“I am hired to bring my client’s life to a completely higher level, respecting constantly their way of life. You cannot give them simply what they wish. A designer must think way above that. I want to surprise them. The decor must last a long time, so if they can digest it too easily, how can they not get tired of it after one year?” -Jean-Louis Deniot, a French designer.
I found this excellent quote on Diane Saeks’ blog The Style Saloniste (here is her coverage of designer Martha Angus). An author of 20 books about design, style and travel, her blog has interviews with designers, photos from her travels (France), and lots of pictures of beautiful homes.
Another design blog that’s a little more of a personal journal is Anh-Minh.com - she shares favorite design photos, fashion news and even a recipe now and then.
Freshome is an interesting site….covers what’s new in design and architecture. It’s one of those sites that covers the unusual, dare I say bizarre, developments in design. What do YOU think of this take on a bookcase?
For your photography fix this week, check out these incredible wave pictures posted on Vldamir Prelovac’s site.
Last, but not least, Simple Mom…Live Simply, Stay Sane – a site targeting you busy moms – tips, chats, ideas – for kids, money management, organizing and more.