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Before and after the renovation of a house on Mallorca

Before and after the renovation of a house on Mallorca

Time to get into the summer mood … A house from the 17th century with a beautiful contemporary interior. An architect couple rebuilt their dream house. Really worthwhile to take a look at the rest of the before and after photos. Before and after: Remodelista

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Keramiek museum Princessehof Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Keramiek museum Princessehof Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Last week we visited the Keramiek museum Princessehof in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. This former city palace is not only interesting because of the large collection of old and contemporary ceramics, but also because of the building. A good mix of old and new architecture. The…

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Our visit to Rotterdam

Our visit to Rotterdam

A small (photo) report of our visit to Rotterdam. What a great city! If you like modern architecture, Rotterdam is a real must. A beautiful skyline, especially along the river Maas. In the photo above you see the Erasmus bridge and the silhouettes of modern…

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The Markthal in Rotterdam

The Markthal in Rotterdam

Coming weekend we take a few days off to visit Rotterdam. It’s been over 20 years since we visited this city. In between, we have been back only once to have dinner in Hotel New York. This restaurant is on our list again because of…

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An afternoon in Groningen

An afternoon in Groningen

An afternoon in Groningen. The weather was lovely last Sunday, cold and blue skies. In the morning we had our long walk with the dogs and in the afternoon we decided to spend the afternoon in Groningen. We walked trough the city to the Groninger…

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New gemstones and a visit to Museum Insel Hombroich

New gemstones and a visit to Museum Insel Hombroich

Aren’t these beautiful? These are the new gem stones we bought last weekend at a gem exhibition in Dusseldorf. The plan is to make two more rings with these gems to take to Sieraad Art Fair in Amsterdam. I am not sure the rings will be finished…

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Small wooden houses in Japan

Small wooden houses in Japan

This tiny neighborhood of small wooden houses is build among the trees in Shizuoka, a rural county in Japan. The buildings have the same shape as the surrounding mountains. Inside they have ultra-modern design and furnishings. This tent-like homes, Jikka, are the work of architect…

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Museum Insel Hombroich Germany

Museum Insel Hombroich Germany

Museum Insel Hombroich is located near Dusseldorf in Germany. For years this museum was on our list to visit and finally this weekend we are going to do just that. We happen to be in Dusseldorf to vist a gemstone fair. It is a small but…

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Restaurant Väkst in Copenhagen

Restaurant Väkst in Copenhagen

Restaurant Väkst in Copenhagen is completely build out of up cycled materials. The restaurant looks like a greenhouse full of light and plants right in the heart of the city. Do you know, I’ve never been to Copenhagen? It is high on my list but it…

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Breathtakingly beautiful wooden house

Breathtakingly beautiful wooden house

Breathtaking project by Stockholm-based duo Kolman Boye Architects. A house on the island of Vega in the Norwegian archipelago not far from the polar circle. After all these days off my life has calmed down a bit. It’s been pretty busy lately. We had many visitors…

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