Top 5 Tips for Overseas Interiors Shopping

If, like me, you’re partial to a bit of homewares or memorabilia shopping whilst you’re travelling then I hope this post gives you some useful pointers to help you: get the best deal; stop any buyer’s remorse the moment you set foot back on home soil (ugh, I’ve been there); and fill your home with treasured memories that you will…

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Dutch Interior Design in Detail

Having visited Amsterdam, the Hague and Rotterdam in the last few years (Utrecht is next on my hit list, thanks to an excellent recommendation by my Dutch colleague who assures me that it is a smaller, more beautiful and less touristy version of Amsterdam), my knowledge of Dutch designers is on the increase. And, as many of the greats offer…

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Going flamingo crazy in the Camargue

I had the pleasure of visiting the Camargue area in the south of France at the end of March 2015. It was my first time to the area and I have to tell you that it was truly remarkable. A fantastic blend of both French and Spanish influences (they have cowboys, wild bulls, delicious red rice, and some really interesting…

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Copenhagen Classics: Dive Into Danish Design

To celebrate my first ever visit to Denmark over the weekend (also coinciding with my birthday for guilt-free design shopping), I have brought you a selection of the most covetable Danish interiors items and brands that hail from its well worth visiting capital city, Copenhagen. First of all, I should explain that I am lucky in that one of my…

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Catalonian textiles with a story to tell

During our recent trip to the fabulous city of Barcelona (if you haven’t visited yet, do so, as soon as you can – it’s that good), I stumbled upon Dona Kolors, a really interesting social enterprise supporting vulnerable women. Founded by the community organisation ‘El Lloc de la Dona’ with ‘Hermanas Oblates’, the project works with women connected to prostitution,…

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