Posts Tagged ‘Textiles’

New Marimekko, The Weather Diary

Ever since I saw the painterly new Weather Diary collection from Marimekko in Elle Decoration’s July issue, I have not been able to stop thinking about it, imagining all of the tableware, textiles and accessories nestled in my home. Designed by illustrator Aino-Maija Metsola, the products reflect seasonal weather patterns in Finland, such as the […] Read more…

Alv Textiles

      Sometimes an email pops into your inbox that gives you that, ‘I’m on the cusp of discovering something big’ feeling, which is thrilling for any journalist. The last time I felt this was when I met a young Fiona Douglas touting her sublime wares at a small trade show in London – and now […] Read more…

In Conversation With: Joanna Williams of Kneeland Co.

LA based tastemaker Joanna Williams frequently graces the hot lists of my favourite West Coast design blogs so I am beyond ecstatic to be interviewing her on mine today! Joanna, an ex-trend forecaster probably has one of the most inspiring jobs I have come across – she operates Kneeland Co. a vintage textile studio from […] Read more…

Wool House at Somerset House

Yesterday I visited Somerset House for the preview of a new exhibition Wool House in association with The Campaign for Wool dedicated to innovations in the material. At the entrance to the exhibition I was greeted by and instantly smitten with two tall elegant topiary plants which on second glance were found to be made […] Read more…

Shop Fog Linen

I opened my inbox yesterday morning to find an email telling me that lovely Japanese linen brand Fog Linen Work, have now launched a new collection for Spring. Is there anything more poetic and equally necessesary than the idea of refreshing your linens for Spring! Fog Linen Work is a pared back bath, kitchen, clothing and […] Read more…

Rug Round-Up: 10 Most Covetable

It’s been nearly a year since we moved into our flat and although we have some nice pieces, I held back from buying too many decorative accessories until we had the basics right. We have wooden floors throughout the space and at the time I only allowed myself one rug [Olin Grey from Crate and […] Read more…

Starry Night: Zodiac Pillows

As I grow older my thoughts have been turning towards astrology and how we might be connected to the universe : ) I’m not quite a convert yet but I love the idea of believing in something… and thinking about the stars… and dreaming… So the idea of resting my head on inky blue pillows […] Read more…

Toast Summer 2012: House and Home

Hello Toast Spring/Summer collection! With glorious weather like this it’s easy to believe it could last forever. While it does – i think it’s appropriate to dip into Toast’s Home catalogue which as usual has the ability to transport the reader away into exotic climes with white-washed walls, floaty linens and airy rooms. I need […] Read more…

Stylish Beds: Letti and Co.

I need one of these in my life right now! This beautiful and unusual bed brand Letti and Co. was launched earlier this year by Italian company Gervasoni and creative genius Paola Navone. I love how the collection mixes traditional Italian styling with modern comfort. Lots of layered upholstery detail and mix and match patterns […] Read more…

Ink Well

Noticing a lot of painterly ink splatter products lately, Dynasty pillow Eskayel, ink-blot T-Shirt Rachel Rose, Splatter collection Emma Bridgewater, Bleeding oil digital print textile, Amy George. Read more…

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