Colour of the Year 2017

The long, anxiously awaited day has come! Pantone, the global authority on colour, released its inaugural Colour of the Year for 2017 today. A fresh and zesty yellow-green shade, Greenery evokes revival, restoration and renewal, encouraging you to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate.

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The most wonderful time…

After spending all morning racking my brain for ideas for today’s post, I decided to embody the spirit of Christmas by sharing the love. All afternoon, I’ve sifted through my cherished IG followers and found a beautiful selection of festive photos form around the world, to celebrate December 1st, 2016. Enjoy!

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Ideal Home Show; Christmas

Ideal Homes’ Christmas Show edition opened today at Olympia, London. First through the doors this morning at 10am, I did the dirty work for you! Open until Tuesday November 29th, you have plenty of time to visit the show but before you go, check out my five do’s and don’ts!

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Weaving wanderer

When her mum bought her a toy loom when she was a child, Christabel Balfour was instantly hooked. Inspired by landscapes and our endless desire to travel, Christy manifests these feelings in her artwork and woven products, using pattern and repetition to create exquisite woven sculptures.

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A story in stone

When design also expresses culture and heritage, you get the unique opportunity to purchase something more than just a teacup or a bowl; you become part of a story. Arran Street East is inspired by its Irish origins and is sharing them with the world, one beautiful piece of stoneware at a time.

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Pretty paper petals

There’s nothing like the smell of fresh flowers when you walk into a home. A dozen white, long-stem roses in full bloom is an elegant and luxurious visual that can’t compare. Susan Beech, founder of A Petal Unfolds, is capturing this delicacy and offering a unique, handcrafted alternative.

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The Bold and The Beautiful

Design isn’t just a job or a skill, it’s an expression. Natalie Lea Owen isn’t just making her mark on the design world, she has grabbed a megaphone and demanding that pattern be bought back into our everyday lives. I chatted to Natalie about the what, why and how of her self-named surface design brand.

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History in a teacup

Sipping the perfect English Breakfast out of a delicately handcrafted porcelain teacup and eating crust-less cucumber sandwiches only reminds you of one thing … England. By cleverly adapting this historic tradition, Helen Smith is bringing the elegance of Afternoon Tea into the home with a unique twist!

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Trick or treat

Halloween is the one time of year where you can go a little crazy and creepy with the decorations in your home. When there is no such thing as cheesy or over-the-top, let your imagination run wild and unleash your inner evil spirit. Here’s a few designs to make your home extra spooky this halloween!

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London Design Fair

Over 12,500 square metres, London Design Fair has exceeding all expectations this year. 250 independent designers and brands, 200 global brands and 15 country pavilions have filled The Old Truman Brewery in the heart of Brick Lane. Here’s DWD’s wrap up and what you can expect to see this weekend at London Design Fair.

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