Instagrammers capture Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar as it nears completion

Images of Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar in Doha are beginning to emerge on Instagram as the building’s interlocking design nears completion. Inspired by the rose-like formations of crystal that appear in the desert sand, the building is composed of a ring of low-lying and linked pavilions, which encircle a large courtyard area and existing palace.

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Apple Park’s Steve Jobs Theater opens to host 2017 keynote

Apple CEO Tim Cook has officially opened the auditorium and events venue at the company’s Foster + Partners-designed campus, where today’s Apple Event took place. Named after Apple’s late founder, the Steve Jobs Theater held its first event today, during which the tech giant unveiled a variety of products including the rumoured iPhone X. A

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Insta x May’17

May’s Instagram recap below…Hamptons, Miami and NYC… MAY INSPIRED :

GIVEAWAY / Loop Design

You deserve a treat for making it through the week so we’ve got you covered! Loop Design is giving one lucky winner a $100 giftcard to spend in their shop on some of their items, desk top accessories or storage like this bowl and tray. Entering is as s…

Zaha Hadid’s 520 West 28th condo building in New York nears completion

Instagram users are capturing the sinuous facades of Zaha Hadid Architects’ first building in New York City as it moves towards completion in Chelsea. Zaha Hadid Architects’ 520 West 28th abuts the popular High Line elevated park, providing a vantage point for photographers to document its construction progress. A post shared by Sine Cera (@edgaskin) on

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100,000 forbidden books used to construct Parthenon replica on Nazi book-burning site

Argentinian artist Marta Minujín has used thousands of prohibited books to construct a replica of the Parthenon in ancient Greece on a Nazi book-burning site in Kassel, Germany. Taking a stance against censorship, Minujín designed the Parthenon of Books to echo the classical Greek temple, which remains a major icon of the democratic Athenian polis. Metal scaffolding mimics the form of

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Insta x April’17

A few months late, but finally getting around to Spring recaps! Revising April’s Instagram photos below…mainly monochrome with a good hit of denim + navy! APRIL INSPIRED :  

New week, new inspiration

Last week I took off from blogging to celebrate my 10 year wedding anniversary, you can see a few of the places we travelled to right here. I feel proud that we’ve weathered the last decade together and still like each, still want to be together. I can…

TRAVEL / Visiting L.A. with Kids

For those who follow me on Instagram, you saw the family and I spent all of last week in LA. I just now realized I never made a formal mention of this on the blog, only weeks earlier mentioning it in passing. I had fully intended to do a post before we…

Insta x March’17

A recap of March Instagram photos…covering all seasons from New York to Miami, better late then never ; ) MARCH INSPIRED :

A favorite smoothie bowl that’s a staple at home

If you follow me on Instagram, then you saw this smoothie bowl I posted on Thursday sans recipe. In case you’re wondering how it was made I thought this would be a better place to share the recipe. We have some sort of smoothie almost everyday, blame i…

10 architects you need to follow on Instagram

British architect Norman Foster joined Instagram recently, revealing candid pictures of his day-to-day activities. But he’s not the only big name on the photo-sharing platform – here’s our pick of the 10 architect Instagram accounts worth following. A post shared by Norman Robert Foster (@officialnormanfoster) on Mar 11, 2017 at 2:28am PST Norman Foster British architect Norman Foster has recently joined

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Norman Foster joins Instagram and shares candid snaps and ski-race times

British architect Norman Foster is providing a rare insight into his personal life with his new official Instagram account, which he set up to debunk imposters. The 81-year-old posted the first photo to his @officialnormanfoster page five weeks ago, and has since offered followers a candid look into his day-to-day activities. A post shared by

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Insta x Feb’17

Last month’s Instagram recap…Black, white and grey on repeat…business as usual ; ) FEBRUARY INSPIRED :

Insta x Jan’17

Last month’s Instagram recap…Sunny L.A. Vibes and New York Noir…monochrome on repeat Coast to Coast! January INSPIRED :

OMA’s Qatar National Library nears completion in Doha

The angular concrete form of the OMA-designed Qatar National Library in Doha has been photographed by several Instagram users, ahead of its imminent completion. The Qatar National Library was originally intended to complete in 2015, but had to be pushed back. It is now anticipated to open this year. A photo posted by Nick Guttridge (@nickguttridge) on

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The Mind Wanders / a visual journey

by Laura ShortStella Maria BaerAs I am getting very little sleep at the moment, I often find myself daydreaming about traveling. I have traveled abroad many times, I have seen many beautiful places but still I long to see more of the world. I would lov…

Insta x Dec’16

Last month’s Instagram recap…black white and grey on repeat… DECEMBER INSPIRED :

Insta x Nov’16

Last month’s Instagram recap…from the NYC cold, bundled in coats, knits & scarves to Miami palms, sunnies & sun… NOVEMBER INSPIRED :

Insta x Oct’16

Last month’s Instagram recap…All about boots, bags, and new biker jacket mixed with a handful of little luxuries ; ) October INSPIRED :

Insta x Sept’16

Last month’s Instagram recap…Fall Prep…Knitwear, Ankle Boots, Leathers, Blacks & Greys, Turtlenecks & lots of Coats ! SEPTEMBER INSPIRED :

Insta x Aug’16

Last month’s Instagram recap…last of the weekends in the Hamptons and the start of Summer to Fall trans-seasonal dressing AUGUST INSPIRED :

Insta x July’16

Last month’s Instagram recap…half & half between the Hamptons & NYC…city/street meet beach ; ) JULY INSPIRED :

David Adjaye’s African American history museum nears completion in Washington DC

The final touches are being added to David Adjaye’s museum of African American history, a project that “felt like a bloodbath at times” according to the British architect. The almost-complete Smithsonian National Museum Of African American History And Culture (NMAAHC) has been captured by Instagram users ahead of its opening this autumn. A photo posted More

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drawing inspiration from Calla Lilies / the creative process

These past weeks I’ve been working on a fun project for an upcoming post, which you’ll see next week, and I needed a starting point for inspiration. This can sometimes be the hardest part for me and many times I’ve sat on work and pushed back deadlines…

BIG’s The Grove at Grand Bay twisted towers near completion

Instagram users are posting photos that show the almost-finished pair of twisted towers that Bjarke Ingels’ firm is building in Miami. The images show BIG’s The Grove at Grand Bay apartment buildings at their full 20-storey height, with completion likely to occur later this year. A photo posted by Horace Jones (@topflight_photography) on Feb 29, 2016 at More

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Insta x June’16

Last month’s Instagram recap…welcoming Summer with a few new additions…scents, summer supplies & new staples! June Inspired :  

Insta x May’16

My Instagram recap for May includes Miami Palms, Hamptons Hangs & NYC monochrome…Enjoy a look into my everyday for last month!

Bjarke Ingels’ Serpentine Gallery Pavilion revealed on Instagram

Instagrammers have been sharing images of this year’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, conceived by Bjarke Ingels as an “unzipped” wall of bricks – including construction snaps by the Danish architect himself. The pavilion is being unveiled to selected journalists this morning at the Serpentine Gallery in London’s Kensington Gardens, and the Dezeen team is broadcasting live from More

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Herzog & de Meuron’s 56 Leonard “Jenga tower” nears completion in New York

The Jenga-like form of Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron’s residential skyscraper in Tribeca, New York, has been captured by Instagram users ahead of its imminent completion. Located at 56 Leonard Street in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighbourhood, the 60-storey tower appears largely complete apart from a section of external elevator scaffolding that remains on one side. More

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Insta x April’16

My Instagram re-cap for April is all about Spring additions, crisp whites, new leathers, watches,sunnies & bags… Out with the old and in with the new, my version of Spring Cleaning ; )  

Herzog & de Meuron’s Tate Modern extension nears completion

With just over a month to go before London’s Tate Modern opens its new Herzog & de Meuron-designed wing, Instagram users have been sharing images of the angular brick structure. Set to launch on 17 June, just over 16 years after Tate Modern first opened, the south wing will significantly increase gallery space, as well as providing new subterranean spaces More

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Insta x Mar’16

Here are my Instagram photos for March…started out in sunny LA and wrapped up in NYC !

Insta x Feb’16

Here are Febuary’s Instagram pics…poolsides, pointy boots, spiral stairs & sneakers…more time spent between NY and LA

Dezeen’s 10 most popular Instagram posts of 2016 so far

We’re racing towards 500,000 Instagram followers, so we’ve collated a selection of the most-liked posts from our carefully curated feed so far this year. Click through to see the top 10, and don’t forget to follow Dezeen on Instagram! Brussels house renovation by Edouard Brunet and François Martens – 17.5k likes A photo posted by More

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Ole Scheeren’s “carved” MahaNakhon skyscraper scheduled to complete this year

The pixelated 314-metre-high skyscraper designed by former OMA architect Ole Scheeren is nearing completion in Bangkok. A series of photographs snapped by Instagram users reveal the modular cutaways of the MahaNakhon tower, which Scheeren designed before leaving the Rem Koolhaas-led firm, and is now completing with his own studio Büro Ole Scheeren. A photo posted by THIS More

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New York “courtscraper” by Bjarke Ingels set to open in March

Via 57 West, the tetrahedron-shaped Manhattan apartment tower by BIG, is preparing to welcome its first group of tenants next month. A photo posted by Anthony Maruca (@maracazzz) on Feb 23, 2016 at 11:40am PST While the building is not yet complete, the developer offered a sneak peek of the 940,000-square-foot (87,330 square metres) tower this More

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Instagram users offer a sneak peek inside The Met’s empty Breuer building

Instagram users have been posting images of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s empty Breuer building in New York, before the interiors are populated with art works for its opening next month. A photo posted by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (@metmuseum) on Feb 10, 2016 at 7:14am PST The first official images of the reinstalled interior More

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Insta x Jan’16

Here is January’s Instagram selects, had a bi-coastal start to the New Year, 50/50 between NY & LA…palms + pools mixed with a lot of knits ; )

Instagram photos reveal impact of Viñoly’s super-tall skyscraper on New York skyline

Instagram users have captured dramatic images of 432 Park Avenue, the super-tall tower in Manhattan by Rafael Viñoly Architects that is set to open this year. Rising 1,396 feet (425 metres), the skyscraper is regarded as the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere. If measured based on roof height, it is the tallest building More

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Insta x Dec’15

Ending the Year with some of my favorite December Instagram’s …Soho streets, Topknots and knits, knits & knits !

Insta x Nov’15

Here is November’s Instagram selects, Paris, London then back to NY ! November was a blur…      

Insta x Oct’15

Here is October’s Instagram assortment…started out in New York and wrapped up in Europe !

INSTA X SEPT’15

Here are a selection of Instagram pics from Sept…shadows, lights, Soho spots and an intro to sweater weather ; )

#ammguestseries

About a month ago I started this feature on my Instagram each Wednesday with a few of my friends and favorite follows. I wanted to share exclusive photos from those whose lives and perspective have inspired me over the years. The images above are by Ri…

Insta x Aug’15

Here are a selection of Instagram pics from Aug…some new summer additions, a peek inside my home and stocking up early on Fall knits…  

Instagram users offer a preview of LA’s Broad Museum

The Broad Museum designed by Diller, Scofidio + Renfro is set to open in September, heralding an architecture boom in Los Angeles. The museum, which occupies a site on LA’s Grand Avenue across the road from Frank Gehry’s iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall, is due to open on 20 September. A photo posted by Hunter Kerhart (@hunterkerhart) […]

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INSTYLE SEPTEMBER ISSUE

My feature in the September issue of InStyle magazine.  FACEBOOK / TWITTER / INSTAGRAM / PINTEREST / BLOGLOVIN’ 

Insta x July’15

Here are a selection of Instagram pics from July…featuring the classics…perfect white tee’s, denim, and new leathers !

Insta x June15

Here are a selection of Instagram pics from June…palms, succulents, Soho and skylines…

Insta x May15

Here are a selection of Instagram pics from May…Montauk getaways, sea sun and sand…and the usual windblown hair ; )  

Insta x Apr15

Here are a selection of Instagram pics from April…L.A. trips and jewelry design collab sneak peeks !! : D

at home anywhere in the world


I’m honored to be partnering with Carl Hansen & Søn to announce a fun project they are hosting, something you can join in on also!
Since Carl Hansen & Søn distributes their pieces on a global scale, they want to see their pieces in your own home, anywhere you live. In case you’re not familiar with some of their legendary products, CH & Søn manufactures such iconic pieces as the Wishbone chair, CH88 (which you can see above in photos I took from my own home!), OW150 daybed and Kaare Klint’s Safari chair.

Post your own Carl Hansen & Søn piece at home and use #globalhomes @carlhansenandson.
The best contributions will be rewarded with a Hans J. Wegner Wishbone chair!
Keep up with some of their favorites (maybe yours will be included too) right here.

Insta x Mar15

Here are a selection of Instagram pics from March…home pics, soho stops, store visits and an awesome Aritzia takeover ! : )

Insta x Feb15

Here are a selection of Instagram pics from February, sick days/ snow days and NYFW ! Feb is a blur…better late than never ; )  

rug giveaway from Mum’s




It’s been a while since I last hosted a giveaway so this is exciting to announce.
Finnish shop Mum’s is giving away this Koko iäksi (meaning whole life) rug designed by Saana Ja Olli exclusively for Mum’s and made in India by ethical fair trade standards.
It’s great to support a shop who is also supporting others on a global scale!

This giveaway is open worldwide and to enter:

/ please repost this image to your Instagram account
/ in the caption please tag @amerrymishap and @mumsmakesgoodwithgoods
/ also make sure to include #mumsXammgiveaway and tag one other friend who you think might want to join

This will be open until March 23rd. The winner will be announced here on the blog as well as on my own IG account.

Insta x Jan15

The first batch of Instagram pics from 2015 ! Lots of knits / wool coats / blizzard essentials and bundling …can’t wait till Spring !

Insta x Dec

Well that’s a wrap to 2014 !!! Enjoy these Instagram pics from last year …ha ! ; )

Insta X Nov

Another month / Another Insta recap…can’t believe its Dec already !!! Here are some images from Nov – Enjoy while I wrap up the year ; )

my work for HEM

You might remember One Nordic Company, over a year ago now, who is now HEM. I finished up some styling of a few of their products and shared a few images on my Instagram but here’s another peek. You can follow them here to see the rest of my work!

Insta X Oct

Here is the usual monthly recap of my Instagrams…flat lays / from above’s / outfit posts and previews and even a doberman made the cut haha ; ) follow my instagram here

Via Martine calendar

This is great! On Via Martine you can make your own personal month- or birthday calendar with your favorite Instagram photo’s on it. On the printed monthly calendar you have a 10 x 10 cm frame and on the birthday calendar you have a 6 x 6 cm frame fo…

GARRETT LEIGHT X ANDY HEART

GARRETT LEIGHT SunglassesI’m teaming up with Garrett Leight to giveaway a pair of sunglasses on my instagram. Go to my latest instagram post here for more details.FACEBOOK / TWITTER / INSTAGRAM / PINTEREST /&nbsp…

insta x sept

Here is a selection of some of my Instagram pics from Sept…I have to admit Oct kind of snuck up on me, crazy how time flies…enjoy the recap ! : ) follow my instagram here

INSTALIFE

1. Vancouver, Canada / EVERLANE Top and Sandals, Palm Springs, CA2. MANSUR GAVRIEL Bag, JOSEFINA Flats / Vancouver, Canada 3. SATOMI KAWAKITA Earrings / Parker, Palm Springs, CA4. MIRLO Rings&…