Posts Tagged ‘Home Accessories’

New Fail Homewares

My obsession with hardware has always made me think of hinges, doorhandles and hooks as jewellery for the home – which makes this new collection by Austin, Texas-based jewellery designer Christine Fail pretty perfect in my eyes. Using the same techniques of hand-cutting and hammering brass as her line of handcrafted jewellery, Fail has created a delicate collection […] Read more…

Party Decor: Pea Green Boat

I have to admit I unashamedly stole this post’s inspiration from my friends at The Women’s Room Blog because I just love a party decor web-shop. The Americans do party decor really well, with design doyennes like Martha Stewart and Grace Bonney making crafting and entertaining a national institution. Across the pond, the online landscape […] Read more…

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…

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…

New Obsession: Conceptual Ceramics

Each season when I dive into a new trend forecast I am overtaken with a new design obsession, this season I’m all about the conceptual ceramics… I love Los Angeles based ceramicist Ben Medansky’s sculptural pieces. Working with terracotta, Medansky’s highly usable tableware is irreverently detailed with architectural features like clay spring handles and rhythmic […] Read more…

Organising my life with Muji

You may have heard me mention that we are expecting our first baby in May. From what I gather from others in the know, it is inevitable that our lives will be turned upside down from that day and not return to anywhere far from chaos for at least 20 years! With this in mind […] Read more…

Ikea Limited Edition BR

This month sees the launch of Ikea’s stunning new limited edition collection BRÅKIG –  a result of a collaboration between IKEA and the creative Danish collective ArtRebels. The collection comprises of thirty products – clever storage solutions – [my favourite are the sturdy storage boxes in geometric patterns and covetable pastel colours – £7 for a […] Read more…

Creature Comfort

I noticed I had quite a collection of creatures in my home the other day… here is a small selection. – A pair of brass mice candlesticks, a hand-me-down from an eccentric animal loving Aunt in Calcutta. – A stork that keeps watch of my treasures from Anthropologie – A gulping guppy I couldn’t resist […] Read more…

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