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Heal’s & 100 Years of Italian Interior Design

March 29, 2017

Last weeks post Alternatives to Tiling Your Bathrooms,  saw us swooning and coveting the Italian brand, Wall and Deco’s wall coverings. If you enjoyed that post, you’re in for a real treat today. In fact it’s even more swoon worthy as we talking all things Italian. Heal’s are celebrating 100 years of Italian Interior Design, and I’ve been kindly asked to tell you all about it. Not that I really needed asking!     Heal’s First up, I thought you might like a little background to what has…

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Designer Crush – Timorous Beasties

March 3, 2017

Designer Crush – Timorous Beasties I’ve had a serious crush on Timorous Beasties designs since my Interior Design study days. You may have already come across their designs, but just in case you havent, they are a predominately a fabric and wallpaper design company. Having said that, for me their designs are works of art in their own right. And who doesn’t want to have some form of art in their homes.   Timorous Beasties fabrics and wallpapers are handprinted and are the mainstay…

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Design Crush – The Beetle Chair

January 25, 2017

Hello, readers old and new. As it’s a Wednesday that I am posting this, and for some of us the weekend can’t come fast enough, I thought I would treat us all to some lovely furniture eye candy. If you adore and appreciate great design, then you’re going to love today’s Design Crush – The Beetle Chair. Ready for some Beetle mania? The Beetle Chair, By GamFratesi For Gubi.  You may have come across this elegant Beetle Chair when flicking through interior magazines such as Elle Decoration. And if…

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Design Crush Furniture Design

Eames & That Lounge Chair!!!

November 11, 2016

Eames & That Lounge Chair!!! It had to happen sooner or later. I would have to write a post about one of my favourite Iconic chair designs, the Eames Lounge Chair. As it turns out, I had yet another encounter with this 20th Century design classic at Heal’s last week, and its been on my mind ever since. So this post comes to you sooner than planned. To be honest, as I don’t actually own one (YET), I have become a bit of an Eames…

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Design Crush Sustainable Living

Eco Friendly Designers – Tom Raffield

July 26, 2016

Eco Friendly Designers – Tom Raffield Today, we are all consciously aware of our environment and the detrimental effects we have on it. The knowledge that we have available to us, and the choices that we make in our day-to-day living, hopefully, mean that we are all doing our bit for future generations to come. There is no better place to start thinking more about our environment and how we can help by making the right choices in our homes. Some of you…

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Mid Century Love – Series 7™, Chair Design

July 8, 2016

Mid Century Love – Series 7™,  Chair Design Can you believe it’s Friday already?! This week has gone super fast and the summer holidays are fast approaching until my youngest breaks up.  I don’t know whether to laugh or cry, so for now, I am going to concentrate on a little bit of furniture design to block out those feelings of disbelief and panic that are setting in! I have a bit of a thing for Mid-Century furniture design, which I…

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