AN INDUSTRIAL IRON CAST SOHO LOFT IN NEW YORK CITY

Tucked away in Soho overlooking lower Manhattan’s skyline, a beautiful cast iron front is included with this landmark early 20th century building that predates steel’s rise to supremacy. With bones to prove its authenticity, this loft is equipped with the original elevator opening directly into the living space appointed with original timber beams and columns, pine lentils above each window and refurbished radiators. New York based firm managed the 2,800 square foot full floor renovation that required serious know-how on original architecture and how to refurbish elements they felt were critical to the authenticity of Soho’s design ethos. They salvaged all the brick and timber by carefully chipping away inches of stuko, sandblasted and repainted all of the radiators in a deep space black, introduced new floors, stripped and exposed the stairwell and elevator door to its true steel form, and opened the space to be an adaptable, open concept unit, down from 7 small rooms. Blackened steel compliments the warm natural materials throughout while all of the furnishings were layered in as the build unfolded, including some elements the client procured while traveling.

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THE SURFRIDER: A CALIFORNIA BEACH HOUSE HOTEL

Located on the iconic Pacific Coast Highway in California (USA), across the street from the world-famous Surfrider beach, is a modern California Beach House, inspired by the picturesque Malibu landscape and rich heritage of California surf culture. Personifying Malibu’s historic beach-town community, the complete redesign of the original 1950s-era motel has transformed The Surfrider into a contemporary boutique hotel with 20 rooms that gives guests an unparalleled and elevated visit to Malibu. definitely has set a new standard for relaxed coastal living!

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BEST HOME DECOR ITEMS BY URBAN OUTFITTERS

Their clothes section isn’t my cup of tea but has a surprisingly great home decor collection. I especially like their rugs, throws, pillows, bedding and accessories such as mirrors. With the holiday (gift) season in mind I have collected some of favorite items in this post. Above: |

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A SCANDINAVIAN APARTMENT WITH A VINTAGE TOUCH

Swedish real estate websites are a great source of inspiration, especially if you have a thing for Scandinavian interiors. Like this lovely Swedish home which was found on . In this apartment contemporary elements are combined with classic features such as the ceiling mouldings and the old parquet floor. This, together with the custom built wooden elements and vintage furniture pieces, give character to the home.

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A STYLISH VACATION RENTAL IN MONTAUK, USA

This is owned and designed by Studio Robert McKinley (who also designed The Surf Lodge in Montauk). Together with his wife Kate Nauta, Robert McKinley designed the idyllic beach home. The 1900-square-foot, 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home can accommodate six people and has an additional 1-bedroom apartment attached that can accommodate three additional people, which can be rented separately or together. The interior and exterior design is inspired by Montauk’s wild salt-weathered coastline, as well as the casual elegance of Europe’s seaside towns where centuries old cultures exude rich color and pattern. All spaces are thoughtfully curated with bedding, linens, furniture, housewares, appliances and accessories from the studio’s most beloved brands. The best part…everything is for sale… including the house!

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20% OFF ANTHROPOLGIE HOME DECOR ITEMS

This weekend you get 20% discount on all home items from (discount will be calculated at check out). Perfecting timing to get your holiday gifts (or spoil yourself)! In this post some of my favorite Anthropolgie items. Yesterday’s post featured items from the Christmas decor collection. Above: .

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20% OFF HOME ITEMS AT ANTHROPOLOGIE THIS WEEKEND

This weekend Anthropologie is offering a 20% discount on all Home items. This means a great change to shop for Christmas ornaments! Here are some of my favorites. I got the for each family member and . Above: .

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