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Welcome! Thank you for visiting my weblog. I am Irene, Elisabeth Pouw, a Dutch blogger. As blogger I am connecting my readers with beauty, style, quality and craftsmanship in various subjects like interiordesign, architecture, haute couture, photography, art etc. I love decorating & bringing beauty and harmony into interiors. I created this blog to share my passion for decorating as well as the many other things which inspire me. From time to time I am also highlighting certain interior designers, decorators, architects, stylists, photographers etc. I hope you enjoy your visit. Feel free to give a comment on my blogs. I will react back as soon as possible. Best regards, Irene Pouw from Holland.

28 juni 2018

Outdoor Furniture: The colorful 30-70 collection by Rafael Zúñiga for Tucurinca

What a nice, colorful and playful outdoor collection! It's the 30-70 collection designed by Rafael Zúñiga for Tucurinca. An outdoor collection of two-tone furniture inspired by the Colombian tropics. The brand employs Colombian people for their traditional weaving skills, which show up throughout the collection in a modern way. The playful designs feature steel structures with woven seats, backs and tabletops out of PVC rope where they use two contrasting colors to make more of an impact. The material is not only durable, it’s easy to clean and making it perfect for outdoors. Be Inspired .........
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26 juni 2018

RUNWAY: DIOR HOMME S/S 2019 MENSWEAR, SEEN AT PFW

On March 23rd, 2018 Kim Jones presented his debut S/S 2019 collection at Dior in the Garde Républicaine, set against the backdrop of a 10-metre-tall flower-covered KAWS sculpture. Be Inspired ........
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Sources: VOGUE (01) and VOGUE (02)

23 juni 2018

Bathrooms: Stunning showers just as luxurious as tubs

While surfing today on internet I saw these stunning showers just as luxurious as tubs. These sensational ideas are sure to make a splash in any bathroom. Be Inspired ........

Above you will find a master bath in a Hong Kong home with nickel-plated shower and sink fittings by Dornbracht. Very chic design in black and white!

Loved this elegant bathroom too. Here interior designer Michael S. Smith revamps a Chicago penthouse with veined marble surfaces in the bathroom.
And look at this beautiful master bath in an Aspen, Colorado home by Shelton, Mindel & Assoc. with Dornbracht fittings. What a beauty! 

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20 juni 2018

Timeless Modern Fireplaces by European Home Fireplaces


While surfing today on internet I found these timelessly modern fireplaces by the company European Home Fireplaces. Beautiful fires, perfect proportions and simple modern lines. European Home fireplaces have been manufactured in New England since 1999. They are also the exclusive distributors of leading European fireplace companies: Element4, Gavin Scott Design and Focus Fires. Be Inspired .......
#fireplaces Gyrofocus by Focus Fires (Outdoor)
#fireplaces Gyrofocus by Focus Fires

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Source: European Home

16 juni 2018

Art: Colorful artwork by French illustrator Malika Favre (03)

 While surfing this morning on internet I saw this colorful popart work from the French graphic designer Malika Favre. Love her graphic work! Malika Favre's distinct and often very sexy style has made her one of the world's most sought-after commercial illustrators. In addition to her personal creations, she works for clients around the world. Publications such as the New Yorker and Vogue, as well as international brands like Sephora with whom she has a growing, fruitful relationship. In her London studio, Favre creates work that is characterized by a striking minimalism: no line, no shape, no color is wasted. But within this minimalism, she creates images of startling beauty and depth. For more interesting work from Malika, see THIS LINK Be Inspired .......

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Photo courtesy of Malika Favre. 

Inspiring Quote about Working Together ......

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More inspiration on my Pinterest account: Quotes & Words

12 juni 2018

Design: Modern Rugs to Cover Your Floors

Set the foundation for your modern home with the right rug to match.

While surfing on internet today I found some interesting modern rugs to cover your floors. From a yellow Baltwood hand-tufted area rug from Langley Street, a Murray watercolor rug from Kate Spade till The Kiss Rug from Cold Picnic. Be Inspired ........
Baltwood hand-tufted area rug from Langley Street
Abstracted terrazzo rug from Anthropologie
The Kiss Rug from Cold Picnic
Murray watercolor rug from Kate Spade
Ridgewood hand-tufted wool rug from Surya
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Source: Elle Decor

08 juni 2018

Painting Ideas: Painted Chest in Radiant Orange. What a transformation!

Sometimes painting furniture in a radiant color can give such a great effect, like this elegant orange painted chest against a blue wall. What a Transformation! I wrote more blogs about COLORS Be Inspired ....... 
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Source: Benjamin Moore

06 juni 2018

04 juni 2018

Murcia outdoor collection by Spanish design studio Muka for Mindo

While surfing on internet this morning I saw this beautiful Murcia outdoor collection from Muka Design Lab. This Spanish design studio has designed a new collection of outdoor furniture for the USA-based company Mindo. It looks so fresh and inviting. The Murcia collection merges lacquered aluminum with rope to give it a nest-like feeling of coziness and security. This collection includes a love seat, sofa, adjustable lounge chair, coffee table and side table. Be Inspired ......
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03 juni 2018

Hello June ... Surprise Us

Welcome June! Looking forward to sunny days and warmer weather. Wishing you a great June month!
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01 juni 2018