From the mood board to the finished project – Das Haus by Lucie Koldova

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Set to be a highlight of holistic interior design, Lucie Koldova had been selected as the designer of imm Cologne 2018’s ‘Das Haus’. This is always quite an honor and running for the seventh year, one of the highlights of the show. Bohemian glass, also known as Bohemia crystal, enjoys an unparalleled reputation around the world. In her designs, Lucie Koldova demonstrates …

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GREAT NEWS 2018, part I

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As written in today's newsletter, I have to say, I am very excited about 2018! Whether you are on the list or not, I wanted to share what is going to happen during the first quarter including upcoming Trend Conferences 2018: 1// January kicks off with the first Trend Think Tank ever I am organising in Barcelona and I am thrilled! Seven …

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Corporate Mood Board Workshop: Studio Espacio en Blanco

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I hardly ever post a review on any corporate mood board workshop so this is a rare occasion to share a few impressions on the one I did with Barbara Aurell's interior design studio Espacio en Blanco. This one-day class took place in such a relaxed environment, we even managed to film a little video you can watch below. Every single workshop is …

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How to create a tone-on-tone mood board? The Green Series

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This is for now the last and third edition I have produced to date of the tone-on-tone mood board series after covering The Blue and Violet Series. Taking into account how significant Green is as a color, philosophy/lifestyle and ever evolving trend, the last mood board is entirely dedicated to Green.   All mood board images taken by Ampi Aristu The power of Green is proven through our inherent …

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How do IKEA, Vitra or Carl Hansen&Son use mood boards?

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This is probably the year I have spotted more mood boards at a trade show than at previous editions. What triggers me most is always how brands use mood boards. They can be introduced as inspiration panels to add some texture and attention to the room or, and that would be my recommendation, they are used in a more strategic …

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6 Examples and 4 tips on how to flat lay and tell a story

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Italian brand Porro has put together a wide array of materials and accessories to evoke different moods. The idea was to represent  different user interiors and tastes ranging from Revisited Neoclassical Style to New York loft. I get often asked in the moodboard masterclass how different a flat lay from a mood board is and how to flat lay. You can see …

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