Jordan Awori

SPOKEN4ART: WHEN ART MEETS POETRY

Read More

Have I ever told you guys how my journey into interior design and decor begun? Well, its actually a very random story to say the least.

I’d always wanted to be a civil engineer so all the subjects I took in school were geared in that direction. Art, on the other hand, was mostly a hobby as I usually sketched portraits and dress designs when I was bored. So fast forward to when I was in SAINT MARY’S doing I.B. and as expected I was taking the science and math classes that would take me to that ‘glorious job’ as a civil engineer. On one of those days when I didn’t have a class my friend Yvonne asked me to escort her to her design class. So I did. Long story short, the teacher thought I wanted to join the class and I obliged her fantasies and stayed. At the end of the class I knew without a doubt that design was my destiny. I went home, told my mum and 2 weeks later I changed my subjects to those that would lead me to the designer I am today.

I’ve always been forever grateful to Yvonne for being some form of catalyst to that change. Unfortunately as life would have it we lost touch for many years, but a couple of  weeks ago I was pleasantly surprised to find out that she was still creating beautiful artwork through her company SPOKEN ART. The unique thing about it is her pieces are inspired by poems her business partner writes.

Read More

Share

MAMA SHELTER HOTEL: PARIS

Read More

Have you missed me? Worry no more, today I come bearing eclectic gifts for you..

Now a couple of years ago I created a very bold colour scheme for a client’s room and although she was initially skeptical (as most people would be about having a black wall) I’m glad she trusted me because she fell madly in love with it. Here’s a snippet of the room:

Read More

Share

RESTAURANT INSPIRATION: JAVA HOUSE EDITION 2

Read More

First and foremost I would like to sincerely apologize for going MIA the last couple of weeks. A lot has been happening on my end some good, some bad but mostly I’ve missed you guys terribly. So please accept my sincere apologies and let’s continue where we left off.

During my last post RESTAURANT INSPIRATION: JAVA HOUSE EDITION I got the following comment:

Read More

Share

RESTAURANT INSPIRATION: JAVA HOUSE EDITION

Read More

If you know me you know that I am addicted to JAVA HOUSE, and if you don’t know me, now you know! Seeing that I’m disclosing things about myself, I guess you should also know that I’m a stickler for good service and good food that not only fills my plate but also my stomach. Thus my love and addiction to the wonderful world that is JAVA.

Now let the record show that this is not a post sponsored by them (but if they feel like doing so, who am I to refuse) nor is it is a restaurant review. This is simply the first post in the RESTAURANT INSPIRATION series where I will be showing you how to emulate your favourite restaurant’s interiors into your home.

Read More

Share

WISHBONE CHAIR BY HANS WEGNER

Read More

I remember the first time I ever saw the wishbone chair by Danish designer Hans J. Wegner. All these wonderful memories of my childhood flashed before my eyes. Specifically the ones where my mum and I would break the chicken wishbone together each of us making a silent wish with our eyes closed. No, this is not from an episode of Seventh Heaven. I kid you not this was a frequent event in our home (and yes we loved chicken that much).

So to see such a beautiful and timeless chair, made from such a simple and nonchalant concept, is really breathtaking to say the least. Have a look for yourself:

Read More

Share
HEY THERE. HERE'S HOW TO SUBSCRIBE!
Now you'll never miss out on any post.
LET THE FUN BEGIN!