2011 März : design elements


Invest in yourself…

categories Inspiration, Lifestyle Design, quotes    

“Invest in yourself through spending on life experiences more than stuff.”

Chris Guillebeau, “The Art of Non-Conformity

photo: via bippity boppity boo


Summer house in Formentera

categories House Tour, Travels    

Ein Sommerhaus auf Formentera – die kleinste und die ruhigste Insel der Balearen. Design: Nacho Alonso & Bill Wright.

A summer house on Formentera, one of the Balearic islands in the Mediterranean sea. Design: Nacho Alonso & Bill Wright.

photos: nuevo estilo


Louis Kahn said…

categories Architecture, Inspiration    

Louis Kahn sagte… aus dem Film “Ein unmoralisches Angebot” (1993) – eine meiner Lieblings-Filmszenen.  Um sie zu sehen, klick einfach auf das Foto unten. Schönes Wochenende!

Louis Kahn said: “Even a brick wants to be something” – one of my favorite movie scenes …from “Indecent Proposal” (1993). You can click on the photo below to see it. Have a wonderful weekend!


53 m² in Madrid

categories House Tour    

Diese kleine Wohnung zieht meine Augen magisch an. Design: Paloma Martínez Gil

This small apartment is catching my eye today. Design: Paloma Martínez Gil

photos: mi casa revista


A color scheme

categories Inspiration, quotes    

“A color scheme can come from anywhere. Forget fanning trough hundreds of color chips on a paint wand, wondering „Do I like this or that?“ It is confusing and much too analytical. Instead, look at the ocean or a grove of trees. I have started with a chip of cerulean blue paint from the hallway of the Quisisana hotel in Capri, a fragment of silk from Thailand, a scrap of paper found on a street in NY. It will always be something that sets off a strong emotional reaction, something that pulls me in. Absorb everything in your environment. Put yourself in places that open up your senses. Creativity comes from a place deep inside you. Follow your instincts, and you will find what you need.”

Vicente Wolf , “Learning to see

a grove of trees via splendid willow


A house in Costa Rica

categories Architecture, Houses    

Ein minimalistisches Haus in Costa Rica errichtet auf einer Hügelkuppe. Strukturen aus Stahl, Beton und viel Glass. Design: Victor Cañas - Architekt und Ex-Diplomat. Ich wünsche Euch allen eine schöne, kreative neue Woche!

A house in Costa Rica designed by Victor Cañas – architect and former diplomat. Situated in a long narrow field overlooking the sea and volcanoes in the distance. Made by concrete, steel and lots of glass. I wish you a fun, productive and creative week!

photos: Cañas Arquitectos


Be the change…

categories Inspiration, Lifestyle Design, quotes    



Andrew Galuppi

categories Designer, Living room    

“Urban environments need to connect with nature.”

Andrew Galuppi

Vor einigen Tagen habe ich die Arbeit von Andrew Galuppi entdeckt. Die Fotos sprechen für sich…

Some days ago I discovered the work of Andrew Galuppi. I let his designs speak for themselves…

photo: William Waldron for Elle Decor, design: Andrew Galuppi

photo: William Waldron for Elle Decor, design: Andrew Galuppi