Would you like to tour the fabulous Moooi in Amsterdam with me today? I was recently there and asked permission to shoot some photos for decor8 and they were happy to welcome me and so I did my thing -- snap, snap, snap!
I have always had this great love affair with the white paper chandelier ever since first spotting it five years ago and I'm still absolutely lusting for it after all of this time. I saw an XXL version as I walked into Moooi and laughed as I imagined a scenario where my husband would come home one afternoon and see it hanging in our entryway -- I can picture his face! I can't imagine owning a space large enough to fit the massive version of the paper chandelier, but I can definitely see using the "normal" size chandy over my dining room table or in the entry of my new home so I will contact their German agent soon to see if the price tag is even close to something that I can afford. I don't know though... Here it is in the entry of the store as I walked in. Isn't it lovely?
I also love the lolita table lamps, you can see a white one in the photo directly above -- it reminds me of a little hat with delicate trimwork... it is such a precious light and I like that it also comes in gray as a pendant because I think that would look lovely in a kitchen, don't you? I currently have the Clusterlamp in my kitchen but I'm thinking of moving it to the guest bathroom once I move... When I look at Moooi lighting I think I could fill my entire home only with their lighting and live happily ever after! I was counting over the weekend, in my new home I need to buy 13 pendants. Can you imagine? THIRTEEN. This is because we have 6 rooms plus a kitchen, 2 baths a hall and an entry room plus two enclosed winter gardens (they are like 3 season glass enclosed porches). I hope that I win the lottery soon.
Did you enjoy this little Moooi visit with me today? I hope that you did. I shot this store on a very rainy Wednesday when no one was around so I had the place to myself. I wanted to photograph more close ups of products but I felt I would have overstayed my welcome so I took these snaps above and got going... I ended up in a charming little corner cafe eating apple cake and sipping tea as the rain poured -- it was quite a romantic little afternoon!
Visiting London? Moooi is set to open the doors of its first permanent showroom & UK headquarters in London on September 16th over at Portobello Dock!
(images: Holly Becker for decor8)