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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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Brands Interior Design

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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Business Interior Design

How technology is disrupting the interior design sector

9th May 2017

The traditional business model of interior design is being challenged. The advances in technology are making this possible. It’s not a bad thing, but if you’re in this sector, it’s something you need to be aware of. Being so active in the interior design sector, and in a unique position where I see inside so many interior design firms, there is a definite shift of business. The higher end of the market is so competitive and there seem to be…

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Book Review Competition Interior Design

Book Review & Instagram Giveaway: House of Hoppen – A retrospective by Kelly Hoppen

28th April 2017

I was recently sent a copy of Kelly Hoppen’s latest book, House of Hoppen: A Retrospective. The book was published to celebrate the astonishing 40 year career of Kelly and to look back at some of the iconic projects, some well known and some not, some seen before and some hot off the press! What I loved most about the book is that it includes images and information that you really want to know from Kelly. It’s filled with an abundance of…

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Day in the Life Of Interior Design Interviews

A day in the life of Sam Mcnally Design Director & Co-founder of Echlin

25th April 2017

Firstly, let me introduce you to our new interview series ‘A Day in the Life Of’. As my readers know, this blog was founded on interviews with interior designers and an insight into their aesthetic and inspirations behind their designs. However after 2 years of this format we feel that ‘A Day in the Life of’ will be an interesting insight into a side of the industry not explored very often and i’m exciting to delve into the daily lives of some of…

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Brands Interior Design

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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Brands Furniture Interior Design

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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Interior Design

The Invisible Collection presents Le Refuge

4th April 2017

I’m currently in Milan for Design Week and around every corner i’m just about blown away by the most incredible, unique and inventive creations, designs and ideas. However yesterday one installation really did stand out to me and according to social media, it garnered much attention from a lot of you too. The Invisible Collection presents the Imagery World of Marc Ange’s Le Refuge, in collaboration with online magazine the Green Gallery. Marc Ange said of the piece ‘Le Refuge…

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Book Review Competition Interior Design

Book Review & Instagram Giveaway: Studio by Sally Coulthard

31st March 2017

Last weekend I spent hours with my nose firmly in Sally Coulthard’s latest book Studio. For those of you not familiar with Sally, she is an interior designer, garden designer and has written countless beautiful books on interior design, gardening and more. Her books belong on the most beautiful side tables and coffee tables around the world. Studio showcases the most extraordinary workspaces of creatives around the world and inspires the reader to create their own beautiful workspace no matter…

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Interior Design

Introduction to Gi-Design

30th March 2017

Very rarely does a brand manage to make something that can be quite ordinary into something spectacular and there is no other way to introduce you to Gi-Design. Gi-Design is a luxury design brand from Italy, founded in 2015, with the founding mission to create genuine works of art, unique pieces and exclusive collections. Made in Italy and inspired by nature, art and technology Gi – Design has created Water Sculptures that will elevate any bathroom design and redefine the…

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