cabbagerose. 1,2

and, a quiet place is found to relax while negotiating a food coma…happy post-turkey day from cabbagerose.
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Nov 28, 2014
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Hello…

…how neighborly, yes?  Hello House by Melbourne based OOF! Architecture

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so cheerful and inviting…let's go inside...

so cheerful and inviting…let’s go inside…

well hello, good lookin'… via

well hello, good lookin’…
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Nov 26, 2014
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