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Object of Obsession: House of Hackney fabric

  I don’t usually care much for whimsical prints, but there is something about this “Hackney Empire” fabric, by House of Hackney, that I just can’t get enough of. Perhaps it’s the rich, indigo velvet that gives it that sophisticated feel, or the outlandish collection of animals that make me fall in love with the […]

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Object of obsession: Gem tables

These gorgeous gem tables are designed by Rhode Island-based design studio, Debra Folz Design. Inspired by the reflections of light from gemstones, the bevelled edges of the glass create a striking glistening effect when light hits the surface. I’m in love with the subtle sparkle, the rich jewel colours and the sharp geometry. A top […]

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The queen of hotel design: Kit Kemp

Kit Kemp drew an inspired crowd recently in Regent Street’s Anthropologie, sharing her top tips for interior styling and promoting her new book, “Every Room Tells A Story”.  Her presence and passion lit up the room of design enthusiasts, much like her vibrant signature style. Whilst she has collaborated with a host of designers, makers […]

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Surface Design Show 2016

Having attended the Surface Design Show for the past few years, I’ve noticed that it’s become more of a challenge to spot interesting, unusual materials. To find those that stand out from the overwhelming array of sleek, neutral finishes that start to blend in, within such a large exhibition space. This years’ offering however was […]

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Predella House: Art for the culturally curious

The fields of interior design and art can sometimes, unfortunately, be misjudged and labelled as prestigious, exclusive and unapproachable. Industries where only an elite clientele are both interested and able to afford their products and services. Predella House, a new business set up in 2015, brings a fresh perspective to challenge such an outlook. Working […]

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Interior show-stoppers

Although my design philosophy has always been about layering elements and the composition of a space as a whole, sometimes, one fabulous, show-stopping feature is all that’s needed to pull a look together or to inject the right amount of boldness into a space. Here’s a selection of some of my favourites… _______________________________________ In an […]

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