Tag Archives: design

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

…hundreds of ‘em. Why do I keep them? Why are they cluttering up my office gathering dust? (More to the point, why don’t I get rid of that dreadful shabbier-than-chic cupboard I ‘up-cycled’ using chicken wire eight years ago, that … …keep reading

As somebody who lurks on the overground East London Line (AKA the ‘ginger’ line to those in the know), I thoroughly approve of these vintage-style serigraphs from up-and-coming Stoke Newington brand, Beyond Thrilled… All available through an Etsy shop, or via … …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

Let’s kick off the week with an exclusive pre-launch peep… Jonna X Kangan is a fresh new label – a collaboration of two innovative young designers: Jonna Saarinen and Kangan Arora. Having met at Central Saint Martin’s on the Textiles … …keep reading

SO. Mr Chris Duffy of Duffy London makes (amongst other things) Glo-Canvases – amazing glowing wall canvases that are kind of like art and kind of like lights. Mr Merrick Angle of Double Merrick designs vintage-inspired French-style screen-prints (that I … …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

norm 69 light instructions

…SO where were we? Ah, yes. Interiors. (Incidentally, I couldn’t resist the urge to blog any longer, so it’s business as usual. Expect more of the same pun-tastic crip crap, littered with unnecessary use of the UPPER CASE etc as … …keep reading