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    Milan Design Week 2014

    Friday, April 18, 2014

    Each year, Milan hosts the largest and one of the most important design shows in the world.  From the huge fairground of Salone del Mobile in Rho – just on the outskirts of Milan, to the design districts in the city centre where furniture showrooms and fashion stores pull in the crowds with parties, pop-up exhibitions and attention […]

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    Modernist Garden Elements – Palm Springs Modernism Week

    Tuesday, March 4, 2014

    Palm Springs is home to many sleek, modern houses built in the 1950′s and 60′s. Designed to embrace the desert environment and dramatic landscape of the Coachella Valley these mid-century modern homes offer the perfect balance and seamless transition of indoor and outdoor living spaces. Designing an outdoor living space that is conducive to entertaining […]

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    Mood board: retro patterns, geo shapes & zesty accent colours

    Thursday, February 13, 2014

    Retro patterned prints, light wood, geometric shapes and a zesty colour palette is guaranteed to put zing into your space.  To visualise how this style could work for you, read this post and see some room shots styled with items on the mood board.  This mood board is interactive –  hover your mouse over the […]

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1-Milan Design Week April 2014 home page copy
Apr
18

Milan Design Week 2014

Each year, Milan hosts the largest and one of the most important design shows in the world.  From the huge fairground of Salone del Mobile in Rho – just on the outskirts of Milan, to the design districts in the city centre where furniture showrooms and fashion stores pull in the crowds with parties, pop-up exhibitions and attention […]

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Mar
4

Modernist Garden Elements – Palm Springs Modernism Week

Palm Springs is home to many sleek, modern houses built in the 1950′s and 60′s. Designed to embrace the desert environment and dramatic landscape of the Coachella Valley these mid-century modern homes offer the perfect balance and seamless transition of indoor and outdoor living spaces. Designing an outdoor living space that is conducive to entertaining […]

1-style finder get the look mood board home page 13 feb copy-001
Feb
13

Mood board: retro patterns, geo shapes & zesty accent colours

Retro patterned prints, light wood, geometric shapes and a zesty colour palette is guaranteed to put zing into your space.  To visualise how this style could work for you, read this post and see some room shots styled with items on the mood board.  This mood board is interactive –  hover your mouse over the […]

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Feb
13

Colour palette: add zing to an all white scheme

A lovely white backdrop, oak wood flooring, and a large expanse of glass overlooking the garden was the starting point for this interior scheme.  Working with a zingy palette of yellow, orange and a touch of blue, this room is punctuated with bright pops of colour, retro patterned prints by Orla Kiely and a nod […]

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Feb
11

Lust List: Heart your Home

Love sweet love is in the air and on our minds this week and for most of us hopefully working its way into our homes.  And while we see an influx of heart icons appearing on products around Valentines day, we feel any day is a good day to inject a heart or two into […]

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Feb
6

Lust List: Kelly Wearstler Home Collection

This week, Kelly Wearstler (known for her unexpected, bold Maximalist designs) received the California Home+Design Magazine – Design Icon Award for 2014. Not only a fabulous interior designer, she has an impressive furniture and accessories collection too. Gold and brass and black and white accents, natural stone pieces, figural art and 70′s inspired furniture make up her collection. The look is […]

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Jan
29

Iconic Kelly Wearstler

Kelly Wearstler exudes fierce glamour and style, whether it be with her fashion collections or interior design and has created a signature look which is uniquely her own, so we are thrilled that she has won the CH+D Design Icon Award 2014 and will be guest of honor at the  CH+D Awards gala event which will take place next Tuesday […]

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Jan
20

Knitted products – our top finds

Knitting isn’t just for grannies you know, and this week we’ve gone knit crazy and rounded up some more of our favourite product finds. For a recent interior design & styling project, I discovered these ceramic plant pots and vases by Japanese design company Kinto - the textured knitted effect and surface detailing is quite incredible and has to be […]

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Jan
15

Knitted Home Decor – Interior Inspiration

Baby it’s cold outside! While many parts of the world have been experiencing some of the chilliest temperatures on record, we thought we would send you some warm and cozy interior design inspiration, featuring the modern wave of knitted home decor. Chunky knits, tight knits, knitted wallpaper, knitted lights; pillows, rugs and furniture.  When the temperatures […]

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Dec
18

Renegade door wreaths – Holiday decor

If you are looking for some creative inspiration for holiday door wreaths, then look no further. You wont find any ordinary wreaths here though – we have wreaths made from toy soldiers, mattress springs, dart boards, plastic spoons, spears and more. Each year the Interior Designers, Architects, Florists and other creative types of San Francisco […]

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Dec
5

Gifts for Glamorous Girls – Top 20

Cyber Monday has come and gone and you still have much of your holiday gift buying to do? Don’t fear, we have compiled a list of Gorgeous Gifts for Glamorous Girls – real life, modern-day, design loving, Audrey Hepburn types. When she is not zipping around Central Park for fun in her strawberry Moxi roller skates she can be […]

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Nov
20

for design lovers – top 20 gifts for the holiday season

Do you have a design lover in your life?  You know, the ones who are into form and function, up on all the latest trends and are suckers for bit of good packaging design.   They probably spend hours on Pinterest fixated on great architecture and well styled homes.  These design-obsessed folk can be a […]

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