3.04.2009

two of my favorite things

Two of my favorite features in interior design are exposed brick walls and high ceilings. So, I was awestruck when I found them both in this grand and glamorous space from the portfolio of jo carmichael.



What are the features that are essential to creating your dream space?

22 comments:

Tina { Luphia Loves... } said...

this is so grand and chic! i love the white floors too

paula said...

love this space. For me I enjoy open space, a really nice and unique kitchen, and tall ceilings. My hubby is 6'6 so he feels cramped with anything average.

Jackie said...

Gorgeous spaces!

For me it is all about layout. For some reasons I am drawn to homes with sprawling, one-story floorplans. A U-shaped plan is my favorite, making an outdoor courtyard in the middle of the home that you can see from all rooms. It just seems so cozy to me.

anonymously chic said...

2 essentials for my dream space: color and comfort!

You are my fave... said...

I love the exposed brick wall. I would like to have that in my dream space and some big windows with lots of light and a wall full of bookshelves with a ladder.

Couture Carrie said...

I totally agree! For me, lots of light is essential to my dream space too!

xoxox,
CC

Caroline @ Absolutely Unique said...

This place is heaven! I'm usually not too fond of brick walls, but these are beautiful. Maybe because of the white and light colors everywhere.
xx

Julie at BV said...

Love those gorgeous and sweet curtains. So refreshing and airy.

Patricia Torres said...

I love the brick wall.. and the simplicity in the decor amazing!!! Your blog is lovely.. Thanks for sharing!

Blair said...

Thank you Patricia! Glad you stopped by.

Carrie--I agree with you. Light is definitley a must!

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please sir said...

Wow it is stunning - you could get some amazing photographs in there!

Cafe Fashionista said...

I absolutely adore exposed brick walls - they remind me of a gritty nightclub, yet are so chic at the same time.

citysage said...

Oof--I think my comment got deleted. Don't you HATE when that happens?

Anyhoo, I LOVE brick walls and high ceilings. Our old apartment had 13 foot ceilings and it was divine!

My requirements? LOTS of natural light and great floors (no carpet/vinyl allowed!). So basically my current apartment offends on ALL fronts :)

Joyce said...

I like this space too. I love exposed brick.

Megan said...

wow, i am in love with the dark bold framing of the window in that first photo. so gorgeous!

Courtney said...

I love these characteristics, too. Exposed brick adds so much character to a room; high ceilings add great style. I also love a tonne of natural light: it's a must!

I am not sure if it's a requirement but I am usually drawn to bold colour accents.

Design Lovely said...

Beautiful! Love the brick with the super modern furniture. It really warms it up!

purple area said...

Gorgeous, just love this style!!

jess@thehomebound said...

Those are a couple of my favorite things too! This whole look is really beautifully done. I want more brick in my house.

Haven and Home said...

Yes Yes Yes, Love exposed brick and high ceilings!

Mel said...

Hi Blair,

Love your blog and these pictures are so inspiring.

For a few months now I was thinking about if I should keep my exposed brick wall in my bathroom but after these pictures I know for sure.

They look FAB!

gr. Mel