Spike, as he was affectionately known, was my larger than life grandfather. He was an incredible artistian and could work wonders with leather. He could create beautifully hand crafted pieces ranging from simple belts to complex bags, clothing and saddles. He made me...
Living in the cold, Japanese town of Sapporo, playing outside has its limits. Winters welcome heavy snowfall that reaches up to 5 metres high making a play at the local park unlikely during this season.
Nothings better than curling up with a hot chocolate, a big chunky throw and a good book. I flick my lamps on and instantly my home seems to glow and cosiness fills every corner.
Some beautifully styled images of our GatherKids pieces over on the Carpet Call blog today. Head over for some colour inspiration for your childs room. Read the full article here.
Carpet Call styling up a storm on their blog today. Great to be included alongside loads of gorgeous brands. Read the full article here.
We are always talking multi-purpose furniture around here. Its our way of designing with longevity in mind. If I am (on behalf of my client) to invest in a piece of furniture, I question what I’m going to do with it later. Later when I’m re-decorating, later when the trends change, later when I’m bored with it, or just later when the kids have outgrown it.
Photography: Steve Backs Ariel view of Hutt Lagoon in Western Australia.
Design by No Glitter, No Glory and architect Dieter Vander Velpen. Loving the monochromatic details in this renovated bathroom. See the before pic below for a small room transformation. ...
It feels not that long ago that we renovated our tiny two bedroom miners cottage and created a still small, but comfortable, 3.5 bedroom home. The point-five room was always intended to be used as our master ensuite (when the inevitable time and money permitted). However, instincts of our family of four not ‘being done’ finally won out. Against all logic of having way too much going on in our life, we went ahead anyway and added to our little family.
We believe defining the style of a home needn’t stop at little ones rooms.
Very pleased to be invited to guest speak at the Creative Women's Circle event here in Newcastle. Pop over here for all the details.
I get so inspired by what Christmas could look like, and I delight in planning it out. I love the natural palette of nature and tend to focus on the simple beauty, the shapes and the textures.
Designer: Susie Cohen from Made By Cohen in collaboration with Robson Rak Architects Simplicity in colour palette is the trademark of enduring design. Feel the calmness of this home in whites, warm timber and accents of black. All...