French Joie de Vivre + Wanderlust + Former Selves

I’ve been thinking a lot about France, and relationships, and past versions of myself and my friends and it has all meant that I’ve spent a lot of time deep in thought. And lots of these thoughts keep going backRead more…

Micro Design Trend: Factory Windows aka Black Metal-Framed Doors + Windows

I’m forever spotting things that I think could be the next trend, like decorating with plants, taking a slower approach to living, brick walls painted white, adopting a more laid-back approach to flower arranging, and of course, Nordic design takingRead more…

Fitness Focus for 2015 + Deliciously Ella Book

Thanks to my obsession with burning hours on Amazon while my baby snoozes, I found a new book (and new to me blog) called Deliciously Ella. Ella Woodwards, the young lady behind the blog, has created 100 dairy-free, gluten-free andRead more…

Home with Heart: A Classical Modern Belgian Family Home

Hey guys! It’s Holly Marder and I’m back again this month to take you through another inspiring interior for my Homes with Heart column. This month, I’m excited to introduce you to Dutch designer Christian Kocx, whose beautiful home inRead more…

My 10 Faves from Kate Spade Saturday For West Elm

Fun stuff! I read about this cool collab last month in the NYTimes but was reminded of it again while reading my friend Geraldine’s blog today – the collaboration of Kate Spade Saturday and West Elm. What a sweet union!Read more…

Ferm Living Spring/Summer 2015

Yeah! Spring/Summer collections are releasing and I just love this time of year when all of the fairs kick off (like Maison & Objet) and brands go public with what they’ve been designing behind-the-scenes for the upcoming season. Danish lifestyleRead more…

Plingsulli Illustrations From Sweden

It’s always nice to stumble upon a lovely new-to-me illustrator. This is Plingsulli, or twentysomething Ulrika Gustafsson, from Sweden and I believe that she has the most delicate florals and creatures in her work – how I’d love to seeRead more…

Leaving “Safe” Behind + Making Bolder Decorating Choices

This year I simply must make bolder choices in all areas of my life, decisions that feel big and scary at times, and to cast fears aside trading negative voices with enthusiastic chants in favor of the unknown. I believeRead more…

Tabletop Ideas for Holiday Dinner Parties

Looking for simple yet beautiful decorating and tabletop ideas for the holidays? Hello dear decor8 readers, this is Anke back again with my monthly installment of tabletop ideas. This time I’m focusing on November to help prepare you for theRead more…

10 Gifts I Love From Lulu & Georgia

I adore shopping so when American web shop Lulu & Georgia asked me to work with them I immediately said yes because I’ve long admired their site and gorgeous products. And I thought, well if I shop there, why notRead more…

Crushing On Inaluxe

Have you heard of Inaluxe? Fine artists Kristina Sostarko and Jason Odd formed this design studio in Australia and have collaborated with some very impressive brands including Kate Spade, Bloom Cosmetics, Land of Nod, IKEA and Urban Outfitters. Kristina launchedRead more…

10 Ways To Create Hygge At Home

My friends at Skagen invited me to share some views on Danish life and culture since they consider decor8 a great source for Scandinavian design. I decided to write about a Danish word that has meaning that is very closeRead more…