Children and Sticks – Family photography by Schryver Photo

It’s not quite Throwback Thursday, but in a mildly forced alliteration we’re going to go for Memory Monday… It might be a sunny day (for working inside in a cafe), but back on New Year’s Eve 2015, I took one of my own little monsters and his photogenic bestie down to Dungeness for a photoshoot with the talented Helen Schryver of Your mobile might be … Continue reading Children and Sticks – Family photography by Schryver Photo

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Mid-century Modern Bedrooms

It’s often said that the bedroom should be a place of refuge; a place to escape and unwind to at the end of the day. But aside from opulent luxury and hotel-style comfort, how can you achieve a pared-back minimalist look that feels warm and inviting with high-quality craftsmanship and functional, thoughtful design. Welcome to the world of mid-century modern bedrooms. Continue reading Mid-century Modern Bedrooms

Ice Hotel Church @ Jukkasjärvi, FInland

The Ice Hotel at Jukkasjärvi

All right stop. Collaborate and listen. Ice is back… Every year, when Torne River turns to ice a new Icehotel is created in the small village of Jukkasjärvi, located 200 kilometer north of the Arctic Circle in the north of Sweden. The ice of the river is transformed to to form an immersive experience of design and architecture. The hotel is actually in operation all year … Continue reading The Ice Hotel at Jukkasjärvi

Verandas: Rocking chair optional

Breakfast on the terrace, sundowners on the veranda. Working from home in the garden room, or doors that allow the seamless melding of the outside and in. Teach us to care and not to care.Teach us to sit still.– T.S. Eliot Some people prefer an unadulterated view of the surrounding countryside; rolling hills, meandering streams, snowy mountaintops. For others, it’s the ideal spot from which … Continue reading Verandas: Rocking chair optional