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Choosing The Perfect Sofa – Small Space Living

September 15, 2017
Choosing The Perfect Sofa - Small Space Living

When your local public loos get turned into, not just one, but two of the tiniest one bedroom properties, it kinda reinforces the fact that living spaces of the future are indeed getting smaller and smaller.   Making the most out of any space that we are fortunate enough to live in, no matter what its size, is important to our well-being. Afterall, our homes are where we seek sanctuary and unwind to be with our families and friends. So…

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ROCKING THE ROCKING CHAIR DESIGN

August 29, 2017
ROCKING THE ROCKING CHAIR DESIGNS

I’m still swooning after finding the outdoor/indoor Islay rocking chair from John Lewis from my post a couple of weeks on Indoor-Outdoor Furniture so today I thought we’d look a little more closely at the rather fabulous Rocking Chair and the many designs available.   ROCKING THE ROCKING CHAIR DESIGN Having spent many an hour as a child in my mothers rocking chair growing up, I have to say that there are not many furniture pieces that can provide the…

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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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