Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Simple Pleasures

Having a little home spa time — especially after a busy day (or week). Aaaah.

(lovely photo by Alexandra Grablewski)

Lightly Vintage

Italian architect Fuksas Massimilano and his wife Doriana have created a modernist apartment for themselves that has a wonderful atmosphere. Located on the Place des Vosges in Paris, the space fortunately did not require major work — Fuksas removed a few walls and added steel beams to support the upper floors, which open it up even more and adds a touch of industrial style. Doriana, a collector of furniture by Jean Prouvé, was in charge of the interiors, filling it with furniture by Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier, Alvar Aalto or Noguchi. Mingling styles and centuries, their home has a comfortable lightness to it that's really appealing. More here (in French) at Marie Claire Maison.


Born and raised in Toronto and now based in NYC, Katherine Ponte's mission — to offer products that are a harmonious collaboration with nature and with people— has come to a beautiful fruition in her new shop Ecostasy, devoted to eco-friendly home décor and accessories. Shown here is just a sample of the loveliness you'll find in her shop here.
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