February 2013 archive

Habitat Spring/Summer 2013

Remember Habitat? Well it’s looking pretty good these days. I was asked along to the launch of the new Spring/Summer collection in the Regent store on Tuesday and it feels like the products and the store [if not the website just quite yet] are on a steady footing to get back to form. In January […] Read more…

New Medieval from Faye Toogood + Make

British interior and furniture designer Faye Toogood is well-known to surprise and delight with poetic collaborations with the likes of food designers Arabeschi Di Latte, installations for fashion labels Opening Ceremony and furniture collections made from unusual materials like Mercury. In her most recent project she continues to surprise by teaming up with new beauty label […] Read more…

The Story of Ett Hem

Ett Hem Hotel [meaning At Home in Swedish] is a 100 year old townhouse in Stockholm, converted into a hotel by the infinitely inspiring design studio of Ilsa Crawford. Standing tall and invitingly on top of a hill in the affluent Ostermalm district, the hotel looks like something cosy and full of promise sprung to […] Read more…

Shop Love: Rowen and Wren

Ever since I profiled British brand Rowen and Wren for the Elle Decoration Blog’s Inspiring E-Shops I have not been able to stop thinking about their beautifully styled poetic home accessories – all simple and elegant with unusual and exquisitely designed details. I love the above Scandi twist on the traditional bell jars using thick […] Read more…

Tattly Designy Temporary Tattoos

Are these not the most ridiculous but wonderful things you ever did see? Finally giving the temporary tattoo an update [who knew we still needed them in our lives?] Brooklyn based Tattly combine clever, on-trend illustrations and artistic collaborations to create fun and highly covetable temporary tattoos. In 2011 Tattly founder Tina Roth Eisenberg grew […] Read more…

Cardamom Buns & Electro Beats

I posted about Linda Lomelino’s Nutella Pie Pops last week and think I’m developing a slight girl crush because she is nesty – but also edgy… As a case in point I thought I’d leave you with a video from her food blog – a recipe for Semlor – typical Swedish flour buns seasoned with […] Read more…

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