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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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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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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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