• BlogTourNYC : Day 2 (Part 2)

    On the second evening that we spent in NYC as part of BlogTourNYC we went straight from the Architectural Digest Home Design Show back to the hotel to get our glad rags on before heading off to the glamorous DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) Dining by Design event. DIFFA’s 15th annual fundraiser, which raised

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  • BlogTourNYC: Day 2 (part 1)

    For our second day in New York, the BlogTour gang was fortunate enough to attend the 11th annual Architectural Digest Home Design Show, which took place at Pier 94, 55th Street at Twelfth Avenue. With over 400 brands exhibiting there was plenty for us to take in, explore and discover. We even got to meet some

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  • BlogTourNYC: Day 1 (Part 2)

      Following our lovely brunch hosted by BlogTourNYC sponsors Poggenpohl and BLANCO our first day in NYC continued with a trip to the D&D Building on Third Avenue. The D&D Building is one of the world’s pre-eminent destinations for high design and luxury decor. Home to 130 premier showrooms, the building welcomes over 20,000 design and architectural professionals every month.

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  • BlogTourNYC: Day 1 (Part 1)

    Our first full day in New York for BlogTourNYC was Wednesday 21st March and I was so excited about the day’s activities. Having met everyone either on the flight over to the States or at the welcome party the Tuesday night I was really looking forward to spending some more time with the fabulous group

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  • BlogTourNYC 2012

    This post about BlogTour is long overdue but I wanted to wait until I had more details before I actually announced it to the world, although I’m sure for many of you this will come as no surprise as there has already been so much buzz about it on Twitter. It all started for me

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  • Helsinki Design Week 2011- Part 2

    One of the main reasons that I wanted to visit Helsinki this year for Design Week was the fact that back in November 2009, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) designated Helsinki as World Design Capital 2012.  This unique initiative promotes and supports the cultural, social and financial uses of design and

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  • Grand Designs Live

    Grand Designs Live London is based on the successful Channel 4 show hosted by Kevin McCloud.  It is one of the UK’s leading consumer events for home, build, interior designs and cutting edge technology and building advancements, making it the perfect place for sourcing information on any home build or renovation projects. The show is

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  • Polska! Year

    Polska! Year started in Spring of this year and will continue through to 2010. It is a joint initiative of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The purpose of the Year is to bring the communities of Poland and Great Britain closer by strengthening cultural relations and

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