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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Luxurious minimalist Interior – Umhlanga Pearls Penthouse

Umhlanga Pearls Penthouse

I got a little glimpse into the lives of the wealthy when I got to see the luxurious minimalist interior of the Pearl Breeze Penthouse in Umhlanga recently. Situated on the beautiful Umhlanga stretch of coastline in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Pearl Breeze is one of three cutting edge contemporary towers of luxury apartments that form part […]

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The Incredible Story of Indigo

The incredible story of Indigo

Indigo is once again a trend colour in fashion and interiors. This is the incredible story of indigo throughout history and why it was one of the most important and controversial colours in the world. With so many thousands of colours available to us today, it’s hard to imagine that just a few hundred years […]

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