COLLABORATION – SPRING BREAK WITH ALEX&ALEXA.COM
Spring break is on our doorstep and for a change we will be spending it back home. In Holland, cooler weather is awaiting us. We obviously hope to get some nice spring days too although we can not say we don’t get enough sun during the year. Read more…
COLLABORATION – IKEA’S BILLY TURNED 40
March 2019 – Already forty years ago, IKEA launched this set of flat packed shelves. Although officially named ‘Billy the Bookcase’, these shelves have been used for much more then just books. BILLY now comes in a range of finishes and different sizes. Doors can be added, giving it a whole other look and feel. Even after all this time, the minimalist design allows it to fit in with every style. Read more…
PHOTO SHOOT – APARTMENT 51
December 2018 – It is no news that we Scandinavian design enthusiasts. We use a broad range of Scandi designers in our own home and in our projects. That is why we were so happy to learn that Apartment 51 brings some of our favorite brands to the Middle East. Read more…
COLLABORATION – NOFRED
November 2018 – It is no surprise that we are fans of this Danish design brand that makes iconic, timeless and original interior products for kids. No wonder we were very happy to be asked to shoot and style the launch photos of their new item: the Harbour Boat. Read more…
COLLABORATION – VITRA
November 2018 – Investing in design is something most people don’t do overnight. It is is a process. You might fall in love with a piece of design furniture when you are young and save up for it to finally call it your own many years after your first encounter. Whatever the story is, it is about surrounding yourself with furniture that you will love for the rest of your life. Read more…
PHOTO SHOOT – THE TEAM IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA
October 2018 – This selection of photo’s reflects how we are as a team: far from perfect models with a serious uncomfortability in front of a camera, yet always keen to create a story. Each of us play their own part in the team yet share an affection for these comfortable, beautiful fashion brands. Read more…
STYLING PROJECT – ROOM FOR A TEENAGER
September 2018 – In a summer house with 4 spaces that we styled, we came across a real challenge. We were asked to create a room for an 11 year old boy. The real challenge lies not in the lack of inspiration but more in the fact that it needs to appeal to a teenager and remain enjoyable for the coming years. Read more…
STYLING PROJECT – JOTUN COLOR LAUNCH 2019
September 2018 – Every year Jotun releases her new colors that translate the latest trends and global inspiration into three themes with each eight beautiful colors. This years color card Identity with themes Calm, Refined and Raw is all about that your home should tell a story, your story.
For their regional launch we were asked to let the themes come to life on the 112th floor of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
PHOTO SHOOT – ZARA SS/18 CAMPAIGN
June 2018 – We were approached by ZARA to shoot for their new SPRING SUMMER 18 campaign – The Sun and Sand editorial.
Key elements in the briefing were wild, natural and a summer environment with details like stone, wood and sand. My boys are wearing the Zara boys new collection which with their terracotta shades and soft cotton and linen materials are perfect for outdoor summer adventures.
STYLING PROJECT – INDOOR PLAYGROUND
June 2018 – It has been a while since we styled a playroom. And this one is quite a special one as it’s more of a playground. It is one of the rooms that we designed for the villa on Zaya Nurai Island, a large and beautiful open space with natural light and an arched entrance. Kids with the ages between 0 to 11 will be playing here so we could not wait to get started.
STYLING PROJECT – SHARED BOYS ROOM
June 2018 – Two boys, one room…. that is something we can relate to. We had so much fun designing the space for these little boys. Creating a stylish space enjoyable for sleeping, chilling and having fun with friends. We made comfort one of our top priorities for the design of this room.
COLLABORATIVE SHOOT – MIXING IT UP
May 2018 – A collaborative shoot is one of our own styling initiatives to highlight products and brands we love. It allows us to be innovative and creative guided by our own enthusiasm and Dutch spontaneity. We believe in the strength of combining different brands, products and players, from well known companies to upcoming creatives.
STYLING PROJECT – TEENAGE GIRLS ROOM
May 2018 – A new room, a new vibe, a teenager and lots of fun products. You cannot make us happier by letting us play around with these ingredients. All these items have allowed us to create this fun room for a lovely teenage girl. A room that is now ready for some good laughs and big chills.
STYLING PROJECT – TWIN NURSERY
May 2018 – Designing a nursery for a baby girl is always gratifying, designing a nursery for twin girl is exceptionally enjoyable. Especially when the client requests that she wants something atypical, different and not so pink yet simple.
ART DIRECTION & STYLING – JOTUN KIDS COLLECTION
April 2018 – The colors of the new Jotun color pallet was our starting point for the design of nine settings.
The final design design, creating the concept, the production and seeing it all come together in these beautiful pictures makes us blush. The end result has exceeded our expectations.
PHOTO SHOOT STYLING – HOPELESS WANDERER
May 2018 – For the new vintage and handcrafted Home Decor shop Hopeless Wanderer, we were in charge of the Art Direction and styling for their imagery.
At Hopeless Wanderer there is a love and appreciation for sustainable products, that is why most of the products come from sustainable sources and are beautifully handcrafted. Almost every item is unique and one of a kind, which adds to its charm and beauty.
ROOM STYLING – BIG NURSERY, TINY BABY
April 2018 – Our latest client wanted to create a calm and clean room, keeping everything very basic and subtle. Although that generally works very well for a nursery, we did want to spice it up a little, adding a dash of Live Loud Girl-ness as we always want to create rooms that kids grow into, no matter how young they are.
PHOTO SHOOT STYLING – JIMMY CRICKET WALLPAPER
March 2018 – When Jimmy Cricket approached us again to take care of the styling for the launch of her new jungle design, we could not wait to get started. We have worked with Jimmy Cricket before for her collaboration with Pax and Hart for the One Fun Day and Bunny wall paper. Her latest jungle design is right up our street. As a bonus she mentioned the set up would need to be vibrant, colorful with lots of lush greens… Hey! That’s just how we like it!
PHOTO SHOOT STYLING – PAX AND HART
March 2018 – Working with Pax and Hart is a dream job and we are so grateful to get the chance to work again for this talented lady from all the way Down Under, creating a concept and styling the shoot for her 10 newest prints.
This time around we decided to keep it robust yet simple setting with a bit of a moody feel.
KIDS FASHION STYLING – NEVERENDING SUMMER BY BOBO CHOSES
February 2017 – It is always summer in Dubai.
Yes, also when it is winter, fall, spring… being from Northern Europe that all accounts for ‘summer’. So when it comes to summer vibes, we know all about it. The reason why we can relate so well to Bobo Choses new SS/18 collection: Neverending Summer.
ROOM STYLING – JUST ANOTHER DAY AT THE ZOO
December 2017 – “Just another day at the zoo” is what we would like people to think when they walk into our latest playroom installation. Not because the two little girls that this playroom is for are behaving like monkeys but because it is full of exotic animals in all sorts, shapes and sizes.
STYLED PHOTO SHOOT – MAKE HISTORY
December 2017 – The funky brand Make History we were asked to shoot the Xmas ornaments for the festive season. TimeCapsule Ornaments are a beautiful way to capture the year’s best memories! They are a beautiful Christmas dinner decoration which can become the start a new family tradition.
VIDEO STYLING – JOTUN COLOR CARD LAUNCH
November 2017 – For the digital launch of the Jotun 2018 color card we did the styling of the three settings of the video shoot. A new yet exciting area for us. The Inspirations and Color Card video are also available online.
EVENT STYLING – JOTUN COLOR CARD LAUNCH
October 2017 – This years trend color launch by Jotun was extra special for us since we were in charge of styling the event including the roll out in the region. Inspired by the new color pallets and a direction that we were given from the head office in Norway, we created a set up for the launch event including a sit down dinner at stunning Inked Dubai.
ROOM STYLING – PART HEARTY BOYS & GIRLS ROOM
September 2017 – We were asked to take care of the styling of a girls and a boys room. Two different genders, ages and styles yet all under one roof. A fun adventure in working with some amazing new products and a few golden oldies.
ROOM STYLING – BOHO NURSERY
June 2017 – Wether you are more of a neutral boho believer or a pop of color enthusiast, this room has it all. We love creating beautiful spaces for the tiniest people so we were happy to be asked to style the nursery for her baby girl on the way.
VIDEO SHOOT STYLING – JOTUN WONDERWALL & ROYAL VELVET
May 2017 – We were so excited and honored to do our first styling job of a video shoot. We were asked to take care of the styling for the setting of the online campagne for the launch of Jotun’s Wonderwall and Royal Velvet paint range starring beauty blogger @raniafawazz.
COLLABORATIVE SHOOT – COTTON CANDY SKIES
April 2017 – In a collaborative shoot we try and create a setting that is original, inventive and inspirational. With no boundaries, no restrictions, ourselves as our client, a beautiful collection of small business brands and an empty garage as our studio, our imagination is set free.
PHOTO SHOOT STYLING – PAX AND HART
February 2017 – Working with Pax and Hart is a dream job. We have been a fan of her work since forever. We had the chance to actually work for this talented lady from Down Under as were asked to create a concept and style the photoshoot of her new prints.
PHOTO SHOOT STYLING – HOTBUNZ
December 2016 – Styling a photo shoot is something we love to do. Styling a photo shoot with babies was a first for us. Yet when the girls behind the new baby leggings brand Hotbunz asked us to take care of the styling, we could not resist as we share a love for simple and subtle style.
COLLABORATIVE PHOTO SHOOT – JUNGALOW STYLE
November 2016 – We chose a nursery setting, quite gender neutral although you might have a more ‘girl’ and ‘boy’ favorite. In the photo’s you can see what a difference a rug, a pop of color and even the smallest accessory can make. And that’s the beauty of it. Changing around the elements can create something completely different.
STORE STYLING – HAY POP UP MARKET
October 2016 – We were commissioned to create a shopping experience for the HAY pop-up accessory market in the Dubai Design District during the Design Week. Inspired by what we saw in Milan at the HAY design pop-up (still one of our very favorite set ups of all time), we chose for a bare look with lots of green. The had the walls painted and the colour is beautifully complemented by the hanging garden on the ceiling and lush greenery around. We love how the HAY products pop out in this lush setting.
SHOP STYLING – JOTUN
September 2016 – For the launch of the new color chart of Jotun, we took care of the styling and design for the 100 Jotun shops across the UAE.
PHOTO SHOOT STYLING – MALUCO WORLD
July 2016 – We had the chance to work with the girls behind Maluco World, a new online shop for toys and kids products. Since they have a large range of products, we wanted to keep the styling fresh and simple. We worked with subtle colors and some props, keeping it very simple, letting the products themselves tell the story.
ROOM STYLING – PINK & PALM LEAF PLEASURES
July 2016 – We had the chance to work on a bed room for a 16 years young lovely lady.
An amazing combination of fresh pink and lush palm trees combined in a very lady like way with some serious retro touches. The palm wall paper that it goes with any style or color, pink certainly being one of them and we brought in a few real treasures to personalize this special room. It is a room to sleep, work and chill out in. We just hope this sweet 16 year old will still want to leave her room.
HOUSE STYLING – A HOME IN SAUDI
June 2016 – This project was our biggest and most incredible adventure as Live Loud Girl team where we took care of the styling of and entire new home in Saudi Arabia. For the sourcing we traveled to the Netherlands as we wanted so create simple designed rooms, yet good for the eye. Scandinavian design with some boho pieces with a vintage feel. In Saudi we spent nearly 15 hours a day unpacking, assembling, framing and styling. We loved doing both the kids rooms and the adult spaces of our biggest project yet.
ROOM STYLING – BOY MEETS WORLD
April 2016 – One large room, one sweet boy and a thousand books. Those were the ingredients we worked with for our latest room styling and we loved every step of the way. The main focus in the room were the books as this boy has more then an average library. That is why we needed lots of shelving. We used quite a few regulars that we just love to work with and since the room is so big, we went for the larger version of everything.
ROOM STYLING – PINK AND BLUE FOR YOU
April 2016 – We already knew that a girls room does not have to be pink and this room styling certainly proves it again. The greyish blue structured wall paper was already present in the room before it became a nursery and it worked beautiful with the dreamy furniture and pink touches we brought in. What makes this room perfectly mismatched are the accessories.
ROOM STYLING – PLAY HARD KIDDO
March 2016 – Creating a playroom for three girls of different ages is a lot of fun. What started out as a completely empty space is now a place for them to play, read and chill. The reading corner was given an own feel by adding some wall confetti and in the middle of the room, like an oasis for chilling, is a comfy sofa. This prismatic room is ready for some colorful laughs now.
PHOTO SHOOT STYLING – BRIGHTEYEZ
March 2016 – The new summer selection of kids clothing brand Brighteyez is all about spanning cactuses and geometric designs. Inspired by these prints and colors, our look book mood board for the photo shoot featured cactuses, pastel colors, palm tree prints and skateboards. This all quickly translated to a California Cool vibe.
VISUAL MERCHANDISING – SHOP WINDOW LOLLYPOP KIDS
Ongoing – In the Dubai Mall you can find the beautiful kids clothing and accessories store Lollypop Kids. This boutique shop offers a wide range of top end brands. Every month this store will have a themed window display created by the Live Loud Girl team to match the time of year. A fun and ongoing project.
ROOM STYLING – WHIMSICAL WONDERLAND
March 2016 – Three little ladies will be sharing a room so we created a white, wood and clean space with a serious dose of pink. The two elder girls will be on one side of the room, the domain of the youngest resident is on the opposite side where we created a room within a room. A burst of colors, compensated with some beautiful soft textures makes this room a whimsical wonderland for three.
STYLING PHOTO SHOOT – PAX AND HART
March 2016 – As true Pax and Hart fans, we were over the moon when Emma asked us to take care of the styling for her new prints. The theme of the shoot was vibrant vintage where we worked with some cool props from the boys and some classic items from around the house. We absolutely loved styling this shoot. As the posters are so strong and straightforward, they did not need a lot of extra’s. These pieces of art almost say enough on their own.
ROOM STYLING – DREAMY METROPOLITAN
January 2016 – Once upon a time there was a nine year old girl who was ready for a small version of a big city apartment. Inspired by her passion for ballet and her love for Paris, this room was filled with some dreamy metropolitan furnishing with a modern touch.
Big budgets are not always needed to create a space you love, that’s for sure!
ROOM STYLING – FUNKY FAIRYTALE
December 2015 – A funky fairytale came true with this soft and subtle girls room. We love the way the dramatic headboard goes beautifully with the soft tones and delicate pattern of the wallpaper. The room is not only a place to sleep. there is a nook with a desk and lots of space where her imagination can run free. This is a room for little girls with big dreams.
ROOM STYLING – FUN AND FRUITY GIRLS ROOM
September 2015 – A fun and fruity shared girlsroom that makes you giggle just walking in. A key feature in this room is the playhouse, a great little hang out for the girls to chill, read a book or chat with friends. We couldn’t exactly decide on the theme. Is it is more of a ‘fruit punch’ a ‘colorful circus’ or a ‘fruity zoo’?
STYLING PHOTO SHOOT – JOTUN KIDS COLLECTION
August 2015 – Jotun launched their first children’s paint range, the Fenomastic Kids collection and we had the opportunity to take care of the styling. The photo shoot was a success, due to the great collaboration between all suppliers involved.
ROOM STYLING – DREAM DIP DYE
June 2015 -A ‘teen girls room’ is definitely not the same thing as a ‘girls room’. So for this project we decided to combine a variation of soft blue and mint tones with white, naturals, black and gold. A novelty is the dip dye statement wall that gives this room what it needs.