Homewares, interior design, colours and textiles

Logitech living room keyboard

Is yours smart or connected? What am I talking about? TVs. First they got smaller, then slimmer and lighter, and now they can double up as computers. If you’re not sure what a smart TV is, you can remind yourself here. So you’ve got yourself a smart TV and you’re loving all that it can […]

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Workspace Wednesday

As autumn ignored my petition and came anyway, it’s dark and it’s grey so my colour searching has gone up a notch. I need more colour to balance out the 26 shades of grey I’m currently seeing out of my window. So with that in mind, check out today’s dinky lil workspace.     Simplicity […]

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Four ways to live comfortably with tech

Tech, technology, gadgets – whatever you call them, they’re everywhere. There is no escaping just how much tech has infiltrated our lives. I’m a not-so-secret nerd and I love my gadgets, but some of them can be hard to live with, especially if you’re short on space and / or don’t like too much ‘stuff’ […]

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Skin by Graham and Brown

So let’s talk about textured wallpaper - no, hang on, don’t go! Did you just recoil in horror? Are you thinking about the evil that is woodchip paper? Rest assured I’m not here to talk about anything as ugly – as if I’d do that to you. Enter Skin by Graham and Brown – a new […]

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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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