Vibrant Gift Ideas Handcrafted from Kwa-Zulu Natal

Kwa-Zulu Natal Creatives

While out and about this weekend in my home city of Durban, I met some incredibly talented creatives making awe inspiring designs and products.  If you are looking for a gift this season there is something special about buying something that is authentic and handcrafted, it is equally special to receive a gift that has […]

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The Therapeutic Qualities of Gold Versus Silver

Gold in Decor

Gold and silver add sparkle and interest to any décor scheme, but in addition to their beauty, they can also increase the flow of energy in the home and have a positive influence on our physical and mental wellbeing.

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The Latest Kitchen Colours, Styles and Design Inspiration

Latest Kitchen Colours, Styles and Design Inspiration

A good kitchen design will delight the senses, encourage creativity and promote our overall happiness and well-being. While there are trends in the kitchen industry, they are longer lasting (thank goodness) and it’s good to know that investing in a quality, practical and stylish kitchen will stay in vogue for years to come, even decades.

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Yves Klein at Blenheim and the Hyper Blue Trend in Interiors

Yves Klein and the Hyper Blue Trend in Interiors

French artist Yves Klein is known for his use of minimal, monochrome colour and is famous for his electric ultramarine blue called Klein Blue. Klein created the colour together with chemists and registered it as International Klein Blue in 1960. Since then Klein Blue has been a major influence on art, fashion and interiors.

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Beautiful Design Inspired by Embroidery

Beautiful Design Inspired by Embroidery

Innovative designers are highlighting how traditional crafts, like embroidery, can inspire contemporary interiors. Here are a few of the designers I saw at London Design Festival 2018, incorporating the ancient craft of embroidery in their contemporary designs. Naqsh Collective at The V&A I loved the craftsmanship of this embroidery inspired artwork, by Naqsh Collective, on […]

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The V&A Music Room, a Highlight at London Design Festival 2018.

V&A Music Room, a highlight of London Design Festival

The London Design Festival installation – Music & Light – in the incredibly beautiful V&A Music Room, was the absolute highlight of my visit to this years London Design Festival. The installation, curated by Clare Farrow in collaboration with Arup Architects, brings to life the words of composer Arvo Pärt through music, design, colour and […]

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