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Celebrity Insider: Lady Gaga’s Understated Malibu Mansion

Lady Gaga has been the centre of attention ever since the release of ‘A Star is Born’ earlier this year.

Her beautiful Malibu home is more in line with her character in the movie than the characters she plays on stage.

Lady Gaga has always made a statement in the media, from her outrageous outfits to her wild onstage performances. It comes as quite a surprise that her Malibu mansion is more understated elegance than loud and eccentric.

Her Malibu mansion overlooks the sought after Zuma Beach. According to Home Beautiful, her home was designed by architect Steve Giannetti and interiors by interior designer Madeline Stuart.

The stunning views are enhanced by incorporating outdoor living spaces. Home Beautiful states, “the sprawling home has a collection of private spaces to gather outside closer to the house.”

While the majority of the house is full of neutral tones and luxurious textiles, she does show a little flare with her bowling alley, complete with neon signs and pink lights.

Have a look for yourself at the gorgeous images below.Lady Gaga home

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Simple Stylish Easter Decor for your Home

Easter can be a very colourful time of the year between plastic eggs, jelly beans and bright furry characters. Your house doesn’t have to become an Easter explosion. There are some simple updates you can make to bring some Easter cheer while staying stylish and understated.

Below we explore colour themes from light pastels to dark greys, and how they can be incorporated into your space this Easter.

Pinks, whites and teals are a great choice to update your space and bring in some pops of subtle colour. Doing so with items you already have around the house or purchasing items that can be used year round will save money and storage space.

pastel Easter decor

 

If you love colour and want to add some bright pops, try keeping your brightest pops of colour in your flowers. It will save you having to keep an entire storage container with Easter decor stored away 11 months of the year. You can even dye your own eggs in bright pops or add some gold leaf to match your cutlery.

Teal and Pink Easter

 

If you prefer more muted tones, stick with earthy tones for a linen tablecloth, simple branches, and pastel tableware. Tying some pastel ribbon in the branches can create an Easter themed centrepiece.

pink and grey Easter

 

The whites and greys of Scandinavian style work in almost any space. Simple branches, speckled eggs, and a grey linen tablecloth completes the below look.

grey Easter

 

Accent grey walls with a bright white table scape and include babies breathe flowers for a delicate and romantic touch.

grey and white Easter

 

For a more masculine feel, stick to a focal piece like the brown ceramic bunny below, and accent with native branches and metal and ceramic dinnerware.

Dark Grey EasterImage sources: Italian BarkStyle at HomeMy Scandinavian HomeScandinavian Feeling

Design Trends April 2019: Instagram worthy Interiors

With the world of Instagram, retailers are upping their game when it comes to inviting spaces. Eye-appealing, Instagram worthy interiors grab our attention and make us want to hop on a plane to experience them in person, especially when chocolate and ice cream are involved.

Easter always seems to be a time of indulgence. There is nothing more indulgent than a combination of ice cream, chocolate and eye popping interiors.

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The ice cream store Milk Train in London has created a space with Instagram in mind. Milk Train was designed by Shoreditch-based design studio FormRoom to “cater primarily to [the brand’s] diverse Instagram demographic” according to dezeen.

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A luxury chocolatier, Compartes, has a location in Los Angeles with a painted copper exterior and marble floors. According to Wallpaper, ‘It is designed by hospitality specialist Kelly Wearstler, known for her glamorous mid-century modern hotel interiors…’.

Parlor Cafe, Prague

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This ice cream parlour by day, bar by night in Prague was “Inspired by the ice cream culture of San Francisco.” according to Travel Away. It’s fresh greenery and vintage neon sign make it very appealing to the eye.

Piccolina Gelateria, Melbourne

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A Melbourne Gelataria, Piccolina has decor reminicent of Southern Italy. The retro feel and cool and muted tones make it very appealing for those looking to get a perfect Instagram shot.

Soft Touch, Medellin

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The combination of soft hues and neon lights creates an inviting space reminiscent of ice cream itself. According to Travel Away this was “A project by design studio Plasma Nodo, this Soft Touch outlet in Medellin is deliciously decorated in hues and graphics that evoke their beloved ice cream flavors.”

Sweet Salvation, Dubai

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The architecture firm Navigate Design envisioned this space for the Canadian brand Sweet Salvation. The pop of colour agains the black and white graphics create a design space that is not only appealing but hard to resist taking a photo of.

Design Trend: H&M’s unexpected designer collaboration

GP & J Baker’s iconic prints have been around since 1884. H&M have collaborated with the British brand to create a stunning new collection, marrying together iconic interior prints with fashion.

According to Vogue; Ann Grafton, Managing Director and Creative Director of GP & J Baker states, “They are some of our most iconic and most treasured designs, so to see them continuing their journey into a new arena in such an innovative and interesting way in the world of fashion is a wonderful prospect.”

As our latest post on Karl Lagerfeld shows, there is a significant interaction between fashion and interiors. H&M have tied the two together perfectly, creating wearable art that reflects a return of timeless pieces in both the fashion and interiors industry.

Pernilla Wohlfahrt, H&M’s Design Director explains “The pieces from the collection are feminine and strong with an effortless feel, and will appeal to those who love both fashion and great print design.”

See some of the stunning collection from H&M and GP & J Baker below.

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Images from Vogue and GP & J Baker