Megan Hass Melbourne’s fashion illustrator shares her home with her husband, architect Craig Yelland and their two children. Their penthouse is located on the roof of an 18th century church. The renovation saw the exterior preserved with the interior gutted, allowing Megan and Craig to start from skratch. I love how she kept the base neutral which means you can completly change the mood with art and furnishings. Stay tuned as we peek inside her wardrobe, which she says is her favorite room in the house ‘It’s my happy place’. Check out her illustrations we blogged about in our yesterday’s post here.
Megan Hess is an amazing Australian fashion illustrator. I adore her style. Think Tiffany & Co, Audrey Hepburn, vintage Hollywood glamour and New York Art Deco rolled into one. So dreamy…. I think I would like to live in one of her illustrations. Hess has created art for many renown brands to feature in their campaigns including Vogue, Tiffany & Co, Sex in the City’s author Candace Bushnell has featured her illustrations on her book covers, Bloomingdale’s, Italian Vogue, Marc Jacobs, Christian Dior, Rolex, Bergdorf Goodman to name just a few.
You can purchase your very own Hess illustration. You can visit www.meganhess.com to find out her stockists. For now I’ll leave you to admire these….Stay tuned as we check out her beautiful home this week.
I thought I share some of my instagram photos of what I have been up to this week. While my baby is still very comfy and overdue three days now I have been doing alot of shopping and catching up with friends and I wandered around this gorgeous city taking in all of the beautiful sites that it has to offer – it really is such a wonderful city! This week I was being a tourists in Sydney, I always wanted to explore Sydney a little more like a tourist, I think there is something wonderful about trying to see the city that you live in through a tourists eyes! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful week so far, I’d love to hear what you’ve been up to –Enjoy your weekend. ox
I am absolutely delighted to share with you the work of my favorite fashion artist Dallas Shaw. This ultra talented artist is the go to illustrator for the fashion world’s most style savvy insiders like DKNY’s PR Girl, The Bag Snob Ladies, and Rent the Runway, just to name a few. Take a look at just a small sampling of her work – a breath of fresh air, I say! We blogged about her beautiful feminine design studio here before check it out.
The definition of Lucite is a material used for an acrylic resin or plastic consisting essentially of polymerized methyl methacrylate. That said, Lucite was once associated and well known with the decor the Hollywood Regency Era. Yet the timeless style of Lucite continues today. How stylish and diverse the Lucite offerings are today! Here is a collection of what inspired me the most today for currently crushing post.
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Currently I am loving the sunshine autumn in Sydney and high 20′s temperature, it feels like late summer. Never underestimate the power of a yellow colored room eithrt. It might seem a bit much at first thought but yellow is jam packed with happiness. I think yellow can be beautiful when used with discretion. I am loving my first week off work and morning walks with the girls so I am currently craving some yellow!
You know I love fashion illustrations and as much as I’ve been trying to ‘boy up’ my house a bit, I find myself always drawn to girly art. Discovering the works of Elisa Mazzone has not helped the situation…Artist, designer, and stylist Elisa Mazzone has a unique flair for creating all that is feminine, dreamy, and nothing short of beautiful.
When you have a small apartment, you feel that the small size is problematic and complicated enough and you try to avoid overthinking things when decorating the place. Sometimes a great way of maintaining a clean and simple décor in a small apartment is to keep the color palette as restraint as possible.
A black and white combo is a classical, popular and always great choice. When you only reduce the décor to only two colors everything becomes simpler and clearer. It’s easier to imagine how everything will look like in advance when you only have two colors to worry about. When those colors are black and white, the décor and the atmosphere become even more classical and chic. This apartment, in spite of being small, has an airy and discreet look. This classical and always beautiful combination of colors was used to create interesting contrasts but also to maintain a sense of simplicity.
Maybe the title to this one should not be ‘currently’ as I am always in love with some amazing wall galleries. Creating a gallery wall can be really intimidating. I know it was for me. The first time I made an attempt few years ago. I tried to do it freeform, without a plan. Just nailing and hanging as I went. The wall I used wasn’t big enough, or a good location. Just all wrong. Wrong, wrong, wrong.
I love art, art prints, illustrations, and anything beautifully framed. Living in a small apartment I am constantly challenged to change our space. You can check out my own little gallery and how it was set up the right way here, which me and my husband did in our entry hallway not long ago, also more ideas here.
But now I am onto new ideas for the nursery room, which is more challenging as it is not a big room itself. But soon, yes soon, I will tackle this open task. I was thinking of laying out all my prints and illustrations on the floor and thus creating a specific layout that works for me. I will have to buy a few more frames and then the hammering can begin. Do you have a gallery wall? Any tips? Questions? Let me know!