Interview with Fashion Designer, Caterina Bortolussi.

I am catching up with a dear friend of mine, Caterina Bortolussi. She was one of the first person I met when i moved to London, and we became very good friends, as we changed career at the same time 10 years ago. Caterina is a fashion designer and the co-founder of Kinabuti, an established … Continued

MR. CORK

This month we would like to talk about an underestimated material that can be as rich and full of personality of many others more appreciated. We would like to talk about Mr. Cork. Cork is 100% natural, 100% recyclable and 100% sustainable. WHAT IS CORK?   Cork is the bark of the cork oak (Quercus … Continued

Developments with personality

Looking through new homes that are developed often like paint by number replicas with bland walls and hotel style bathrooms, omnipresent in the market, is a thing of the past. Developers are now instead looking to interior and landscape designers, stylists and design directors to create a home; a functional, beautifully designed space that is … Continued

Tour of Serralunga HQ

I had the pleasure of meeting Serralunga at the London Design Week, last September, and we have been in collaboration since.   Despite being one of the oldest companies in Italy working with plastics using a rotational molding system and having worked with some of the most famous designers, they have managed to keep their … Continued

Timeless, striking BLACK

We’re seeing lots of strong trends coming through in design this year already, and prominent they are – bold vintage pastels, rich greens and jungle prints, deep earth tones and Moroccan patterns.  Of all to push the limits most is the trend for BLACK.   Black always scares clients the most – we soon reassure … Continued

Outdoor design trends for 2015

Outdoor design has been evolving in recent years, due in large part to one particular trend. The emphasis of bringing the indoors, outdoors and vice versa, has really been driving the changes we are seeing. Merging the comfort and style of our everyday indoor lives with the beauty of the natural world beyond.     … Continued

LDF 2014 – Our picks

This week we are reflecting on London Design Festival 2014 with our top picks, helping to inspire our current projects with bold & stylish products for our clients. We explored the Shoreditch design triangle, Design Junction (our personal favourite), 100% Design and the Queen’s Park design district for lighting, furniture, sanitary ware and kitchens, finishes, … Continued

Hospital Club

This month we are bringing you an exclusive interview from The Hospital Club – a prolific member’s club in buzzing Covent Garden, the first in a series looking into London’s best exclusive member’s clubs and what makes them unique. We spoke to head of marketing communications Anna Chapman about Hospital Club’s creative members, the building’s design, it’s operations … Continued

Bathroom Trends 2015

  If you’re looking for inspiration and schemes for a bathroom, look no further. Our trip to Milan Salone del Mobile was topped off with a stunning array of bathroom design, fresh, elegant, slick and unlike bathroom design we’ve seen. The brands really surpassed themselves this year. Bathrooms with a solely tiled interior, white lighting, cold … Continued

Outdoor trends 2015

This year’s trip to Milan Salone del Mobile was refreshing – a new wave of trends, completely set apart from last year. The design world is shifting…Over the next few month’s we will be taking you through some of these new trends, including bathrooms, kitchens, furniture, colours and starting here with OUTDOOR design. Summer is … Continued

My visit to Refin

Last month, I was kindly invited to visit Refin Ceramics at their factory in Modena. We have worked with them on a number of projects already and have been very impressed with their original ideas, quality, service, friendly attitude and overall approach. So it seemed like the natural step to take to further strengthen our … Continued

2014 exclusive preview

  This year, the interior palette trend is all about muted, dreamy pastels; layered textures of monochrome, the 1950’s enigma, indigo, velvet.. but what are our favourite lighting, furniture, surface designers releasing to the world this coming year? We gained a great deal of inspiration from brands at last year’s Design Week all over London … Continued

Cherchbi

As well as admiring the world of interior design, we are naturally fascinated by all forms including beautiful functional items. Having met Adam Atkinson at Design Junction this year we wanted to get to know his brand Cherchi better – they have great designs, great ethics and real roots and are made in Britain. Adam … Continued