inspirational work space in the making

inspirational work space in the making on Geoffrey & Grace
The Brooklyn studio of woodworker Ariele Alasko’s. Photo – Max Tielman for Design sponge

It’s been over a month since I wrote about my plans for an Inspirational and functional work space (If you missed the first post, you can catch up here). A lot has been happening ‘behind the scenes’, and I am so pleased to say that the end is now in sight.

The plasterer has been, and the Thistle Magnetic plaster by British Gypsum’s Rooms Made For You Range is on the wall. It was so exciting to watch it go on. It is applied just like normal plaster but goes on slightly thicker and is black in colour. I have tested it out (just with some fridge magnets) and it is indeed magnetic! I can’t wait to have a play with the magnetic wall properly. To me the creative possibilities that come from having an extra surface to utilise, is really exciting. I have some ideas in place about how I want to use the wall, but am also still thinking about how it can really help me feel inspired and be organised.

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plans for an inspirational and functional work space

work space before - on Geoffrey & Grace

This is currently what my work space looks like. There are little piles of stuff and clutter everywhere! In fact I don’t think there is a single clear surface in the room. If you read ‘my idea of minimal living’ you will know that we are having a sort through of the whole house. As the big clear-out continues, this is the area that I have been dreading tackling, and putting off. Ironically, it is probably the room that once sorted, will make the biggest impact on our day-to-day living.

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