June’s photos of the month – a little play on words and imagery…
June’s site visit to Kalukanda House showed huge progress and choked me up when I walked into the new space, no longer a shell the house is starting to display it’s own character..
The latest update on the villa build has been written just after the tragic recent monsoon floods. As a tribute I show just why it is the people who pull us into the island and not the flora and fauna – there is no turning back despite what happened…
May in London is traditionally a month of design shows and inspiration. This year there were abundant things to look at during CDW17, The Chelsea Flower Show and PhotoLondon.
May photo of the month. Water is so seductive and powerful – but nature should be respected. This image conveys so many emotions after the May ’17 monsoon floods.
The third instalment on the Sri Lanka Project…it all starts to get very real.
This post gives you some guidelines on how to design your very own hotel style bathroom..
A new photographic series “Boatmen” -a skill handed down since the beginning of time.
April photo of the month. ‘Airborne’ .. as the political world hits free fall it’s good to be reminded by youngsters who we used to be and how we all used to want the same things.
Illuminating and uplifting, yellow can be used in an interior to great effect. At Velvet orange, we have used all shades of yellows and mustards to either create a statement, bold or gentle accents or even to style other elements in a room.