Storytelling first begins with something to tell. In the home, its stories about family, achievements, successes and romances.
Annie Leibovtiz, likely the most renowned photographer of the modern age uses the camera for her stories. Evoking raw emotions and popular responses to personalities from rock stars, actors, and even the queen of England [see the article].
In interior design, the stories we create in our homes and personal spaces are called, 'vignettes,' a collection of objects that, when combined, have a sense of meaning.
"In the world of interior design, a vignette is a small, pleasing picture formed by grouping several objects – think of it as a pocket-sized table arrangement that tells a story about you and your home." - Janet Dunn, Houzz
It is a perfect way to tell any story you set your heart on.
Used in hallways and entrances, the console is the perfect opportunity to set the scene of any home environment. It makes an elegant yet practical stage for your favourite artworks, potted plants and other personal effects. The drawer allows storage for keys, wallets, purses and a myriad of bits and pieces that normally get lost throughout the home.
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Whether you find yourself sitting poolside, beachside or even in your backyard on your favourite outdoor lounge chair, nothing beats turning the pages of a riveting summer read. Here's our top picks of page-turners that will keep you entertained for hours on end.
Christmas is a time to celebrate family, friends and togetherness. But it's also a time for feasting on delicious treats you've been waiting for all year long. One of our personal favourites is the Christmas mince tart. So in the name of generosity and good will, we're sharing our favourite recipe with you, in the hopes that you can enjoy these tasty morsels with your loved ones.
For many of us, sleep is an elusive thing: we know we need more of it, but we just can't seem to squeeze any more into our hectic and often chaotic lives. To settle your tossing and turning, we've put together a list of the best ways you can get that much needed good night's sleep.