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The Samsung Flip

10th October 2018

  This is a sponsored post by Samsung. How I use the Samsung Flip and why you might want to It’s not often that a piece of technology comes around that really does change the way you work for the better. Particularly when thinking about bringing people together and being more collaborative, we don’t often think about tech being the solution. But that’s exactly what the Samsung Flip does. It simply helps us to effortlessly share and collaborate. Samsung invited…

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Ara Living, Ethical Luxury Linen

3rd July 2018
Ara Living

Over the last few months I’ve been approached by quite a few bed linen startups. Small businesses who are looking for a shout out on the blog and looking to share some of the product with me. I don’t often do these, but this brand Ara Living really got my interest. As someone interested in marketing, I do love a brand who instantly gets my attention – and they did, with very clear thoughts about what ethical luxury is as…

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Lexus, Limitless Co-Existence at Milan Design Week

26th April 2018

“Can you imagine a world where individuals understand, care and respect each other without exceptions? We can.” I must admit, it was quite a treat travelling with the team from Lexus. They had invited me to Milan Design Week to experience their exhibition and to explore the Lexus Design Awards. Limitless Co-Existence “Co” was this year’s creative theme and the Lexus installation was titled “Limitless Co-existence.” It was an exploration into their belief that design is a catalyst for change,…

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Celebrating English design with Rory Dobner

10th April 2018
Rory Dobner

With the world of luxury homeware often leaning towards conventional design at the moment, it’s great to see brands like Rory Dobner blowing a breath of fresh air into the mix with a whimsical style that isn’t afraid to push boundaries. Before founding the company itself in 2011, Rory had already lead a successful solo career, winning Burns Young Artist of the Year in 1998. Recently Rory Dobner was named ‘Brand of Tomorrow 2017’ by Walpole, showing that there’s no change…

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Adding a touch of luxury to your tabletop

20th March 2018

Special pieces for the table have always been a staple in my home. From my early 20’s when I used to have legendary dinner parties in my Cape Town home, I always thought about what was on my table and how it was served. I used to splash out and buy the best I could afford and to this day, I still do the same. I met Gemma Martinez de Ana last year and I fell in love with her…

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Focus on the details

1st March 2018

To create truly spectacular designs nowadays you have to go the extra mile in order to stand out from the crowd. The best designs are where every single aspect of the space has been considered equally. One area that is often overlooked is electrical sockets and light switches. Many see these as purely functional features that don’t require special attention. But when you’re working with a great interior designer, these details matter. Focus SB create beautiful products in finishes that…

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Interview with Kalinko Founder Sophie Garnier

6th February 2018

Kalinko came to life after Founder Sophie Garnier spent a year living in Yangon working for an investment and advisory firm who build sustainable businesses in Myanmar. It was then that Sophie started to meet incredible the artisans that they now work with. The company was launched in November 2016 and in the last 15 months they’ve grown from a team of 1 to a team of 8 between London and Yangon. They currently work with 87 craft families from…

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ipse ipsa ipsum

23rd September 2017
ipse ipsa ipsum

ipse ipsa ipsum. What a great name! And I think the stars of the 100% Design this year. It feels like 100% Design is growing up fast and starting to offer an interesting international experience to the London Design Fair. With design brands from all over the globe, it it truly an international experience. The Singaporean based brand, ipse ipsa ipsum, had a large stand at 100% Design and their collaboration with Nathan Young made their offering stand out. Designed…

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Interior Style Hunter interviews Peter Humphrey & Louisa Blackmore of Humphrey Munson

27th July 2017

In the last few years, Humphrey Munson has leapt to the forefront of the British kitchen industry with their contemporary take on classic English design. Eschewing the usual kitchen design company format with sales teams and display-only showrooms, Humphrey Munson have blazed a trail with their design led approach and live kitchen spaces at their showrooms in St. Albans, Hertfordshire and Felsted, Essex, so much so that walking into a showroom feels like walking into a real home. I caught…

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KitchenAid launch their new Black Steel Range

29th June 2017

Last week saw the launch of KitchenAid’s latest and maybe greatest new product range, the BlackSteel range of appliances. The new Black Steel appliance range is a step in the right direction for this brand. Their products are truly luxurious and this range is proving to the market that they understand what the luxury consumer and designer is looking for. It is the sexiest and most design savvy of their appliances to date. Black Steel is ultimately a range of…

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