Category Archives: ARCHIVE: AUTUMN / WINTER 2012

The lovely Sarah Campbell, of Collier Campbell fame, has collaborated with West Elm to produce a gorgeous new collection of accessories… I was lucky enough to interview Sarah with her late sister (Susan Collier) in 2011, shortly before Susan sadly … …keep reading

Am currently obsessed with these Scandi votives (£15 for three) from BHS. That is all.  

OK, so imagine mt tape… but BIGGER. For walls. Appliances. Furniture. Floors. The lucky Japanese got it back in May. Then, in August, it spread to the US. Now, at Maison & Objet in Paris, mt CASA has finally arrived in … …keep reading

A few months ago, I was pottering around the Bedeck factory in Belfast, admiring new collections, when I spotted some rather exciting looking top secret bedlinen designs, featuring Joules patterns. (Yes, Joules. The British country-wear emporium founded thirty years ago … …keep reading

Tweed fabrics, fox motifs, faux fur, pocket watches, numbered vases and industrial-style furniture – the new Clerkenwell collection at M&S (due out mid-July 2012) is a cosy combination of gentlemanly checks, burnt orange knitted accessories and chunky, utilitarian wooden and … …keep reading

So today I pottered on down to the Elms Lesters Painting Rooms (a paint-spattered, spray-painted space that has been visited by the likes of Charlie Chaplin and Hot Chip, apparently…) to have a quick gander at the new Anthropologie offering. The … …keep reading

Just back from Stockholm where I ate fish eggs, saw Gary Barlow and realised that everybody in Sweden looks exactly like Legolas. I also had a peep at the new H&M Home AW12 range and very nice it is, too. Found out: … …keep reading

Pale sugary pastels with fluorescent hits – it’s the key colour combo of 2012 – and all over the high street in both fashion and homeware departments. Just had a quick peep at the AW12 Crown paint colour card and … …keep reading

Had a little peek at the new John Lewis AW12 collection the other day – and what a treat it was! There were three main trends to highlight. The first is NEW JAPAN – a chic, clean look which mixes … …keep reading