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365 Objects Of Design

The 24 Hour Kitchen with Samsung

17th April 2019
samsung 24 hour kitchen in Milan

Last week I made a lightning trip to Milan at the invitation of Samsung to see – not just some of their appliances but also to consider – via an installation they had created in the Brera Design District – the role of the kitchen in our busy 24 hour lives. The company took over…

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New Shop Discovery: Houseof.Com

16th April 2019

It seems apt that after posting about the forthcoming trends as seen at Milan last week, I find a new interiors brand that is using all those colours to showcase its lighting collection. So this post is twofold – have a look at the lighting from houseof and check out the colours (and arches) with…

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If You Buy One Thing: Recycled Glass Vase

2nd April 2019
recycled bottle vases from rowen and wren

Now that the clocks have gone forward and we’ve all recovered from that missing hour (how can that be so hard?) the longer days and burgeoning blossom is making me desperate to bring a little of the outside in. Especially as it’s not quite warm enough (at the time of writing) to go from inside…

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Five of the Best: Rattan Chairs

26th March 2019
babbington armchair by lloyd loombabbington armchair by lloyd loombabbington armchair by lloyd loom

Now I don’t want to be too hasty about this but the sun is out and there is blossom and possible lawn-mowing in the air, so I thought I would do a little round up of rattan chairs as they feel summery, and rattan (or varieties thereof) is everywhere this season from handbags and lampshades…

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New Shop Discovery: Hone

19th March 2019
muuto yellow hallingdal sofa

Today I wanted to tell you about a new site that has launched that is geared towards making shopping easier as it helps you to search for the item you want and gathers a selection of them all together in one place so you can easily see what’s available and, crucially, not feel that you’ve…

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Rugs by Wendy Morrison

13th March 2019
leopard florals by wendy morrison

I’m excited to tell you about these rugs as I had a small, tiny, hand in the thinking behind them. Last year Wendy Morrison, a hugely talented designer with a background in fashion, wrote to me and asked if I would like to have one of her rugs for my bedroom. Now I don’t accept…

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Five of the Best: Foxed Mirrors

28th February 2019
foxed mirror from antique mirror company

I have written before how about mirrors are an essential feature of any room – especially one that is small and dark – as they will bounce the light around and make the space look bigger. But I also don’t like modern mirrors to be too big as they can give the impression that you…

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