make some space: extensions and other thoughts

Whenever I spend some time away, be it for a week or two or even just a couple of days, coming home always creates a feeling of content, being able to breathe, arriving. We live in a house from the early 1930s. Dare I say, it is not an obvious beauty. At first sight, it is more on the bulky…

dining room: benches

For me, a dining bench is the epitome of a casual piece of furniture, perfect for relaxed gatherings with close friends or the family, extended meals and endless discussions about anything and everything. There is one risk involved, however: Nobody will want to leave in the end, but that is in my opinion exactly the outcome one should be aiming for. I have…

coming home: hallways

Unfortunately it is still raining in Halkidiki, and we have only two more days before heading back home. The positive side of it: The forecast for London is sunny and quite warm for this time of the year, actually too warm but no complaints from my side… As much as I like going on holiday, nothing can beat the feeling…

the little people…

To design a child’s room requires as much consideration and planning as any other room in the house. I dare to say even more, as unlike most other rooms, a child’s room serves several purposes simultaneously: bedroom, playroom, study, chill out zone…  To make the space work, little people’s territories ask for a proper design strategy.