{live here, eat that} natural light & dark hues

L: Paris roof top apartment on Milk, via Miluccia.| R: Meringue pie via What Katie Ate.

My heart usually goes towards a house painted in white with touches of brighter colors, but I am totally falling for this Paris apartment with dark walls and tons of natural light. The place was designed by the two French architects who live there. They purchase the last floor of a building (an old attic used to store coal) with the idea of designing the space like a small house. No small task, but they tore it down to get a blank canvas, and opened up a lot of windows to let natural light in. Oh natural light, my best friend, how I love you! Another thing to notice here is that there isn’t a single white wall in this house. Personally, I always felt that lighter colors were better at creating a homy feeling – but the space feels so cosy with the darker/gray hues, and I love how they contrast with bright colors. What do you guys think? Do you like darker colors on the walls?

And with that wonderful space, you’ll certainly want to try some of the desserts on the Australian blog What Katie ate. Unfortunately I couldn’t find the direct link to the recipe of the meringue pie above, but there are so many amazing recipes on her blog, and Katie’s photography is simply divine. Her pictures are filled with warmth, darker hues and natural light, just like the roof top apartment – and I can’t get enough of them.

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2 Responses to “{live here, eat that} natural light & dark hues”
  1. Angela says:

    Adoro questo blog!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    E’ pieno di idee fantastiche!!!
    Bacio Angela

  2. Chloe Moon says:

    I usually like light walls too with pops of color and greys but this house is gorgeous!! It’s just the right amount of dark! =)

    That meringue pie looks delicious!! I have to check out that blog, What Katie Ate, for more recipes!! =)