Friday, May 3, 2013


Hello! I am really excited  because we are finally going to Istanbul tomorrow.

We have planned this trip so many times when we used to live in Montenegro but I don't know why we
 always had to postponed it and I always ended up visiting the transit area of the international airport of Istanbul.
 But now we have no excuses, we are living in Turkey and I hope it will be the start of many other visits.

 I will see you in one week time, have a lovely week!

Tuesday, April 30, 2013


Hmmm, how do you feel? All mixed up? Yes, just like me when I first discovered this house.

I was captured by this unique and unconventional house while I was reading ArchDaily.

My first impression was this can't be a house for children, in opposition with the "slide house" designed by LEVEL Architects 
which I have shared with you two weeks ago. But this residence/office which is designed by the Japanese studio Hiroyuki 
Shinozaki Architects , is the example of Japanese creativity when it comes to design houses in small spaces 
considering that house T is accessible by a narrow alley and is surrounded on all sides by other buildings. 
The use of volume and the work on lights are very inspiring.

Here is some information from the architect: 
"It is a residence and atelier for a couple in the center of Tokyo. Floor like bookshelf plates are placed at the different level in the shifted box. Furniture is put on each floor to create living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. Each plate-like-floors are only hooked by columns which are three-dimensionally intersected at the middle of the box and this simple structure gives latitude for space composition. In massive volume of the box, each different activity of daily living is took place at each floor with open view. Lightings hung from top of the box till the each floors to illuminate them such as a floating stage. A small residence like big furniture showcases the living on the stage"
The architect initiated the conception of 26 houses from A to Z and this is the "house T".

If you want to understand better this space you can check here!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013


Photos Jaime Diaz-Berrio & source via ArchDaily
The New Old house by Jessica Liew, Melbourne, Australia,2012

The New Old - I like that name it reflects exactly the character of this house, a mixed between 
the modern and the charm of an old house.

I like the "rawness" of this house, the beauty of imperfection, by the used of natural materials including 
black concrete, recycle matt white painted tumble bricks and external rough stucco render.

This could be one of my dream house.
A relaxing atmosphere, with simple layout, and connected to the environment.
What do you think?

Monday, April 22, 2013


If you are planning to go to Antalya, you should stop by the Puding hotel's bistro.

No I haven't made a mistake Puding with one "d" and not with two"d" as for dessert, here 
the name actually derives from ancient road making method,- which uses a mix of 
different types of stone to create patterns.

This small bistro located within the Roman's wall of the old town has a contemporary 
style interior meeting countryside inspiration with the vichy table clothes. 
The food is excellent and he has great dessert! 

Believe me we have tried the chocolate soufflé, the brownie, the tiramisu and the 
turkish dessert Künefe in the same time!