today’s next before & afters both come from across the pond. first up- designers mathilde and christine from studio ma+ chr, who recently redecorated the cafe/restaurant nambodaï in paris. the project was incredibly extensive and really gives the space a new life. i love that patterned stairway! great work, mathilde and christine! (click here for more images from the renovation on flickr)
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CLICK HERE for jane’s ceramic makeover and the rest of the parisian restaurant transformation after the jump!
designer jane schouten of all the luck in the world recently made over these simple ceramic vessels. these vessels weren’t familiar to me, but in the netherlands they are used (though not as frequently anymore) to absorb excess heat and moisture as they hang on the side of radiators. jane decided to update a collection she found at a thrift store with paper maché and her own decorations. now they make for a colorful wall decoration! great work, jane!