April 2014 archive

Tesco Home Spring Summer ’14

As much as I love the buzz of a luxury splurge, who can say they don’t prefer the thrill of a bargain? Over the past few years we have been spoiled by national supermarkets launching their own homeware collections which have made food shopping for people like me a feverish pleasure. With a new Head […] Read more…

All Change: The New Nikon D3300

I love, my iPhone. It is so much a part of me that I cannot tell where I begin and it ends. I have taken thousands of pictures with the camera, it has accompanied me on epic holidays, it has helped me to tell stories on Instagram and been a vital asset to my blog. […] Read more…

The Dean, Providence

Who amongst us hasn’t fantasised about the bookish glamour of elite American colleges and dorms characterised in Hollywood films and TV sitcoms? I know for me it’s the functional but homely interiors featured in these narratives that really set off my daydreaming – nestled in a quintessentially American university campus with green and sprawling lawns […] Read more…

May Design Series

Unable to make any international trade shows this year because of my pregnancy [I am seething with jealousy over my Instagram feed from Milan Design Week right now] I have been looking for any opportunity for design inspiration closer to home. Back for its second year, May Design Series is a new design show which […] Read more…

If I Had A Dog…

…it would be rocking these ridiculously beautiful accessories – in fact I have a mind to just get them for myself… or for my baby…! Adding to its pet product collection DOnG at Milan Design Week this week, Japanese accessories brand Sfera is launching new products designed for dogs and those who admire them. In the […] Read more…

5 Spring Update Essentials

What is it about Spring and its charged tendrils which permeate sneakily under thresholds and curl through the cracks in windows to make us feel restless and impatient for the new. Is it a natural instinct of re-birth and renewal that resounds in our bones like in animals and plants? A literal sweeping of cobwebs, […] Read more…