Posts Tagged ‘Design’

Cool for Kids

Another Stylish Friend shout out is Poppy Norton of the clever clever Baby Style File – who I have never actually met but feel I have known for years through the wonderful Twitter design family. Run by interiors stylist and writer Poppy –  Baby Style File is a godsend for parents who care about well […] Read more…

Vintage Garland

These vintage style garlands made from hand formed ceramic beads are such a sweet alternative to traditional Christmas decorations and work all year round. Made by artist Angela Hodgkins they can be bought from her online store OUI. Angela also creates one-of-a-kind soy candles using hand-thrown pots painted by hand in mid-century inspired graphic patterns. […] Read more…

Apparatus

New York lighting brand Apparatus’ lighting collection is created using vintage lighting fixtures, aged brass, painted glass and natural materials . I love their poetic use of the utilitarian and the delicate. Read more…

Midcentury Magazine

Earlier this year I wrote my first piece for the independent publication Midcentury Magazine without actually having ever picked up a copy myself…the issue I worked on went to print this month and earlier this week I opened my mail to find a surprisingly beautiful, compact tome filled with poetic imagery and packed with super […] Read more…

The Way We Live Now

Last week I went to the press preview of for The Way We Live Now at The Design Museum marking the 80th birthday of Sir Terence Conran who is one of the most pivotal figures in British design history. It’s was a truly moving and impressive exhibition showing the remarkable extent that Terence Conran has […] Read more…

In Conversation With… The Vitrine

We haven’t had an Inside Life feature for a really long time so I’m pleased to kick start them again with someone who has been on my radar for a while. Blaire Dessent is the founder of beautifully curated online design store The Vitrine. Based in Paris The Vitrine operates online and also holds occasional […] Read more…

Bodie and Fou Catalogue Love

Beautiful online boutique Bodie and Fou have recently launched a truly inspiring new online catalogue. Designed like a mini-interiors magazine, the catalogue is filled with exquisitely styled imagery with click through links to product and snippets of stylish information. The first issue features Karine and Elodie’s [the founding sisters] London and Paris style files. I […] Read more…

Great Food

I think I have found the perfect Christmas gift… Great Food is a collection of 20 charming tomes from Penguin charting the  “the sharpest, funniest, most delicious writing about food from the past 400 years,” The books offer a mouth-watering selection of food writing fare from which to choose, with authors ranging from the classic […] Read more…

Transcience

I feel like there is a shift in interiors where homeware is beginning to gravitate towards the transient and alchemical… using delicate materials and ethereal finishes. An example that I can’t get out of my head is a series of delicate mirrors by Dutch designer David Derksen. Called Transcience the project shows the beauty of […] Read more…

20 Best Interiors Blogs

The Beat That My Heart Skipped was featured in this weekend’s Telegraph‘s 20 Best Interiors Blogs!  Very excited and honoured to be featured alongside greats  Apartment Therapy, Decor8 and The Selby! Wow! Read more…

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