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    Work and Life

    I am in a “Rethink: The Way We Live” Frame of Mind

    rethink the way we live book :: photo by Mikkel Vang

    I was so inspired after reading a post by Erin Loechner of Design for Mankind where she talked of Rethink: The Way We Live that I decided to write this post. As a design blogger, I struggled with the same conscience questions than Erin enumerated in her post. This is why I wrote posts about “Things that work”, design ideas for small spaces, dual duty products and repurposing old things.

    At home, I like to be surrounded by beautiful things that work. Although I wrote about interior design trends, I only update the look of my own interior every 6 to 7 years. I still enjoy my old kitchen and I kept my 12-years old master bathroom when we renovated the upstairs two years ago to make spaces for my son. I can’t justify throwing out things that are fully operational, still look good and in good shape. I prefer to invest in furniture that will last, which is why I try to wait instead of heading to IKEA for a quick fix. Don’t get me wrong, I shop at IKEA but it is mostly for accessories and tableware. Continue Reading

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    FAMILY KIDS rooms

    Nursery Trend: Owls

    Owls have swooped as a major design trend, spotted in fashion, textiles and décor. They’re even proving a popular choice for kids rooms and nurseries (just check out Kim’s preview of her…