A Glimpse Inside an Interior Designer’s home | J+D Design Lab 齊舍設計事務所

London book JD Design labI bought this book 住進英倫風的家 ENGLISH Style from Kinokuniya book store here last year.

The book is all about a curated list of projects done by Taiwan interior design firm 齊舍設計事務所 J+D Design Lab. (my previous post on their design studio can be found here) You will see how English charm, American country, or French-inspired theme interpreted and realised by the designers in the context of Asian homes. Design tips and information of the material used (e.g. paint code, tiles) were shared in the book too. So if you can read Chinese, I do highly recommend you to get hold of this book! Plenty of beautiful images to drool over.

And for me, the first thing that drew me to the book is this apartment with impeccable style, which is the own sweet home of the designer duo (Judy and Dome) behind J+D Design Lab.

How much charm can you pack into a 80sqm apartment? Just scroll through the images here, be in awed and enjoy <3.

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Classic Goes Eclectic Brookyln Brownstone by Homepolish

If you are a design blogs follower, you should’ve heard of Homepolish.

Homepolish is a New York-based company that completely doing away with the traditional interior design model in the US, skipping the commissions and product markups and charge a flat hourly fee. The company’s goal is to make premium design services available to everyone, no matter the budget.

How cool is that? The company works with more than 140 interior designers around the country serving different cities like NYC, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles  etc.

I love looking at the completed projects posted in their website, and this is one of my favourite.

This beautiful 1 bedroom brownstone in Brooklyn is the home of New York Magazine‘s Online Senior Editor Carolyn Murnick.

After spending 8 years in a Williamsburg loft, Carolyn was moving into this classic brownstone and she has called up Homepolish to help her decorate.

And here’s the result after 30 hours of Homepolish time, there was even a fake fireplace included to play up the drama! =)

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