Sponsored by Erik Jørgensen
I recently had the great pleasure to try, style and photography the EJ 5 Corona chair and the EJ-197 Insula Piccoli Wood table in oak. I even had a chance to design my own Corona chair which was a very exciting experience. I’ve chosen fabric from Kvadrat and spring steel in champagne.
The Insula Table is a flexible table series available as a bar table, coffee table, dinning table and and coffee table. The new edition Insula Piccolo Wood is made in oak and made for a beautiful nordic look. Nature and organic forms are part of the inspiration of the table series Insula, designed by Anne-Mette Bartholin Jensen and Morten Ernst in 2009.The shape of the table is dynamic and appealing – and matches numerous contexts. Insult functions, as the name suggests, as well small islands. The coffee tables can be placed together or in groups, resembling clusters of islands.
EJ 5 Corona speaks for itself. Simple and charismatic like the wreath or corona that can be seen around the sun during full solar eclipse. Corona became a classic a long time ago and has already appeared in numerous films, fashion editorials and music videos. Poul M. Volther was inspired by the human anatomy when he designed Corona which is why it looks light but as strong as spine.
Erik Jørgensen was a trained upholsterer. In 1954, he founded a small workshop in the Danish town Svendborg , where his expertise as an upholsterer was in high demand from the local community. In the 1960s and 1970s, developed a smal sofa collection with craftsmanship, quality and aesthetics and top priorities. Today, this second-generation family-owned company continues to be known for its high quality and upholstery expertise.
Erik Jørgensen Home Showroom, Bredgade 76, 1260 København K.
November 3th- 9th I was invited by Trust & Travel to attend a special “Instagram event” with four ladies from three different countries. We we’re invited to stay in their gorgeous Palazza Ca’nova, facing Venice’s Grand Canal, within a stone’s throw from the amazing Piazza San Marco.
During my stay in Venice I had the great pleasure to visit and photography the beautiful and stylish apartment Casa Miani on the little island San Pietro di Castello owned by the well known Italian interior designer Ilaria Miani. New meet old in this apartment which is designed by Ilaria her self whose passion for restoring, renovationg and breathing life into some of Italy’s abandoned architectural jewels. You can obviously see the luxury design interior in the 4 levels apartment are carefully chossen which gives a lot of character to this whole space. I was just ready to move into this apartment and I could have been shooting for like days.
October 25th-27th I felt lucky to visit and photography the iconicl Hôtel Vernet in Paris. The hotel is located in the 8th arrondissement close to Arc de Triomphe, Avenue George V., Grand Palais and Chailot museums. The once traditional Hôtel Vernet has been transformed by Paris based architect Francois Champsaur into a sleek new 50-room boutique hotel. Housed in a post Hausmann building that dates from 1917, the exterior is the embodiment of Parisian charm, which complements the fresh modernity that lies within. I really felt at home met by the kind and helpsome staff in the reception. The hotel has a comfortable lounge bar, an excellent modern restaurant and the generously sized bedrooms mix natural wood, colouful throws and jazzy bathrooms. The beautiful furnitured bedroom really made me feel for spending a relaxing time in this gorgeous hotel. All design interior has obviously been carefully choosen for this gorgeopus hotel. The spectacular restaurant has a breathtaking glass dome designed by civil engineerGustave Eiffel a century ago.
Hôtel Vernet, 25 Rue Vernet, 75008 Paris
Sponsored by Hotel Panache, Paris
October 27th-29th I had the great pleasure to visit and photography the stylish boutique Hotel Panche in Paris. The hotel is dressing in the corner of rue Faubour Montmartre and rue Geoffroy Marie in the heart of the 9th district in Paris. The hotels is not far away from the Grands Boulevards, theaters everywhere, lovely restaurants and almost neighbor to the beautiful Montmartre with a stunning view over the French capital.
I felt very comfortable and cozy staying at this unique hotel with a very playful modern design interior, a touch of Art Nouveau and so many carefully choosen retro details everywhere. A gorgeous lobby area where I was enjoying my afternoon tea while sitting in the rust plush coaches feeling the cozy atmosphere. The hotel is designed by the French interior designer Dorothee Meilichzon.
I had the most delicious and healthy breakfast at David Lanher’s adjacent restaurant. Likewise I had a fabulous dinner in ditto restaurant with localy sourced food at affordable prices. I can warmly recommend to try it.
Hotel Panache, 1 rue Geoffroy-marie, 7000 Paris
Sponsored by Pillivuyt
A couple of weeks ago I was invited to attend a three days blog tour to visit the beautiful Pillivuyt factory in Bourges in France with a group of bloggers from Scandinavia. They’ve been manufactured quality porcelain for almost 200 years. Timeless is the word.
This old fabric is filled with gorgeous shapes, porcelain mass and a very lovely poetic light everywhere. Our guide had to wait for us all the time when we kept shooting pictures of all the hidden gem in the old fabric, there was so many pretty details to take pictures of. I mean I could have been shooting at this place for days. We went on guided historic tour in the fabric and saw some of all the processes in the production of the beyond beautiful porcelain. Pillyvuyt is known for its timeless design, high quality, stylish shapes and genuine materials that are made to last forever.
I found it very exciting and inspiring to get behind the scene on this old factory; it gave me a unique insight to the brand.