A prescription for domestic harmony

Creating tranquility, repose and silence through colors.

"Comfort being most important"

To seek comfort in a holiday home and to make use of every little niche and corner creates coziness and a comfortable ambience. Mixing materials and colors, never more than maximal three to five different colors in one single room to obtain harmony through a selection of only a few colors and materials. Warm materials combined with little cooler ones give contrast.

...Inspiration by mother nature, and to find one's inner peace...to obtain details for designing and to draw one's intuition.

Perfectionism...

Repetition of white renderings, red cloth hanging on red framed coat room boarding.

...Inspiration by mother nature, and to find one's inner peace...to obtain details for designing and to draw one's intuition.

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all? (Snow White)

A mirror is an object that reflects lights in a way that preserves much of its original quality subsequent to its contact with the mirror. To be used as to enlarge spaces, used in and as art.

Patinated woods in its original ageing process for rustic homes

Flower decorations:

Flowers are better used in bunches of the same kind. Better not in matching colors of the same room. They stick out more prestigiously if presented in another color.

Fish – Recipe

Good for your heart, brain and soul. Baked or grilled, you really can't go wrong with fish. Fish is the best choice for a healthy dinner, it can boost your mood and gives you a healthy dose of protein. Recipe / Holger's Special:

Fish Tacos with lime sauce. Tuck crispy tilapia fish, cabbage, carrots and sliced Jalapeno into warm tortillas for a nice twist on tacos.

Start to finish 30 minutes.

Best washed down with a glass of ice-cold Sauvignon Blanc or two ...

Hermès adventure

Perfectionism...

Repetition of white renderings, red cloth hanging on red framed coat room boarding.

Harmony in color schemes:

You create harmony by combining different shades and nuances of the same colors that differ perfectly, make use of cold and warm details.

Mirrors as cold contrast for traditional housings

Breaking traditional ideas of designing interiors.

Harmony in color schemes:

You create harmony by combining different shades and nuances of the same colors that differ perfectly, make use of cold and warm details.

Black and white

Brancusi style candlestick - Le Corbusier CC2 - Willy Daro coffee table

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all? (Snow White)

A mirror is an object that reflects lights in a way that preserves much of its original quality subsequent to its contact with the mirror. To be used as to enlarge spaces, used in and as art.

More or less... less is more...

Eero Aarnio / Bubble Chair 1968
Indoor / why not outdoor

Aarnio's finnish designs of the late 60th complement most contemporary designs. Nevertheless, they more endorse interior designs once they are set in contrast to other period details or designs.

More or less... less is more...

Eero Aarnio / Bubble Chair 1968
Indoor / why not outdoor

Aarnio's finnish designs of the late 60th complement most contemporary designs. Nevertheless, they more endorse interior designs once they are set in contrast to other period details or designs.

Recipe of layout

Look out for local manufacturers such as the "Nymphenburg Manufaktur" with its original costume figurines of the 18th century. 

Recipe of layout

Look out for local manufacturers such as the "Nymphenburg Manufaktur" with its original costume figurines of the 18th century. 

Hotel project in Bangkok:

Inspiration: Thai sun, traditional silk works and its colors. 

Mirrors as cold contrast for traditional housings

Black and white

Brancusi style candlestick - Le Corbusier CC2 - Willy Daro coffee table

Old and new, shabby and chic, precious and favorable.

Always eclecticly mixing everything. Interiors must look as if they had been collected and been there for years. Getting a feeling for matching objects, from fleamarkets to IKEA, from auction houses to bespoke furniture.

Hotel project in Bangkok:

Inspiration: Thai sun, traditional silk works and its colors. 

Fish – Recipe

Good for your heart, brain and soul. Baked or grilled, you really can't go wrong with fish. Fish is the best choice for a healthy dinner, it can boost your mood and gives you a healthy dose of protein. Recipe / Holger's Special:

Fish Tacos with lime sauce. Tuck crispy tilapia fish, cabbage, carrots and sliced Jalapeno into warm tortillas for a nice twist on tacos.

Start to finish 30 minutes.

Best washed down with a glass of ice-cold Sauvignon Blanc or two ...

Easy living guest rooms to be accessorized by little precious details...

Flower decorations:

Flowers are better used in bunches of the same kind. Better not in matching colors of the same room. They stick out more prestigiously if presented in another color.

Comfort and modernness regarding traditional, simple living

Interior tips...

Colors to cheer up interiors. Elegance through shiny materials such as silk and silver. Mixing all sort of fabrics from different manufacturers. 

Patinated woods in its original ageing process for rustic homes

Comfort and modernness regarding traditional, simple living

"Comfort being most important"

To seek comfort in a holiday home and to make use of every little niche and corner creates coziness and a comfortable ambience. Mixing materials and colors, never more than maximal three to five different colors in one single room to obtain harmony through a selection of only a few colors and materials. Warm materials combined with little cooler ones give contrast.

Old and new, shabby and chic, precious and favorable.

Always eclecticly mixing everything. Interiors must look as if they had been collected and been there for years. Getting a feeling for matching objects, from fleamarkets to IKEA, from auction houses to bespoke furniture.

Interior tips...

Colors to cheer up interiors. Elegance through shiny materials such as silk and silver. Mixing all sort of fabrics from different manufacturers. 

A prescription for domestic harmony

Creating tranquility, repose and silence through colors.

Easy living guest rooms to be accessorized by little precious details...