Posts Tagged ‘Lovely Buildings’

A New Look for Waterstones!

Earlier this week on my way back from the Heals Modern Craft Market, I walked down the busy main drag of Tottenham Court Road with my eyes darting all about the place as usual – trying to drink in the ever-changing landscape of retail on that side of town. Tottenham Court Road has never quite been […] Read more…

City Break: Long Weekend in Lisbon

I have just returned from a short but sweet first trip to a city that has experienced a renaissance in recent years. Lisbon – Portugal’s capital city boasts a year round Mediterranean climate [it was a cat in the sun stretching 20 degrees this past weekend] old world European charm with cobbled streets and traditional […] Read more…

By Loom, Kolkata

Kicking off the first in a series of posts from my trip to India, is a shop profile of a unique store nestled in a rambling mansion in the leafy alleyways of Kolkata [or Calcutta]. By Loom – run out of their family home by husband-and-wife team Rumi and Bappaditya Biswas is a treasure trove of intricately hand-woven textiles, […] 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…

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…

One Leicester Street

Last night was the press launch of One Leicester Street – a new hotel and restaurant venture by Michelin Star chef Tom Harris, located at the former St. John Hotel site in Leicester Square, London. Re-designed by interior design practice Universal Design Studio [founded by Barber Osgerby and perhaps most popularly known for their striking re-brand of […] Read more…

Lovely Bones

Anyone with an interest in interior design knows that the most important thing about a home is its bare bones. If you can afford to, the flooring, the walls and the basic constructions should not be compromised on. Use the best wood you can afford, think long and hard about the paint you use and choose any […] Read more…

10 Minutes with Roman Williams

I promise this will be my last mention of Roman and Williams for a while. I will end my obsession with their elegant and distinctive aesthetic by sharing this captivating video and interview from The Scout Mag which gives you a indepth look into their office as well as other work. Just lovely. ‘It’s a shame to […] Read more…

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