Monday
Jul212014

Design Hunter loves...

...this sunny yellow inspiration board from Quill London.

I'm signing off for a few days for a summer break, but you can follow me on Instagram if you'd like to.

xx

Clockwise: Christopher Kane AW14 | ornate scissors by Hello Friend | washi tape by Maste | notebook by Lovely Pigeon | heart stickers by Knot & Bow | print by TADA

Friday
Jul182014

Holiday at home | 10 outdoor shower spaces

Unless you are lucky enough to own a beach house, a luxury few of us in the UK enjoy, an outdoor shower is probably not going to figure that highly on your home and garden must have wishlist. But it's summer, and we are in the grip of a rare heatwave, so you might like to dream about what your perfect holiday at home might look like. Here are some outdoor shower spaces to feast your eyes on. Couldn't you just dive under one of them right now?

Have a great weekend. x

Above: Sorrento beach house by Shareen Joel (via Share Design)

Above: Concrete outdoor shower - Rockefella Partners  

Above: Australian beach house via Share Design

Above: source unknown

Above: Charleston, South Carolina home designed by Heather A. Wilson

Above: Stone Creek camp by Andersson Wise

Above: East Village rooftop garden by Pulltab Design

Above: Corinne Vezzoni

Above: source

Above: San Giorgios, Mykonos

Wednesday
Jul162014

Postcard from... The Lord Crewe Arms at Blanchland

Northumberland is somewhere I've long wanted to visit, but every time we've previously tried to arrange a trip we've struggled to find availability for good quality, reasonably priced accommodation and ultimately opted to go somewhere else instead, so I'd been eagerly looking forward to the opening of the Lord Crewe Arms in Blanchland.

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Monday
Jul142014

Trendwatch | Tactile textures

This month's trend moodboard looks at the use of tactile textures within the bathroom. Moving beyond the modern rustic style we've seen a lot of in recent years, here things are mixed up a little with the introduction of bold tribal patterns and a darker colour palette.

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Thursday
Jul102014

Grupo Metafisico by Pablo Alabau

Spanish born New York based designer Pablo Alabau has created a group of furniture pieces derived from the decomposition of a single module and the subsequent rearrangement of the resulting parts

Made of white stained birch plywood and graphite, Grupo Metafisico is a set of multi-purpose objects that can be used as stools or side tables.

Tuesday
Jul082014

Summer style | cool blues & easy neutrals (& win a pendant light from Urbanara)

Although I rarely dress the bed in anything other than white bed linen, at this time of year when the nights are warm I often find myself drawn to blue. Alongside its soothing, cooling qualities, its associations with Aegean blue seas and summer skies are somehow harder to resist when you are demob happy in anticipation of heading off on holiday.

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Thursday
Jul032014

10 of the best... plant pots

Comparing house plant acquisitions with a Twitter friend the other day after my recent fig tree purchase, I found myself commenting on how hard it was to find decent plant pots. So I set myself the challenge of seeing what I could uncover, and it turns out I might have to eat my words. Look beyond the more obvious high street stores and there are some real gems waiting to be discovered out there.

Brass, stoneware and concrete all featuring heavily in current collections. Here's my edit of 10 of the best.

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