Trend: Floral wallpaper

Are you longing for spring as much as I do? It can’t come soon enough for me. The damp and cold weather makes many of us flock to home to hibernate and keep warm. So it’s no wonder that winter is also the time when many start redecorating as we are spending much of our […]

Home decor inspiration at the VT Wonen Design Exhibition 2017

It’s that time of the year again! When the weather turns crisp and the trees transform their colour, I get that itch to redecorate. And there’s no better way to soak up inspiration and spot trends than by going to the annual VT Wonen Design Exhibition showcasing everything new in home decor and lifestyle. The […]

Crush on Bolia’s new luxury collection

I’m currently swooning over the new autumn/winter collection by home decor store Bolia. The collection is a homage to the avant-garde style of the 70’s but with a sleek Scandinavian interpretation.  The Bolia collection exudes luxury with its rich fabrics and exclusive materials. Think glimmering brass pegs and details, soft and shiny velvet sofas, extravagant […]

Paris hotspot: Restaurant Daroco & Bar Danico

Daroco Paris

The latest buzz in Paris is the Italian restaurant Daroco and its adjacent cocktail bar Danico. Reason for me to go and check it out. Although I didn’t eat there, I can vouch for their delicious cocktails, which I did sample. But what really sold me, was the interior design of this tratorria and cocktail bar. […]

Sneak peek at IKEA’s autumn collection

IDEBO cable bag IKEA

In October IKEA launches its new collection and it’s going to be a vibrant one. Popping colours, fun and new design products, and boldly patterned fabrics are just the tip of the iceberg. High design made affordable I can reveal that IKEA has also teamed up with three major design brands to bring us some […]

Decorating with Brazilian influences

IKEA summer 2016

This summer, home & garden decor is flirting with Brazilian patterns, colours and flavours. It’s all about bright colours, playful patterns, rattan, lush palm plants and tropical patterned wallpapers. IKEA combines the best of both worlds, Swedish and Brazilian design,  in the limited collection TILLFÄLLE. Be inspired by the simplicity of Sweden and playfulness of Brazil. […]

Hotspot Leiden: WOW duurzaam design conceptstore

WOW duurzaam design Leiden

The Breestraat in Leiden is getting more fun by the week. On April 1st three new stores opened, one of them being WOW duurzaam design. It is a conceptstore selling only sustainable Dutch design. The products at WOW duurzaam design are created by young designers and small labels mainly from the Netherlands and Belgium and with an eye for fairness […]

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