Posts Tagged ‘Design’

Old fashioned charm

LOVE this interior of Galilu Olfactory Perfumery in Warsaw. It feels like an old fashioned department store! The till is hidden behind the wall panels so that the shopping experience doesn’t feel pressured and a centrally placed table with a chandelier just above, a comfy sofa, wooden parquet flooring, flowers, books, sounds and scents – […] Read more…

Phioro

I spotted Clare Pardoe’s work at Origin earlier this month and was drawn like a Magpie to a her gleaming wares. Clare, a silversmith and jewellery maker, revealed some of her more everyday objects at the Origin Fair. Using a method of spinning and hand raising metals, slowly striking them with a hammer, Clare forms […] Read more…

Softly softly

I love the austere but homely feel of interior designer Karin Draaijer’s work. She uses subtle colours and antiques to soften modern spaces, but it also works just as well in reverse to bring old houses up to date. Read more…

The sweetest thing

I sometimes find that the sweetest looking things can also be the most sinister [everything’s sinister this week]. That’s why Lou Rota’s decoupage tableware, using saccharine sweet vintage plates, coupled with images of nature and wild creatures are an interesting addition to your Halloween table. I actually think these display plates are really pretty and […] Read more…

Setting the mood

Wouldn’t these just add a touch of elegance to a Halloween dinner setting? I’ve always loved these melamine Gothic plates by Thomas Paul at Supernice and actually own the silhouette set – but never quite knew what to do with them. Mixing and matching these on a dinner table would look so striking. At £26 […] Read more…

Autumn with Pedlars

I love online catalogues! Aren’t they the best? No waste, no storage issues, just beautiful inspiration. I’m especially loving Pedlars new Autumn catalogue as it give us a peek into the founders – Charlie and Caroline Gladstone, and their six children’s idyllic life in their Scotland home. Their colourful family life comes alive within the […] Read more…

Petit a Petit

These sweet home-wares inspired by the scattering of pollen are created by French designer Mélanie Brument aka Petit a Petit. Cleverly she carries the same whimsical design through her whole collection, so bowls and table linen are linked through the same design, as though the pollen is displaced when an object is put on a […] Read more…

Everyday letters

ove this idea by Daily Drop Cap which is an ongoing project by typographer and illustrator Jessica Hische. Each day a new hand-crafted decorative initial cap is be posted for enjoyment and for the beautification of blog posts everywhere. Such a great concept! With each letter created Jessica supplies a simple html code that you […] Read more…

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