July 2011 archive

Sunday Suppers

Love the portfolio of Karen Mordechai, food stylist and photographer. She has a beautiful business Sunday Suppers which amongst other things combines her love of food and styling by transforming the catering table at events – stunning. Read more…

Ink Well

Noticing a lot of painterly ink splatter products lately, Dynasty pillow Eskayel, ink-blot T-Shirt Rachel Rose, Splatter collection Emma Bridgewater, Bleeding oil digital print textile, Amy George. Read more…

In The Detail

I have a bit of a crush on “Hollywood Decorator” Kelly Wearstler and her laid back-glamorous style. She fuses old Hollywood glamour with sharp contemporary details and she is known as the queen of tasteful “Maximalism”! What I love is her use of natural and luxurious materials, her interiors and her own line of products […] Read more…

Sketchbook Series

Sometimes you hit the inspiration jackpot while browsing online and The Sketchbook Series on one of my favourite design blogs Book By Its Cover is just that. The Sketchbook Series is a section of the book design blog that invites artists to share their personal sketchbooks. With notable illustrators like Jen Corace and Julie Morstad […] Read more…

Blue

Back from the home of Delftware I have had the deep blue pigment on the brain… and watching the Antiques Road show last weekend I discovered my love of Wedgewood’s powder blue Jasper Ware. So I’m now on the hunt for large focal pieces – either a large flat painterly Delftware plaque [sooooo expensive] … […] Read more…

Arthur & Martha

SO excited to tell you about a new blog by one of my besties Rachel Ward. She’s the Senior Sub-Editor at Elle Decoration and has recently launched the amusingly titled Arthur&Martha design blog! Working at Elle Decoration for many years, Rachel has developed a keen eye for whittling out the overpriced design item from the […] Read more…

Still Life

At the risk of sounding repetitive – I’m back! Instead of waxing lyrical about where I’ve been [working],  I’m just going begin by posting. I had the pleasure of heading to Amsterdam for work last week where it poured with rain and the canals roared and the pavements thrummed with torrents of showers, but the […] Read more…