JAPAN'S DANISH MODERN MEETS DESERT CALM

Every time I stumble across this first photo on Pinterest I'm flooded with inspiration. Inspiration for my own home, for my work in other homes and creative projects. It's funny actually. The photo isn't even a wide interior shot -  it's merely the tail end of a very large room. However, it's just enough to see a light-filled room, high ceilings, wood framed folding doors and baseboards laced with danish furniture and black modern accents. A combination of elements that drives me crazy with excitement. Another blogger coined the phrase "danish modern meets desert calm" to describe the space. I never could quite nail down my own personal style in words, but if I had to, I think think this phrase sums it up just perfectly. The original source of these images has disappeared but what is left of the link description leads me to believe this home is located in Japan - a nice little surprise. 

One day I will own a cactus this tall. 

Eames around the dining table and guessing that's a Hans Wagner in the back. Also, windows and doors for days. 

Mid century inspired kitchen. 

Another Hans Wagner to die for 

BIND CHAIR BY KLAER

Jessy Van Drume is a designer from Belgium who designed the Bind Chair for studio KLAER. Made up of only two materials, a lightweight birch for the frame and thin strips of unblemished pale pink leather that bind the structure together and make the woven seat, its beauty is in the simplicity. The lines, the spaces, the natural colours of the chair and leather are all things that have had me lusting over this chair for days now.  

Jessy describes her approach in the design of the chair: "When designing the chair I was searching for a new material context for the use of crafts. Always taking into account a fair, simple construction, materials and a pure formality. This Rattan technique came forward, a simple inexpensive braid technique that has both structural and aesthetic properties. By using this approach, multiple components tied together and leather strings, this technique gets a new context."

CURRENTLY MUSING

Mara Hoffman's perfectly undone   Desert Braid   from NYFW 2014.  

Mara Hoffman's perfectly undone Desert Braid from NYFW 2014.  

Caroline de Maigret's   style     and her   20 ways to be Parisian during fashion week  . I may never frequent a Fashion Week in my life, but I dig Caroline's attitude on socializing, style and living. Like #3 on the list, "Don't brush your hair for the week" and #6 "Order wine at lunch". 

Caroline de Maigret's style and her 20 ways to be Parisian during fashion week. I may never frequent a Fashion Week in my life, but I dig Caroline's attitude on socializing, style and living. Like #3 on the list, "Don't brush your hair for the week" and #6 "Order wine at lunch". 

Caroline also has a     new book   out that I'll be looking to get my hands on. 

Caroline also has a new book out that I'll be looking to get my hands on. 

I'm a sucker for anything white including this  record player.  

I'm a sucker for anything white including this record player. 

This small space  , with clean, multifunctional, design. 

This small space, with clean, multifunctional, design. 

This by   chair   Fredrik Kayser. 

This by chair Fredrik Kayser. 

This perfectly curated spacious   walk-in closet/ dressing room  .

This perfectly curated spacious walk-in closet/ dressing room.

 And maybe these sleek   boots   to go in that sleek closet. 

 And maybe these sleek boots to go in that sleek closet.