Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Simple Pleasures

It's around this time of year, in the later stages of winter, that I find myself really craving the colour of nature. Being in the produce section of the grocery store right now is like a promise of warmer and greener days to come.

(lovely photo by scarlett of fork and flower)

Mid Century in Madrid

Light-filled and airy, this Madrid apartment in an 1809 building is actually a lot smaller than it looks. Last renovated in the early 1970s, owner and mid century design fan Fernando Garcia called his longtime friend, interior designer Erico Navaso, for help in organizing the layout of his new home. Poky interior walls were removed, the original shutters for the windows were found and reinstalled and the yellowed pine floorboards were softened with bleach. Throughout, Fernando's ever changing collection of 50s design can be seen, its elegant lines a perfect contrast to the renovated space. Love. More here on Architectural Digest.

(photography by manolo yllera)

Atelier: Maria Lebedeva

This bear painting by Maria Lebedeva has utterly charmed me today — those little feet! See more (and purchase) Maria's work here.

(via lucky pony)
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