New home accessories collection from Tingest

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The new collection from Swedish brand Tingest includes a table lamp with a built in cable winder, a graphically inspired wall clock that shows the hours by means of a three-dimensional pattern that creates an intriguing shadow-play effect and  a hand moulded candle holder inspired by ancient monuments and obelisks.

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Brass and monochrome

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I've added a few new decorative accents to my home recently in brass and monochrome, the most recent of which is this lovely brass Sama tray (Sanskrit for 'circle') by Tiipoi from Clippings.

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January on Pinterest

Snowcapped mountains, the softest cashmere sweaters, and the first snowdrops - a reminder that Spring is only a few weeks aways. Just a few of my favourite things about January gathered together over on Pinterest.

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The Wallpaper Design Awards with BMW i

Wallpaper Design Awards party 2015

Now in their 11th edition, the Wallpaper* Design Awards 2015 were held last Thursday at Bonhams in London. The event celebrated and exhibited work by stars of the design world as chosen by the staff of Wallpaper* magazine and an international judging panel that this year included Benoit Jacob, Head of BMW i design, artist Marina Abramović , internet entrepreneur Nick d'Aloisio, landscape designer Piet Oudolf and Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld.

I was invited along as a guest of the event sponsors BMW, who were exhibiting the new production models of the BMW i brand - the all-electric urban BMW i3 and the BMW i8 plug in hybrid sports car.

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The Loft | an apartment based Amsterdam pop-up store

The Loft Amsterdam pop up concept store

These images from Amsterdam homeware and furniture pop up concept store The Loft have appeared on a few other blogs this month already, but I wanted to share them here because I think they exemplify a growing trend towards showcasing products in more intimate environments that are designed to evoke the feeling of a real home rather than in the context of a retail showroom.

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