Sunday, August 31, 2014

Mediterranean Hotel ?

Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso




Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Relais Masseria Capasa by Paolo Fracasso



Hard to believe this is a Hotel, lovely, just lovely! Designed by Paolo Fracasso in 2013, this amazing luxurious mediterranean hotel is situated in Martano, Italy. via  in Architecture.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Old World Design































Photo from June/July 2002 issue: belle - Australia, edited by lb for linenandlavender.net, here:  http://www.linenandlavender.net/2010/03/chateau-de-gignac.html



Image via Provencal Escapes, edited by lb for linenandlavender.net, here:  http://www.linenandlavender.net/2010/03/chateau-de-gignac.html



Côté Sud



coragupana as seen on linenandlavender.net






I especially love the old world feel and textures. I found a great site to accomplish these finishes and I also discovered a lot of these photos via http://linenandlavender.net .
 http://www.pinterest.com/bds1854/painted-finishes/

DIY Video:  http://www.diynetwork.com/videos/old-world-faux-finishes/8187.html

Friday, August 1, 2014

Design around Nature

Rodrigo Quadrado - Casa (Foto: Filippo Bamberghi)




Rodrigo Quadrado - Casa (Foto: Filippo Bamberghi)



Rodrigo Quadrado - Casa (Foto: Filippo Bamberghi)


If you know me, you know black is my favorite design palette. Like the little black dress it goes with
everything. As illustrated below, the art and accessories add the POP!!!


Rodrigo Quadrado - Casa (Foto: Filippo Bamberghi)





Rodrigo Quadrado - Casa (Foto: Filippo Bamberghi)




Rodrigo Quadrado - Casa (Foto: Filippo Bamberghi)





Rodrigo Quadrado - Casa (Foto: Filippo Bamberghi)




Rodrigo Quadrado - Casa (Foto: Filippo Bamberghi)

Love the simplicity of the lap pool.


Rodrigo Quadrado - Casa (Foto: Filippo Bamberghi)

Simple yet dramatic.


Rodrigo Quadrado - Casa (Foto: Filippo Bamberghi)


I do like the openness of this design, not sure about this tree in the middle. How do you guard against critters and the weather?