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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The Rise of AfroFuturism in Fashion and Interiors

AfroFuturism in Fashion and Interiors

This week the annual Durban Fashion Fair comes to my city – Durban, South Africa and the Durban Convention Centre will be transformed into a fashion extravaganza with its 2018 theme “AfroFuturism” What is AfroFuturism AfroFuturism is a buzzword that has been around for a while, but was given a big boost with the film […]

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Creating Sustainable and Environmentally-friendly Interiors

Creating Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly Interiors

Lewis Pugh is on the last leg of his incredible 560km English Channel swim to raise awareness for the protection of our oceans. He, and many like him, are witnessing the dire consequences of non-sustainable purchases, waste and pollution to the environment and are making desperate attempts to warn us. This is how we in the interior […]

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Beautiful Boutique B&B on the Venice Grand Canal

Beautiful Boutique Hotel on the Venice Grand Canal.

Situated  on the banks of Venice’s Grand Canal is the beautiful Cima Rosa boutique B&B. Cima Rosa was created by a dynamic couple, Brittany (who is originally American) and her Venetian architect husband.  The young family had been looking for a home in Venice for a while – and had almost given up – when […]

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Visiting the Venice Architectural Biennale – Biennale Architettura 2018

Venice Biennale Architettura

The Venice Biennale Architettura 2018 opened on the 26th of May and takes place until the 25th of November 2018. This year, all the stars aligned and I got to visit this wonderful city and the Biennale for the first time.

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