Home Tour: Welcome To My Home!

November 21, 2012 0


I’ve promised it for quite a while: a little home tour of my tiny rooftop apartment. Well, welcome to my home, friends! I am sharing a few snaps of my abode here and hope you gonna like it.

My flat is really small – I call 32 square meters my home so you can imagine that I am always challenged when it comes to new buys or rearranging my stuff. My living room and bedroom are adjacent and connected by a round arch. These are the main areas of my daily life whereas the more practical spaces like kitchen and bathroom are very tiny and rather utilitarian in the back of my flat. I have no particular style in my home, it is more like myself: a bit of this, a bit of that!

Sometimes I feel like I would love to live in a bigger apartment. On the other hand, I like the cosiness and intimacy of my small home. Moreover, it is great to be challenged when it comes to interior design and home decoration: I avoid too much clutter and try to find creative ways to reinterpret the small space. 

So, what do you think of it? Anything you like or dislike in particular? Anything you would change? Let me know!

Styling & photography by Will Taylor and Igor Josifovic


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  • Reply Judith November 21, 2012 at 11:41 pm

    A bit of this, a bit of that, but so happy, colorful and so you! And I love that we share the “same” plant & planter (the glossy succulent one). Thanks for inviting us over, Igor!

  • Reply Maria Matiopoulou November 21, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    I live in a tiny apartment as well so I know how hard it is to decorate it! I always try to change things so it doesn’t feel boring and small :) Yours looks amazing! I love your coffee table and all of the cushion :) Have a lovely day!


  • Reply tina @ colourliving November 22, 2012 at 1:23 am

    Oh Igor, how long have I waited for this?????

    Even if it’s small, it’s perfectly you!! That’s all that ever matters. Our homes are our castles and remember that many people are not as fortunate as us and have to share your sized apartment with parents and siblings.

    I LOVE that everything is considered and stylish, from the cushions to your chucks to all the ceramics.

    It’s cosy and loveable like you my friend:))

    Good team work, you blogging bros… nice job Will!!

  • Reply Tim November 22, 2012 at 2:16 am

    oh igor I love your home!! I will have to come visit your place next time I’m in Munich! the place is so charming and happy … just like you!! Love how you totally living large in the small space and how the neutral backdrops really allow the accent pieces and patterns to pop!

    Love that black and white rug and how it helps ground the white box. that blue vignette, stitches on bedding, and the picture of you with your tongue out = LOVE!

  • Reply Fay November 22, 2012 at 2:42 am

    What a lovely nest you’ve feathered igor, full of so many interesting details.x

  • Reply Lakshmi November 22, 2012 at 3:17 am

    Igor: Loved your home. Great photography. Things I liked: planters, planters and more planters, kantha spread, the cabinet and how you have not hung the art works on the walls.

  • Reply Karen Shoener November 22, 2012 at 5:45 am

    What great ideas. So simple yet so beautiful! Nature’s beauty is the best decoration, that’s for sure! Happy Thanksgiving!! Karen

  • Reply Sofia - As We Travel November 22, 2012 at 6:27 am

    Simple but really nice, I love the cupboard with its drawers colored in different shades.

  • Reply Olga StarDec November 22, 2012 at 7:18 am

    Υοur house seems to be so fun. Now I know why you’ve named your blog “Happy Interiors Blog”! :-)

  • Reply LatteLisa LisaHjalt November 22, 2012 at 7:30 am

    I don’t think the size of the flat matters when it has all these personal touches. From what you post on your happy blog, this looks very you ;-)

  • Reply Snjezana J. November 22, 2012 at 7:37 am

    Passt zu dir und sieht sehr süß aus, brauchst nichts zu ändern:-)

  • Reply Boriana Cllo November 22, 2012 at 7:58 am

    I love how detailed it is!! Congrats,good job! :)

    Would you mind if I repost it ??? :)

    • Reply Igor Josifovic November 22, 2012 at 8:52 am

      Thank you Boriana & feel free to share it:-)

  • Reply STYLIZIMO November 22, 2012 at 8:42 am

    What a lovely colorful and happy home you have, Igor. I love it!
    Thank you for finally inviting us :)

    Wish you a great day!

  • Reply Applewood House November 22, 2012 at 8:59 am

    I really love the style of your apartment, Igor! Though I’ve never met you in person I think it’s very “you”! Very happy interior!

    Xoxo, Isabelle

  • Reply Karen Haller November 22, 2012 at 9:13 am

    How gorgeous is your little abode. You must be very happy there. Thanks for sharing x

  • Reply Phin W November 22, 2012 at 9:27 am

    wow, sieht echt schick aus – und schön ordentlich!
    alles richtig gemacht!
    liebe grüße

  • Reply Caroline@trend-daily November 22, 2012 at 9:58 am

    Love your table and drawers Igor. The more eclectic the better for me-I do love Scandinavian simplicity. But not everywhere. Like you say, the challenge of a small space makes you far more creative-well done you :-)

  • Reply Gloria Urech November 22, 2012 at 10:13 am

    Thanks for sharing Igor!
    I love your aesthetics and your apartment looks to me a cosy paradise.
    I used to live in a tiny in Spain place too, and I had my style all over. My friends used to come and enjoy the place every time.
    I think what you have is beauty and wabi sabi together.
    Well done, keep enjoying the space because it has a lot of +Chi+
    Gloria x

  • Reply V November 22, 2012 at 10:22 am

    Hi Igor,
    You have a very stylish, cozy and masculine apartment. I love your happy blog! Can I also re-post your home tour?
    Пока, Vera (-,-)Zzz

  • Reply Beauty Follower November 22, 2012 at 10:27 am

    Πολλές όμορφες γωνίες διέκρινα!
    Ενδιαφεροντα βιβλια εχεις στο ράφι σου…
    ενα πολυ ωραιο coffe table book με διακοσμηση ελληνικων σπιτιων που εχω να σου προτεινω
    ειναι το ΚΑΤΩ ΑΠΟ ΤΟΝ ΗΛΙΟ

  • Reply Michele Rowan November 22, 2012 at 11:14 am

    Your flat is colourful and exciting…what’s not to absolutely love. Jsut been reading some of your blogs Igor and I think I now have a little crush on your site…really like blog about Paris and reminds me its just over the water for me, so I should go and take a look again.

  • Reply Amalie loves Denmark November 22, 2012 at 11:42 am

    Lieber Igor,

    ich würde das NIE schaffen, mit wenig Platz. Kompliment, wie Du die 32 qm eingerichtet hast. Cozy ist es bei Dir – mir gefällt´s.

    Alles Liebe


  • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar November 22, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    YAY! So fun to see the snaps we took together on the blog. It was a blast spending the weekend styling and shooting with you, blogging bro! Let’s do it again soon? :)

    • Reply Tim November 23, 2012 at 5:56 am

      see I should have gone to Munich a day earlier to take join you two on this fun shoot day!

  • Reply Tina / lifeinsketch.com November 22, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    Great pictures and fantastic attention to detail! Well styled (especially with the sneakers!) Love the colors. My home is much more black and white, it’s nice to see color sometimes.

  • Reply Fran November 22, 2012 at 1:42 pm

    I love your home, Igor. It’s gorgeous, cozy and very, very happy. Great pictures. Congrats.
    Fran (Etxekodeco)

  • Reply staceysheppard November 22, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    Beautiful Igor! Fantastically styled, extremely happy and perfectly you! Your home is a joy to behold!

  • Reply studio13 November 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm

    Very bright and happy interior and I like the photos you took. There is nothing I could dislike, but I would love to own La Lune poster, that lovely black lamp, bed cover (or bed spread )looks like something I had in my mind to diy for a long time, but never did ;). Would love to know where is it from?
    And yes, allmost forgot, that carpet looks great.

    • Reply Igor Josifovic November 22, 2012 at 9:05 pm

      Thank you so much for your kind words!! The bedspread is from Ikea and the La Lune poster is from Double Merrick. Hope this helps!!

  • Reply MiMa November 23, 2012 at 6:16 am

    Really pretty fine details and accessoires. Love!

  • Reply Anonymous November 23, 2012 at 9:15 am

    lots of lovely details!!!

    but you should definetely change the means harmony pillow, I think it does not really fit :-). you should put in in front of your door (this typically Munich thing when people give away stuff they do not need anymore). I just need your address to pick it up … because: I LIKE IT & WANT IT!!!!! :-) what brand is it? where did you get it?

    have a nice friday, Katharina

    • Reply Igor Josifovic November 23, 2012 at 12:29 pm

      Hehe good idea:-) actually, it was a cushion from the first H&M Home collection.

  • Reply philuko November 23, 2012 at 9:57 am

    Ganz toll wohnst du! Großes Kompliment! Liebe Grüße nach München, Julia

    • Reply Igor Josifovic November 23, 2012 at 12:26 pm

      Vielen Dank für das Kompliment! Ich werte das als Expertenmeinung;-)

  • Reply Pretty Dandy November 23, 2012 at 11:05 am


    Your home really doesn’t disappoint. It’s beautiful! I love all the small details, the ceramics in particular along with the black lamp, the artwork you’ve chosen, the chevron rug, the kilim cushions, the spotty plant pot and the overall colour scheme. It’s lovely, fresh and really shows you.

    Gorgeous, look forward to more!


  • Reply Christina D November 23, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    It looks very nice, coloful, optimistic, love the coffee table!! Enjoy it!

  • Reply Shop Sweet Things with Jeanne November 24, 2012 at 3:15 am

    Your space is so cute, Igor! So many knick knacks, colors and fun patterns to look at! Wish I can visit you one day, :)

  • Reply india banks November 25, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    hi Igor & I’ve been meaning to comment for days. I LOVE your flat! Your post inspired me to measure the barnloft I’m living in and I discovered that it’s 63 meters – enormous by bit city standards. Things that caught my eye in yours: the bright yellow stripe on the picture frame & table top. Chuck Taylor’s all cozied up on the zigzag rug by the sofa & cable knit throw. Pomegranates & the dusty pink in the zinnia & pillow. Definitely LOVE the floor lamp and all the blue in the bathroom. After I saw your books lined up on a white shelf I started arranging mine inside the kitchen cupboards because I don’t have bookshelves [yet] thanks for all the inspiration!!!

  • Reply marianth November 27, 2012 at 6:47 am

    μικρό στ’ αλήθεια ακούγεται το έχεις όμως τόσο όμορφο,συγχαρητήρια

  • Reply Lauren November 27, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    Igor–I am catching up on blog posts and I just saw this. Your apartment is so wonderful and colorful with awesome textures and shapes! Definitely happy! Thank you for sharing the pictures. Sometimes small spaces are better!

  • Reply Barbara Ismailovic November 30, 2012 at 12:16 am

    jao, pa presladak je stan! prosto ne znam sta mi je lepse, toliko upecatljivih, sarmatnih detalja..tkanine su fenomenalne a crna lampa mi je favorit..sjajno :)

  • Reply Shelley @ Easy Home Concepts January 2, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    Hello Igor!!

    Is that you on the reflection of La Lune hanging over the dining table? By the way, I love your flat! Very cozy and happy. It shows how organized you are in person.

    • Reply Igor Josifovic January 2, 2013 at 7:47 pm

      Thank you Shelley! The person in the reflection is my friend Will who took the pictures in my apartment:-)

  • Reply Lindsey January 10, 2013 at 10:18 am

    I’m just loving your style! Only just stumbled across your blog and I can see I’m going to read all your posts in one day! I also live in a small apartment, in Cape Town, South Africa. Your blog has given me so much inspritation to reassess my space! Thank you!

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