Ikea BRÅKIG Collection and Art Event 2015 Street Art Posters

My brother recently gotten the keys to his new apartment, and I was busy helping out with the renovation, shopping for appliances and furniture etc (which also explained for the lack of postings from me for the past month). So we went to Ikea Alexandra last Sunday to pick up some items for his apartment. As we were sitting comfortably on the Kivik sofa, something fresh, graphic and colourful from the opposite corner caught my attention that made me feel so excited! That’s the BRÅKIG collection, a limited-edition collection released by Ikea in 2014, but only hit the shelves of Singapore store recently.

This collection is the result of a collaboration between Ikea and a Danish creative community ArtRebels. It covers a range of items such as day bed, ottoman, clothes rack, tray table, textiles and table ware. If you love coral, mint and all shades of pastel colours; if you always wanted everything from the Danish labels like Hay and Ferm Living but have a small budget like I do, you should really visit Ikea now before all these items got snatched up!

To my surprise, the pastel palette appealed to my brother too and we ended up getting 2 tray tables and some table ware for his new home :)

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And do remember to check out the street art posters from the Ikea Art Fest 2015 too!

Again, this is another collaboration between Ikea and 12 street artists from around the world. The posters from this collection has a more edgy vibe compared to your usual Ikea posters. I think they are really a greta and affordable way to add that artsy character to our space!

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Two of my favourites here 


Mim Design | Crisp Street Apartment

Can’t  believe that I’ve only got to discover about Mim Design now, while reading their project featured on Yellowtrace. Some time in November 2013, I’ve travelled to Melbourne to visit a good friend. While wandering aimlessly at Crown, I remember seeing this shop – the Cotta Cafe, and couldn’t help to stop to admire the beautiful shop front and interior. It looked warm, rustic and unpretentious. And Mim Design, is the talented Melbourne-based creative practice behind the design of this cafe. cotta 2 Browsing through their portfolio, I saw more amazing projects. Like this one, a bright and airy apartment at Crisp Street Melbourne with occasional splashes of dusty pink and coral. Clean and welcoming. Just what I’ve imagined for a perfect home in Melbourne. crisp street 01 crisp street 02_01 crisp street 06_02 crisp street 06-01 crisp street 09

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Colourful Home | Home Sweet Home in Melbourne

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The background is light and crisp, while the art work, accessories, and pillows add in pops of pastel colours all over the house. It reminds me of the cakes and meringue displayed in a french patisserie, so sweet.

This is the family home of Madeleine Grummet and her husband Jeremy, with their 4 daughters aged between 5 and 13. To read more about their house, go to The Design Files.

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Oh so pretty by Hoo

Hoo is a Hong Kong based interior design & home styling firm. Their style is simply impeccable and I love every project of theirs. You really have to check out their portfolio.

This apartment is located at Mid-levels Hong Kong – a bright airy Scandinavian theme; accented with marbles, pastel color, Wishbone chairs, and even a Safretti fireplace!

The duck-egg blue entrance sets the tone before you enter the apartment. Oh so pretty ~

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