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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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Remembering Zaha Hadid

Today marks one year since the world lost one of the most inspirational, imaginative and tenacious women – Dame Zaha Hadid. It’s hard to believe a year has passed – her mark on the world of architecture, and in fact, the world in general, is so fresh in my mind. “A planet in her own […]

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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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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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