Whilst researching cool, design-y type places to visit during my summer break in Berlin I somehow stumbled across one of the coolest places on the planet (well if you are a typography geek like myself that is). I had no idea that such an amazing place existed but luckily you can find everything on the net.
A few weeks ago I received an invite from the very kind folks at Axor, the luxury arm of the German bathroom company Hansgrohe, asking me if I would like to attend the world premier of their new bathroom collection. Now as many of you know, I have had a particular interest in bathrooms and
Today, as you read this post I am once again in Berlin, this time on a very exciting press trip, which I will share with you when I get back. But for now I wanted to tell you about a great place I visited on my last trip. As you know, when I was in
When I was planning to go to Berlin, I just knew that I wouldn’t be able to resist the opportunity to hunt out some really cool places that appeal to the design geek in me. I knew there would be some really fantastic things to see and experience and it was just a matter of
As many of you know, I have just returned from a week in Berlin and what a wonderful week it was. This was not my first trip to the German capital mind, I spent a month there back in 2003 as part of my year abroad whilst at University. However, my husband had never been
Not so long ago I was introduced to a place so wonderful that I just couldn’t wait to share it with you. For those of you who love hunting out unique vintage finds from yesteryear, I can tell you this is somewhere that will be right up your street. Home Barn is a veritable wonder
For the June issue of the newsletter sent out by World Interiors News I had the pleasure of interviewing the amazingly talented designer Lee Broom. You can read the interview in Q&A format below and for those who are interested you can view the full article in the newsletter here.
As you may or may not know, I’m heading out to Helsinki Design Week in September and I’m already finding it hard to contain my excitement. I’ve never been to Finland before and I can’t wait to see what the city has in store for us design geeks as it prepares to take on the
So you may have noticed my distinct absence from both the blogosphere and the Twittersphere over the past three weeks or so. Whilst I’m usually pretty good at updating my blog regularly there are times when things take over and I don’t always have time to focus on the blog. The last few weeks I
Zecc Architects, as I’ve mentioned before, are one of my very favourite architect practices. I especially love the church conversions that they have worked on. The Dutch practice prides itself on creating high-quality architecture that is both functional and aesthetic. Their mantra is “Clear and Sparkling”, which means that they aim to design clear building