The past en vogue: Vintage and retro

What exactly is vintage and what is retro? Recently, I was invited to contribute to an article in the Zeitung des Schweizerischen Hauseigentümerverband (newspaper of the Swiss home owners association) and asked to elaborate on this question. Since there is no exact definition of these […]

Carpets: art for the floor

Interior Design is a bit like an orchestra, consisting of many individual elements that must play together in harmony. Yet, just like a symphony needs a crescendo, your interior needs a focal point to create interest. Area rugs can do just that!

Whilst I personally dislike […]

Blickfang Zurich

Blickfang is not just another design exhibition, but rather a curated design shopping event! It’s also a great place to discover new design talent. Buzzing with excitement, furniture, home accessories, fashion and jewellery designers share the floor space.

Personally, I enjoy Blickfang, because of the sophisticated, yet relaxed and down to […]

Child friendly interior design ideas

Posted by Simone Aïda Baur, a multi-lingual, multi-cultural and multi-passionate international interior designer and ex-hotelier, who’s discovered her love for blogging. Learn more about her here and connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest,

50 shades of grey (interiors)

Posted by Simone Aïda Baur, a multi-lingual, multi-cultural and multi-passionate international interior designer and ex-hotelier, who’s discovered her love for blogging. Learn more about her here and connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest,

Back in time – Early 20th century design

From the time I was a little girl, I had a fascination for early 20th century design, such as Art Nouveau and Art Deco. I particularly loved the prints and plastered my walls with posters and postcards from that era. Today, as an interior designer, I still feel […]

How to develop a design concept

Posted by Simone Aïda Baur, a multi-lingual, multi-cultural and multi-passionate award winning international interior designer and ex-hotelier, who’s discovered her love for blogging. Learn more about Simone  here and connect with her on Twitter, Facebook,

How to bring 1001 nights into your home

Posted by Simone Aïda Baur, a multi-lingual, multi-cultural and multi-passionate international interior designer and ex-hotelier, who’s discovered her love for blogging. Learn more about her here and connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest,

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