Home of magical, historical, and fantastical interior designall
the exotic and escapist styles that mainstream interior designers
slight. I'll be filling it with descriptions of the styles and how-to
pages, including such general advice as how to get good stuff cheap
and how to convert an ironing cupboard into a spice rack/display
cabinet/fold-down altar. Since the site is unfinished, there's also
a sampler gallery of the images currently
up on the site.
The styles are ranked in rough order from oldest to newest, with
modern fantasy styles at the bottom.
There's so much more than knotwork and Guinness.
Birka was a great Viking center of trade, a place filled with
money and all the exotica it could buy. Here's how to live like
a nouveau riche Viking, concubin/es and all.
Renaissance astrology and sorcery had a style all their own.
Victorianism at its most seductively melancholic. Pity the chairs
are so uncomfortable.
Musty books, dark wood, darker wine, and Javanese exoticathe
study of an Edwardian antiquarian was a mix of all the best parts
of turn-of-the-century English style and foreign treasures. This
is an excellent style for hiding ritual gear in plain sight.
Gauze, sparkling lights, pure pale colors, iridescence. The most delicate
and romantic of styles.
The Ceiling of Floating Mist (unfinished)
Black feasts White
Alastair Crowley R0XX0rz
Bats, skulls, coffins, skeletons riding motorcycles, vampires
skulking about in cloaks lined with cheap red satinall the
over-the-top heavy-metal style that Crowley inspired and is currently
spinning in his grave for.
Not your mama's country style! ...Actually, maybe it was
your mama's country style. The fin-de-siecle-inspired homes
and workshops of the artisan builders of the 1960's and 1970's.
Eco-conscious doesn't have to mean too much beige.
Build a grove in your own home.
The color of nobility, of mystery, of magic, of both your sarongs
and most of your favorite T-shirts. If you truly love purple, here's
how to put together an all-purple room with style.
Midnight and royal blue sparkling with silver.