April 2013 archive

PLATTA Decking: Well Played Ikea

Apologies for being lame on the blogging front these last few weeks. Milan Design Week took over my life for a while there and I found myself drowning in an unstoppable tsunami of trends that just had to be tamed! [dramatic?] Anyway, now I am back, refreshed and enjoying this life-changing warmer weather we have […] Read more…

Good Looking Sofa Beds!

Is it just me or has the sofa bed been the least appealing piece of furniture to invest in for as long as time began? Uncomfortable on both sitting and sleeping counts and unsure of its identity – sofa beds are generally a bit of a pain in the ass and often an afterthought. However, […] Read more…

Ciao!

This morning I am flying to Milan for one of the most exciting design events of the year! Milan Design Week is the one time of the year the entire design community descends on the city for a week of the most innovative product launches, groundbreaking exhibitions and just a few fun parties! There is […] Read more…

Darkened Cities

As much as I love my city and never ever take its beauty for granted, I can’t say the same for the natural environment that surrounds me – ie. the sky or the water or the air for that matter. When you live in a city you feel so immersed in it, you forget that […] Read more…

Simply Magic

I wanted to share some amazing graphics I snapped over Easter weekend when I visited the Harry Potter Studios… they were all kept behind a glass case and are all original posters, packaging and books which featured in all the iconic films. They made me feel so full of nostalgia and joy! Read more…

Ceviche

I hope everybody had an amazing food, family and friend-filled Easter weekend! I visited the totally magical and must-see Harry Potter Studios in Leavesdon on Easter Friday with my besties – we spent four hours there behaving utterly ridiculously for our age, re-living our school days as though they were spent at Hogwarts [we attended […] Read more…

New Ikea Stockholm 2013

I just can’t help getting a little excited when Ikea’s higher-end label tastes. The fact that Ikea furniture is the basis for the majority of Swedish homes [i have interviewed many Swedish homeowners with fabulous houses so i know this] just makes it feel all that more authentic… Anyway here is a preview of Ikea […] Read more…