Weekend tip: La Table Lifestyle Fair

From 13-16 November, picturesque city Naarden transforms into the center of the La Table Lifestyle Fair. The annual fair known for its original exhibitors and friendly atmosphere  made this year’s theme: Gatherings. Through various inspiring colorful presentations you are treated to beautiful lifestyle and interior products.  A weathered nomads “look”, a combination of copper and gold, striking […]

Countdown to the Woonbeurs

Mark your calendar, because in only two more days the annual Dutch Furniture and Lifestyle Fair ‘De Woonbeurs‘ is kicking off the new interior design and home decor season. And like each year, you can expect me to report all the trends and new designs I spot there. As always I look forward to the […]

Shopping guide Berlin: Kreuzberg

Kreuzberg is the multicultural epicenter of Berlin. It’s alternative yet due to the mix of different cultures easy accessible to anyone who likes to explore something new and exciting. A nice and quiet street with a few small boutiques, ice cream parlours and cafes to start your day of shopping in Berlin, is the Körtestrasse. It […]

Pop-up store El Ramla Hamra

From Thursday 23 May till Sunday 26 May, web store El Ramla Hamra has a pop-up store in Amsterdam at the Haarlemmerdijk 41. El Ramla Hamra takes you into a mix of Moroccan craftsmanship and contemporary elegance. They offer a unique (new) collection of home and fashion accessories of Moroccan craft mixed with trendy lifestyle. […]

Shopping at Tierlantijn

One of my favourite shops in Groningen is Tierlantijn. And as Groningen is a long drive, I’m happy that they also have a webshop. The store is run by 38 year old Ilona de Jong, mother of two. She selects precious finds, lifestyle accessories with a natural look, and robust items. Her assortment can be […]

Shop with a blessing

A shop that has stolen my heart this summer is Woonwinkel ‘t Klooster (translation: Home store the Convent). When entering the store it feels like coming home, and therefore it’s hard to leave, let alone empty-handed. The store is located in a breathtaking monumental building from 1922 in the village Bovenkarspel. When the last nuns moved […]