Category Archives: INTERIORS

AN INTERIOR DESIGNER’S HOME IN MALIBU, CALIFORNIA

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This is the gorgeous Malibu home of interior designer Vanessa Alexander of Alexander Design and her husband Steven. After a extensive renovation, which involved taking down walls, adding skylights, adding new windows and doors, changing the floor plan dramatically, and bringing in more than a dozen 100-year-old olive trees, the home now resembles a Tuscan farmhouse. The goal for the renovation was to create more flow and openness, to make the home more inviting. Also, a connection to the outdoors and an indoor/outdoor lifestyle was essential so they can make the most of the amazing views. You can read the entire article (which included more information about furniture pieces) here on Domaine. My favorite elements of this house are the beautiful outdoor areas and the rustic wooden floor.

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WEEKEND ESCAPE: A BOHO-CHIC HOME ON FORMENTERA

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This bohemian chic home on the Spanish island of Formentera has been beautifully designed by Luis Galliussi. I love the cozy kitchen with a rustic wood table and accessories and colorful textiles. The pool terrace with sitting and eating areas is just perfect for summer! All walls and floors has been kept white but rugs, pillows, furniture pieces and home accessories give plenty of color to the various spaces.

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A MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY HOME IN CADIZ, SPAIN

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The interior of this beautiful holiday home in Cadiz, Spain, is designed by Marta de la Rica. The home was built by architect Valentin de Madariaga.You can see Moroccan influences in his design. The base of the exterior as well as most of the interior is white, while accent colors (cushions, vases etc) give a Mediterranean vibe.

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A 400 YEAR OLD HOME ON THE ISLAND OF IBIZA

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This beautiful home on the island of Ibiza, Spain, is about 400 years old. The estate, which is surrounded by almond trees, cactus and olive trees, is owned by a couple from New York who fell in love with the place the first time they saw it. They updated the home with a new kitchen and did some repairing but kept the rustic and simplistic nature of the architecture. The decor is a mix of urban sophistication and ethnic elements. For the owners experiencing the silence and the various seasons is the greatest luxury.

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SUPER END OF SUMMER SALE – UP TO 70% DISCOUNT

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Le Souk is having a Super End of Summer Sale with discounts up to 70%. Above you can some of the products that are on sale but this is just a small selection. And there is more good news: readers of The Style Files get an extra 10% off! Enter code EXTRA10 during the checkout process. This discount is also valid on items that are not on sale. You can use the promotion code until 25th August. Happy shopping!

SHADES OF SUMMER: LIGHT BLUE

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I am holding on to summer… Today some beautiful colors of light blue to stay in summer mood!

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THE ULTIMATE SWEDISH COTTAGE PAINTED IN FALU RED

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This lovely home in the middle of a forrest is the ultimate Swedish cottage! The house, belonging to Anna Christiansen and her family, is painted in falu red. This deep red paint is well known for its use on wooden cottages and barns. The paint originated historically from various copper mines in Sweden. Mhe traditional colour remains popular today due to its effectiveness in preserving wood.

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