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Convent of Santa Catalina and its color palette


At the south of Peru is located the city of Arequipa close to the Misti volcano. Here is the Convent of Santa Catalina or Monastery of Santa Catalina de Siena. Renowned for its architecture and urban landscape, and its characteristic narrow streets and small squares of colors of this small citadel formed by 4 lots, which since its foundation served…

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Visit Can Lis, one of Jørn Utzon´s masterpieces


“Architecture is the learned game; correct and magnificent of forms assembled in the light” – Le Corbusier Jørn Utzon is a internationally recognized Danish architect by one of his master pieces: the Opera of Sydney. He was a master in the management of natural lighting in architecture. And with his works he teaches us that light creates an effect, a…

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The Egg chair as the protagonist of these interiors


Surely you recognize The Egg ™ chair, and you’ve seen it in different design blogs, decoration magazines, design and art books, the house of a friend who loves good design and more, many more places. The Egg ™ chair is one of the recognized chairs and at the same time sculptural piece of the Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen.…

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In search of decoration books in Denmark


When do you look for inspiration to decorate your house, where do you go first? I imagine that social media like me. Pinterest is usually my first choice, for decoration ideas, DIY, inspiration to start designing, thousands of things that one can find there. In addition to having it so accessible. But I also like to go to the library,…

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Josef Frank, the genius of the colorful patterns


If you’re a lover of colorful and original prints, you’ve probably come across the designs of Josef Frank more than once. Josef Frank was an Austrian architect, who arrived in Sweden in 1933 when he was 50 years old. And it is here that he became an icon of Swedish design for his furniture and prints. Designs that he created…

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Marimekko and my Fall 2018 home selection


Marimekko is easy to recognize because of its patterns and colors that particularly fascinate me. And the best of all is that its designs can be found from home decorative objects to clothing and bags. This design house was created by Armi Ratia in Finland in 1951. And to this day has not stopped surprising us with its cheerful and…

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​ Why do we like the Panton chair so much?


​Who has not seen the Panton chair in decor magazines, stores or restaurants? Or you may even have one in your house. In addition to the classic chair, there are the kids version and the miniature, so that everyone can enjoy this comfortable chair created in one piece. The Panton chair is undoubtedly an icon of modern design, and due…

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