Category: Interiors

LTD: Live Your Dreams with DUTCHIE

March 29
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Article by Rosalyn MaCarthur – Styling & Photography by Elvi Hartley

There are three types of people in Second Life®. The first are those that do not have a home and depend on public sandboxes for rezzing privileges; the second is residents that have their own home but tend to decorate and walk away and only change things when they buy something amazing. The third types consist of people who change their home furnishings frequently and usually with regularity, often ensuring it becomes part of their weekly routine.

LTD: Color of the year

January 30
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LTD: COLOR OF THE YEAR

Article by Eden Taylor for LTD Magazine January/February 2017

Through the years we have taken for granted all of the wonderful shades and colors; we fall in love with perusing for new garments to adorn our bodies and pieces to spruce up our living spaces. If you ever walked into your closet, and noticed the repetition of a particular color, that you happened to buy at a specific time of the year, it may not be accidental or coincidental.

LTD: Turning back the clock to Non-Mesh

January 26
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LTD: TURNING BACK THE CLOCK TO NON-MESH

Article by Miwa Menna for LTD January/February 2017

Do you recall a time in your Second Life® when you didn’t have to worry about how many prims a piece of furniture took in your home, whether it was a skybox or land? Prim counting was a very difficult matter before the introduction of mesh, just ask those who joined before 2011; because they could tell you a completely different story.

Small Place, Great Space – A Modern Transformation

December 16
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SMALL PLACE, GREAT SPACE – A MODERN TRANSFORMATION

Sometimes having a unique, one-of-a-kind home requires a little removal and replacement of walls, a change of color and voila, a totally new home that is yours! That is exactly what stylist Jack Hanby did when he purchased the Farnsworth house by FANATIK and we were excited to go and see the result for ourselves.

Normal Is Boring – A Visit to Erik Kayo’s Mid Century Modern Home

December 13
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NORMAL IS BORING – A TRIP TO ERIK KAYO’S MID CENTURY MODERN HOME

LTD visited one of Second Life’s most unique homes recently which is was built by it’s current occupant and his partner. Join us as we explore this beautiful, mid-century modern inspired design located in the heart of one of Second Life’s most popular communities.

LTD: Tropical Interiors

June 1
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LTD: TROPICAL INTERIORS

Writer: Rosalyn MaCarthur | Photographer: Jordan Giant

With Summer fast approaching and much of the general Second Life® population coming from colder climates in Real Life, we all dream of waking up on a tropical island or beach looking at a gorgeous view of the sunrise over the ocean.

LTD DECOR: Simple Elegance of Teal

April 24
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LTD DECOR: THE SIMPLE ELEGANCE OF TEAL

Teal, such a wonderful, uplifting color for any interior, especially for Spring/Summer. This wonderful design by Elvi Hartley was created for the magazine back in March/April 2015 and what a stunner it is. Splashes of yellow and the neutral tones of the furniture really help accentuate the star of the show, teal.

LTD: Eco-logically Living

April 2
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LTD: ECO-LOGICALLY LIVING

Stlyling: Aaisling Resdient, Harlow Heslop & Jordan Giant | Writer: Victoria Brinner | Photography: Lulu Jameson

Every day we make choices that affect the environment. Should we drive to work? Walk? Take the bus? Even deciding what to have for breakfast has an affect on our
environment. Shifting our mindset towards a more ecologically sustainable way of living is a concept that has been around for decades. For some, ‘going green’ isn’t just an expression. It is a way of life.

LTD: Eclectic Living

March 29
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LTD: ECLECTIC LIVING

Article by Rosalyn Macarthur | Photography by Jordan Giant

The way you decorate your home in Real Life or Second Life®, is an extension of who you are. Your choices of décor and seeking out the right furniture that matches your own style has therefore become not just an amusing and entertaining shopping trip, but one that defines your lifestyle.

LTD: Shopping in Sophistication

March 28
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LTD: SHOPPING IN SOPHISTICATION

There are some wonderful commercial builds in Second Life that completely enhance the customers shopping experience, and added to that list, is the brand new store of DAVID HEATHER. A brand known for it’s chic sense of style, the store is a perfect reflection of the creators personality.

LTD: THE COLOR PURPLE

March 5
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LTD: THE COLOR PURPLE

”Plum” to be exact, that was the accent color LTD Stylist Tracei Moore was presented to decorate a room and put it to some use. It’s beautiful, rich and brings a slight Gothic touch to a room, so that is the direction Tracei followed.

LTD PICKS: Great Home & Garden Photographers You MUST Check Out!

February 27
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LTD PICKS – GREAT HOME & GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHERS YOU MUST CHECK OUT!

Flickr is an amazing place to find inspiration from residents all over Second Life. On a daily basis, we at LTD see and admire the work of so many talented decorators and photographers, and as often as we can, we like to share this wonderful work with our readers. In this post, we wanted to highlight 10 people in particular, whose streams we highly recommend checking out for both decorating and photography inspiration.

LTD FEATURE: VESPERTINE

February 24
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LTD FEATURE: VESPERTINE

Article by Lyrical Ember – Photography by Jordan Giant

Teleporting onto a snowy patch of land, I look ahead to see a shabby-looking brick structure. As I walk inside, I am absolutely overwhelmed by charm. From timeless treasures you may find in an old attic, to adorable little hanging origami cranes, this store owned by Amelie Knelstrom is completely filled with amazing things that you will want to buy.

LTD FEATURE: A Trip to Casablanca

February 22
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LTD FEATURE: A TRIP TO CASABLANCA

The year 1942 saw the release of a movie that has remained a classic, Casablanca, Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Fast forward to the year 2016 and the magical world of Second Life, resident Sommer Shepherd decided to re create the set of the movie for her friends engagement party, and now, for the public to enjoy.

LTD FEATURE: ZERKALO

February 21
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LTD FEATURE: ZERKALO

Written by Mozart Loordes – Stylist Jackson Verlack – Photographer Jordan Giant

ZERKALO arrived on the Second Life Home & Garden scene quite recently and has enjoyed rather a meteoric rise to fame. Run by Anaïs Terpellie and Daniel Estro, Zerkalo has quickly established itself as a store which produces consistently high quality furniture and decor.

LTD: Appreciate The Banyan

February 16
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LTD: APPRECIATE THE BANYAN

The Banyan House in Second Life is not a brand new release. The home, masterfully created by Eliza Wierwight of PATRON has been on the market for a few weeks now but we at LTD finally got the opportunity to visit this work of art in world and boy were we impressed.

LTD: Glam Closets

February 10
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LTD: GLAM CLOSETS

A luxury closet is any girls, or even a guys, dream feature in a home. A place to store and display all of your precious shoes and clothes. A glamorous closet really is a space in your home where you can show off and make a statement.

LTD: Golden Hour

February 7
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LTD: GOLDEN HOUR

Right now, gold is becoming an extremely popular color in Second Life home decor releases, which is great because it is a fabulous color to have in your interior. Back in the Summer 2015, LTD Stylist Tracei Moore designed a stylish space mixing both dark tones and elements of gold.

LTD: Modern Minimalism

February 5
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LTD: MODERN MINIMALISM

There are so many beautiful items in Second Life that make it easy for us to clutter our homes and make them seem over crowded, however, sometimes it is great to do a simple, minimalist design and get the same wow effect.

LTD: A Vanity Fair

February 3
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LTD: A VANITY FAIR

A bathroom vanity is a very personalized space. Some keep theirs clean and tidy, others prefer to fill it with every perfume they own and keep it cluttered. Whichever it is, it is a space that reflects you, your personality and the things you like.

LTD: Transitional Bedroom

February 2
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LTD: TRANSITIONAL BEDROOM

A transitional interior is the perfect mix of traditional and contemporary furniture pieces, to create a classic and timeless design. LTD Stylist Britain Knave set herself the challenge of designing a serene bedroom in neutral tones and the result is incredible.