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100 YEARS OF ITALIAN DESIGN WITH HEALS

August 1, 2017
100 YEARS OF ITALIAN DESIGN WITH HEALS

  Like many of you, I’m off on one of our summer breaks, and because time somehow caught up with me, it was either pack or write. The packing won as you’d expect as somehow I don’t the family wouldn’t have appreciated holidaying in their birthday suits.  So from sheer lack of time and unfinished writings, I thought I’d share this post I was asked to write for Heals at the beginning of this year. If you’re a new follower you…

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A Perfect Modern Family Dining Table

June 16, 2017
A Perfect Modern Family Dining Table

When it comes to designing for families, my brain automatically switches to practical parent mode. As a mother of three kids and married to a grown up version of one, it’s become a natural built-in reflex. Usually the first question that pops into my mind is “Will it survive the kids?!!”, especially when sourcing furniture. No matter how good-looking or swoon worthy a piece is, if it’s not practical and not going to stand the test of time, there’s no point in…

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CH24 Wishbone Chair – Hans J Wegner 100th Birthday Celebration

April 28, 2017

 CH24 Wishbone Chair by Hans J Wegner 100th Birthday Celebration April has been a month of birthday celebrations for myself and my youngest.  It also happens to be the birth month of revered master craftsman, Hans J Wegner.  I thought we’d celebrate together with one of his iconic chair designs, the CH24 chair or as it often referred to due to the Wishbone Chair due to its form. Hans J. Wegner Hans Wegner had a passion for designing chairs, and with…

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Heal’s & 100 Years of Italian Interior Design

March 29, 2017
100 YEARS OF ITALIAN DESIGN WITH HEALS

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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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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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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