Tag Archives: interiors

Ignore the mice scurrying along the tracks, your snot turning black thanks to sooty blasts of filthy air, the nose-to-armpit-rush-hour-squeeze, the excessive ticket prices and the unbearable all-year-round heat; The London Underground has some of the most beautiful wall tiles … …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

Seletti has just released a trio of playful animal-shaped storage units – called ‘Sending Animals’, made from wooden shipping crates… Let’s ignore the MASSIVE ‘animal-shaped-furniture’ trend for now and focus on the materials used instead: Got any HANDLE WITH CARE … …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

It’s been a while, chums. Life is totally manic at the moment – hectic deadlines, wedding-planning, allotment strimming, DIY projects, general STRESS and a to-do list that never gets shorter. It’s all good fun but the end result is that … …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

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