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Different styles for the perfect French Bedroom

Louis and semiformal French bedroom Louis style and semiformal bedrooms are synonymous with classic furniture, highlighted with refined details such as fine carvings, rich gilding and delicate fabrics. The colours are often soft and romantic, but with raw, strong aspects such as timber polishes or brass fixtures. In these styles an element of contrast can…

October 16, 2015

How to Design a French Bedroom – Part 2

Here are some more tips on designing a bedroom in the French style, as I mentioned in the last blog story ( The French style is more of an approach than a formula, so I will try to look a what are the small elements that bring it all together.

October 13, 2015

How to Design a French Bedroom – Part 1

The bedroom is one of the most private and intimate rooms in our house. It is where we rest, are at our most vulnerable state and, hopefully if we desire it, this is where we feel nurtured and loved within an intimate relationship. Furthermore, the bedroom is where we start and finish our day. This is…

Picture, picture on the wall

How to use art to complete your interior Decorating walls with art goes back to over 35,000 years, and it is something that is part of what defines us as humans and possibly, together with music and literature, is one of our greatest achievements! Art is a window into the imaginary, and just like no…

September 12, 2015

A French Coastal Kitchen in Sydney’s North Shore

Interior design project for a heritage North Shore townhouse I met my customers over 13 years ago when I was asked to be involved in the interior design project of a large country home. It was a very exiting project! I worked closely with my clients who had a great eye for detail and colour….

September 11, 2015

A Parisian apartment on your wardrobe

How about a little magic to trick your eyes so that every morning you wake up in Paris…. Exclusive to Christophe Living is a wonderful range of trompe l’oeil [an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create an optical illusion] murals that depict Parisian apartments, libraries, beautiful rooms, and Louis paneling. These are printed either…