Nothing inspires me more than a majestic home and a good story. My last post, titled “Topkapi Palace: How Women Exercised Power In An Age Of Absolute Male Dominance”, falls perfectly within these lines. Topkapi harem, with its unique architecture, has inspired today’s post: a modern kitchen concept with Ottoman influences...
Tag: creative interiors
My Six-step Guide To Create Stylish and Practical Home Working Stations
(Part 2) Don’t Let Small Spaces Intimidate You. A Small Space Can Still Be Your Dream Place!
(Part 1) Don’t Let Small Spaces Intimidate You. A Small Space Can Still Be Your Dream Place!
My 10 Top Budget-friendly Gold Accents You Can Get Now
Part Two: Hôtel De La Païva – The Intriguing Story Of The Woman Behind The Most Sumptuous “Hôtel Particulier” On The Champs-Elysées
While La Païva was often described as an overly ambitious upstart, excessive in her need for material goods and uncouth in her way of showing her fortune and possessions, I’d rather explore the reasons that might have led her to adopt certain behavior and what really fueled that determined ambition and drove her to build her extravagant Hôtel Particulier. She was, after all, a courtesan...
How New Boho Turns Modern Homes into Personal Havens
Traditional Bohemian styles in interior design might not be for everyone, myself included. I have never related to the unpredictable and heavy combination of colors, textures and patterns that is linked to Boho decor. I found it too rustic, “messy” and “unorganized” for my taste (I am on the verge of being OCD so the whole style never really worked for me)...