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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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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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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: Tektura gradient wallpaper

Wallpaper is a great way to add a boost of texture or print to a space, but many of us opt for a single colour and/or a symmetrical pattern. This gorgeous gradient wallpaper by Tektura is more like a work of art for the walls. Starting with a beautiful inky blue and fading to a […]

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Object of obsession: Debra Folz Gem table

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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