Cushion of the week: the OTO cushion by ANIZA

There is sometimes a perception that ethical or socially responsible products are boring, overly bohemian, or just lacking in style. I know, I know, it’s nonsense, right? Well, today’s cushion of the week – the OTO cushion by ANIZA – totally puts that silliness to bed. This cushion is all of the above good things, and none of the above bad things. It’s all…

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Why Brussels shows us that comics are not just for kids

I started drafting this post a little while ago, but hadn’t quite gotten around to finishing it. However, after the awful attacks in Brussels this week, I felt the need to write something about the city that I called home for almost three years. A city that prides itself on its diversity and light-hearted approach to life, and which has had…

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A Globally Inspired Home in Brussels, Belgium

I just adore the home in today’s post. Not only is it fabulously eclectic, full of texture and intrigue, it is also in Ixelles, the part of Brussels, Belgium that I used to live in. Originally featured in Milk Magazine, I couldn’t resist sharing it with you for a cheeky dose of design inspiration.

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Interiors Inspiration from a famous Belgian Surrealist

Did you know that the famous Surrealist artist, Rene Magritte, was Belgian? Yup, it’s not just moules frites and Jean-Claude Van Damme over here, y’know. Now, the reason I am telling you this is twofold – firstly, Brussels has a very excellent Magritte museum that I went to today, and that is well worth a visit the next time you’re…

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Interiors Shopping in Belgium

  Probably about two years later than the rest of the world, I have discovered Couleur Locale – a fantastically global-inspired concept store – when I recently visited Knokke-Heist, an upmarket, super-stylish coastal town on the northern Belgian coast.

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