Deco Alert: 1, 2, 3, Soleil

Yellow is my favorite colour and I am not scared to use it in my home. My open plan living room is a combination of White background, Grey (I`ve managed to finally buy four Emeco Broom chairs in Dark Grey) and spots of Yellow (my son Stokke high chair, cushions and kitchen accessories).

I would love to add more as Yellow is the colour of sun and happiness and when I spotted these images I immediately put them in my Pinterest board and definitely will go back to them when I will be able to afford a new, bigger house for my growing family!

I like to combine Yellow with Grey – rather than Black – but if you are keen on colours, Yellow looks great with Fuchsia and bright Green as well as Brown. Material wise I love Yellow with raw wood and exposed bricks. Have a look below and be inspired.

Kitchen table in Yellow,
Found on casa.abril.com.br
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Found via http://www.lifestyleetc.co.uk/ showing Dulux color range. The Yellow is Sunflower Symphony 3 in combination with Labrador Sands 2
IO Bunk Pod by IO Kids Design available in store www.e-side.co.uk
Mina Panic founder of IO Kids Design – her daughters bedroom – IO Bunk Pod available in store http://www.e-side.co.uk
Yellow tiled shower room, Writer's Apartment by Sergi Pons Architects
Yellow tiled shower room, Writer’s Apartment by Sergi Pons Architects

Have a look in store for Brio Floor Lamp in Sun and Emeco Broom Stacking Chair in Yellow, suitable for outdoor. For the children bedroom, the amazing IO Bunk Pod, bunk bed and the Organic Cotton Teepee by Deuz.

Deco Alert: Wonder Wicker

Still freezing outside but if like me you are already thinking about spring here a trendy way to spruce up our home for the milder weather. Lately I`ve seen an increased number of wicker funiture and lighting.  The traditional craft of weaving meets modern shapes and I  love the result. Have a look here:

Distressed walls and bamboo wicker chairs
image via Petite Passport – http://petitepassport.com/

Take inspirations from store Portrait in Raamvest, Haarlem (Holland), pictured above.  Distressed unfinished walls  and wicker bamboo lounge chairs for a relax area to socialize with friends.

Wicker Lighting
image via http://www.sacramentostreet.com/

Natural material for the above lampshades made of rattan.

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Fabulous Vintage Mid Century Wicker Basket Chair available on Etsy!

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Meet-the-Wicker-Set by Chudy / Grase studio

Design studio Chudy / Grase have created a lovely collection called “Meet the Wicker” . By combining the traditional craft with the industrial metal frame the project aims to go away from the crafty look of wicker weaving and instead reinterprets the plants core values. The result is a series of fab modern pieces.

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Even Ikea has launched a collection of rattan furniture and accessories. The limited edition NIPPRIG range, made from renewable natural materials, is a collaboration between local artisans of Vietnam and Indonesia. The collection includes chairs, containers, decorative rugs, and we like the introduction of bright colors.