home: trend [ traveller ]

home: trend [ traveller ]

Influences from around the world, travels to exotic places, exploring far and wide – bring them all into home styling for the ‘traveller’ trend. Mixing block printed patterns with woven textures, baskets and ornaments that could have been picked up from the little streets of Marrakesh or the markets of Delhi, unique pieces that embrace another culture or way of life – all come together to create a rich interior.

Colours are rich and vibrant. Hand dyed fabrics and hand woven accessories sit on warm tone wood furniture like walnut or mango.

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1 Cibu Metal Shapes Banner £19.20 Urban Outfitters

2 Bombay Chair $2600 Ruby Star

3 Fusion Cupboard £399 John Lewis

4 Dessert Heat Throw £66.15 Zazzle

5 Killim Cushion from £32.95 Myakka

Cushions (clockwise) Monsoon, Rose&Grey, Cult Furniture, Etsy

H&M with great pieces for the ‘traveller’ trend.


home: trend [ bold clashing ]

home: trend [ bold clashing ]

This year if you want to be bold then embrace the trend of clashing colours, patterns, textiles… it’s all about being brave with mixing sizes of pattern, tones of colour and creating a powerful, eclectic feel.

There is a certain compatibility but it feels very ‘carefully’ thrown together. Keep colours rich and break up the pattern with plain bold and bright pieces of furniture, but mix geometric patterned curtains with floral wall paper or mix a striped throw over a intricate print sofa.

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‘Liberty Sofa • Anthropologie £2798.00

‘Pucci’ Curtains • BrittaniaRose from £20.85

‘Villa’ Rug • CarpetRight from £49.99

Bohemian Cushion • SweetPea&Willow £20

‘Calvin’ Armchair • Atkin&Thyme £399

home: nice price [ affordable art ]

home: nice price [ affordable art ]

So you’ll need to buy a frame but finding a cool piece of art work for just a fiver is an incredible find. Hunting through the new home products at House of Fraser we find this gorgeous wrapping paper (3 metres for £5) that is so perfect it needs to be framed. Make a statement – find a great big frame (try the largest size in Ribba frame from Ikea or head to Desenio and pick one of their skinny profile frames) and cut the paper to size.

The pattern, the colour – it’s all on trend and would be perfect as a focus piece of art in a lounge or bedroom.

To ensure the paper stays smooth and flat, hunt out your local picture framers and ask them to ‘dry mount’ the paper to a board (this can cost around £20 for a 60×80 size piece)

home: featured [ Mrs Robinson ]

home: featured [ Mrs Robinson ]

Well hello Mrs Robinson ! We are excited to have discovered this gem. A plethora of vintage and contemporary homewares available in their London stores. Have a peak at the type of goods they offer in their online store

Lighting, wall decor, soft furnishings, ceramics, glassware. Plenty to fill your home or products to make wonderful gifts.

home: found this [ serving tray ]

home: found this [ serving tray ]

We are a little in love with this new collection available at TwentyTwentyOne and picked this serving tray as our favourite piece. The collection pays homage to the brilliance of chair design in the last century, including designers like Eames and Wegner. The homeware pieces designed by Ella Dora collate the iconic designs from photographic imagery.

They say;

Created in collaboration with twentytwentyone, Ella Doran’s new collection sees the designer’s trademark eye for colour and pattern applied to iconic chair designs of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The new twentytwentyone collection of homewares are decorated with a design created from images of chairs from twentytwentyone’s archive, captured by photographer Mark Whitfield and portraying a unique and dynamic selection of designs dating from the 1930s to the present day.

Remarkable for their formal and technological variety, the chairs featured offer a snapshot of the ingenuity and creativity that has been applied to the design of this essential piece of domestic furniture.

The chairs featured include designs by Alvar AaltoRobin DayCharles and Ray EamesArne JacobsenJasper MorrisonGeorge NelsonVerner Panton and Hans Wegner – amongst others.

A must for design enthusiasts as well as those who appreciate colour and pattern, the twentytwentyone collection includes mugs, coasters and placemats alongside trays.

The twentytwentyone collection tray is available in round (with black background) or rectangular (with white background) designs.

Ella Doran trays are made out of single sheets of the finest Scandinavian birch wood, sourced for its fine grain and exceptional width. They have no joins and are coated with hard-wearing melamine, making them durable and dishwasher safe, as well as pleasant to look at and handle.

home: made [ Christmas wrapping paper ]

home: made [ Christmas wrapping paper ]

If you want to get creative and have a unique look under the Christmas tree this year, why not design, create and make your own wrapping paper?

Exploring online we found so many super ideas to inspire you to get creative.

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for numerous ideas and tutorials for making your Christmas gifts look extra special, unique and personal.

home: event [ Heals Christmas party ]

home: event [ Heals Christmas party ]

Head to Heals, Tottenham Court Road, this December…

They say;

Christmas Market Party | Tottenham Court Road

7th December 2017


Join our team at Tottenham Court Road on the 7th December for the most festive shopping event of the year.

Complimentary drinks will be served, a DJ will be playing seasonal tunes and there will be live performances by a pop choir. We’ll also be hosting Christmas workshops, including bauble painting, paper crafting and decoration making.

Click here to register