script> Africa Moto: May 2015

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Designer Home Tour: Carlos Mota

Take a look inside this Dominican Republic beachside getaway packed with an eclectic mix of patterns, sculptures and handmade textile prints in pretty colors. Love the nomadic furnishings and bohemian feel of stylist and author Carlos Mota’s perfect getaway.

Gold Verner Pantom chairs, purple sofa with striped Peruvian textile, large Kuba African print pillows
Bobo mask above the bed and rustic fibers fill the bedroom
Pop art

Rustic and minimal design in the bathroom

Wicker Chair; wax print pillows and purple couch

how good does that view look?
{All Images: Architectural Digest}

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Decorating with Color: Blue

While you are dreaming of oceans and pools let's explore decorating or redecorating in blue this Spring/Summer. Blue conveys new beginnings, purity, tranquility, harmony and wisdom. Blue is also the universal color of nature.

This classic color has been used in decoration for centuries in Africa. Bring a touch of African-inspiration into your home with blue in its various hues {indigo, cobalt, turquoise...}. The color pairs perfectly with a lot of colors especially white.

Be inspired by some of my favorite blue pieces and spaces below

                                                 Stitch Resist 20" Pillow by Aboubakar Fofana
                                              Small Blue and White Wicker Basket by Danye

I am obsessed with the color blue, don't you just love it?
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