The Pickle Blog

We are influenced by a lot more than design around us, in our blog we will add photography, architecture, art and anything else that sparks our curiosity. All along with anything happening in the studio and our design classics.


Restored French Farmhouse

Inside Out House

9th December 2020

This French farmhouse really is an adventure. It feels wonderfully rustic as well as quite unexpected. The owner’s of this crumbling French … [Read more]

Modern classical interior

Peppertree Villa

23rd September 2020

Classicism executed with modern restraint, love this Australian home. Known as Peppertree Villa this calming sprawling property was built after World War … [Read more]


Brightly Coloured Skate Park

15th July 2020

London-based furniture designer Yinka Ilori brings the colour to this new skate park in Lille, France. The La Condition Publique centre boasts … [Read more]

Paris duplex with birch plywood

An Apartment Named After The Cat

17th March 2020

This young couple in Paris gave their architect quite a brief, to create an apartment suitable for a young family and a … [Read more]

Please be Seated Installation London

Paul Cocksedge Studio

3rd March 2020

I thought this morning I’d share a couple of projects from London based designer Paul Cocksedge. I love his studio’s playfulness and … [Read more]

Spanish home of artist Tomás Colaço

An Eclectic Artist’s Home

10th December 2019

Today flicking through the internet I came across the home of artist Tomás Colaço. Wonderfully eclectic with pretty much every surface painted, … [Read more]

Atelier Ellis Paint Colours and Furniture

Muted Shades

26th November 2019

This time of year calls for a more contemplative, withdrawn and peaceful aesthetic. The evenings draw in and I find myself hankering … [Read more]

Sculpture bridge doubles as a museum twisting across the waters in Norway

The Twist

2nd October 2019

Wow this is rather stunning, this bridge goes beyond its primary function, performing as both sculpture and museum. Firm BIG designed a … [Read more]

Massive architect designed house surrounded by trees

New Zealand House Surrounded By Trees

3rd September 2019

I am always impressed by architecture that responds so well to a chosen site, and what a situation we have here. Created … [Read more]

Nestled in the trees minimalist holiday cabin

The Tree House Hotel

6th August 2019

This lovely elevated structure is the first of possibly nine cabins built by Danish architect Sigurd Larsen. Perched 6-8m up in the trees, … [Read more]

Colin King styled dark and broody bedroom

Perfect Imperfection

25th June 2019

At New York interior stylist Colin King’s blog it say he strives for ‘perfect imperfection’, I like that. This sort-after stylist knows … [Read more]

Portuguese Modernist white house

A White Slab of Architecture

15th May 2019

Such a stark contrast to the surrounds! This white protruding box sits boldly in the hills of Portugal. Every angle offers a … [Read more]

amazing art nouveau architecture

An Art Nouveau Gem Rediscovered

18th December 2018

The latest of restaurateur Ricardo Giraudi is quite simply a masterpiece. His 8th Beefbar is a feast for the senses. Just off … [Read more]

Plaster filled terracotta tiles

Warm Terracotta

25th September 2018

Terracotta tiles are standard fare across the sunnier side of the world, this house though makes me appreciate the material in a … [Read more]

Architectural paintings of Mid Century buildings by Mark Dyball

The Architectural Art of Mark Dyball

3rd July 2018

I was scrolling through the blog of The Jealous Curator today. There is always something to catch my eye, this morning it … [Read more]

Decorate my sett interior inspiration

Introducing Decorate My Sett

13th February 2018

When I am not busily designing at Pickle, or writing a blog post for here I update a few other blogs we … [Read more]

Cave house in spain with white modern cube additions

Part Cave Part Cube

4th July 2017

Such an intriguing space – part cave part house. In fact, what it feels like in this interior is that the cave … [Read more]

Chocolate interior in 1940s style

Curve Appeal

25th April 2017

This is Hotel Buena Vista, in Mosman, Australia. The interior is designed by SJB, in collaboration with Tess Regan Design – and it … [Read more]

Liverpool 61, in Mexico City by MMX

Light Infiltrating Mexico City Block

24th February 2017

Liverpool 61, a light and breathy residential block in Mexico City designed by architecture firm MMX. Carefully designed cavities enable daylight and … [Read more]

Curvaceous wood Chinese opera house

Opera House with Curve Appeal

4th January 2017

MAD Architects really chose their name well. Have you seen the Chinese Harbin Opera House? The forms are so fluid, so brave and … [Read more]


Invisible Trails in China

13th December 2016

China’s famous Wulingyan region is about to get some very subtle and beautiful design. How do you connect epic stones and maximise … [Read more]

COBE Architects kindergarten based on kids' drawings

A Kindergarten Based on Children’s Drawings

22nd July 2016

You can instantly see the stylised kids’ drawings that inspired this kindergarten design in Copenhagen, Denmark. A very ambitious architectural project that … [Read more]

What is inspiring us in the studio this week

Weekly Musings From Emma

22nd April 2016

So many things have caught my eye and attention this week. As always I am drawn to colour, pattern and personalities. Today … [Read more]

An inspiring trip to Prague

Travel: The Czech Republic

1st April 2016

I recently return from a trip to the Czech Republic, some great days spent in bustling Prague and an excursion to the … [Read more]

The Royal Belgian Yacht Club designed by Wim Goes Architectuur

Beautifully Designed Royal Belgian Yacht Club

17th March 2016

A deceptively simple and modest structure, every part of the Royal Belgian Yacht Club is integral to the whole. It was erected … [Read more]

International Congress Centre Katowice by JEMS Architekci, Katowice, Poland

Dramatic architecture in Katowice, Poland

12th February 2016

The incredible International Congress Centre in Katowice, Poland, designed by JEMS Architekci. Architecture that serves its purpose well while adding so much … [Read more]

Wooden footbridge in China by ADARC

Wooden footbridge created from abstract shapes

22nd January 2016

In the outskirts of Foshan City, China, you will find this incredible wooden footbridge, designed by architects ADARC Associates. The form of … [Read more]