365 Objects Of Design, In the Holidays, Volume II

Objects of Design #281: Star Lamp

7th December 2013
ikea strala lamp

It’s the same every year. Walking through the cold November streets tutting and grumbling about the Christmas decorations going up too early. Refusing to engage with the thought of shopping for presents. Then, as if by magic (name that children’s programme) on the first day of December that tingling feeling starts. That little flicker of…

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Five Finds, Mad About . . .

west elm is here … a new interiors shop

6th December 2013
pintuck grey bedding from westlem

So after all the hype and the previews, the latest arrival from the US is finally here. West Elm opened its doors yesterday and, while there wasn’t exactly a Black Friday style riot, there was a long queue of very polite shoppers all waiting patiently to be let in. I had been invited to the…

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