Homewares, interior design, colours and textiles

Samon Yechi

As part of London Design Week I had the opportunity to talk to the man behind Samon Yechi, the handmade lifestyle brand, discovered by John Lewis at New Designers 2014. Inspired by the African continent, he uses mixed material textiles to create his bright and colourful homeware products.   Me: Where did your love of […]

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West Elm mid century love

West Elm are a firm favourite of mine and I make no apologies for it. Every time I walk through their doors my eyes almost detach from their sockets because there is just too much to look at. The pieces from their latest mid century collection are giving me seriously good feelings. It would probably […]

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Suki Cheema

London Design Week came and went in a flash, there was just so much going on! As part of the festivities, the lovely people over at Design Junction gave me some time with textile designer Suki Cheema. A traveller, an explorer and a fabulous designer – after studying printmaking at London’s Central St Martins, Suki […]

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Cordello Home

If you’ve not had the pleasure of seeing any of these lovely products before, then allow me to introduce you to Cordello Home.   My use of the word lovely was a little pun (sorry) as all of the product designs are based on the humble heart shape which as they put it is “a globally recognised icon […]

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Harlequin’s Momentum range

Who doesn’t like a little bit of glamour eh? Don’t we all deserve a little bit of luxury in our lives, even if it’s just pretty pictures? Of course we does! Dramatic wallpapers and woven fabrics in a range of gorgeous colours. Feast your eyes on these beautiful additions to Harlequin’s Momentum range.       […]

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Brume

As much as I love planning, researching and sourcing pieces for room schemes, sometimes you just want an immediate solution to a design problem. Yes a ‘quick fix’ and if it’s a quick fix that makes an instant difference then it doubly gets my vote. Enter Brume, they have been designing and making decorative window film […]

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Fashion Africa

If you follow me on Pinterest you’ll have seen my ‘tantalising textiles’ board and have figured out that I have a real ‘thang’ for textiles. Lots of colours? Yes. Graphic and bold prints? Definitely. Made in, or inspired by the African continent? Absolutely. Year on year, fashion designers incorporate fabrics and colours into their collections […]

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The August Break 2014

Holy smokes yes – yes August is here! I know I’m not the only one shocked to the core that we’re eight months into the year, so I won’t bang on about it… too much. While people are jetting off on their hols, or downing tools for a few weeks, I am not going anywhere. […]

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AGA City60

Have you ever admired the beauty and craftsmanship of an AGA cooker, only to remember that you don’t have a farmyard sized kitchen to put it in? Wishing you had the space to accommodate one of those double fronted beauts but your kitchen is more doll house than manor house? Well come on over and say […]

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Workspace Wednesday

Hello there! I bet you thought my obsession for workspaces had waned… oh no siree it has not. I am still spending (probably way too much) time looking at beautiful spaces that I would love to work in. Yes it has been a while but here’s a little workspace Wednesday love for you. This gorgeous […]

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