Tagged: trends

Craig Ellwood Bobertz

 


 

Midcentury furniture has been a thing for like forever.  But the interior bits around have always tainted by a whiff of old fashioned, decomposed, gone.  And then you see an article with pictures.  And suddenly there’s a connection; the pleasure sensors of your brain start to fire, the tentacles of imagination reaching out, asking for more, what was a wall becomes a door…is this really happening?

 

(All pics Here and Pinterest)

 

I believe it is.

Laters, Kate x

Colourscope x

If there’s a new trend coming it’s all about colour.

Which is not to say anything goes.

Because whilst colour is happy, joyous, exuberant and life affirming..

Get it wrong and it’s discordant, jarring and painful.

(All pics Pinterest)

Good job nobody here got it wrong..

Laters, Kate x

White on..

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There are some things that even science still can’t explain..

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Past bathroom trends: Curiously overstated, flamboyant, slapstick and in your face.

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But maybe it wasn’t so bad…maybe we’ve now gone too much the other way – found the plot but lost the fun?

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Because yes, there was holy chaos…but take away the shag pile carpets, soften the saturated colour..and the essence of something special is in there..

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Hidden in plain view, the traces are lovely…

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(All pics Pinterest)

This is the Maida Vale sink by Fired Earth, available in aqua, yellow and navy.

Wide-eyed bewilderment in this goofy praise of avocado? Keep watching – the tide marks are turning…

Laters, Kate x

Fashion Story x

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In the focaccia bunfight of fashion, how is true style evaluated and who wins the cherry on the top?

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We know sometimes less is more..

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That it’s thinking out of the box..that magic moment when perfectionists take risks..

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Finding that rare sweet spot moment when it takes brains and a perverse delight to play a swaggering fool.  When you aren’t.

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Elegance and body language is in the mix..

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And it’s not about money..

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Style isn’t beauty, it’s perfectly picked proportions.

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That fine, hazy line between victim and genius, because there’s no beauty without strangeness.

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(All pictures from Style.com)

Fashion is conforming to current styles and trends.

Style is throwing them out of the window.

Laters, Kate x