Merci, beaucoup 😀
I have always perceived a conventional book display to be boring.
When I found myself forced to buy, due to space restrictions, a 2-self wall unit instead of a funky vintage-esque vertical bookcase, there lay the pain in making it work.
While on holiday, I was so delighted to chance upon the Jonathan Adler store on Portobello Road that I promptly forgot about the rest of the market and spent the hour before closing wondering how to fit all the shop’s contents into my suitcase!
Bring out the whites and summer colours, the big 50 C is close.
Something in between.
Achromatic. Dramatic. Fun.
I’ve always wondered what it would look like on a wall, and decided to try it out.
My friends and I decided to travel to Syria over Easter in 2010. The old walled city of Damascus had been on the top of my travel list, along with Jerusalem since moving to Dubai. The city is lovely and quaint, bursting with history, great people and a very busy night life. I am very fortunate the trip panned out the way it did, when it did, since the civil unrest has made travel even harder now, if not impossible.
Damascus, founded in the 3rd millennium BC is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is believed to have been populated as early as 8,000 to 10,000 BC according to excavations at Tell Ramad on the outskirts of the city. Continue reading