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Funky trunks

Since bounding out of school aged 18 with my tattered old navy trunk in tow, I have not given it a second’s thought. Until last week. Wandering down London’s Pimlico Road last week – a treat in and of itself for any design fan – I spied the most elegant pile of vintage Louis Vuitton […]

Picnicking goes eco

Calling all lazy picnickers: you probably won’t want to throw away this cute rustic picnic set for from Bob by Post (a steal at £8.95), but should you wish to drunkenly dump it you can do so with a clear conscience. It is 100% biodegradable.

People we’re loving: bluebellgray

If you haven’t yet heard of Fi Douglas’s company bluebellgray, you soon will. Bringing a whole new burst of colour and charm to the Scottish design scene, they specialise in hand-painted cushions and throws along with occasional one off bespoke items and original paintings – all of them flower-powered up to the max. Think rambling […]

Food trees at Smarin Design

Unleash your inner Eve with Stéphanie Marin’s Mangier trees. They’re causing quite a stir. Images via bb blog

Peep show: Trasierra, Andalusia

Last week I was lucky enough to join lovely Charlotte Scott, British interior designer turned indomitable hotel owner , and her fun-loving progeny in their dreamy family home -cum-hotel, Trasierra, perched in the Sierra Norte just over an hour’s drive from Seville. The house is breathtaking, and the result of years and years of love […]

Animal egg cosies

While I am against egg cosies in principal, these speak for themselves: Animal egg cosies, £1.95 each, dotcomgiftshop

Peep show: The Colour Purple

Papal, regal, seductive, exotic, noble, electric, psychedelic, Cadbury’s Dairy Milk… Whatever it means to you, you have to dig purple.

People we’re loving: Lee Broom

Birmingham-born designer Lee Broom proved a talented creative from a young age – starting off as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company at the age of just 16. By 17, he had won a design contest run by the Clothes Show, off the back of which he spent 6 months interning with Vivienne Westwood […]

People we’re loving: casa|home

Keeping my eye out for the perfect dark wood coffee table, – rustic but not too shabby, dark but not too heavy – I stumbled upon a great interiors site called casa|home. Not only did they stock my dream table, pictured below – they also have a rare and hotch-potch mix of exotic art, ceramics, […]

Birdie salt and pepper shakers

I saw these bluebird salt and pepper shakers in Anthropologie on the weekend and had no option but to buy them: