Autumn Fair 2019

This week I visited the NEC for The Autumn Fair, which is an exhibition for buyers covering homeware, gifts, fashion, retails solutions, home decor and more. HOME DECOR It is a vast space and was packed with exhibitors from across the globe.  There was colour trend forecasting also on offer, with 4 distinct trends and … Continue reading Autumn Fair 2019

How a pot of paint can cause chaos…

In the last couple of weeks I decided to repaint my sitting room.  It has been the same colour for ages, and I felt an update was in order.  I am getting very drawn to orange at the moment, and as the room has a lot of light and high ceilings, I felt that it … Continue reading How a pot of paint can cause chaos…

Finally… The Bathroom is now finished.

During a very hot week 3 of us were crammed into the very small bathroom as it was refurbished. My plumbers valiantly ripped out and refitted, and I hovered a lot and worked in the evenings on redecorating it. Here are the finished pictures.. much fresher, no more leaks and hopefully it will stand up … Continue reading Finally… The Bathroom is now finished.

Clerkenwell Design Week

This past week has been the industry hotbed that is Clerkenwell Design Week.  I spent a day perusing the offerings, and some of these products caught my eye: LIGHTING: The lighting show was held in Fabric nightclub, which meant that they could be displayed brilliantly.  There were a lot of 'repeat' concrete shades around, but … Continue reading Clerkenwell Design Week

10 Practitioners I love…

This is a piece I had to write for mu Uni blog... I think it's interesting to really look at how you are inspired by previous designers... Imagine you are going to curate an exhibition on the history of your discipline. Compile a list of 10 practitioners (or specific pieces of work) that you would include and write brief notes on … Continue reading 10 Practitioners I love…