African Design for Cosmopolitans

This winter there is one inescapable trend that will reign interior design as well as the fashion scene: Southwest African inspired patterns, colours and accessories. In fashion it’s mostly translated into either animal prints or distinctive West-African prints that are bold, and colourful and usually seen worn by tribal women or in folkloric dresses. In […]

Poolside Prints to perk up your Outdoor Furniture

Does your outdoor furniture need a face-lift? An affordable way to get a fresh new look is by tossing in some new fabrics. New pillows and cushions with bold patterns and bright colours make all the difference and can transform the entire mood of your garden or terrace. I’m totally smitten with this season’s Schumacher […]

Warm up your Home with Mini Moderns

Warm up your home this winter with Mini Moderns’ colourful accessories to counter balance the gloomy and rainy days. Their latest collection Buddha of Suburbia transports you to Eastern destinations with the colours of bazaars, patterns reminiscent of ethnic tiles and paintings, and the appeal of folklore and traditions. Vivid orange and yellow, or deep […]

Rotterdam hot spot: Van Binnen

Sustainable designs are on the rise. More and more people are looking for home accessories and furniture that is produced in a sustainable way taking into account the environment and our health. That is why I love the home interior shop Van Binnen in Rotterdam. Their assortment consists of high quality, sustainable and durable products […]

Jet off to big cities with Miss Lou Lou

I love travelling, and what better way to show that than including references in your interior? Match that with my interest in beautiful illustrations and art, and fashion and you’ve got a winner. I’m a huge fan of Megan Hess and her fashionable illustrations (check out her new book) so when I saw the throw […]

Fantasy and Fun in your decor with Mini Empire

Bring in some fantasy and fun in your decor with the Swedish label Mini Empire. Mini Empire is all about odd animals and deep woods. It was founded by artist Jenny von Döbeln in 2010. Mini Empire is for everyone who likes fun colours and whimsical prints regardless of age and gender. The collection is right on […]

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 […]