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The New Art Deco & Art Nouveau Modern Style

September 12, 2017
The New Art Deco & Art Nouveau Modern Style

  Don’t you just love a good whodunnit? My all time favourite has to be Agatha Christie’s, Poirot. Not only because I like to work on my detective skills (essential for when tracking down odd socks), but because of the interior delights of the period in which it was set. Such an elegant, glamorous and luxurious era, I’ve been an admirer of Art Deco for many years. But today we’re not just looking at some fab modern Art Deco style…

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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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The Copenhanger – Vertical Storage Solution

May 12, 2017

Yikes somehow we’ve arrived at Friday again. With the weekend inviting us to sit back and relax, it’s a chance for us to take five, breathe, and recap before starting all over again on Monday. But first, a little inspiring design post for you today. The Copenhanger – Vertical Storage Solution I’m forever on the look out for innovative designs that are not only functional, but also provide us with good-looking pieces for our homes. I’m sharing the Copenhanger with you today, as…

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Design Crush Interior Inspiration Let's Get Organised!

Lets Get Organised with Iconic Brand string®

May 5, 2017

It’s this time of year with its brighter mornings, and evenings, that you might start to look at your homes in a different light, and I do mean in the literal sense. If not because you start seeing the dust more, but also because of the transition from Spring to Summer, (which feels like forever), the majority of us are looking to make changes to our homes. It’s the perfect time to get organised, and free ourselves from the accumulative…

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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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