6 Portuguese Designers to watch from Maison & Objet

After just one day spent at Maison et Objet, it’s taken me a week to recover. And what a day it was! Discoveries galore, not to mention a significant number of learnings for the next visit (for starters, never go for just one day, it’s nowhere near enough)! However, one of the biggest revelations, at … More 6 Portuguese Designers to watch from Maison & Objet

Trending: Paint with all the Colours of the Year

Are you singing the Pocahontas classic yet? No? Maybe you should re-read the title and realise how clever and witty I was trying to be. I love this time of year. It’s a time for reflection, when we look back at everything that’s happened throughout the year, the good and the bad. When Twitter, Google, … More Trending: Paint with all the Colours of the Year

The lowdown: The Danish Collective comes to Arnotts for Christmas

A number of years ago we visited Wonderful Wonderful Copenhagen where our Danish-speaking Tazmanian tour guide explained to us the concept of ‘hygge’ (before numerous books were published on the subject to educate us). It was a crisp and sunny October day and he took us to experience what he reckoned was the best cheesecake … More The lowdown: The Danish Collective comes to Arnotts for Christmas

Christmas 2017: Gift ideas for the interior design lover in your life

Ho ho homeware!! It’s that time of year again and if you’re struggling to think of something for the interior design lover in your life, you really shouldn’t be. There are so many gifts ideas out there that are bound to win you some serious brownie points. 1. Copper Gilded Cushion by Aoife Mullane (from … More Christmas 2017: Gift ideas for the interior design lover in your life

The lowdown: West Elm’s imminent Arnotts arrival

Waiting for the opening of US homeware mecca West Elm has been like waiting for Christmas morning. Interiors addicts like myself will have had the date quadruple circled in their diaries for weeks but there are plenty out there who have yet to experience the wonderfulness of West Elm. Hoards of instant converts ripe for the … More The lowdown: West Elm’s imminent Arnotts arrival

Trending: Plum crazy

I regularly debate this with myself but the majority of the time I can come to the conclusion that Autumn is by far and away my favourite season. The novelty of crunching leaves underfoot has never worn off and I’m probably one of the few people to be happy to reach for the gloves when … More Trending: Plum crazy