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New collections from Camerich

28th September 2016
Camerich

The last time I write about Camerich it resulted in a number of designers contacting me and telling me that after reading my post they had gone to Camerich were impressed by what they saw. A number of them told me that they had set up trade accounts too. One designer in particular told me that she had a project in the US where the client was looking for good Italian styled sofas. So she sent them off to Camerich…

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Exploring fine Italian craftsmanship with Francesco Molon

19th September 2016
Francesco Molon

At the age of 11, Francesco Molon started to learn carpentry, he studied, practiced and immersed himself in his craft. Fifty years later, he has a very successful design company, Francesco Molon, that supplies international markets with fine handmade Italian furniture. Francesco says, ‘I have directed the production towards an audience sensitive to the charm derived from a perfectly crafted product. In my opinion, Italy has the most historical and artistic heritage in the world.’ I completely agree, and it’s…

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“Styled by Interior Style Hunter” a collaboration with Treniq at Decorex

18th September 2016
Decorex Treniq Interior Style Hunter

Decorex is the premier interior design show here in London. It’s an institution in its own right, it’s been around forever and everyone who is anyone will make an appearance at Decorex over the next few days. I was thrilled to join forces with Treniq when they asked me to help them style their stand for the show. For those of you who don’t know, Treniq is a unique platform designed to help interior designers source from thousands of brands from…

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The Rockett St George Pop Up at Liberty

28th August 2016
rockett st george pop up

Peacock chairs, duck feet lamps, Zebra’s and Juju hats, all set against a dark background with the occasional plant thrown in and a hint of gold every now and then. It’s unmistakably Rockett St George, the fabulous online store that nearly all designers go to find unique and fun pieces. But this my dear readers, is Rockett St George come to life, and what better surrounding than the 4th floor of Liberty. As you walk in you are presented with the…

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The footstool project, mixing vintage European and modern African design

19th August 2016
footstool halsted design

It’s not a secret that I’m from South Africa (my accent gives me away immediately) and while I always champion local British design, I also spend a lot of time researching and following ‘local’ design in South Africa. I consider England and South Africa to both be my home so when I heard that South African based Halsted Design was starting to push their marketing efforts here in the UK, my ears pricked up and I jumped at the opportunity…

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Interior Style Hunter interviews Marco Costa, Boca do Lobo’s Head of Design

13th August 2016
boca do lobo

Boca do Lobo is way more than just a furniture producer, they create art, beautiful pieces of furniture that you instantly fall in love with. These pieces evoke a strong emotional feeling just the way that art does. You will see in my interview with Marco Costa who is Head of Design at Boca do Lobo that this strong emotional energy stems from him and is clearly an important part of this iconic brand. How did you get into the world…

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Brands Business

Update: How did we do on the Twitter chat with Dering Hall

10th August 2016
Dering Hall Interior Style Hunter Twitter Chat

UPDATE: Wow, what a great talk this turned out to be. To read the tweet by tweet talk, head over to Storify. The stats look great too and shows us that we reached 121,285 accounts and had 4,180,790 impressions. What a great result.   Dering Hall and I will be hosting a live Twitter chat this Friday, 12th August at 3pm UK time, 10am EST time. We are going to be talking about digital marketing in the interior design world.…

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Bottega Veneta launches it’s new home collection

4th August 2016
BOTTEGA VENETA

It’s not a secret that Bottega Veneta is one of the luxury brands that I frequent. The intrecciato woven leather is their iconic look. I have a couple of their pieces, and as you use them, the leather just gets softer and softer.  So you can imagine how excited I was to see their new home collection at Salone del Mobile. There are a few new pieces in the collection, but the new Rudi seating elements and the modern arch tables, which…

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The Art of Patina by The Original Sofa Co

28th July 2016
art of patina

I’ve not done guest posting before, and it’s been quite an experience to ‘let’ someone else have the chance to write for Interior Style Hunter. But I always want to give the best value and when it comes to understanding leather and the art of patina on leather, then that person isn’t me. I don’t have the knowledge, so I asked David Robinson, the founder of The Original Sofa Co, to help me out, over to him… When it comes…

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It’s almost time for the House Fair

13th June 2016
Spirit of Summer Show Olympia London 2015

Next week I’ll be joining the 100 or so brands who will be setting up at Olympia to welcome over 20,000 visitors to the 2016 House Fair. The theme of the fair this year is “spirit of summer” and don’t we all need a bit of that at the moment? The House Fair offers a unique collection of over 100 wonderful interiors brands (kitchens to lighting, floor and wall coverings, decorative accessories and furniture as well as interior and garden design),…

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