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Talk: Snippets and Secrets of the Interior Design Industry

16th November 2016
grace belgravia

“From two well established industry insiders coming together to spill their know-how and experience on what makes their industry tick and what you need to know, or in some cases avoid…” Snippets and Secrets of the Interior Design Industry Whether you are currently planning on carrying out some work in your home, a member of the trade itself or just curious about how such a deeply shrouded industry operates; this talk aims to spill the beans in a fun and…

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Brands Interior Design

Bang & Olufsen; Intelligent sound solutions for intelligent interior designers

10th November 2016
bang & olufsen

A paid advertorial for Bang & Olufsen. Concepts and elements of design fascinate me. With every interview, article, speaking engagement and working with interior designers and brands, I learn more about design. It puts me in a unique position as I watch design evolve from many different aspects and points of view. The designers that I’m really enjoying at the moment are designers who focus on more than just the look of a space, they think about all the senses…

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Interior Design

Interior Style Hunter wins Best Luxury Blog at the Amara Interior Blog Awards

21st October 2016
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We did it! Thank you to everyone who voted for Interior Style Hunter. We won Best Luxury Blog at the Amara Interior Blog Awards! Amara are incredible, they awards ceremony held at the Ham Yard Hotel is an industry leading event that recognises the incredible talent amongst the interiors bloggers.  Over 750 blogs got nominated and there were over 35000 votes, so to win an award is a serious accomplishment. Aside from winning, the awards evening is a great opportunity…

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Brands Interior Design

#myMUJI Window, celebrating 25 years of MUJI Europe

20th October 2016
MUJI

To mark the 25th anniversary since MUJI opened their first store in London, the iconic Japanese brand is holding a poster exhibition at 21 Slingsby Place in Covent Garden, showcasing the visual evolution of the brand. The exhibition runs for 6 days and MUJI have invited 6 bloggers to style the gallery window, each having 1 day to showcase our visual thoughts of the brand. I travel a lot and I’m a big believer in rituals, they keep me calm amongst…

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Interview: The Perfect Bath by Barbara Sallick, co-founder of Waterworks

10th October 2016
the perfect bath

Barbara Sallick, the co founder of Waterworks, recently published her latest book, The Perfect Bath. I was invited to the London book launch a couple of weeks ago at their King’s Road shop and was lucky enough to interview Barbara before the event. The Perfect Bath Grant: Why did you write the book? Barbara: I have 40 years of experience thinking about the bath, talking about the bath, learning about the bath and intimately understanding what needs to go into…

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Interior Design

Singita Lebombo Lodge – Redefining the luxury safari lodge

3rd October 2016
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In a few days time I’m flying out to South Africa. Just a short break, but of course, I’m always working so I’ll be on the lookout for new and interesting design. It’s been so interesting to watch how South African design has evolved in the last few years, they are ditching the ‘African’ chintzy curio look and developing a style of their own. Sophisticated, elegant, comfortable and inspired by the most incredible landscapes. This new ‘African’ look is certainly…

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Brands Interior Design

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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Competition Interior Design

Bespoke by Decca

27th September 2016
Bespoke-by-Decca

I’m so excited to be a part of a design competition being run by Decca London. Called ‘Bespoke by Decca’, this competition is giving a very lucky designer a chance to have a furniture collection produced by Decca. Decca invited a number of interior design companies to join the ‘Bespoke by Decca’ project. These designers, then had to design a cohesive collection. Talking to the designers at the launch gave me a lot of insight into the sheer amount of…

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Art Interior Design

Jeremy Houghton, a contemporary British artist

26th September 2016
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I’ve been following artist Jeremy Houghton on Instagram since he reached out to me earlier this year inviting me to a dinner at his gallery in the Cotswolds. Unfortunately I was out of the country at the time of the event, but did get to Jeremy’s gallery over the summer while I was holidaying in the Cotswolds. Jeremy Houghton portrays the dynamic world using distinct yet complimentary bodies of work to paint the essence of motion, favouring themes of light, space, transience and…

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Brands Interior Design

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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