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As US homeware giant West Elm prepares to open its first London branch next week and cult store Anthropologie spreads the upscale-boho vibe out-of-town to straight-laced Surrey, it seems we British are having a fling with all-American ‘décor’ brands. Post-recession, … …keep reading
Young French designer Loren Manquillet has created these clever light fittings that you can personalise with your own Bonne Maman jam jars. She plans to sell the fixtures for under 50 Euros each and showed them at the recent NOW! … …keep reading
As every bargain hunter knows, sometimes you have to go the extra mile to get the best deals. And, sometimes, you have to get on a train to the arse end of Ballards Lane in NW12-or-something in freezing fog. In … …keep reading
Spent an unhealthy amount of time on the Astier de Villatte stand at Maison et Objet on Saturday. Heavenly tableware, cutlery, stationery and candles… but it’s the brand’s catalogue that’s got me in a tizz: It’s a small, letterpress-printed bound book, … …keep reading
Number 7 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London, used to be a grocer’s shop. Today, there are still pears and strawberries in the windows. But also pink wobbly jellies, fish and pigeons… Yes, Delia Peel and Juliet Thornback (AKA Thornback & Peel) … …keep reading
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
This is, to be fair, a rather random post, containing some rather random photos I took of some rather random little items with very pretty packaging that I picked up for pence in Thailand recently… This was 3p and contains … …keep reading
On day eight of our Thailand honeymoon, I leave my new (and patient) husband to sink a Singha beer somewhere cool, and make my way to a vast, gloomy warehouse… A thin mist of clay dust hangs in the air. … …keep reading
Have had a little break from blogging this summer as I just got married. More on that later, but in the meantime here’s our beautiful ring-bearer bowl, handmade by the talented British ceramicist Clare Gage.
Lovely online home accessories emporium Bombay Duck is having a pop-up shop at London’s Westfield shopping centre, starting today, running for six months. So, to celebrate, here’s a tasty little discount code for 20% off all online Bombay Duck orders, … …keep reading