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Belgium turns it ON a LIGHT show like NO other

The second edition of the Festival of Lights has just taken place in the town centre of Ghent a Flemish region of Belgium which commenced on 26 January and concluded on 29th . The event drew an estimated 200,000 visitors, both from Belgium and abroad. This 4 day event stretches across a long 5 kilometer walking route that is truly breathtaking. I had a difficult task...

Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien 4 MOROSO

Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien continue their partnership with Moroso in the shape of two relatively new products, My Beautiful Backside and Princess. Below is what Nipa and Jonathan have to say about their new design: “My Beautiful Backside is a collection of seats whose backrests are a composition of highly coloured, floating cushions in various shapes. The wider your seat, the more cushions you can have....

Dexion’s new G3 range simple and classic design

What is the one thing that most interior design practices have in common? ..... it's a compactus shelving system by Dexion for your library. New from Dexion Office’s G3 range is a range of contemporary storage cabinets providing both flexible storage solutions and simple styling that wont compete with your commercial space design.  Comprising of various tambour cabinets, lateral cabinets and planters, G3 offers a range...

Katon Redgen Mathieson, the timeless modernists.

Don't you just love it when you stumble across a design practice that speaks volumes to you, well that's how I felt when I discovered Katon Redgen Mathieson (KRM) a Sydney based design firm that seems to draw inspiration from classic 20th century architecture and interiors embracing modernist principles that deliver uncluttered spaces that are strong classic and inspiring. Seriously I'm in love with KRM. [caption id="attachment_1197"...

Bold textures and innovative thinking takes knitting to another level.

Claire-Anne O'Brien is a textile designer specialising in you guessed it ......  knitting. Her work plays with technique and scale creating playful and tactile fabrics for interiors. This sculptural approach to textiles brings fabrics to life in three dimensions through form exploration and furniture. What I am most attracted to is her exaggerated scale combined with bold colour and texture, although her work has a playful...

The Cocoon Effect are you looking for a Haven?

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Two years ago I was at a seminar listening in on what the next trends were going to be and in the commercial office arena the speaker discussed that due to the move towards open plan offices,...

Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!

Happy New Year and welcome 2012 I hope you had a wonderful break, last week I stumbled across this inspiring and fun clip filmed at the Burning Man I feel is a perfect story to start the year off please ENJOY. Regards Richard. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahv_1IS7SiE...

OSBORNE & LITTLE

OSBORNE & LITTLE from the swinging 60's and the holographic 80's Osborne & Little are still pushing the envelope bringing together good design with a fun sensibility.This selection transitions across domestic, retail and hospitality with designs from Nina Campbell and Lorca Paris. [caption id="attachment_1076" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Osborne and Little"]Osborne and Little sardines

Skogsberg & Smart design duo from Stockholm

A relatively young design studio Skogsberg & Smart comprising of Magnus Skogsberg & Mimmi Smart located in Stockholm, turning out quality classic designs that add a layer of luxury to any project. [caption id="attachment_1112" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="Hand blown Gold Hurricane Drop"][/caption] Above and below - The stunning Hurricane Drop made from hand blown mirrored...

light up the corner and roll in the hay with Established and Sons

[caption id="attachment_1141" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="corner light by Peter Bristol"][/caption] I love this light placed where the wall and ceiling meet, its' stealth-like appearance implies the lamp is part of the architecture of the room, however the exposed cable reveals that the light’s placement is temporary. This minimalistic light is held by steal brackets...