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Form & Function - Design Finds Meet The Designer

Meet The Designer – Isabel Quiroga

October 31, 2017
Meet The Designer - Isabel Quiroga

  If I’m completely honest with you, today’s post nearly didn’t make it as a Meet The Designer one today.  You know when you discover something refreshingly new and innovative, and you find yourself thinking about it 24/7? That was and, still is me, from when I came across Isabel Quiroga’s Back-To-Basic Desk at the London Design Fair.  However, ALL of her designs captured my eye and imagination and I couldn’t let you miss out on this talented designer and…

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Furniture Design Small Space Living

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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Interior Inspiration Outdoor Spaces

10 Of The Best Versatile Outdoor-Indoor Furniture Pieces

August 15, 2017
10 Of The Best Versatile Outdoor-Indoor Furniture Pieces

Come rain or shine, (well ok mostly rain), here in the UK we are very much ALL about the weather. Whilst we may not have had the best of summers so far, I, like most of the population, live in hope that maybe, just maybe, we’ll get an Indian summer once the kids are back at school. So with that in mind and the fact that our outdoor spaces are very much an extension of our homes, I thought we’d…

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Form & Function - Design Finds Furniture Design

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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Interior Inspiration Small Space Living

Small Space Living – #5 Steps to Create the Illusion of Space

January 23, 2017

Small Space Living – #5 Steps to Create the Illusion of Space It’s shocking to think that compared to Europe, new build homes here in Britain are the smallest. And no I haven’t made this up in the hope that you’ll read today’s post. This is an actual fact from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), and a Cambridge University study backs this finding too. Putting Britain’s shrinking house sizes into context, RIBA also reported that the average one bedroom flat is now the same…

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Interior Inspiration Sustainable Living

The Benefits of Choosing Wool For Your Home

November 8, 2016

Recently, on Facebook, a friend posted some amazing knitted sheep she had made. Jacquie,(I am sure she won’t mind me using her name), is without a doubt, a multi-talented lady. She appears to have countless abilities, and knitting is just one of them. These adorable knitted sheep, actually inspired today’s post. My crazy designer mind finds inspiration everywhere, and always connects with interiors ;)………Ready to read on and find out more?  Let’s go….. The Benefits of Choosing Wool For Your Home We…

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