Posts Tagged ‘Sponsored Post’

Holding onto Summer: Aperol Spritz Recipe

With what is set to be the last ‘bare legs’ weekend in London I’m determined to hold onto an essence of summer by serving up my favourite summer cocktail. My absolute go-to drink this sunny season has been the super simple to make yet impressive to serve – chilled, sweet and dry Aperol Spritz. Borne in post war Padua, […] Read more…

The Influence of Danish Design

With London design festival just around round the corner and the whole industry about to dive gloriously into a celebration of excellent design, it’s sometimes nice to brush up on a bit of design history. While housed under one umbrella concept, characteristics of Scandinavian design vary between countries. Reflecting the country’s seafaring heritage Danish Design […] Read more…

Sofa King: Darlings of Chelsea

My favourite success stories to read and favourite brands to give my custom to are the ones that are equally honest about their struggles and they are about their triumphs. With five showrooms across the UK housing extensive stock and collections designed by icons of the industry like Terence Conran, you’d be hard pushed to imagine […] Read more…

May Design Series

Unable to make any international trade shows this year because of my pregnancy [I am seething with jealousy over my Instagram feed from Milan Design Week right now] I have been looking for any opportunity for design inspiration closer to home. Back for its second year, May Design Series is a new design show which […] Read more…

What Matters Most?

I guess you could say that this is a blog that puts a lot of emphasis on ‘things’. Recently in an interview I balked at the question ‘what is your most precious possession?’ thinking there was nothing material that could possibly matter enough to me should I lose it. But then I was asked the […] Read more…

Shop Love: Moroccan Bazaar

On the hunt for screens and it was a nice surprise to come across quality pieces with attention to artisan practices. Carrying a mix of ornate Moroccan lighting and traditional furniture mixed in with contemporary pieces – their contemporary Pewter Tagines and and Safi patterned tableware are contemporary nods to Morocco’s heritage – and my favourite – super pretty tea-glasses in […] Read more…

Affordable, Magazine Worthy Rugs

Shetland Wool Rug, from £148 for 70 x 140 cm Our home is clad in wood and stone flooring throughout and although it’s wonderful and airy during the summer months, it can need warming up when the weather gets chillier. For years I have stared longingly at the luscious thick pile rugs in home decor […] Read more…

Prints Charming

The High Street is full of covetable all-over prints at the moment and with the weather acting so strangely, it’s nice to throw some pattern into the mix with a ditzy print cigarette pant, or a pretty toile jumper. As my wardrobe veers on the minimal side of fashion, I don’t like to spend too […] Read more…

Seriously Cool Hardware from Frends

I think it’s fair to say that everyone is obsessed with warm metals at the moment – I have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to them! I like clothes but I’m not really into fashion – preferring to spend my money on a nice lamp! But when I saw this stunning collection of super cool […] Read more…

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