Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Slow Boat to China

Off tomorrow to Shanghai....romantic images come to mind....
While searching the web.....discovered what barges are like in this part of the world...
Check out the listing here!

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Just a couple more!

The gorgeous barge renovation above has been designed
by Roderick James architects
all the woodwork was completed by Carpenter Oak Ltd.
Do check the site for more pictures.....it really has a lovely

These last two pictures are real homes not a rental like

Barge Dreaming Again

Back dreaming of barging......searching the web brought up some more ideas. Obviously you can do just about anything. The life size 'terracotta' figure really made me smile.
Pics from a variety of sites with barges for sale sorry I don't have all the info.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Escapism con't

Just a few more scenes from Maison Moschino in Milan.....you have to smile!

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Perfect Escapism

Years ago (and I mean years ago like over 20!) I designed a series of hotel rooms and it was close to impossible to convince the owners to have even different coloured rooms....it was all viewed as just too difficult and too adventurous. Perhaps working in the wrong country? Discovering Maison Moschino I now know, that's true! This wonderful, wonderful design experience is added to my list of must dos.....the special Milan Design Tour offer sounds like it could be the perfect two days in the life of a designer!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Modern ? Monumental.....

Ankor Wat 800 - 1200

Thai Hotels 2009

It rather looks like we have been here before......

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Congrats to Mary Ching!

Look, they made the top 20 of Shanghai by Elle France......Sex in the City 3 here they come!

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Phuket Paradise Garden & Pools

Seamless interior to exterior, more perfection in the finishing touches......
Congratulations to Original Vision Design ..... I am green!
Finally, you can rent this fabulous villa and it does come with staff what a treat!
check their site Villa Amanzi
pictures via Chictip.com

Phuket Paradise Interiors

Lovely complimentary colour scheme...great balance throughout.....I can dream!

Pictures via Chictip.com