Paola Navone’s Parisian Apartment

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I have "met" Paola Navone last year at a great panel together with Patricia Urquiola during the Salone del Mobile in Milan. Since then I am a big fan. And I have recently visited Merci in Paris. She opened the Italian version last year in Milan together with art director Daniel Rozensztroch. Paola designs driven by her extreme interest in the most …

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Fredericia and the Gitte Kjaer’s fabulous styling

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I love both: the furniture company Fredericia based in Denmark (no one else works with such a pretty leather colour as they do, I promise) and great interior stylist Gitte Kjaer! What a wonderful team, and not to forget photographer Mikkel Mortensen. Whenever I find them at a trade show, I always swear myself, one day I will have at least a couple of …

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3 material trends for Interior Design

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After having written the article about colour trends spotted at the IMM Cologne a couple of weeks ago, I had several comments regarding materials and wanted to post about what I believe we will still see at the up-coming trade shows this year. These are in my opinion the material trends of 2013. Concrete is an emerging trend not being used any longer as …

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