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#LDF14: Screen printing Workshop at SMUG, Islington

New this year, the Islington Design District – part of this week’s London Design Festival – brings together a collection of some of my favourite design shops and cafes from Angel through to Camden Passage and Upper Street. It has been organised

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#LDF14: Screen printing Workshop at SMUG, Islington

New this year, the Islington Design District – part of this week’s London Design Festival – brings together a collection of some of my favourite design shops and cafes from Angel through to Camden Passage and Upper Street. It has been organised

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London Design Festival 2014 at the V&A

London Design Festival kicked off last week for me with a visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum, the hub location of the festival for the past six years. This year’s programme is packed to the rafters with innovative installations and

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London Design Festival 2014 at the V&A

London Design Festival kicked off last week for me with a visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum, the hub location of the festival for the past six years. This year’s programme is packed to the rafters with innovative installations and

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Recipe: super-simple seeded peach muffins

I’m a keen cook, whether its baking or dinner parties, and I thought I would start a new feature on my blog: recipes! This one is a super simple recipe for seeded peach muffins, which are dairy free and delicious.

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Recipe: super-simple seeded peach muffins

I’m a keen cook, whether its baking or dinner parties, and I thought I would start a new feature on my blog: recipes! This one is a super simple recipe for seeded peach muffins, which are dairy free and delicious.

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Five new products from Muuto

Muuto is undoubtedly one of my absolute favourite Scandinavian brands. It’s name is inspired by the Finnish word muutos, which means new perspective. It handpicks the brightest up-and-coming young designers and creates beautiful everyday objects. Its Autumn/Winter 2014 collection, to be debuted

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Five new products from Muuto

Muuto is undoubtedly one of my absolute favourite Scandinavian brands. It’s name is inspired by the Finnish word muutos, which means new perspective. It handpicks the brightest up-and-coming young designers and creates beautiful everyday objects. Its Autumn/Winter 2014 collection, to be debuted

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Sputnik Lamps by Julie Lansom

I fell in love with these jewel-like lamps by Parisian designer and photographer Julie Lansom as soon as they popped up on my Pinterest feed (and doesn’t she look the epitome of Parisian cool, below…). They’re made from geometric wooden frames with intricately

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Sputnik Lamps by Julie Lansom

I fell in love with these jewel-like lamps by Parisian designer and photographer Julie Lansom as soon as they popped up on my Pinterest feed (and doesn’t she look the epitome of Parisian cool, below…). They’re made from geometric wooden frames with intricately

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10 things to see and do at London Design Festival 2014

London Design Festival is just around the corner and it promises to be bigger and better than ever. This year’s theme is ‘Lose Yourself’, encouraging people to get lost in the city and discover new things. The programme ranges from

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10 things to see and do at London Design Festival 2014

London Design Festival is just around the corner and it promises to be bigger and better than ever. This year’s theme is ‘Lose Yourself’, encouraging people to get lost in the city and discover new things. The programme ranges from

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Stop Look Listen: Three things to do this week

Yay, it’s the weekend again! And this time I have some fab events for you, from an exhibition of Bernd and Hilla Becher’s black and white photographs – their first solo show in London since 1998 – a chance to

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Stop Look Listen: Three things to do this week

Yay, it’s the weekend again! And this time I have some fab events for you, from an exhibition of Bernd and Hilla Becher’s black and white photographs – their first solo show in London since 1998 – a chance to

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Styling the Seasons: September

Fellow bloggers Katy from Apartment Apothecary and Charlotte from Lotts and Lots made a call to arms to bloggers and creatives for a seasonal styling session. The task was simple: style any surface in your home, from the dining table or sideboard to mantelpiece

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Styling the Seasons: September

Fellow bloggers Katy from Apartment Apothecary and Charlotte from Lotts and Lots made a call to arms to bloggers and creatives for a seasonal styling session. The task was simple: style any surface in your home, from the dining table or sideboard to mantelpiece

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SINE Collection Coatstand by Studio E.O

SINE collection is a wavy hanger system for clothing and accessories designed by Stockholm-based Studio E.O in collaboration with Kyuhyung Cho. Inspired by the regular tempo of sine waves (a mathematical curve that describes a smooth repetitive oscillation), the collection consists

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SINE Collection Coatstand by Studio E.O

SINE collection is a wavy hanger system for clothing and accessories designed by Stockholm-based Studio E.O in collaboration with Kyuhyung Cho. Inspired by the regular tempo of sine waves (a mathematical curve that describes a smooth repetitive oscillation), the collection consists

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I wish I lived here: an arty retreat in Malmo

I spotted this lovely home on the website of Scandinavian estate agent Bolaget. It sits on the top floor of a block that was built in 1939, in a leafy district of Malmo. The original space was reconfigured by an architect into

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I wish I lived here: an arty retreat in Malmo

I spotted this lovely home on the website of Scandinavian estate agent Bolaget. It sits on the top floor of a block that was built in 1939, in a leafy district of Malmo. The original space was reconfigured by an architect into

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Origami Workshop using Betty & Walter’s retro prints

SMUG is a lovely kooky lifestyle shop in Islington’s Camden Passage, which I always pop into if I’m in the area. Run by founder Lizzie Evans, it sells a beautifully curated array of homeware, stationery, accessories, vintage furniture and kitchenware by

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Origami Workshop using Betty & Walter’s retro prints

SMUG is a lovely kooky lifestyle shop in Islington’s Camden Passage, which I always pop into if I’m in the area. Run by founder Lizzie Evans, it sells a beautifully curated array of homeware, stationery, accessories, vintage furniture and kitchenware by

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Stop Look Listen: Three things to do this week

Summer may be slowly slipping away, and rainy evenings coming, but here’s three lovely events for you this weekend, from an Olafur Eliasson exhibition at Tate Britain to a showcase of paper artwork and a must-see French film with Marion

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Stop Look Listen: Three things to do this week

Summer may be slowly slipping away, and rainy evenings coming, but here’s three lovely events for you this weekend, from an Olafur Eliasson exhibition at Tate Britain to a showcase of paper artwork and a must-see French film with Marion