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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #354: Lotte Cake/Cheese Dome

17th February 2013
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Feast yer eyes on that then! So firstly, what could be better for creating that cosy feeling and keeping the winter out than cake? Secondly, this will also work for cheese, which, with a little glass of something red, is also a wonderful treat. But thirdly, and therefore most importantly, it is my birthday. So…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #352: Knitted Cushions

15th February 2013
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From yesterday’s ceramic cable knit to the real thing today. These gorgeous grey cushion covers are, frankly, a bit of a steal at £15. In addition to these grey ones, there are pale pink and a darker lilac colour – take one of each. As is often the way on Etsy, the vendor has a…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #351: Cable Knit Porcelain

14th February 2013
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With knitting undergoing something of a resurgence at the moment, what better way to bring this cosy trend into your home that with this gorgeous cable knit textured bowl. Imagine it filled with a warming vegetable soup (even I like that idea and I hate soup) with some crusty bread on a nearby chopping board…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #350: Fur Cushions

13th February 2013
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Imagine snuggling into these gorgeous fur cushions on a cold winter’s day. Cushions like this are the perfect seasonal buy. Dig them out from the cupboard in November (or perhaps at the end of October when the clocks go back and the nights officially draw in) and leave them there until they spring forward again…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #349: Alpaca Throw

12th February 2013
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Just look at these gorgeous alpaca throws. I think I might wear them as well as drape them over a sofa or armchair. Perfect for keeping those bitter February winds at bay, these come in these five gorgeous shades including rich indigo (so on trend for 2013) as well as the warm neutrals which will…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #348: Grey Pink Chair

11th February 2013
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Sometimes the only thing that works during the winter months is a cosy chair, a good book and a mug (or glass) of a little something you fancy. Here’s the chair, you can choose your own book and we’ll come to the mugs soon. This vintage chair has been re-upholstered in Designers Guild velvet with…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #347: Round Velvet Cushions

10th February 2013
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Nothing says luxury like a dash of velvet and these cushions are perfect. Choose from ice blue, slate grey or white. Marianne Brandi, of DAY home, once told me that the Danes think nothing of changing their soft furnishings to go with seasons. In the same way that we change our clothes according to the…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #345: AA Butterfly Chair

8th February 2013
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Designed in 1938, this chair now has a permanent place in MoMa in New York. Choose from either the black legs or chrome depending on your preference. It was inspired by Le Corbusier, one of the pioneers of modern architecture, with whom its three designers ( Jorge Ferrari-Hardoy, Antonio Bonet and Juan Kurchan) worked in the thirties. One…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #344: Mayuri Bed Throw

7th February 2013
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The art to keeping cosy during the long winter months (and is it just me or do they seem to be getting longer every year?) is layering. Different layers in different textiles – think velvet, linen, cotton and fur. The other day we looked at a fur throw for those really bitter nights but here…

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