Loving “Decorate // Lust auf Wohnen”

October 23, 2011 0


I’ll say it straight away: I am so lucky to be friends with some of the most wonderful, inspirational, and successful design bloggers like Mr. Bazaar aka Will Taylor from Bright.Bazaar or the one and only Holly Becker from decor8blog. Last week, I had the unique opportunity to meet Holly for the very first time in person right here in Munich. She was over to launch her best-seller Decorate as a German issue (Lust auf Wohnen by publisher Callwey) and hosted a little and intimate get-together of creative people in a cute little store named Nostalgie im Kinderzimmer

I was so happy to finally meet Holly in person. We’ve known each other for a year through Twitter and Facebook and it was incredible to meet face to face. It felt like we’d known each other for a long time and instantaneously we felt like real blogger friends. We joked around, posed with our iPhones for Instagram, and had some interesting chats with other guests regarding networking and the German blogger scene. Moreover, Holly’s husband Thorsten was there (who also happens to be one of my online teachers over at Blogging Your Way) so I used the opportunity and chatted with him on photography and copyright issues. Very interesting and lots to learn! I also happened to meet some interesting guests like the wonderful Eleanor from e.m.papers, a super creative American stationery designer living in Munich.

Despite the fact that I was in such a rush due to my daytime job, I so enjoyed the lovely get together with Holly, Thorsten, and their guests  and even got my Decorate copy signed. Bliss!

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  • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar October 24, 2011 at 10:18 am

    Holly’s events are always fun, and this looks no different! Also, how cute is that store? Those ribbons are super pretty. Thanks for linking up, Mr! xo

  • Reply Igor Josifovic October 24, 2011 at 10:19 am

    You’re welcome, Mr. Bazaar!!! :-)

  • Reply Iris October 24, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    Happy happy picture of you and Holly!
    x Iris

  • Reply Shop Sweet Things with Jeanne October 24, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    What a fun book signing event! I don’t read German and I still want a copy of that book! It’s so cool that the cover is completely different from the U.S. version. Loving the pictures and layouts!

  • Reply vosges paris October 24, 2011 at 8:59 pm

    happy with you ;) Holly is the sweetest and a real inspiration to hear her talk!

  • Reply Igor Josifovic October 24, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    Thanks for your comments, my dear blogger friends! Holly is a true inspiration – but so is every single one of you! Hugs, Igor xoxo

  • Reply Laura Adkin October 25, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    I had the pleasure of meeting Holly in London last month @Anthropologie. She was so wonderful. Also a lover of those ribbons ;-) Great post. x

  • Reply Anonymous October 25, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    Igor, I like your blog, but courier new as font? hard to read, strenuous for the eyes…

  • Reply frauheuberg October 25, 2011 at 1:20 pm

    hello Igor…yes it was a very special evening…also for me…to meet Holly and Thorsten…this was just so exciting and wonderful…get my signing book from her…wow…i must always look inside and read her lines…and would be also fine to meet you in the future again…and i will follow your lovley blog now, too…it looks very exciting…have a wonderful creative week and all the best…cheers and hugs…i from frauheuberg

  • Reply Igor Josifovic October 25, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    @fraunheuberg Definitely! Hope to meet you soon for a blogger get-together!! Cheers and thanks for your lovely words! Igor xoxo

  • Reply frauheuberg October 26, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    I hope so, too…and jump now to your new fresh post…i´m a magazine junkie, too…;)…so the right for me today…yeah…have fun with your lovley new blog…just so inspiring…;)…hugs…i…

  • Reply The Style Curator October 27, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    Hi Igor, I just found you from BYW class. What a fun little blog you have here. I love the happy attitude. How great that you got to meet Holly in person. She did an event London a few weeks ago, but I couldn’t make it down and was so disappointed. Keep up the great work. Looking forward to visiting again! – Beth

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