I would be hard pressed to come up with a better source for inspiration than Fog Linen Work. Fog's owner and design, Yumiko Sekine gave Design Sponge a tour of her home in Shimokitazawa, Japan. I have borrowed it for your viewing pleasure.
Monday, December 20, 2010
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Friday, November 19, 2010
Originally built to house railway workers, this turn of the century apartment building in Cologne, Germany was recently converted into a single family home by BeL Associates. Dramatic use of penny tiles highlight the otherwise restrained pallet of painted surfaces and concrete. I am particularly keen on the shower tucked under the eave - a really endearing quirk. Spotted first on THE BRICK HOUSE, then on Dezeen. See more at BeL Associates.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Spotted on Dwell, I was just reminded of the stair drawer phenomena. While I'm not entirely sold that it's the best way to go for storage (drawers are a lot of work and relatively likely to fail, compared to cabinets accessed from the side), I am still eager to try it out myself. Now I just need to find a place to climb up...