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 […]

Read More

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.

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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.

Read More

Colours of Tuscany – A Tuscan Farm House

Colours of Tuscany - A Tuscan Farm House

On my recent visit to Italy I was lucky enough to spend a few days in Tuscany at the beautiful Tenuta Valle Buia, an Olive Farm with two guest houses in Southern Tuscany.

Read More

A Journey to Jaffa

A Journey to Jaffa

Travel is a major source of inspiration for me, so I was excited when a colleague invited me to speak about the Power of Colour to designers in Israel. Having never been to Israel before, it was a great opportunity to learn more about a place I had never visited but heard so much about. […]

Read More