It’s Halloween in 2 days. Anyone planning on going Trick or Treating? I haven’t been very organised this year with Halloween decor, but have stocked up the candy jar with treats that I have bought from LA – Pumpkin coloured Kit-Kat bars, Halloween themed Hershey chocolates and Tootsie rolls. My […]
Mr. Steam and Colour therapy.
A thank you to Mr. Steam who was part sponsor of the Modenus Blog Tour LA which I attended earlier this month. So, you may wonder who is Mr. Steam ? and why am I showing you my colourful mug collection? The answer to the former question is that Mr. Steam is […]
Gessi – thinking outside the box- sponsors of Blog Tour LA.
A warm thank you to Gessi who sponsored Blog Tour LA, which I recently attended. I was interested to learn how this company had evolved since its inception in 1992. Recently, I encountered a successful healthcare model described as practising ‘Disruptive Innovation’. The latter is an approach that seeks to improve a […]
Heath Ceramics LA – Edith Heath and Adam Silverman. BlogtourLA .
During Blog Tour LA, we were lucky to visit Heath Ceramics, kindly organised by Veronika Miller of Modenus after a tweet request. I have always yearned to visit this special place. I have summarised below a brief history of the company, which I found most interesting. Edith Heath, the Danish founder of Heath Ceramics, was […]
What’s new in kitchen design and technology -Poggenpohl, Gaggenau and Blanco – sponsors of Blog Tour LA
I have just returned to London, following a fantastic time with Blog Tour LA. I would like to extend my thanks to the part sponsors of the tour: Poggenpohl, Gaggenau and Blanco. These three brands are a true synergy for creating a high quality, luxury kitchen. We were treated to […]
Lamps Plus – Color Plus range – Blog Tour LA sponsor
Whilst in LA, I have spotted a real trend for bright colours and bold prints. We are often spoilt for choice when selecting a paint colour for our wall and furniture. Imagine now being able to pick a colour tone for your lamp base. This has been made possible by Lamps […]
A visit to Kelly Wearstler’s LA office and shop – part of BlogtourLA with Modenus
The blogtour LA with Modenus has started and what an amazing start it was. I am in awe of Veronika Miller for organising such an amazing itinerary for us, considering she has just finished a blogtour in London. The highlight of day 1 was our visit to Kelly Wearstler’s office […]
West Elm and Ten Over Six – the vibrant colours of LA
I’ve arrived safe and sound in LA, for the Modenus Blog Tour due to commence this afternoon, for the next 5 days. Due to intense jet lag, I’ve been able to make good use of those awake hours by writing this post. I came a few days early in order […]
Designjunction 2013, London Design Festival, my picks.
To complete my report on the London Design Festival, I’d like to show you my picks from one of the main design venues, Designjunction. On close analysis of my photos taken at the show, I noticed two recurrent themes. The first is the trend for metal. Copper, Brass and Gold […]
Tent London 2013, London Design Festival – Little Big Bell’s picks.
Yesterday afternoon was time spent at Tent and London Super Brands, a design exhibition forming part of the London Design festival, based in East London. Here are the stands that caught my attention. Introducing Mine Heart, launched in 2010 by designers Brendan Young and Vanessa Battaglia. The talented duo’s work […]
Donna Wilson 10th Anniversary, London Design Festival 2013.
Donna Wilson, famed for her knitted creatures and home accessories, is celebrating her company’s 10th anniversary with an amazing exhibition of past and new collections. It is also part of the London Design Festival 2013. The theme is ‘The Three Little Bears’ . Here we have ‘Who is sitting in […]
Wrong for Hay launched at the London Design Festival 2013
Yesterday was the start of the London Design Festival. As I wasn’t working, I took the opportunity to explore some of event sites. After navigating the corridors of the Victoria and Albert museum to see their main festival attractions, I headed towards St James’ park in Westminster. I had pre-arranged […]