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07 Oct New York In Focus: Part 2

This is part two of my wrap-up of New York Design Week 2014 and the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in May. In part two we go through our favourites in textiles, tableware, lighting, flooring and student work from up and coming product designers. ...

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07 Oct New York In Focus: Part 1

For Design Week 2014, New York totally turned it on whilst hosting the annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in May. Part One of our wrap up shows some of the latest themes and trends in products and interior design. ...

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07 Oct Warm up for Winter

During a period of living in Washington DC, I was introduced to Glogg by a Norwegian diplomat and his wife who hosted perhaps one of the most memorable dinner parties in one of the most memorable homes I have ever had the pleasure to dine....

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07 Oct The Clarissa: my favourite piece

At the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York I was lucky to see many beautiful pieces. Of all the furniture and furnishings my favourite piece was the Clarissa Arm Chair, designed by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso – a Santoni Special Edition....

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06 Oct Unique designers: the Twig Chicks

Meeting Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow from ‘Twig Terrariums’, was at once hilarious, inspirational and brilliant. Their intense passion, enthusiasm and vibrant energy is infectious. Referring to themselves as the Twig Chicks, I was in complete awe as these two old friends shared their design...

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06 Oct NYCutlery – A cut above the rest!

A definite highlight of the New York for International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and NYx Design was meeting Christopher Harth of NYCutlery. In a (New York) minute, I was enchanted and somewhat intrigued by Christopher’s ‘story’....

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06 Oct Fabulously French

It doesn't matter whether you have been wine tasting in the French countryside or enjoyed a Café au Lait in a Parisian cafe. You don't need to have travelled to France to be able to create a French vintage design style in your home....

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06 Oct Leather: no reason not to faux

I recently talked with Inside Out magazine for their feature on Faux Leather, its versatility and durability. In this blog article I delve deeper into this textile, talk about the most common applications for faux leathers and how to make them work....

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