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A spot of shopping…..

With the onset of colder conditions I decided to venture out to Guildford this week in search of a new winter coat.  Inevitably, I became completely distracted particularly when I spied the new Anthropologie store! I rushed over and spent the … Continue reading

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Paul Klee: full of colour, style and atmosphere!

It had been a while since I had caught up with design school pal Mandy and the usual rendez-vous point (Tate Modern) was hosting Paul Klee – not an artist I knew much about – but one I wouldn’t mind … Continue reading

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Creative inspiration from Chelsea

I know, I know, the Chelsea Flower Show has become a bit of an annual habit of mine but I do find it a real treasure trove of inspiration – colour combos, shapes, textures, the wacky and the conservative all together … Continue reading

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Happy house. The rise of the anti-depressive design master Jonathan Adler

I saw an article on Sunday about the success story of designer Jonathan Adler. I first came across him when I was at KLC a few years back and, since then, have been aware of his building success and permeation into … Continue reading

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Colour Blocking

I am actually a massive fan of colour blocking and am very appreciative of its braveness when I experience it, but am I brave enough? Well I think I am. Now is the time to embrace colour especially with all … Continue reading

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The Ivy: the art of relaxed dining

Here I am again going on about restaurants! But this time it’s not to moan about bad acoustics, food ordered that never arrives or waiters constantly brushing past my chair  – no because …. I went to the Ivy! The … Continue reading

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Mixing it up: this season’s trends

I’m always fascinated by drawing parallels between trends in fashion and interiors. It is never clear to me which one inspires the other. Inevitably,maybe, it is a two way thing – but this season having been to Chelsea’s Design Centre … Continue reading

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