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You CAN teach an old dog new tricks: salvage-chic and decorating with soul.
Inspirational Interiors

You CAN teach an old dog new tricks: salvage-chic and decorating with soul.

There is something utterly enchanting about walking into a modern home that has been enhanced by pieces of architectural salvage, or up-cycled furniture. The combination of old and new is so aesthetically pleasing, like anything in life there is poetry in contrast. Solid wooden furniture comes to life against white walls, as if they need … Continue reading

The downside of the upside: French colonial architecture is being lost as Vietnam modernises
Inspirational Interiors

The downside of the upside: French colonial architecture is being lost as Vietnam modernises

There is a ruined house on the outskirts of Hanoi, Vietnam that is always with me. It periodically pops up in my dreams, drifts across my daydreaming mind, tugs at my imagination. This house is not really a house, its a French colonial mansion, its proportions beautiful, it situation elegant, its fate tragic. The house … Continue reading