After a year living in Germany, I've really started missing the whole laid back West-coast, MCM vibe. Just looking at those palm trees and sunny pool makes me wistful. Its been a dark, cold winter and its looking at beautiful sunny homes like Michael Maloney's (below) that help.
[Photographs by Joe Schmelzer]
Above: Sitting room in the newly renovated home of Rupert Smith and Warren Mathee, owners of O.live Chemistry of Living Boutique in Cape Town. The wallpaper is Osborne and Little, the lounge suite is a second-hand score.
[From "Elle Decoration South Africa"]