• Lumio Book Lamp from The British Library
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    Lighting for Bookworms: the Lumio Lamp

    This nifty little lamp is a shapeshifter: when not in use it folds away neatly into the shape of a hardcover book. Its name is Lumio and it’s available (fittingly) from the British Library…

    January 26, 2016
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    Introducing: Oggetto

    These pretty kitchen pieces are from an online shop run by Helen and Charlie Camm, based down in Dorset.  Oggetto (pronounced “or-jet-oh”) is the Italian word for ‘object’, and that’s exactly what their store provides:…

    January 20, 2016
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    Leafy Greens and Wooden Floors

    It’s another green/white/wood combo – a cliché on interiors websites like these, but only because it’s such a winning formula. I really like the wooden floor in this place, particularly the deep black lines between…

    December 17, 2015
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    Christmas gift guide 2015

    Last year I didn’t bother with a gift guide, partly because I couldn’t find enough nice things to put in it, and partly because I didn’t (and still don’t) feel authorised to tell people…

    November 26, 2015
  • Neon Lighting Bedroom
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    The Rise and Rise of Neon Art

    I’ve always loved the idea of sticking some neon art on the wall of our place, but never been quite brave enough. I’d seen it done once or twice online, and it looked awesome,…

    November 24, 2015
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    Supporting Local Talent: Chic & Basta

    Chic & Basta is a Quebec-based brand run by husband and wife duo Manon Martin and Louis Durocher. Their aim is simple: to gather the work of artisans and designers in their local area and…

    October 30, 2015
  • A 38m² Apartment in Paris
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    A 38m² Apartment in Paris

    This cool little flat is in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, clocking in at only 38 square metres. If you’re not impressed, a quick search on Google will give you an idea of what…

    October 23, 2015
  • Concrescence Planters by Vako Design
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    Concrete Planters by Vako Design

    When I first started writing this blog, never did I ever think that concrete would become the new trendy thing to have in your home. Concrete! It’s so ugly and industrial looking. I’m not…

    October 9, 2015
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    An Industrial Loft in Stockholm

    The idea of living in a loft or attic apartment has always appealed to me. Even aside from the natural light, better views and improved ventilation, there’s something really pleasing about occupying the very…

    October 2, 2015
  • Flat-pack sofa by Greycork
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    Flat-pack Furniture Brand Takes on IKEA

    American furniture brand Greycork has launched a set of quick-assembly flat-pack furniture collection to rival IKEA. The Japanese-American style collection contains everything you need to completely furnish a living room, including a sofa, chaise,…

    September 21, 2015
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    Tiled Floor Ideas

    [Lina Östling; Rough Luxe Perspective] I keep proclaiming my desire for a mismatched, crazy tiled floor in the hallway when we buy our first house (probably in 50+ years’ time) but Sam is having…

    September 2, 2015