Posts Tagged ‘Furniture’

Pivot

These ‘pivot’ standing wall cabinets by young Israeli designer Shay Alkalay were launched by Dutch brand Arco at the IMM Cologne furniture fair earlier this year. There is pure genius in it’s simplicity – the unit rests against the wall and features drawers that pivot open rather than sliding. Unlike usual cabinets, these drawers can […] Read more…

Carpetry

Lee Broom, famed for his unique neon lit and light studded furniture, has returned with a new collection, again turning pre-conceived notions of interior furnishings on their head. ‘Carpetry’ is part of his ‘Heritage Boy’ range which transfers materials found in flooring onto furniture items. Carpetry features, immense sideboards, console tables and lightshades all embellished […] Read more…

In Conversation With… Kate Mooney

My name’s Kate Mooney and I’m the founder of interior design practice Occa Home, the online home-wares boutique. Interiors run in my family and my career began working on domestic architecture and interiors in the late eighties in my family’s business. After six years on this I moved into the hospitality sector with Occa Design […] Read more…

High street hit!

More breezy Spring seating – have you seen this unusual contemporary lace print Gatsby armchair from John Lewis? It reminds me of a high street version of something Marcel Wanders might create… Read more…

Fermob

Since in my opinion Spring has officially sprung [I’m not taking no for an answer] and I’ve been working on some summer issues lately, I thought I’d share a gorgeous new find with you that is sure to make your spring a brighter one. We’re all familiar with the iconic folding bistro and cafe chairs […] Read more…

Snug Studio

Snug Studio is part showroom, part office and part workspace and is a collaboration between Interior Designer Kerstin Reilemann from Domestic Candy [who we featured last year] and architect Berit Luedecke that recently in Hanover. They shared images of their wonderful studio in progress before its opening. You can see all the love and imagination […] Read more…

Cinderella Chairs

These strange and beautiful creations are by designer Anna Ter Haar of the Netherlands. Titled ‘Cinderella’s Chair, the project involves blowing the glass directly onto the severed leg of each chair. Although delicate seeming the chairs are actually very sturdy to sit on despite their fragile appearance. Wonderful! Read more…

Donna Wilson for SCP

I’m loving watching the lovely Donna Wilson’s brand spread itself across all realms of products. Here are her new pieces for SCP – covetable knitted handbags, lovely ottomans and intricate on-trend poufs in all manner of patterns. Can you believe she started out just with a handful of her curious creatures?! Read more…

Bright nights…

Sofa.com is a wonderful brand whose main premise is customising a range of fabric sofas in lovely contemporary styles with a delicious palette of coloured fabrics. So simple, so beautiful, it has been one of my favourite brands for years. So I nearly fell off my chair when I discovered they now boasted beds with […] Read more…

Ohhhh, blue Wishbone Chairs

The iconic Wishbone chair is a contemporary classic that has graced dining tables around the world ever since 1950. A palette of new colour possibilities celebrates the chair’s 60th birthday this year, and the first release are these four kinds of gorgeous blue!!! Stunning! They will be available to buy at the new The Lollipop Shoppe opening in […] Read more…

E8

Oh my, I have fallen hard for this gorgeous piece of lemon yellow and bare wood craftsmanship by Mathias Hahn. This new E8 table is based on an observation of an impromptu composed piece of war time furniture that ended up as a dining table. The long and narrow format allows it to be used […] Read more…

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