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A celebration of women in Architecture

Given the current political climate, this year’s International Women’s Day holds particular resonance as we celebrate the strength, talents and power of women throughout the world. This piece is dedicated to women in architecture – those inspirational, tenacious, intelligent and imaginative women who have contributed greatly to the industry. While some are well known, others […]

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Material Desire: Shagreen

There are few things more fascinating to me than discovering new materials, or spotting beautiful materials combined in a way I’ve never seen before. So, it makes perfect sense for me to dedicate a new section on the blog to exactly that – my material desire. _____________________________ S H A G R E E N […]

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Surface Design Show 2017

It’s that fabulous time of the year again when we start to celebrate all things architecture and interior design; our diaries filling up with the trade shows, festivals and events that roll out over the next couple of months. Earlier this month was the Surface Design Show – being a magnet to innovative texture, surface […]

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Object of Obsession: Altamarea marble & oak basin

Two timeless materials have been combined here to form this beautiful, bespoke marble and oak bathroom basin. The oak wooden casing adds a beautiful warmth against the luxurious, dark-veined marble. Oh, to replace my conventional walnut and porcelain bathroom unit with this! Altamarea focus on using innovative materials and handcrafted methods to create exclusive, one […]

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Georgina Brett Chinnery: a less “living” taxidermy

I almost turned away from Georgina’s stand at London Design Fair this year; a shudder of discomfort overcoming me at what I thought were pieces of taxidermy staring back at me. As an avid animal lover, I’m not much for dead, real animals resurrected in the name of art. On closer inspection though, the true […]

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