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SOMETHING NICE EVERYWHERE: While every available surface seems to bear at least one memento from Mr Lima’s travels, nothing looks out of place; Living room with wolf artwork by Tarik Arnautovic; vintage coffee table; dining room with brise soleil block screen in centre (above); guest bedroom whose grey design was inspired by a room at La Maison.
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SOMETHING NICE EVERYWHERE: While every available surface seems to bear at least one memento from Mr Lima’s travels, nothing looks out of place; Living room with wolf artwork by Tarik Arnautovic; vintage coffee table; dining room with brise soleil block screen in centre; guest bedroom whose grey design was inspired by a room at La Maison (above).
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MEMENTO GALORE: Every object in Mr Lima’s house is precious to him, and everything is lovingly displayed; (above) artwork by Korean artist Sungmi Ha; street vendor’s trolley from Thailand; Portobello Market vintage armchair, gold skull and limited edition John Galliano doll displayed in living room; and coffee tables designed by Nathan Yong.
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MEMENTO GALORE: Every object in Mr Lima’s house is precious to him, and everything is lovingly displayed; artwork by Korean artist Sungmi Ha; street vendor’s trolley from Thailand (above); Portobello Market vintage armchair, gold skull and limited edition John Galliano doll displayed in living room; and coffee tables designed by Nathan Yong.
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MEMENTO GALORE: Every object in Mr Lima’s house is precious to him, and everything is lovingly displayed; artwork by Korean artist Sungmi Ha; street vendor’s trolley from Thailand; Portobello Market vintage armchair (above), gold skull and limited edition John Galliano doll displayed in living room; and coffee tables designed by Nathan Yong.
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MEMENTO GALORE: Every object in Mr Lima’s house is precious to him, and everything is lovingly displayed; artwork by Korean artist Sungmi Ha; street vendor’s trolley from Thailand; Portobello Market vintage armchair, gold skull and limited edition John Galliano doll displayed in living room; and coffee tables designed by Nathan Yong (above).
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SOMETHING NICE EVERYWHERE: While every available surface seems to bear at least one memento from Mr Lima’s travels, nothing looks out of place; Living room with wolf artwork by Tarik Arnautovic (above); vintage coffee table; dining room with brise soleil block screen in centre; guest bedroom whose grey design was inspired by a room at La Maison.
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SOMETHING NICE EVERYWHERE: While every available surface seems to bear at least one memento from Mr Lima’s travels, nothing looks out of place; Living room with wolf artwork by Tarik Arnautovic; vintage coffee table (above); dining room with brise soleil block screen in centre; guest bedroom whose grey design was inspired by a room at La Maison.
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MEMENTO GALORE: Every object in Mr Lima’s house is precious to him, and everything is lovingly displayed.
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"Everything here has a story to it . . . I like being surrounded by beautiful things but beauty can mean many things." - Mr Lima (above) on having a personal attachment to each and every item in his home
PERSONAL SPACE

Showcase of his life

The 1950s period house has ample space for the crate-loads of souvenirs, curios and artworks that Carsten Lima has acquired in his 26 years of globetrotting.
Aug 29, 2015 5:50 AM

WITH 26 years of globetrotting behind him, Carsten Lima has amassed crate-loads of souvenirs, curios and artworks from the many cities that he has lived in or visited such as London, Cairo and Istanbul. But even the knowledge of this does not quite prepare one for the strange timber cabinet on