Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

Get The Look: The Flamingo Estate Los Angeles

Clockwise from Left to Right: Charcoal Garden Posey Platter £150 Rachael Cocker, The New Craftsman / Cooperage Dining Table and Chairs Fort Standard / Marble Terrazzo Board £49, Folk Interiors / Seaglass Crackle Tile from $122 per sq.ft, Stan Bitters for Heath Ceramics  / Serra Low Planter $78, Liefshop / Hand Dipped 3 Colour Candles £24, Brassica Mercantile Day-dreaming about transportive spaces and making lists of places to visit based […] Read more…

New Shop: Brassica Mercantile and Restaurant

I’ve met plenty of people with dreams – I even began to put the wheels in motion some years ago for my once upon a dream to open a bookshop with a cafe… in recent years i’ve leaned towards opening the homewares shop my neighbourhood is lacking. I have friends who have been steadily training as florists […] Read more…

Greenpoint, Brooklyn Design Guide

Welcome old readers and new, re-charged and inspired after my annual break, I’m back with an abundance of design inspiration for you, starting with our glorious trip this summer to Brooklyn. In April, a serendipitous Facebook status and a spontaneous spirit started the wheels in motion for a house-swap in New York. I’ll spare you the logistics […] Read more…

July Musings: Things To Read, Watch and Do

For those of you who follow my Instagram you will know that today our family is off on our big Brooklyn summer holiday! However burglars beware – we are taking part in a house swap, so the lucky swapper will be staying at our home in East London whilst we are away. Because I’ll be […] Read more…

Mini Margate + Ramsgate Guide

A few weekends ago – Easter weekend actually – the three of us visited Margate and Ramsgate for the first time and fell in love with it’s vintage seaside allure. Amongst the exodus of Londoners moving to the rapidly gentrifying ‘Kent Riviera’ as it’s fast becoming known – many of our friends have moved down from […] Read more…

28 Kothi Guesthouse, Jaipur

28 Kothi is a boutique guesthouse in Jaipur. When I spied this unusual beauty on my Instagram Feed last week I felt a most visceral draw to the space. I hadn’t seen a guesthouse in a long time… you see a ‘guesthouse’ in India is a very specific type of establishment, it’s closer to a B&B than a hotel […] Read more…

India Travels: Nicobar

So the name on everyone’s lips across the Arabian Sea is Nicobar, a gorgeous new fashion and home label set to define the ‘modern Indian voice’ by the geniuses at Good Earth (an iconic Indian home-store). The new label combines a whimsical aesthetic with contemporary pieces inspired by India – think diaphanous Kurta style dresses with inky blue […] Read more…

Not on The High Street takes over Spitalfields

From the moment Not on The High Street opened their virtual doors in 2006 they have done a pretty great job of transforming the online gifting market from the dubiously personalised and bland offerings we had to endure to an inspiring and engaging place to shop for gifts. I certainly know I get excited when […] Read more…

Baby Travel Style: The Essentials

Taking the Ikea Ferry across to Red Hook with our Ergo Baby 360 Prior to our big family trip to the US – I had conducted extensive research on what would make life easier when travelling with a baby – especially on the kind we were embarking on. I am a firm and possibly naive believer […] Read more…

City Break: Long Weekend in Lisbon

I have just returned from a short but sweet first trip to a city that has experienced a renaissance in recent years. Lisbon – Portugal’s capital city boasts a year round Mediterranean climate [it was a cat in the sun stretching 20 degrees this past weekend] old world European charm with cobbled streets and traditional […] Read more…

Dispatches from Oz: Life InStyle Interiors Show Sydney

[Multiple brand display with backdrop from Pony Rider] One of my favourite things about Instagram; aside from my besties whom I have never met in LA and mind-blowing daily access to my homeland [India] via creative contemporaries –  is that I get to experience design from countries that I may never visit. This is sad […] Read more…

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