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Fringe Collection by Roos Soetekouw

Roos Soetekouw is a textile and interior designer based in Amsterdam. A graduate of the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, her work is characterised by bold colour combinations, careful detailing and luxurious fabrics. ‘In my designs I look for the limits of the

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Fringe Collection by Roos Soetekouw

Roos Soetekouw is a textile and interior designer based in Amsterdam. A graduate of the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, her work is characterised by bold colour combinations, careful detailing and luxurious fabrics. ‘In my designs I look for the limits of the

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Your Home Needs This #01: Vitra toolbox

‘Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.’ – William Morris I’m starting a new series on the blog – ‘Your Home Needs This’ – where each week I will profile

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Your Home Needs This #01: Vitra toolbox

‘Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.’ – William Morris I’m starting a new series on the blog – ‘Your Home Needs This’ – where each week I will profile

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Styling a relaxed summer dining table

Summer has finally descended on London and back from a weekend in Brittany, I’m feeling refreshed and relaxed. Now that the sun has finally reared its head, long balmy evenings and (almost) cloudless weekends call for gathering friends and family

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Styling a relaxed summer dining table

Summer has finally descended on London and back from a weekend in Brittany, I’m feeling refreshed and relaxed. Now that the sun has finally reared its head, long balmy evenings and (almost) cloudless weekends call for gathering friends and family

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Urban Jungle Bloggers: Plant Colour Pop

This month, Igor of Happy Interior Blog and Judith of JOELIX.com have tasked the Urban Jungle Bloggers with making our plants pop with colour – #plantcolourpop! This time they wanted to see just one plant to contrast it with the #plantgang edition last month (which I sadly missed out

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Urban Jungle Bloggers: Plant Colour Pop

This month, Igor of Happy Interior Blog and Judith of JOELIX.com have tasked the Urban Jungle Bloggers with making our plants pop with colour – #plantcolourpop! This time they wanted to see just one plant to contrast it with the #plantgang edition last month (which I sadly missed out

Five tips for taking better iPhone photos

Five tips for taking better iPhone photos

They say a picture speaks a thousand words, and lately I’ve found myself sharing more and more on Instagram than any other social media network (find me @catesthill…) – sometimes an image just seems to say enough. It can portray

Five tips for taking better iPhone photos

Five tips for taking better iPhone photos

They say a picture speaks a thousand words, and lately I’ve found myself sharing more and more on Instagram than any other social media network (find me @catesthill…) – sometimes an image just seems to say enough. It can portray

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Travel: Bon Ton and Temple Tree, Langkawi, Malaysia

Aloha and welcome to my tropical-themed third post on my trip to Malaysia! This time we’re on the island of Langkawi, an archipelago of 99 islands at the northern tip of the country, near the border of Thailand. Think crystal

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Travel: Bon Ton and Temple Tree, Langkawi, Malaysia

Aloha and welcome to my tropical-themed third post on my trip to Malaysia! This time we’re on the island of Langkawi, an archipelago of 99 islands at the northern tip of the country, near the border of Thailand. Think crystal

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The Cutlery Project by valerie objects

Have you heard of new Antwerp-based design label valerie objects? Made up of Axel Van Den Bossche, Frank Lambert and art director Veerle Wenes, valerie objects shapes its collection by working with designers, architects and artists with the aim of translating the

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The Cutlery Project by valerie objects

Have you heard of new Antwerp-based design label valerie objects? Made up of Axel Van Den Bossche, Frank Lambert and art director Veerle Wenes, valerie objects shapes its collection by working with designers, architects and artists with the aim of translating the

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at{mine} – a new online community for home and design lovers

I love sneaking a look inside people’s homes; I can spend hours trawling through Pinterest, flicking through interiors magazines, or my favourite past time – walking down a lovely row of Georgian terraced houses and peering into their big windows, checking

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at{mine} – a new online community for home and design lovers

I love sneaking a look inside people’s homes; I can spend hours trawling through Pinterest, flicking through interiors magazines, or my favourite past time – walking down a lovely row of Georgian terraced houses and peering into their big windows, checking

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I wish I lived here: soft pinks in Sodermalm

I’ve talked about my new-found love for soft pink before (and it’s not going away any time soon) – the colour looks great used sparingly in rooms to give warmth and femininity, without being over-the-top girly, and this lovely Sodermalm home is a case in

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I wish I lived here: soft pinks in Sodermalm

I’ve talked about my new-found love for soft pink before (and it’s not going away any time soon) – the colour looks great used sparingly in rooms to give warmth and femininity, without being over-the-top girly, and this lovely Sodermalm home is a case in

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Travel: Penang, Malaysia

This is my second post about my trip to Malaysia, this time focused on dreamy George Town in Penang – a charismatic array of architectural gems, from intricate Chinese shophouses and clan jetties perched on the waterfront to opulent colonial mansions and

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Travel: Penang, Malaysia

This is my second post about my trip to Malaysia, this time focused on dreamy George Town in Penang – a charismatic array of architectural gems, from intricate Chinese shophouses and clan jetties perched on the waterfront to opulent colonial mansions and

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Styling the Seasons: June

It seems like ages since I’ve done a Styling the Seasons post, I sadly missed out May’s – something about getting a book finished and then going on holiday made May breeze past in a blink of an eye (!) –

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Styling the Seasons: June

It seems like ages since I’ve done a Styling the Seasons post, I sadly missed out May’s – something about getting a book finished and then going on holiday made May breeze past in a blink of an eye (!) –

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Barge living with Bert & May Spaces

While browsing the showrooms, stalls and pop-up exhibitions of Clerkenwell Design Week at the end of May, I came across a barge in the middle of St John’s Square just as it was starting to drizzle with rain. I quickly

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Barge living with Bert & May Spaces

While browsing the showrooms, stalls and pop-up exhibitions of Clerkenwell Design Week at the end of May, I came across a barge in the middle of St John’s Square just as it was starting to drizzle with rain. I quickly