Handmade Tiles by Claesson Koivisto Rune

I keep seeing a gorgeous tile on Pinterest. I did some researching and found out that this tile, with a Dandelion pattern, is designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Swedish company Marrakech Design. Dandelion is a hexagonal tile influenced by Arabic patterns and geometry. The cement tiles are handmade in Morocco (Marrakesh) in a traditional manufacturing method. The patterns are

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THE NEW FERM LIVING 2019 CATALOGUE

The new ferm LIVING 2019 catalogue is out! The ferm LIVING catalogues are always a feast to the (interior lovers) eyes but this time there is even more inspiration to be found as not only the new collection is displayed but there is also a new feature showing creative people’s houses.

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CREATE A NATURAL STYLE INTERIOR

Today we make a virtual trip to Belgium where we visit this beautiful home designed by Belgian interior architect Peter Ivens. There is much that I like about this house: the use of natural materials, the neutral color palette of whites with some warm tones, the layering of various textiles and materials. This style is right up my alley! It

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A BEACH COTTAGE ON FIRE ISLAND (USA)

How are you lovely people doing today? It is a cold day here in The Netherlands. What is it like in your part of the world? Today’s post features a tiny house on Fire Island, USA. This lovely cottage is place where Alex Bates and her family escapes from their hectic city lives in New York. Alex is a former

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A STYLIST’S BEAUTIFUL FRENCH HOME

First of all I would like to thank you for all your sweet comments that I received on my previous post. I am really thankful for all you wonderful readers that have been following this blog for such a long time. This knowledge gives me new energy to continue finding beautiful content and improving The Style Files! Today’s post features

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A LIGHT FILLED CANAL HOUSE IN AMSTERDAM

Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2019 will be filled with love, peace and happiness. I took a break as you might have noticed. In the first place to spend the holidays with my family. But I also needed some time off from blogging. The blogging world has changed a lot since I began in 2007. Blogs has become more

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THE DAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS

One more day to go until Christmas! On this day I like to prepare the Christmas table and go into our garden to find natural Christmas table decorations. These are beautiful, inexpensive and environmental friendly! I use ilex and branches from the bay leaf tree to create a centerpiece (just place the branches casually on the middle of the table

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A PERFECT FAMILY VACATION RENTAL IN BYRON BAY

The Magnolia House is quintessential Byron design: pure, relaxed and sophisticated. This vacation rental, which sleeps up to 8 guests, is situated on one of Byron’s tightly held laneways and hidden behind a vibrant ficus hedge, a pair of vintage salvaged doors open to reveal a magnificent home designed for family, for entertaining and for play. From the living room,

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A FRENCH LOFT WITH STUNNING PARIS ROOFTOP VIEW

There is a lot to like about this spacious two bedroom loft but my two favorite things are the high windows and the stunning view over the rooftops of Paris. The interior has been designed by French firm Atelier Barda. The architectural point was to preserve the basic structure of the place by emphasizing the concrete in some places and

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