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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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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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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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Dawn Bench from Duistt

31st January 2017
DAWN BENCH

The Dawn Bench, designed by Olga Torres, the CEO and Founder of Duistt, was one of the stars of Maison et Objet. It immediately caught my eye when I passed the Duistt stand and I noticed it being shared widely on social media too. It’s a masculine shaped bench with a bold personality, I love the little flourish of fur that just adds a luxurious touch. The legs are in bronze and the upholstery 100% cotton velvet. This is the…

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Ribbon Chair from Object Studio

30th January 2017
ribbon chair object studio

Sometimes you need a statement piece in a space to make it work. Something bold, strong and beautifully made. Something like the Ribbon Chair which I recently saw at Maison et Objet. It was sitting on a plinth, cleverly conveying the message that this isn’t just a piece of furniture, but rather something to be admired, a piece of sculptural art. We asked them to take it off the plinth and move it to the floor so we could sit…

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A smart Turning Table by Menu

3rd June 2016
turning table menu

I’m always buying too many things, I don’t like being in a cluttered space either, which means, I’m always putting things away or more recently, buying clever storage units to hide things. Most storage is so uninspiring and just ugly. But this Turning Table caught my eye in an email I received this week. It’s a clever little thing with a reasonable amount of storage space, handy for the living room, where there are always books, magazines, the odd ticket to…

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