Posts Tagged ‘Lighting’

Showstopping Autumn Lighting At Rockett St George

It is a universally known fact in the interiors world that eclectic online homeware emporium Rockett St George have cornered the market in show-stopping, original and most importantly affordable lighting. Whenever I am working with an interiors client who wants a statement light I point them straight to these guys – their pieces are always full […] Read more…

Jonathan Adler: Futuristic Glamour

I spent a rare day in West London yesterday – Notting Hill actually, which if you live in East London is like exploring the other side of a sparkling, Farrow and Ball coated, blossom adorned alternative universe. I was walking on air along Ladbroke Grove soaking up the beautiful windows and as I passed the one […] Read more…

I Love Conran’s 2017 Collection for M&S

I remember when the first Terence Conran for Marks and Spencers collection came out in 2011, the limited range of products felt a little conceptual in comparison to the rest of M&S’s Homeware in store at the time (take a look at the slideshow here). There was a glass dome with a thick black base that was […] Read more…

10 Beautiful Pottery Lamps

Two things I’ve never been able to get enough of is pottery and table lamps… every room in my home has at least three lamps and well pottery…i’ve lost count. It will come as no surprise then that i’m a sucker for craft inspired pottery table lamps – rustic lamps, mid-century lamps, glossy glazed lamps, chalky […] Read more…

Introducing A New Kid’s Section!

Today it is with great excitement that I launch The Beat That My Heart Skipped’s ‘Kids’ category! As I trawled trade show halls, researched emerging brands and explored the best interior stores in every city my job has taken me to over the years, I always hovered tentatively around the edges of the children’s collections. I knew I […] Read more…

5 Things to Buy from Habitat’s A/W 15 Collection

I always come back to Habitat. To the layman the brand appears seemingly dimmed from its halcyon days but in reality is shining steadfastly and in my opinion better than ever. The in-house design team is enviously talented, the collections just as striking as always and most importantly the prices better than ever. The brand’s Autumn Winter collection is […] Read more…

Inspired by American Gothic Decor

Christmas always inspires something a little Gothic in me as well as the usual festive decor. Maybe it’s the promise of atmospheric period dramas soon to be played out on TV, or ordinary homes transformed by old-fashioned charm and an otherworldly spirit, but on the run-up to Christmas it seems i’m inspired by American Gothic […] Read more…

Paris Design Week September 2013: What I Saw

The crisp month of September kicks off a busy and inspiring season for the design industry with Paris being everyone’s first port of call. The city is host to Europe’s largest homeware exhibition, Maison et Objet  which is a showcase for launches from new brands and the industry’s key players. In turn the city’s galleries and boutiques […] Read more…

New Leimu Lamps By iittala

After marble, or actually maybe before marble, if I could only have one material of choice in my home it would be glass. Such a simple material but so many possibilities. Proving that the design industry’s fascination with glass is also unerring, iconic Finnish glassware brand iittala has branched out into lighting, its first offering […] 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…

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