iD international emerging designer awards pt 2

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The catalogue of works was so large (twenty six in all), that I decided to write about the collections that caught my eye during iD International Emerging Designer…

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iD international emerging designer awards show 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Sometimes I am at a complete loss where to start with these amazing collective shows. The breadth of the creativity is sometimes a little overwhelming.

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travelling lite

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Later in the year we are packing up as a family and going to the States for a month.  It will the first time we have gone away…

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all things bright and beautiful #10

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

I feel like I have been on a massive learning curve lately. And though this has been hard work – it has left me with a great feeling…

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garden state

Monday, March 24, 2014

I have never been interested in gardens.  The closest I ever came to actually doing anything garden-related was a trip to Kew Gardens, once, when we were living…

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saben – natural moderns at blakchaos

Friday, March 21, 2014

Last month, Mt Maunganui’s BlakChaos hosted the launch of Saben’s autumn/winter collection, The Natural Moderns.

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in praise of classics

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Recently I did a shoot for Homestyle magazine and featured two of my favourite classic pieces, the Robin Day Poly Chair and the Kartell Componibili Unit.

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loving deadly ponies

Monday, March 10, 2014

So we are continuing in our series of stores we would like to live in, and Deadly Ponies has to be head of my list at present. Having…

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citta design – a winters tale 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

There is no question that my favourite city is Denmark’s Copenhagen. Denmark has always been close to my heart with my parents closest oldest friends living there.

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ethical design

Monday, February 24, 2014

Much of what we can buy for our homes now is inexpensive and disposable.  Because it is so cheap, it is easy to throw it away, and buy…

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