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…