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.
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
I recently returned from a design trip to Copenhagen, where the Interior Design department visited many museums, galleries and buildings to develop our practice. What I noticed on the trip was how I have started to question design in relation to my visual cultural studies since starting the academic year. In relation to areas in … Continue reading Design Trip – Denmark
So being a busy-bee student has definitely been a real adventure this academic year... but what a blast and I love every minute of it. Next week I get my final crit from Tutors for my latest project. I have been charged to design a Pavilion (full on Architecture style, from fixings to weights to … Continue reading A Year of Learning…
This week's obsession is not the Royal Wedding for me, but the amazing new wallpapers which I keep seeing everywhere as new designers embrace the digital printing possibilities that are now available. It seems that interior trends are embracing large scale and bright patterns, and while they may not be for everyone's taste I love … Continue reading Object of Desire – Bespoke Wallpaper
I have been looking at a fabulous website called Arhaus who are based in the USA, and am seriously wishing they would open a shop in the UK, (hint, hint....). Their collections are really beautiful, very classic, and I would snap up a lot of their items, especially the furniture, in a flash to use … Continue reading Dream Living Room Plans
ROLL OVER BANKSY... AND APOLOGIES TO DAVE... I have been preparing for a gallery wall, and wanted to make some of my own artwork for it as well as using existing pieces. I had started to hunt around for original prints, and found some images I really liked, but the artists' works are REALLY expensive, … Continue reading How to make your own Street Art
The Fixer-upper continues... I am going to re-name this house' The House of Onion'. Two weeks of stripping back layer after layer of wallpaper, only to find some areas had wood chip paper stuck onto unplastered plasterboard. AAAH! Major replastering was expected as there will be a re-wire, but even so I just hate that … Continue reading Kitchen Inspiration
I was in London yesterday, whiling away the time whilst my eldest daughter was singing in a concert. Heading to the Tottenham Court Road, I visited Heals, a fantastic furniture emporium which I have not been to for at least a decade. A lifetime ago when I lived in London and was furnishing my first … Continue reading Heals – A rather fabulous shop
I am so loving this house, especially the crazy ceiling light made from taxidermy. Read the full article here by The Room Edit... inspiring, and I love the double dining table too, great for family/large get-togethers...