I’ve discovered the term “Savoir-faire” at this year’s Maison et Objet and Paris Design week, and I like it. Savoir quite simply is ‘knowing’, and faire is ‘how to do’. Essentially, in the Design world context, it’s about the preserved generational craftsmanship and artisanal skills. It was so amazing to […]
Domkapa a luxury furniture brand from Portugal at Maison et Objet 2023.
I’ve just returned from Maison et Objet January 2023 and am excited to share with you my trends forecast, nicely illustrated by Domkapa, a luxury furniture brand from Portugal, that I had the pleasure of exploring. The theme of sustainable design is still very much on the agenda at the […]
Paris Design week and Maison & Objet September 2022 – materials and an aspired luxury lifestyle.
Finally, the report from my recent press trip to Maison & Objet and Paris Design week September 2022 is here. I’ve decided to do a round up of my favourite finds that I would want in my own home too. Paris Design Week ran alongside Maison & Objet, so it […]
Maison et Objet 2022 – my favourite design finds.
I’ve just returned from Maison et Objet 2022 in Paris. This year was special because Maison et Objet hosted both the trade show in the exhibition centre at Parc des Expositions, as well as a showcase of design in the city called “Maison et Objet in the city”. Rather than […]
Decorex International 2021 at London’s Olympia -My favourite design finds.
I attended the press day at Decorex International 2021 today. Below, I have selected 4 brands that I found and loved at the fair: Above is A Rum Fellow , a London based design studio dedicated to artisan textiles and rugs. The company is founded by Caroline Lindsell and Dylan […]
Maison et Objet 2021 trends and colour predictions.
I’ve just returned from Maison et Objet 2021 in Paris. It was wonderful to be able to attend a design fair again after not being able to do so during the lockdowns. I have previously reported on the fairs annually. To me, “Wellness, comfort and protection” as well as a […]
imm cologne 2020 – my favourite finds and trends spotted.
I’ve just returned from an amazing trip to the imm Cologne 2020 furniture trade fair, with the Association of German Furniture industry. This is a post of what I’ve spotted that I liked and what I see as potential NEW trends for 2020 and beyond. Trends are trends, they can […]
Winners of the VDM home and interiors photo competition.
Winners of the VDM home and interiors photo competition. Hope you’ve all had a lovely weekend. I don’t know if you can recall, a few weeks ago, I announced a home and interiors photo competition in collaboration with the Association of German Furniture industry. They received a total 232 entries […]
London Design Festival 2109- the 10 Legacy pieces of design
This week marks the start of a much anticipated event for me, the London Design Festival 2019. Back in May, Sir John Sorrell, the Chairman of London Design Festival, invited 10 of Europe’s most exciting designers to create a ‘legacy’ piece of design, in collaboration with London’s top cultural leaders. […]
Grand Designs Live at London’s Excel.
Last weekend, I attended Grand Designs Live at London’s Excel. It was the first time I’ve visited. I was excited to go, as I’ve caught the renovating bug, and wanted to explore what else I could do to my home.If you follow me on instagram, then you would be aware […]
Top 10 Interior trends 2019 from imm Cologne.
Top 10 Interior trends 2019 from imm Cologne. If you have been following me on Instagram, you may have noticed that I was in Cologne earlier this week. I was attending imm Cologne, one of Europe’s largest interiors and furniture fair. Whilst there, I decided to explore the the fair […]
imm cologne 2019 a roundup of what to see.
imm cologne 2019 a roundup of what to see. We are fast approaching the start of 2019, so a new year calls for new inspiration. As an interiors blogger, I’m always on the look out for the next new trend, in the world of home and interiors. I’m so excited […]