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Ethical, Sustainable living: Why we choose Faux Fur

Here at Electric Eyes, we are big on ethical, sustainable and environmentally friendly living and being a homewares brand we believe this mantra should also extend to the home, which is why we choose Faux Fur.  While the reasons for this choice seem clear, it comes down to the simple fact that over 50 million animals are being killed each year for their fur!!!!!, which should be enough to turn anyone off purchasing a fur item.  However, we do understand, from a design perspective, many value fur because of its inherent style, look and feel.  But not to worry because we do have a cruelty free option that doesn’t compromise quality or style – ‘Faux Fur.’ And THANK GOODNESS because...

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Styled Shoot: Ocean St, Narrabeen

What do you get when you take over one of your all time beach front abodes right around the corner from your flagship retail store........you get magic, and that's exactly what we got when we took over a stunning home on Ocean St, Narrabeen and filled it with our wares!  We hit the upstairs open plan master bedroom which contains the most drop-dead gorgeous ensuite with one super sexy matt white egg bath, floor to wall stone tiling, and frameless glass shower screen...not to mention the automatic bathroom vanity mirror which acts as the master bed head, we're 100% serious. We adorned the bathroom with our Savannah Turkish Towels, Barro Baskets and 100% Soy Wax Candle in Wave Rider.....how fitting! ...

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Pendant Perfection

Pendant lighting is most definitely on trend for 2016 and why shouldn't it be we say! A single hanging pendant or a cluster of pendants can be that final finishing touch your room needs to give it that WOW factor and illuminated glow. We show you a few of our favourite finds and installation ideas for the hanging pendant.      Beach industrial chic with these stunning rattan lampshade style basket pendants hung just at the right height to pull focus on that ah-maz-ing recycled timber dining table. We can just feel the coastal breeze from here.   Metallic madness (in a good way of course) with these shiny beauties. We call these stunners a 'double whammy'! Why you ask? Well...

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Warehouse Conversions: Our Favourite Finds

What would you do if you got your hands on a warehouse and you could do whatever you wanted to the space to make it your own? Would you live in it? Would you rent it out? Would you turn it into a grungy industrial cafe? The opportunities truly are endless so we thought we'd share some of our all-time favourite warehouse conversions and swoon over what other creatives have done with their precious over-sized bundles of commercial real estate gold.   Ok, we know right! WTF!!!!!! Nothing like adding a lap pool in your warehouse. This warehouse conversion on Bridge St in Tempe, Sydney is bind-blowing. We hear it rents out at $1600p/w....money very well spent if you ask...

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Moroccan Dreaming

Let's all just pause for a moment, close our eyes and think of Morocco......our jaws are literally on the floor as we dream (and drool) of this design lovers playground. What are you thinking of? Sit back, relax and let your retina's soak in these ah-mazing images of one of our favourite places in the whole world. Where else can you find hand-woven wool rugs, woven baskets, embossed silverware, wedding blankets, piping hot sweet tea, spices & stews - we could really go on & on & on & on........ Open air courtyards, roof top sanctuary & a view that lasts for days & days.  Pastel hues as you walk the streets featuring pops of greenery in hanging pots. Outdoor...

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