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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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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Colour and Creatives at Design Joburg

Colour and Creatives at Design Joburg

Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View, did not disappoint and I am so glad I made the trip from Durban to visit the show. Instead of rushing around, like I normally do at design shows trying to see everything, the comparatively smaller Design Joburg meant I could spend more time not only getting inspired but […]

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