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Put a Hex-agon on Your Room

B&B italia hive collection

Hex-quisite Design.  Design Hex and the City.  Interiors Hex-traordinary.  Please, someone stop me.  The bad puns just keep popping into my head.  In addition to geometrics generally, it seems the interiors world has gone crazy for hexagons, specifically. One of my favourite mid-century modern designer, Isamu Noguchi, created a design classic […]

Favourite Finds from Decorex 2014


Decorex 2014 showcased luxury interiors and design as part of the London Design Festival in September. As one would expect, the glam and glitz was on full throttle with some fabulous stands and products on display. In honour of the 300th year anniversary of the Georgians ascending the throne of […]

Happy Birthday Anna G!

Red hot in a tribal mask

You’ve seen Anna G around.  She’s long, lean and always has a playful smile on her face.  She likes to hang out in nice kitchens usually near a bottle of wine.  Yes, that Anna G!  The iconic Alessi corkscrew shaped like a woman was created by Italian architect, designer and […]

Oh Buoy! Nautical Salvage Style

bouys on a fence

As an island, buoys are a fairly commonplace sight on Martha’s Vineyard.  Some stylish islanders, however, are finding creative ways to use buoys around their house and gardens.  I’ve heard some of the older islanders are astonished at the prices you can get now for disused or damaged buoys!  The […]

Diamonds For Your Home

yellow grey cage light

You know I have a love affair with industrial design, right?  Cage lights and industrial design are forever linked.  You do, however, find some uninspiring new designs of cage lights. Yet, the original vintage but rewired cage lights tend to be really pricey.  And, let’s face it some of them […]

Mid-Century Modern Style on a Budget


My favourite design-inspiration room set at Grand Designs last week was created by Maxine Brady, an interior stylist from Brighton.  Entitled “Inspiration for First Time Buyers”, she has perfectly created a style-conscious, budget-friendly look in a limited space.  The finished look relies heavily on the current trend fashion for mid-century […]


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