Inspiring Interior

Today’s Inspiring Interior was love at first sight for me. Lately, while researching design projects for Stylishly Zen I have struggled to connect with any of the projects that I have looked at. That is until I stumbled across this one while scrolling thru Instagram one day.  Templeton Architecture in Australia have created some phenomenal design projects and I am officially in love.  This home combines my love of grey, black and white interiors, clean lines and minimalism with unexpected details and accents.  Needless to say – this home is positively swoon-worthy!

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Located in Australia, Templeton Architecture worked with Lou Prentice Interiors to enhance the original character of an older home while still giving it a modern and contermporary feel.  One of the challenges of working with a large space is to create a space that feels intimate yet not stuffy or overwhelming.  It is a lot more difficult to achieve then it sounds, yet here the designers make the intimacy of this space feel effortless and calming.

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The archways and paneling throughout the house are further highlighted with contrasting paint colours making them both stand out and blend in seamlessly with the rest of the house.

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While I love everything about this home, I am completely enamoured with the kitchen.  The dark cabinetry, marble and appliances contrast beautifully with the stunning tile floor and gorgeous archway. Love! Love! Love!

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Overall this home is a slice of design heaven, and I cannot wait to see what else the very talented team at Templeton Architecture design next.

All images are from http://www.templeton.com.au

I hope that you have a fabulous day! XXS❤️

Street Style Favourites from Copenhagen Fashion Week S/S 18

Copenhagen held it’s bi-annual fashion week a few weeks ago to showcase designs for the Spring Summer 2018 collections.  As expected the local fashion elite was out in full force. While it would be easy to group the fashion from Scandinavian countries into one group, the truth is that each country has it’s own unique style.  Copenhagen’s style stars used the spotlight to show case their styling prowess by mixing bold patterns, bright colours and hi/low fashion with a quiet confidence that most people can only dream of pulling off.  Many elevated the cool girl factor by arriving in style on bicycles  – not something you would normally see from street style stars.  Here are some of my favourite looks from Copenhagen’s Fashion Week S/S 2018:

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All images from http://www.harpersbazaar.com.sg and http://www.telegraph.co.uk

I hope that you have a beautiful day!  XXS

 

Inspiring Design

My love of nesting is currently in overdrive.  The winter season may be almost over but I intend to make the most of the last few weeks (hopefully) of the cold weather.

This home in Sweden is straight out of my winter nesting daydreams.  With gorgeous sea views, a comforting minimalist vibe and beautiful muted tones this home is incredible.  Recently renovated, the large kitchen is the perfect refuge for the long winters and the  entire house is the perfect place to nest anytime of the year.  White floors help to brighten the entire home and contrast perfectly with the deep muted and textured tones of the walls.  The garden is a beautiful space to enjoy the gorgeous views once the weather warms up.  This a dream home, inside and out!  I am obsessed!fullsizeoutput_1479

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All images from http://www.fantasticfrank.de

I hope that you have a wonderful day!  XXS