Cool Cats

A double dose of dastardly just opened a can of whoop ass on me, and I fear the only way to survive Monday + a face melting high of 108 degrees is to... hide. One of these places should do.

white bed

chahan minassian

white bed

I actually have a super busy week of shopping with the inlaws coming up, and I'm hoping to shower you with progress pics of my own home as well as theirs very soon. I promise things are happening, but when it's 108 degrees outside, things just happen verrrrrrry slooooooooowlllllly.

Later, taters. Have a great Monday!

[Roger Davies, Chahan Minassian, Ghislaine Vinas]

Wood on White

Since this is my second post out of three with wood as the theme you dudes shouldn't have to do too much complex mathematics to figure out that I'm going au natural these days.  I know I know, i really want to slap myself upside the head for glancing more favorably towards some hum-drum wood table rather than a gold panther sculpture, but what if I told you I've been looking at the gold panther for 3 years and that I promise not to get rid of any of my other brass?  What if I promised that rather than the dark wood rooms you dudes chose to ignore 2 weeks ago, instead I show you wood surrounded by a sea of white light?  Can we be friends then?

Ok, I'm going to start with this open-air shower because I'm pretty sure you would have to be legally insane not to like it.  Look at that lovely teak floor against those white walls. Ok, if you do not like the counter tops you do not need to be committed, I don't particularly like them either but consider myself fit for life on the outside.


I'm going to say a big, fat yes to everything in this room with the exception of one item, can you guess what I'm leaving off my wish list?  Um, it's not that killer table


white + wood.  yes amazing. wish i lived here. blaa blaa blaa

This styling is kooky and really only appropriate for the photo shoot (someone remind me which overseas shelter mag this was) but you have to admit that the space is amazing and we would all collectively give our left arms to live here.  PS I feel the same way about the space in the photo above I just had a moment of laziness.  sue me.


This Kenyan artist's studio balances white + wood to perfection.  Anyone who's questionable on this one:  stop what you're doing and look around the space you're in right now.  This space is awesome.  The end. (btw I'm typing in the world's ugliest kitchen right now, so this photo is pretty much drool-central for me)

I do not need to insult the perfection that is this space with my stupid commentary.

Kisses to you all bros

PS welcome back erin!

Still Alright With White

Every once in a while I catch myself totally aware of my love for a trend.  I'll be completely enraptured with a color or a style and will go ape-shit crazy hunting it down and buying it up well aware, albeit sadly, that the love affair will end in one or two short seasons. I've been pretty whack-a-doodle crazy about white walls for a while.  I keep waiting for it to pass, hesitant to paint yet another room in my house white, wondering what will come next.  Well, apparently next up is white.  Yep, 2 years into my love affair with crisp walls, I renewed my trend-vows when I stumbled upon the interiors of Nacho Polo.  That's Nacho Polo Spanish designer, not to be confused with Nacho the Polo player from Argentina, who's hotty hotness was featured in this month's Elle Decor.

Let's see if you all are still smitten with white as well:

Ok, so this may be the meeting ground for every single trend of 2009 (hello bust and metallic gold tile) but you can't fight me on the awesomeness of this space.  You just can't.

I am a fan of monochromatic texture.  Especially if it's white and anchored by a sexy black lamp at the end of the hallway.

There's that bust again.

Prey tell, why would you paint your walls any other color with that sort of architectural detail and groovy view?

This must be the room we were seeing at the end of the white hallway.  And this is a list of things I love:  those chairs, that candelabra.  Lovelovelove.

For those of you who need a little more pattern mixed in with your white (I'm guilty of this a-plenty) Nacho brings stripes to the game.

And what better color to accent your large scale soft core artwork?  Yep, you got it.

So, what do you say?  Are you dudes still down with white?