About Simone Aïda Baur

Awarding winning interior designer and blogger and founder of Global Inspirations Design offers interior design services for new builds and renovations, as well as interior design coaching and workshops.

A Home Office Design You Will Love

Working from Home has become the norm. In fact, there’s even a hashtag for it #WFH! With second and third rounds of lockdowns across the globe and many large and small corporations reducing their office space, it is safe to say that Working from Home is likely […]

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    Interior Design: Curtains and their power to transform a room

Interior Design: Curtains and their power to transform a room

This post will really open your eyes to the power of curtains and window treatments in general and how they can transform a room. To me, curtains are a bit like lipstick. Would you spend time putting on the perfect make up, but leave out the lipstick? […]

Interior Design Project: China meets Switzerland

‚Interior Design Project‘ is a blog post series, where I give you a glimpse behind the scenes of some of my interior design projects and share insights about the design process. Inspiration for a new design scheme can come from many sources. In some cases it comes […]

Interior Design Project: New York meets Nature

With my recently launched blog series ‚Interior Design Project‘ I give you a glimpse behind the scenes. And share some insights about the interior design process from concept to realisation. As I always say „Interior Design is the secret ingredient of feeling at home anywhere in the […]

Interior Design Project: Comfort meets Luxury

With my new blog series ‚Interior Design Project‘ I would like to give you a glimpse behind the scenes of my full service interior design projects. Even though I typically work with busy expats living in Switzerland, each project is different, because each client is different in […]

Making the best of staying home during Covid-19

The current health crisis is affecting each and every one of us on a global scale. Whether we live in a country with a full or a partial lockdown due to the Coronavirus, our daily life has drastically changed. The word home has taken on a whole […]

The Hide Hotel Flims: design meets convenience

In the late 18thcentury the English poet William Cowper exclaimed: “Variety is the very spice of life” and I couldn’t agree more. This probably explains my multiple interests and passions, such as travel, discovery and interior design. Hence, visiting unique hotels in the Swiss Alps not only […]

M Maison Particulière Porto: a labour of love

Discovering new places and spaces fills my soul with joy. Some places even make my heart skip a beat. Such was the case with Porto! Without any particular expectations, I couldn’t help but fall head over heels with the authentic charm of this historic city on the […]

Beau-Rivage Genève: a princess’s tale

Once upon a time, there was a little boy who loved running through the maze of corridors at the Beau-Rivage Genève and play hide and seek with his sister. Those are some of Monsieur Jacques Mayer’s first memories of growing up in a Grand Hotel. He’s one […]

Amara Interior Blog Awards: Will you vote for my blog?

More than five years ago I embarked on this journey of writing my own blog. What started out as a marketing tool, has now become a vital part of my business and more so, an integral part of me. There is something truly special about writing down your […]

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