Hotel to Heart: The Corner Townhouse in Rome

Spring and autumn are in my opinion the best seasons to visit Rome. When I was there in spring I managed to find a perfectly located design hotel. The Corner Townhouse is a small, intimate boutique hotel that is only steps away from the Colloseum. It is, as the name already suggests, located on a corner in a Roman townhouse. It is an early 1900s palazzo, with high ceilings, gorgeous stuccos and marble details. The rooms are all unique, not one is decorated the same. I stayed in a room on the … [Read more...]

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 pillows collection Miss Lou Lou I was immediately sold.  The pillow range is a collaboration between designer Keren Brown of The Brown Trading Co, and fashion illustrator Kerrie Hess, Megan's … [Read more...]

A taste of big city glamour

Start your day with a taste of big city glamour in the newest coffee mugs and cups collection by Villeroy & Boch. The new wave Cities of the World cafè collection features 8 big cities: New York, London, Rome, Berlin, Sydney, Tokyo, Paris and Rio de Janeiro. Imagine yourself in the coffee at the Copacabana in Rio, at the Opera House in Sydney, the Tower in Tokyo or in Central Park in New York and experience the vibrancy of these cities on the decorative cups and practical snacks scales . … [Read more...]