Art-Inspired Interiors

Art-Inspired Interiors

Serious collectors know that a scaled back, cleanly furnished room enhances their art collection. Conversely a minimalist neutral-paletted interior relies on exciting artwork to give it character. Linking the artworks and the furnishings are the decorative accessories. Pillows are particularly…

Spring Garden

Spring Garden

The terrace, balcony, garden, conservatory room and every space connected to the home is being designed as a living space. The primary styles, Celebrity Glamour and Sleek Modern, can be kept separate or combined. Stone is the main colour as…

kaftan + fedora + ikat

kaftan + fedora + ikat

Before going on to the next inspiration, let’s connect the dots on the ideas that have been influencing design for the past and present moment. On the fashion side, the traditional headwear for a kaftan was the scarf-wrap in turban style. That…

Kaftan Interiors

Kaftan Interiors

Using the kaftan concept to imagine interiors is proving to be a strong tool. Why wouldn’t it engender a place for contemporary world citizens to operate from in true comfort? It includes all genders and all cultures – at the root, genuine and vibrantly alive….

Kaftans

Kaftans

Kaftans are late-tribal-phase garments.  In all geographic locations people first folded and fastened cloth to make togas, saris, kilts etc.  Then they cut and sewed body-and-sleeve garments such as kimonos, kaftans and tunics.   Stitches were a cultural advance, stitching beads an…

Tea

Tea

Concierge M. Gustav also spoke for residential designers when he said “You see there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity. You see that is what we provide in our own…