Friday, September 4, 2015

FOOD

heirloom tomatoes
i'm picking tons of delicious tomatoes at the moment, and after making fresh tomatoe sauce, tomato salads, tomato sandwiches, and even tomato jam, now the time has come to make my own ketchup. images: john dummer and ellen silverman via taverne agency. recipe: leonoor ottink, after the break

Thursday, September 3, 2015

INTERIOR

 warehouse in melbourne
john parker, melbourne manager of space furniture, an emporium of european designer furniture, lives in this warehouse in fitzroy/melbourne. fitzroy is one of melbourne's oldest working class suburbs and as such has a very old building stock of worker's cottages and abandoned factories. images: earl carter. curious? click on read more

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

THINGS

plaids for pumps, tee with heart & library booth





Friday, August 28, 2015

FOOD

let's make meringues, our ultimate sugar dream
image: kitchen trinity via taverne agency, recipe: leonoor ottink, after the break

Thursday, August 27, 2015

INTERIOR

interior with pallets
house with interior made of pallets, the sofa, the bathroom, and even the kitchen, creating storage place in an unexpected way. two architects, brothers, under the name q-bic designed this loft in florence. images: nathalie krag and tami christiansen via taverne agency. more pics after the break

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

BOOKS

all about storage
inspirational interiors, many of which are conran's own, and a number of projects designed by him exclusively for this book, provide all the guidance you need to tailor-make your own storage.


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

THINGS

pastels for sneakers, books & vintage sofa


my favorite pastel pink sneakers, by filling pieces; books organized by color, via present & correct; lovely vintage sofa, 1960, with gold-plated legs. 

Friday, August 21, 2015

FOOD

let's make italian giardiniera, perfect for an antipasto misto
giardiniera is also called sottaceti, 'under vinegar', a common name for pickled foods. giardiniera is a medley of pickled vegetables and typically eaten as an antipasto in italy. summer veggies in a jar. image: susanna blavarg via taverne agency, recipe: leonoor ottink, after the break.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

INTERIOR

green in your house
you will not believe it but this place is in the netherlands, not far from amsterdam. it used to be an old grain store, built in the late 1950's. images: hotze eisma and reini smit via taverne agency. click on read more to see more..

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BOOKS

american grown
american grown by michelle obama; in april 2009, first lady michelle obama planted a kitchen garden on the white house's south lawn. as fresh vegetables, fruit and herbs sprouted from the ground, this white house kitchen garden inspired a new conversation all across the country about the food we feed our families and the impact it has on the health and well-being of our children.


Friday, August 14, 2015

FOOD

ooooh yesss, it's bellini time.
absolutely do make bellini's during the coming days, the peaches are at their best and it's such an utterly delicious drink, and dead easy to make. skin a ripe peach, preferably a white peach but any good ripe peach will do, place in the kitchen machine and process to a smooth purée. place in refrigerator until completely chilled. spoon the purée in 2 glasses and fill up with chilled prosecco. summer in a glass. image: paul lowe via taverne agency









Thursday, August 13, 2015

INTERIOR

romantic apartment in amsterdam
when it comes to interior decor, rachel van der burg and her husband jean-paul ditmarch are an unusual couple. their amsterdam apartment is located in a building that dates from the 1890s and, in it, they've gone against typical dutch taste. images: hotze eisma and reini smit via taverne agency. see more click on read more.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

BOOKS


over the past sixty years, the self-taught designer and avid collector furlow gates has created an enclave of four treasure-filled houses on his family's pastoral americus, georgia, property. the book shows each of gatewood's four homes and beautiful gardens, his collections of pagoda figurines and blue-and-white porcelain and lessons on antiquing. via amazon


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

THINGS

suddenly we crave for pink


a hardstone elephant, probably fabergé ca 1900, marble shelves with lamp by muller van severen, clutch by olympia le-tan

Friday, August 7, 2015

FOOD

blueberries, they have a very brief season, don't miss it!

blueberries, go out into the woods and search for them, before it's too late. images: dietlind wolf via taverne agency

Thursday, August 6, 2015

INTERIOR

house of jonathan adler and simon doonan. the ceramicist and interior designer jonathan adler has an irrepressible way of coming up with catchy phrases to describe his design philosophy. 'happy chic' is one of his mottos. photos: ngoc minh ngo

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

BOOKS

terence conran shares a lifetime of experience as one of the world's leading designers and retailers to explain how to make the most of this vibrant and dynamic ingredient, color, in your home. 





Tuesday, August 4, 2015

THINGS

bright colours  for ceramic cup, off shoulder top and pattern sketches
ceramic cup by by shino takedo, bardot top via topshop, pattern sketches by gemakker