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27 Feb ’14

Industrial Loft in Barcelona | Residential Design

Filed under: Interiors — Tags: , , , , , — Sahar @ 12:00 pm



Architecture studio Egue y Seta turned an old toy shop into a contemporary industrial house in Barcelona, Spain.They kept the brick walls and concrete look, and then added glass, oak & Iroko wood, in addition to an integrated garden to make it more contemporary and livable. The furniture chosen complemented the space really well, enhancing its industrial/ vintage look.


30 Jan ’14

Charming Stone House in Lake Como | Residential Design


At many times there are spaces that grab our attention even though they might not be always feasible . This beautiful house in lake Como was recently renovated, the location, scenery, the existing stone in the house all create the charm it imposes. The fact that this place has most amenities you could wish for in our modern day, makes it even lovelier.

Enjoy the photos.


5 Nov ’12

Jonathan Adler’s Island Getaway | Residential Design


Architectural Digest interviewed Simon Doonan who explained the steps he undertook with well known American interior and product designer Jonathan Adler in building their island getaway shelter. For the architecture they hired  Lisa Gray and Alan Organschi of the Connecticut firm Gray Organschi Architecture, in addition to Hamptons builder Carlos Routh.



22 Aug ’10

Carrie’s Apartment in Sex & the City

Filed under: Furniture — Tags: , , , — Sahar @ 3:04 pm


Most people don’t take the time or effort to know what really is behind every great movie scene and what makes it authentic. The details that go into decorating such spaces is tremendous, one of the movies that was having most of the hype at the beginning of this summer was Sex and the City 2, and ofcourse many of us were waiting to see Carrie’s walk-in closet after marrying Big which is when she got her toy.

The designer behind that particular scene is Lydia Marks who made sure to include all details even to what magazines Carrie would read. The furniture of the apartment from the first movie weren’t saved, so she had to start from scratch.

The two vintage armchairs are from Bergdorf Goodman, The light fixture is of handblown glass globes laced with 14 carat gold available at Lindsey Adelman Studio for $15360, and the Dining table at Alan Moss Studios.

Most of the other pieces were rented or custom made.

Personally I just love her walk in closet ….


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