Postcards from Greenwich……….

A departure from my usual post today.
I had a great weekend relaxing with friends, and took the opportunity to get out in the spring sun.  And I just had to share…

Sometimes it’s good to get away from the usual routines and just let the day take you…

…and look at…

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…

Joy of Living……….

Last night I was very fortunate to attend the opening of the Joy of Living  at Somerset House.

100 new and established designers were asked to create a one-off artwork out of a single sheet of A4 graph paper in a bid to raise £50,000 for Maggie’s Cancer Centres.

Masterminded by Max…

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…