Category Archives: Design Favourites: Sourcing & Inspiration

Highlights: The Best Things To See at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

May 23, 2017

Clerkenwell Design Week 2017 - Double Vision Installation4

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Clerkenwell Design Week runs each year during May, and for some reason I can’t explain it doesn’t run for a week, not even a working week. Though maybe there’s a clever insinuation there about the ideal three day week, if so,  I’m on board! Read More

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Artisan | Anne McKenzie Hand Painted Perspex Screens

May 8, 2017

Anne McKenzie perspex painted art screens bohemian modern home, london artisans

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William Morris, as well as being a famous artist and producer of artisan arts and crafts wares, once said “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful” and for this he has been remembered in modern times on everything from tea towels to posters which probably would have given him a complete apoplasm, but that’s a topic for another article.Read More

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Eye Candy | The Sorbet tones of Petite Friture

May 5, 2017

Petite Friture Salone del mobile

Villa PF Petite Friture

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Good morning friends. Today is a post all about my favourite crush of the last year. Each time I see a piece of furniture from French design house Petite Friture‘s range, or a set design from their latest trade show, my heart sings a little. Read More

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Elements of Design | Window Shopping For Modern Stylish Window Solutions

May 1, 2017

Natural roller blinds

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Good morning, and happy bank holiday for those of you also in the U.K. (don’t feel too badly if you’re not, the weather has been pretty awful and, well, British). Now I’m not expecting to set the internet alight with this piece, but in the first of a few posts I have planned in the coming month or so I’d like to concentrate today on one of the design basics, the bits that can seem less fun but really transform the feel of a room – today, window options. Read More

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Workshop | Paint & Pineapples with Annie Sloan

April 10, 2017

Annie Sloan paint everything bloggers workshop painted and gilded pineapples

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Now I know what you’re thinking, but bare with me, I haven’t been breathing in paint fumes, well not exactly, but this is yet another paint post of sorts! Read More

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