Ten no-fail interior design tips I’ve learned from style guru, Dabito

It’s hard to pin down exactly what he does because he’s multi-talented, but along with being the professional photographer for Justina Blakeney’s best selling book, The New Bohemians, Dabito is a stylist, printmaker, graphic designer and the blogger behind Old Brand New. His style mixes modern and vintage, boho neutrals with vivid bright colours, and the whole shebang is heavily…

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Go bold or go home – when eco-friendly interiors get edgy

Now this post’s title is not something I was expecting to write. Edgy eco-friendly interiors? You have got to be kidding me! Surely any eco-friendly interiors have to be: a) taupe/beige/griege or any combination of those hues and b) completely un-noteworthy in and of themselves meaning you have to actually tell people how eco-friendly the thing is because there is…

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Cushions of the week: Indigo pillows by Clover

When founder of Clover, Samantha Petrie, got in touch the other day, let’s just say I was a teensy weensy bit excited. I know Clover’s brand well: whilst they’re US based, they stock a range of gorgeous products for the home, made by artisans around the world. In a nutshell, by supporting their artisans’ crafts and communities, Clover strives to…

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Think ethical = boring? Five kick-ass brands to prove you wrong

Some days I just want to scream. I was reading an article the other day about business branding (because, you know, I know how to party..!). Anyway, the point the author made was that it is unhelpful for a business to include the word ‘ethical’ in its branding because people associate it with being boring. Ugh. Maaaaaaaan how frustrating! Years ago, it…

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