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Gi – Design: The Artisan Approach & The Top Notch Technology Behind It

1st June 2017

I introduced you to Gi – Design a few weeks ago on the blog. I was also lucky enough to see the fantastic water sculptures whilst I was in Milan for design week. Today I want to delve more into the technology, how they work and the artists and craftsmen behind the designs and functionality. The Gi -Design water sculptures are activated by an innovative and sophisticated technological system. The controls have different shapes, harmonious with the style of the…

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J.L Coquet presents its capsule collection Lutèce designed by Achille Salvagni

30th May 2017
J.L Coquet - Lutece

I would like to introduce you to two incredible forces of design. J.L Coquet and Achille Salvagni. If you follow my instagram you’ll have seen that I attended a dinner to celebrate the launch of J.L Coquet’s new collection Lutèce designed by Achille Salvagni. Surrounded by design and art collectors, gallerists and creators, it was fascinating conversation about design and art; discussing which artists to collect and of course Damien Hirst’s new exhibition in Venice which certainly had some dividing…

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Ardmore Savuti Dance Exhibition

18th May 2017

Ardmore is a South African ceramic art studio based in the rural Natal Midlands. They create exquisite, detailed, handmade ceramics and have been doing so for over 30 years. Their recent collaboration with Cole & Son has catapulted them into every day conversation in the design sector. Their pieces are collectors items, with a very strong following of collectors around the globe, some even constructing private museums for their collections. Some pieces have been auctioned by Christies. No two pieces are…

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Creating a bespoke rug with Crucial Trading

18th April 2017
crucial trading

To truly find out about a brand and it’s products, you need to experience their service and as we’re all about interiors here, you need to live with it too to understand how you live with the product. In a true collaboration, Crucial Trading invited me on their client journey. From showroom, to workshop and my own home. Crucial Trading make bespoke rugs to the interior design trade and retail a selection of rugs through the major retail channels. They…

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Vispring X Missoni Home for Harrods Art Partners

12th April 2017

Harrods Art Partners is a campaign that celebrates a series of partnerships between renowned heritage brands and modern designers that will take over their iconic Knightsbridge Store this month. One of these amazing partnerships, which I’m really excited about, is Vispring and Missoni Home. Vispring make the most beautiful beds and mattresses, each hand made to order and produced in their factory in Devon, they believe that your bed and a good nights sleep enables you to reach your full…

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Southern Guild auction at Christies

28th March 2017

As you know I’m a great ambassador for South African design, and am especially excited when great South African’s and South African brands gain exposure, credibility and success abroad. No other South African company has had such success than Southern Guild. Southern Guild is a design gallery that represents various designers and products from SA, internationally. This year, for the second time, Christie’s has invited Southern Guild to present selected works at their prestigious South Kensington address from the 1st…

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Turner Pocock and Reed Harris collaborate for London Design Week

11th March 2017
London Design Week

Leading interior design firm Turner Pocock have collaborated with Reed Harris to celebrate London Design Week. Turner Pocock are well known for their use of colour throughout their projects and Reed Harris are equally passionate about colour. Just look at both of their instagram pages, where colour leaps off the pages. As part of Reed Harris’ Tile Discovery event, Turner Pocock was given the freedom of the shop. Recreating the moodboards that Reed Harris are so well known for. These moodboards in…

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Harrods of London launch their first furniture collection

7th March 2017

The world famous department store, Harrods, have launched their first furniture collection for their Harrods of London range designed by the Harrods Interiors team. This iconic store has been retailing furniture since the early 1880’s and with all that experience behind them, it was very exciting to pop along to the store to see what they have created. The Harrods Interiors team showed me their latest collection a few weeks ago. Inspired by Art-Deco jewellery and tailoring, this new collection…

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Holiday House London launches September 2017

6th March 2017
Holiday_House

I’m very happy to announce that Holiday House is coming to London! This popular US concept of a designer showhouse is finally going to be gracing our shores. Founded in 2008 by Iris Dankner, the London event will be co-chaired by interior designer Rachel Laxer and breast cancer survivor and philanthropist Joyce Misrahi, and I’m heading up the Marketing for the project. The London team, Iris, Rachel, Joyce and myself, together with a very large committee of over 20 people…

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The Ardmore Collection by Cole & Son

14th February 2017
Khulu Vases- The Ardmore Collection- Cole & Son

I’ve mentioned Ardmore a few times both on Interior Style Hunter as well as my social media channels. They are a South African Ceramic Studio that creates incredibly unique and bold designs and I always try to make time to see them when I’m in South Africa. So you can imagine my excitement when I heard that they had done a collaboration with Cole & Son, the iconic wallpaper brand. I was very excited to see the result of the…

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