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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

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…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