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Lina Bo Bardi’s Bowl Chair by Arper

By On April 1, 2014

I might not have seen the Bowl Chair before January this year but something about it made me instantly think that it was a classic design. The shape and concept of the… Read More

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eBay collections: #followitfindit

By On March 26, 2014

I was recently asked by eBay UK to join a select group of bloggers who were invited to create collections of their favourite things on eBay. Of course, I didn’t need much… Read More

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Red Dot design. Richard Sapper’s Thinkpad

By On March 25, 2014

My first ThinkPad computer was in 2005 when one was handed to me in my office. The tank-like machine lasted a further four years, just about, making it one of the longest-lasting… Read More

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Moving standing still…Jaguar’s F-TYPE Coupé launch

By On February 18, 2014

I was recently invited to the launch of the new F-TYPE Coupé by Jaguar and paused for a moment to think “what would I blog about a car for?” That question did… Read More

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Isokon Penguin Donkey

By On January 13, 2014

The story of the Isokon Penguin Donkey has a long introduction beginning in 1921 when the Isokon company was founded and run by Jack Pritchard to design and construct modernist houses and… Read More

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How to make the Faceture vase by Phil Cuttance

By On November 26, 2013

I spotted these vases some time back at Mint in South Kensington. The Faceture vase series by Phil Cuttance is produced individually by casting a water-based resin into a handmade mould. The… Read More

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Noble & Wood launches new walnut and marble collection

By On November 6, 2013

I never get tired of hearing about great new companies producing beautiful products for the home, so when Gautier Pelegrin emailed me to let me know about a company he had just… Read More

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Discipline’s birds from waste material

By On November 5, 2013

I know I’m not an easy person to buy a present for, so this year when asked what I would like for my birthday I created a list of products that I… Read More

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‘Span’ Dining Table by Wales & Wales for Joined & Jointed

By On November 4, 2013

In my round up of the London Design Festival 2013, I chose just eight products or companies which stood out to me instantly and were worthy an individual post. I can never… Read More

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How to Create an Entertainment Hub for the Children this Winter

By On November 1, 2013

Okay, so usually we’re not covering the topics of technology but sitting here with my MacBook, iPad Mini and iPhone 5s, hot-desking next to an iMac and listening to Christmas tunes on… Read More

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Covetsy: Yumalum’s graphic prints

By On October 31, 2013

Realising that I actually haven’t yet posted about Yumalum’s prints, I decided that today I should change that fact. I first saw his work through his own blog Obsessilicious and after looking… Read More

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Elävä Finmar / Living Finmar

By On October 30, 2013

A few weeks back I went along to the first screening of the short film ‘Living Finmar’ by Michael Krzyzanowski and Dan Fontanelli of Geswerk Films, part of the Geffrye Museum’s Mid-Century… Read More

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Dutch Design Week, Design Academy Eindhoven // #DDW13

By On October 29, 2013

When I mentioned to people that I was flying to Eindhoven for Dutch Design Week, I was greeted with fairly blank faces and the question of “why?”. The quizzical look was unfounded… Read More

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Why you should invest in a good-quality mattress

By On October 28, 2013

When it comes to design of our interiors, it is easy to forget about the essentials and focus on the style and gloss which is what we see. Take the bedroom, for… Read More

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Wallpaper* Handmade with Jaguar at Harrods

By On October 10, 2013

Being invited to the launch of an exhibition is always intriguing and usually exciting, so when Jaguar asked me to come along to the unveiling of Wallpaper* Handmade with Jaguar at Harrods… Read More

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Parris Wakefield Additions: fabrics to get excited about

By On October 9, 2013

Having worked around home accessories for some time, I am rarely excited by seeing another cushion…they are a staple for any good retailer as we can never have too many cushions. Well,… Read More

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DWR presents Rich, Brilliant, Willing.

By On October 8, 2013

I recently blogged about Rich Brilliant Willing when I discovered them earlier this year. For a quick recap, New York-based Rich Brilliant Willing, named after founders Theo Richardson, Charles Brill and Alexander… Read More

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Barber Osgerby for Bodleian Library // #LDF13

By On October 7, 2013

Something rather special just happened and I don’t know how many people realise it. The world famous (indeed it is) Bodleian Libraries in Oxford have just announced the winner of the chair… Read More

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Mint Brogue by Bethan Gray // #LDF13

By On October 3, 2013

I caught a peak inside Mint during the London Design Festival during their evening event to spy a look at the special edition Brogue table by Bethan Gray. The side table was… Read More

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High Noon, Chilean design at designjunction // #LDF13

By On October 2, 2013

Wandering the stands at designjunction this year, I was pleased to discover the work of Chilean designers on show under the banner of High Noon, a government-led showcase of the six distinguished… Read More