THE TRAVEL FILES: RUGEN BEACH HOUSE IN GERMANY

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Benefiting from the rugged beauty of the Baltic coast, Rügen Beach House is a tranquil retreat immersed in nature. Scandinavian in its design, this self-catering house which is entirely wooden compliments its surrounding environment while offering modern luxuries such as a sauna and underfloor heating. Overlooking a quiet harbour, a stone’s throw away from white sand beaches and surrounded by the Zickerschen Alps, the location couldn’t be more idyllic. The island of Rügen also boasts harbour villages, dramatic landscapes and Robin-Hood type woods. This stylishly decorated home in Germany is for rent, it is suitable for up to 8 people.

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A NEW ENGLAND STYLE HOME WITH AN ASIAN VIBE

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This white ranch style home looks like it is located in New England. Inside the interior is inspired by houses in Thailand and Bali. But this is actually as Swedish home, close to the city of Enköping.

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CERAMICS BY NATHALIE LAHDENMAKI

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Loving these soft colored mug designed by Finnish designer Nathalie Lahdenmäki for Lokal. Lokal is a concept store located in the heart of Helsinki, Finland. They also have a online shop with worldwide shipping options.

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Source: via Varpunen.

TANIS: A BEAUTIFUL NEW INTERIOR SHOP ON IBIZA

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Tanis is a beautiful new shop on Ibiza, Spain. Conveniently located on the road from Ibiza to Santa Gertrudis, Tanis offers a beautiful selection of furniture pieces, homewares and interior accessories sourced from all over the world. Owners Tatjana Berger-Sandhofer and Nick Lording (both interior designers) have a chic, pure and natural take on design. There is also an in-store cafe which makes it even more attractive to visit the shop when you are on Ibiza. Address and contact details for Tanis can be found here.

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DIY GARDEN PROJECTS

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I love working in our garden and this outdoor production by StyleCookie for Dutch magazine Flair is right up my alley. The ladies from StyleCookie created some love DIY project to do in and around the garden. You can make an outdoor shower for instance by using an plastic bottle, or compose a table from old wooden fruit boxes. Recycle and enjoy!

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A MID CENTURY MODERN HOME IN SOUTH AFRICA

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A South African family who had been living in London for years returned to South Africa to build their dream home. Together with architect Antonio Zaninovic they created a stunning house on a piece of land in the neighborhood of Tamboerskloof, on the slopes of Lion’s Head mountain overlooking Cape Town. The design was inspired by the Case Study Houses, the experiments in California to design and build inexpensive and efficient model homes for the United States residential housing boom caused by the end of World War II and the return of millions of soldiers. For the decoration mid-century modern furniture pieces and accessories where used.

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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEKEND

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Source: Pommellane.