Posts Tagged ‘Vintage’

Outlander: Ultimate Autumn TV

Hailed ‘the feminist Game of Thrones’ I’ve had my eye on fantasy period drama Outlander since it came out in 2014. Based on the bestselling historic novels by author Diana Gabaldon it’s been nominated for several Emmy’s and a Golden Globe but since it was only available on Amazon Video and I didn’t have a subscription I never really got […] Read more…

Art History Wallpapers from The Common Room

Before we turn that corner into Autumn, I’m just going to present some items that will help hold on to summer for just a little bit longer – namely a lovely new wallpaper brand discovery with some resplendent jungle prints found in the V&A Archives. The Common Room collaborates with artists to create irreverent vintage inspired wallpapers. […] Read more…

New Shop To Watch: The Apartment

Most days I think I’ve got a pretty good eye – looking at design differently to others, seeing details things others don’t. It gives me cause to feel quite smug about it really. Then, I stumble across another creative who just hits the ball out of the park with their taste level and ability to find beauty […] Read more…

A Vintage Block Party

Some of you might know that I live in a particularly charming Art Deco block in East London which lends all sorts of feels to my period drama fantasies. At the risk of sounding hackneyed this is the real deal ‘it takes a village’ vibe. Cups of milk are readily offered when fridges are bare, a […] Read more…

5 Places to Buy Vintage Portraits

As far back as I can remember I have been drawn to the mysterious allure of vintage portraits. There’s something thrillingly intimate about having an anonymous likeness of someone from the past just hanging about your home. There is also a well-documented rumour in my family of an enormous oil painting of my maternal great-great-grandparents languishing in […] Read more…

Period Inspiration: Netflix’s ‘Anne With An E’

There’s nothing that states ‘required viewing’ for me than when a new TV series is accompanied by swoon-worthy interiors and new Netflix show ‘Anne with an E’ (a re-boot of the iconic Anne of Green Gables) is a living breathing evocation of everyones favourite modern crafted brands – it’s basically Restoration Hardware meets Farrow and Ball by way […] Read more…

The New Industrial, High Street Hits

I rarely wish that my interior style was other than it is (warm, modern and a little bit luxurious) but recently i’ve been wishing my taste was more industrial. I love the materials and textures used in this trend and how hairpin black metal legs, pale worn wood, eroded steel coupled with hunks of veined marble and delicate orbs of […] Read more…

Inspiring Business: Re-Found Objects

Re-Found Objects  founded by Simon Young and Jenny Vaughan is a business I have watched grow from a small mail order company in rural Northumbria to a much sought after design brand featured regularly in top design magazines, establishing pop-ups in London and over a year-long concession at Liberty. I remember interning at Elle Decoration many […] Read more…

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