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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: 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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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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Amy Cushing’s bespoke glass art: The Treasure Collection

I feel a wonderful sense of escapism seeing beautifully sculptured, brilliantly hued glass. There’s something about the cool translucence that carries my mind to an idyllic beachside; often reminding me of home, by Sydney’s stunning beaches. This is what drew me in to Amy Cushing, a London-based, bespoke glassware Designer whose creative repertoire extends globally. […]

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