Eclectic glam at the Emir hotel in Istanbul

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This 47-room property located in Istanbul’s Beyoglu district — with its cosmopolitan atmosphere and never-ending inspiration, adds another house to Spanish hotel chain Room Mate. Eclectic Luxe is probably Lázaro Rosa Violán's most known signature,  and the Barcelona based interior designer wouldn't disappoint with one of his last adventures combining old and new in a city where continents cross paths and …

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How do bloggers translate trends – Black Wall Art

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I am very happy to share a new project by Mette, my favorite creative rock star! During the past month I had invited fellow bloggers to participate in a project where they were asked to translate interior design trends. If you are a regular reader, you might have seen three surface design trends I developed for BOEN last year. Igor from …

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Former monastery turned boutique hotel Hôtel du Cloître by India Mahdavi

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We are big fans of India Mahdavi, being a designer who sets trends and influences widely the interior design scene. If you happen to be in the Provence any time soon, you might want to stay at the Hôtel du Cloître re-designed by India Mahdavi recently. Don't get fooled by what looks like a rather rustic facade of a discreet townhouse, the contemporary …

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Giveaway: Best of Interior 2018 Book

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Callwey' s Best Of Interior 2018 book is out. You might remember the past two years I had participated as a jury member together with Igor and Ricarda selecting the best blogger homes we considered should be featured.This year the concept has changed including architects and interior designer who submitted their work too, so did the jury, and you can …

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Today’s relevance of feeling ‘at home’: Hotel Bienvenue Paris

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When moderating a panel discussion during the Best of Interior Awards a few weeks ago in Munich, Germany, I was asking Viki Kitzig from the architecture bureau Kitzig how hotel design has changed. Her answer was that a hotel has to take over the role of a home when away from home nowadays. Independent French hotelier Adrien Gloaguen couldn't agree …

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Workshop Brothers Glen Waverley in Melbourne

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We found this precious gem of a cafe, Workshop Brothers Glen Waverley, and would love to share these marvelous interiors with you. The interiors were designed by Studio Esteta, an architectural and interior design practice based in Melbourne, Australia. It is the round shapes and color palette in particular, that has caught our eyes. Round shapes have always had a large …

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