Category Archives: Design Favourites: Sourcing & Inspiration

Artisan | Anne McKenzie Hand Painted Perspex Screens

May 8, 2017

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

Image: Design Soda


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


Eye Candy | The Sorbet tones of Petite Friture

May 5, 2017

Petite Friture Salone del mobile

Villa PF Petite Friture


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


Elements of Design | Window Shopping For Modern Stylish Window Solutions

May 1, 2017

Natural roller blinds

Image: Luxaflex


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


Workshop | Paint & Pineapples with Annie Sloan

April 10, 2017

Annie Sloan paint everything bloggers workshop painted and gilded pineapples

Image: Design Soda


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


Design Trends | Crushing Over Cork

March 22, 2017

Cork table and kitchenalia, , cork interiors trend ideas, uses and inspration in interior design and home decor

Cork table and kitchenalia, image via Atelier, CPH.

Cork?! Did you say cork? Oh dear. No. Definitely not. That’s been the reaction of a few people I’ve mentioned cork to recently. Reactions are a bit like Marmite,Read More