More of Africa

Yesterday I blogged about a web shop that sells South African designs. I also told you about the African trend in fashion and interior design. To stay in that part of the hemisphere, and on that subject, I would like to share some amazing photos I stumbled upon. It’s a photo shoot from Russian publication […]

City guide Leiden: Emma Biemans Interieur

Beautiful fabrics, high end wall paper with exquisite designs, and original lamps and accessories. That is what sums up the interior design store Emma Biemans in Leiden. The owner, Emma, opened the store to complement her interior design consultancy business she started five years ago. The shop was enthusiastically welcomed by the citizens of Leiden […]

Trend: Botanical prints

Botanical prints like ferns and palm leafs are super hot this season. The trend extends to everything from curtains, lamp shades, pillows to seat covers.  I noticed that the different green hues are mostly combined with walnut wooden furniture. This gives it a bit of retro feel. At Zara Home they have a fresh, Asian […]

Paris cheat sheet: Les Fées home decorations

While in Paris, a shop you shouldn’t miss is Les Fées on 19 Rue Charlot in the Le Marais neighbourhood. Les Fées, meaning fairies, is a lovely boutique with unique and exclusive interior design accessories with a feminine touch. Owner Sylvie Aubry is known for her sumptuous floral arrangements in the Hôtel Crillon and the Hôtel […]

Bold prints and vivid colours spotted at Maison et Objet

During my visit to Maison et Objet I saw a lot of vivid colours, colorful accents, bold patterns, and bright prints.  Here’s a round up of some brands whose designs turn up the vibrant colour volume for fall and winter. (Please note that some photos may be of less quality as they were taken with […]

Lula fabrics

I always get excited when I find something new that is vibrantly coloured and intricately designed. A hidden gem that is still very exclusive and undiscovered by the masses.  I’m talking about Lula fabrics. Brightly coloured cotton and linen fabrics by South African designer Melissa Kerkhoff  just bring joy to my soul. How much I would like […]