Posts Tagged ‘Interior Inspiration’

New Book! The House Gardener

For anyone that follows me on Instagram, you will have noticed that I have been a little preoccupied with arranging succulents of late. It all began when I visited the new Ace Hotel in Shoreditch and spotted beautiful arrangements of cacti and succulents of all varieties potted in single vessels creating sculptural displays [see first […] Read more…

A Special Makeover

I have been reluctant to share much baby related inspiration on the blog till now as I have been nervous of jinxing events, but since I am having a baby shower this weekend and our new arrival is imminent I thought it was time to loosen up a little and just embrace being excited! I […] Read more…

Faye Toogood NY Times House Tour

  I have written about London stylist Faye Toogood many times on my blog, I hugely admire her work and was lucky enough to have worked with her whilst I was an intern at The World Of Interiors many moons ago. She is also a lovely lady! Over the years she has developed an amazing […] Read more…

I Love Abode Hotel, Bombay

Since it’s Valentine’s Day, it’s only apt that I dedicate today’s post to the city that has my heart – Bombay. Earlier this week, thanks to the wonderful mind-expanding world of Instagram I discovered a most beautiful new hotel and I haven’t been able to get it out of my head. The Abode Hotel is […] 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…

Sculleries, Pantries and Draughty Passages

I read a lot of historical fiction, especially atmospheric books set in 18th and 19th century England. Tales of lonely Gothic Manors in the English countryside and their curious inhabitants, or imposing London townhouses with their cast of secretive bustling characters. For me, it’s always the descriptions of the interior of the homes that fascinate […] Read more…

West Elm Is Coming!

This might just be the singular most exciting thing to happen in UK Home Retail since Anthropologie came to London. US Homeware darling West Elm is due to open the company’s first UK store in London on November 14th, 2013. The 12,000 square foot store on Tottenham Court Road will feature furniture, textiles, accessories and gifts, as […] Read more…

Inspiring Home: Sarah Shepherd, Designer and World Traveller!

After working with the lovely Sarah Shepherd for three years, this past weekend was the first time I visited her gorgeous home – can you believe it? Sarah Shepherd is a freelance trend forecaster who puts together seasonal trend directions and colour forecasts for the interiors market. Her job involves travelling the globe absorbing inspiration, visiting exhibitions, trade […] Read more…

Roman & Williams beyond the Hipster Hotels

I’ve been researching a feature about NYC husband and wife superstudio Roman and Williams [Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch] – responsible for single-handedly cementing the hipster hotel aesthetic as we know it today. Ace Hotel, The Standard Grill and Hotel and The Breslin in New York are all characterised by their slick atmospheric interiors, exposed […] Read more…

Dream House: This Is 40

There is nothing quite like a big sprawling family home in a Hollywood blockbuster to add to a film’s feel good factor. The house is as important to the longevity of a film as the storyline – cases in point; Father of The Bride [classic American charm], Practical Magic [New England witchy-ness], It’s Complicated [Meryl’s […] Read more…

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