1000 layers…

Monday, 4 April 2011

This weekend I discovered South African interior designer Stephen Falcke. I usually find layering a space quite tricky, finding the perfect balance of objects that work together etc can take a lot of practice. Stephen Falcke actually manages to make layering look completely effortless. Some words of wisdom from his website: “The trick is to build visual layers, just as one might do with a painting”.


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Stephen Falcke Pool

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Stephen Falcke Garden

IMAGE CREDITS: Stephen Falcke


  1. love all of these. I'm so excited that I found your blog. I'm completely following now, I hope you will as well. I started my blog a little over a month ago. It's all about celebrity fashion from the point of view of an LA stylist. Stop by for multiple post a day on all the latest celebrity fashion news. Would love your support. xoxo


  2. Lovely- Love those African baskets mounted on the wall in the first image! I think, i might need to re-blog these, ill link back to you! Hope you had a lovely weekend.

  3. wonderful selection. my fav is the 1st one.. happy new week

  4. These rooms are so beautiful - I love the way he plays with texture through the layers. Would love to live in one of these homes.
    Much love,

  5. Very cool! His work is amazing...I love when people are able to layer in such an interesting and aesthetically pleasing way...such a true art!

  6. What an incredible interior decorator. I love the idea of building visual layers. I think layers in general is a concept I apply to both my interior and wardrobe.

  7. Loving the 1st and 9th rooms, so cool!
    Nice blog too, now following!
    I'd love for you to visit my blog too. :)


  8. These are such wonderful spaces! I adore the one by the pool the most! So blissful and beautiful. x

  9. They're great and very inviting interiors - the first picture is fantastic! Have a great week xo

  10. Wow, that's amazing and the design principle is definitely not for amateurs!
    So many layers, almost to the point of overload, yet it all comes together so beautifully. Thanks for highlighting this designer!


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