Hi, I'm Maia.

(Pronounced Maya)

I'm a visually obsessed, native New Yorker, who's always searching for the coolest in design, food & travel. 

Over the last 5 years, I left a well established career in healthcare to pursue my passion for design and writing.  This website is my little piece of inspiration, thoughts & adventures as I seek out the most creative spaces  & experiences around the world.

I hope you find this inspiring & share with me what inspires you as well! I'd love to hear from you. Thank you for visiting!

xx,

Maia 

 
"Doctors save
lives by
constructing
a healthy life.
Designers save
lives by
constructing
a life worth living." 
 
-Mark W. Perrett
 
Daydreaming of Casa Horta in Barcelona

Daydreaming of Casa Horta in Barcelona

When I first came across Casa Horta I thought I was daydreaming. It's rare to find something so magical, done so well. 

This 3-story home from the 1920s, was built in the Guinardo's neighborhood of Barcelona and refurbished by designer, Guillermo Santoma.  Santoma designed the home with a whimsical vision of vibrant, modern colors while using traditional moldings and tile.  Most notable in Casa Horta is a "fake skylight", complete with painted blue skies and clouds. The design can't help but entice all of your senses, and does a fantastic job at creating a both eccentric yet elegant modern space. 


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The Coolest Designers from Sight Unseen's Offsite 2017 - NYCxDesign

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