I Spy – Melanie Bourget……….

I saw the work of Melanie Bourget at Origin last week and was intrigued.

Offbeat and hauntingly beautiful.  Women (and men) with wild hair and faces full of expression.  They seem to have been frozen by a spell and yet their personalities still shine through. 

The figurines have ever so slightly whimsical shapes but the poses they…

The London Design Festival – Decadent Decorex……….

Renowned as the top and most anticipated event for Interior Designers in the UK, Decorex never fails to deliver.  With 307 exhibitors this year it was a visual delight.   You can always rely on a stimulating array of interiors products and designs and plenty of wonderful inspiration…

The underwater theme of the foyer…

The London Design Festival – Origin……….

Origin, the contemporary craft fair.
Situated in the Old Spitalfields Market in London’s creative East End, Origin shows a diverse range of high quality original craft.  I’m always drawn to the ceramics, metalwork, glass and paper sculptures but there is also a stunning range of jewellery and knitwear too.

Sarah Morpeth, Shan…

London Design Festival – Tent London……….

Tent London, now in it’s fifth year was bigger and better than ever before.  225 exhibitors in five halls and seven galleries located in the Old Truman Brewery in Londons East End and showing the best in contemporary interior design products.
It’s been a mad dash this weekend to fit everything…

I Spy – New Prints from Miss Print……….

100% Design opened today. 
Probably my favourite exhibition of all during The London Design Festival.  So many great new products and some old favourites too.  I’ll be there over the weekend and one of the stands I’ll be visiting is Miss Print who will be launching their new fabric and…

The London Design Festival at the V & A

The London Design Festival has begun.
Nine days of shows, events and exhibitions from 17th to 25th September and a chance for London to show off and establish itself as the creative capital of the world.
The Victoria and Albert museum is a good place to start, to meet friends and…

I Spy – Zandra Rhodes Bedlinen……….

A squeal of excitement about this bit of news!
Iconic fashion designer, Zandra Rhodes has teamed up with Ashley Wilde, to produce a stunning collection of bed linen based upon classic designs from her original fabric collections.

As Zandra herself says: “This is a very individual collection.    I love that by…

I Spy – Autumn at Sainsbury’s……….

Sainsbury’s have some lovely things coming into the stores this Autumn and Winter.
These are my favourites.

Clean, simple and modern.  Natural wood, neutral ceramics and subtle floral patterns.

Retro charm combined with a modern country-style and inspired by all things nostalgic.

Perfect for livening up the dreary winter months to come.  Bright…