May 2013 archive

Hung Up on Hardware

I’m a sucker for hardware; brass hinges, bevelled handles, geometric door pulls, a well-designed vent cover – oooh I love them all! On the hunt for various pieces for our new kitchen I came across these lovelies that had me a quiver. Does anyone else share my passion for hardware? Above: Equilateral Nails, Winsome Brave Shop , Brass […] Read more…

Alv Textiles

      Sometimes an email pops into your inbox that gives you that, ‘I’m on the cusp of discovering something big’ feeling, which is thrilling for any journalist. The last time I felt this was when I met a young Fiona Douglas touting her sublime wares at a small trade show in London – and now […] Read more…

Seriously Cool Hardware from Frends

I think it’s fair to say that everyone is obsessed with warm metals at the moment – I have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to them! I like clothes but I’m not really into fashion – preferring to spend my money on a nice lamp! But when I saw this stunning collection of super cool […] Read more…

Lostine : The New Shaker

I have been meaning to share this brand discovery for a year now. I saw Lostine at my first visit to the New York Gift Fair in 2012 and I just haven’t been able to get them out of my head. A Philadelphia based furniture and lighting brand, Lostine uses simple materials and is inspired by early […] Read more…

Luxury Lighting on The High Street

Diesel with Foscarini Glass Ceiling Light Visiting design trade shows throughout the year and coming into contact with mind-blowing luxury designs sometimes makes shopping on the high street a little lack-luster. Lighting designs at Milan this year were especially stunning which lead me to scour the high street for inspiration for my own home. The […] Read more…