I was looking at some old design mags the other day and came across this cracking Cape Town pad featured in Living Etc a while back. I remember at the time I took note of it as I’ve done something similar-ish on a smaller scale with the pendant lighting in my home (below left) and it made me regret not adding about 17 more of the blighters to the fixture.
I usually go for more light and bright spaces, but the moody masculine palette and diverse texture range really speak to me here. Plus the botanicals situation. Plus the reclaimed wood wall cladding. Plus she looks like a nice lady.
But out of all the gorgeousness it was the grey tufted leather sofa that most caught my fancy. I did a little ode to the Chesterfield (and Queeny) a few years back now but I’ve never really looked into these more modern versions.
So in order to desperately delay for as long as possible the process of figuring out all the costs, both direct and indirect, sunk and opportunity, going into 101 individual home decor pieces (GAH), I have been on a little internet perambulation (hope you’re not reading this Sarah – ha, busted) looking at more of these contemporary tufted beauts.
Mmm mmm mmmm, I can see one in Chestnut (caramel, duh) leather in my life.
Also check out their Soho daybed – look at it, it’s a monster:
Don’t think it would do well in Asia, it’s about the same size as the average flat over here. Crumbs.
Ok back to business, accounting beckons. Wish me luck please…