Browsing Category

365 Objects Of Design

365 Objects Of Design

Wonderful Wallpapers With A Hidden Message

22nd October 2019
food babies in blossom wallpaper by poodle and blonde

Every now and then you come across something so brilliant that you can’t stop thinking about it and you want to share it, so today I want to tell you about this fabulous wallpaper by Poodle and Blonde that I have been recommending to everyone since I saw it last week. I’m practically stopping people…

Read More...

365 Objects Of Design

What do I need to know about curtains?

10th October 2019
A look at how to hang the right kind of curtains with Kate Watson-Smyth. Choosing curtains the same colour as the wall will create a sleek and cohesive

It occurred to me the other day that I have very rarely, almost never, talked about window dressings. Or, for the sake of this post, curtains. That’s partly, actually mostly, because I don’t have any, so it’s not something I think about and partly because when I started this blog – way back in 2012,…

Read More...

365 Objects Of Design

New Book: Kelly Wearstler Evocative Style

8th October 2019
pictured in Kelly Wearstler Evocative Style

Many of you will be familiar with the American interior designer Kelly Wearstler, who has been dubbed the Queen of West Coast style. She has designed homes for Gwen Stefani, Cameron Diaz and Ben Stiller. She has designed fabric and furniture, rugs and tiles all in her signature pared back maximalist style. And if that…

Read More...

365 Objects Of Design

Luke Edward Hall collaborates with Habitat

1st October 2019
habitat collaboratin with luke edward hall

Luke Edward Hall is one of those designers that has seemingly appeared out of nowhere and is, at the same time, everywhere. Some of you will be completely familiar with his colourful designs, his love of Greco-Roman style and pictures of his gorgeous pink and green flat. Others will be wondering who on earth he…

Read More...

365 Objects Of Design

Six of the Best: Striped Duvet Covers

24th September 2019
Organic Pyjama Stripe Duvet Cover ORGANIC PYJAMA STRIPE DUVET COVER from toast

I have loved mattress ticking for as long as I can remember – and actually slept on it for years at boarding school – but when, a few years ago, I decided I wanted some for our bedroom there was none to be found. Suddenly now it’s everywhere though so I thought I would include…

Read More...

365 Objects Of Design

Topps Tile of the Year 2020

18th September 2019
Kate Watson-Smyth looks at the Topps Tile of the Year 2020: syren in midnight blue

Well we’ve had the colour of the year and now it’s time for the tile of the year as revealed by moi at an event with Topps Tiles last week and for this week’s Wednesday AD Break I thought I would talk you through some of the trends around it and the different ways you…

Read More...