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Material Desire: Petrified wood

From crystals to marble, I always find myself drawn to natural materials. Perhaps it’s to do with the process of letting go, allowing mother nature to take charge and work its magic in creating something unique and beautiful over time that simply can’t be replicated. Perhaps it’s subconscious… aligning with a time when our vulnerable […]

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Object of Obsession: Cora pendant shade

Heal’s have always been at the forefront of making the latest design trends accessible to many; their homeware and furniture collections the perfect mix of high-end and luxury high street. Their fabulous new Cora pendant light is the ultimate nod to the industrial trend that has taken centre-stage for a long time now. This year’s […]

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5 of the best: Drinks trolleys

All the beautiful drinks trolleys out there at the moment give me visions of decedent, 1920’s cocktail parties in glamorous Coney Island mansions, a la Gatsby. Sigh – this is not the 1920’s, nor am I in The States. But hey, I can still snap up one of these gorgeous, shiny Art Deco style pieces, […]

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Object of Obsession: Atkin & Thyme Chevron shelving

I’ve always loved those beautiful partition screens, but never really found the right space for one in my home… perhaps that’s why I love the angles in this gorgeous shelving unit from contemporary furniture firm Atkin & Thyme. Or maybe it’s the combo of soft, matte brass (a more subdued take on the polished version […]

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Object Of Obsession: Munna “Olympia” collection

While this part of the blog is usually about individual objects, I simply can’t favour one item over the other from Munna’s beautiful “Olympia” collection. Their armchair, chaise longue and bar stool from the range strike a beautiful balance through the combination of sumptuous velvet, gleaming brass and curves in all the right places. What’s […]

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