Around this time every year there comes a day when the first real rays of sunlight shine through the windows. On that day we’ll look around the room and then back at each other and I’ll say, “Look at the dirt on those windows!” I’ll look around again and think, “Look at[.....]
Archive for the ‘Furniture’ Category
I recently completed a coast to coast charity bike ride from Whithaven to Sunderland covering 140 miles in four days. On the last day, in our eagerness to reach the finish line, we managed to completely miss our first scheduled break and planned lunch stop, eventually stumbling across Arts Centre Washington as a suitable place[.....]
Attention upcycling fans!
Last week saw the launch of SemiDomesticated’s new online boutique. Already an established pop-up shop operating out of Berlin in Germany, SemiDomesticated decided to launch an online version of their shop to sell the recycled, handmade or re-appropriated wares from a range of designers and craftspeople. Their beautifully constructed blog already promotes the[.....]
Day 3: Yellow
After red and orange comes yellow (can you see where this is going yet?) and so day three of colour week features some cheerful yellow cushions to brighten up any room!
Clockwise from top left:
Ocher/yellow pillow cover with large gray felt flower by Urbanfringe available from
Vintage fabric cusion by Twentythree available from
Retro bird cage[.....]
Settle is ‘a conversation across materials and practices’. This contemporary shop will open for business between 20th November and 7th December. It’s temporary home will be Woburn walk, a beautiful Dickensian row of shop fronts just south of Euston.
The concept is simple, ‘modern design with a nod towards tradition’. [.....]
I’ve been sat here for thirty minutes trying to write the opening sentence to this post. Sometimes it’s so difficult to pinpoint exactly why you like something. It’s the simplicity, I think. Early American shipping crates are combined with elegant table legs to create unusual and unique side tables. Made by[.....]
Juniper and Crow is a fairly new company based in St Andrews, Scotland. Their beautiful vintage furniture is sourced locally and then repaired, restored and refinished.
Materials are selected for their quality. They use Farrow & Ball eco-friendly paint and their upholstery fabrics are tweeds and tartans from the Scottish Borders.