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Inspiration – The Colours of Spring……….

Inspired by this week’s sunshine and blossom…

…and blue skies and budding leaves…

Sources: Sunshine and Blossom 1.Bodie and Fou.2.3.5Debenhams.4.Amara.6WallpaperDirect.7.Dwell.8.Cushlab.9.Base Furnishings.10.John Lewis.
Sources: Blue Skies and Budding Leaves 1.i.e wallpaper.2.3.Designers Guild.4.John Lewis.5.Debenhams.6.Barker and Stonehouse.7.Lorna Syson.8.Tile Click.9.Debenhams.10.Art Republic.11.Debenhams.12.Heals.
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House Tour – Converted Factory……….

Another little gem from 1st Option.
Now this apartment is a very good lesson in how to turn an old, industrial building, with all of it’s hard edges and vast spaces into a stunning and frankly glamorous home.

Lesson 1. Import even more over-sized architectural elements.  I’m assuming these iron gates are not…

Fabulous Fabrics and Wonderful Wallpapers……….

London Design Week did not disappoint.  A real highlight in the calender for anyone interested in fabrics and wallpaper and anything, well, design…  Chelsea Harbour was fragrant with the scent of hyacinths…the sun was intermittently shining through the domes…and all of the shops were displaying the best of their…

I Spy – Lee Broom……….

Yesterday, I finally got myself down to the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour for the penultimate day of London Design Week.  After a mad rush round all the showrooms, ordering fabric and wallpaper samples in a mad frenzy, I settled down to witness Lee Broom in conversation with Michaelle Ogundehin, of…

I Spy – Miratis Website……….

I came upon a new website today showcasing a remarkable collection of creations by designer-makers and I just had to share.
These are the pieces that really caught my eye…

By Emma Clegg and Janet Stalhelin Edmondson.

By Jane Dorner and Sam Sweet.

By Sian Matthews and Ryan McClean.
There’s also a selection of hats and…

I Spy – Horrockses Bedlinen Launch……….

Spring was in the air last week at the press launch of the Horrockses Fashions Brand revival. 

This quintessentially British brand are launching a collection of bed linen in August using dress designs from the 40’s and 50’s.  There are to be twelve designs in all, each delightfully floral, fun…

Kelly Hoppen – Ideas……….

I was delighted last week to receive a review copy of Kelly Hoppens latest book ‘Ideas’
She calls it her “Little Black Book” of ideas.

Its her seventh book and really is a visual feast for the eyes.  Each page revealing yet more sumptuous spreads of gorgeous textures, finishes and finished…