I was lucky enough to travel to Paris twice recently – both for 48 hour intervals. With 48 hours in Paris the first thing one must get right (in my… Read More.
Internationally renowned fashion and fragrance icon Jean Paul Gaultier has teamed up with French fabric house Lelie’vre on an adventurous collection of fabrics and accessories for the home that live… Read More.
Paris Design Week is one the highlights of the Maison & Objet Fair. It is one of the most exciting events, showcasing lifestyle innovations, international trends, new design materials, designers,… Read More.
Buying furniture internationally is not as glamorous or easy as many think it is. Generally you have to think creatively when interpreting a collection and ensure you’re curating for your… Read More.
At most furniture fairs there is just too much to see and buy and Maison et Object in Paris is no exception – halls as far as the eye can… Read More.
Having not been back to Maison for a couple of years, it has been really great to get back to Paris. Maison is always a stunning show and Paris is… Read More.
Enigmatic, bold and alluring, red-purple is one of my favourite colours. Radiating energy, this colour makes me think of exotic flowers such as orchids or fuschias. It’s a colour I… Read More.
I recently became aware of Paola Navone – a Milan based architect, designer, art director, interior decorator, exhibitioner and event organiser…. Paola Navone is one creative gem! Here is a… Read More.
The most famous flea market in Paris is the one at Porte de Clignancourt, officially called Les Puces de Saint-Ouen, but known to everyone as Les Puce’s (The Fleas). It… Read More.
Stand styling at Maison Objet was pretty varied in scale and style, perhaps one common denominator was a natural element running through most stands. Flamant Flamant used lots of timber… Read More.
While recently in Paris for the Maison et Objet home products fair I had a chance to visit Deyrolle, a 170 year old shop in the St.Germain district of Paris.… Read More.
I’ve just finished a week at Maison et Object, but still enjoying Paris… thought I’d update you guys with what colours were happening at the show! This year it was… Read More.
This summer see the greatest Picasso exhibition ever come to Australia. Some 150 paintings, drawings and sculptures will fill most of the ground floor of the Art Gallery of NSW. … Read More.
Who would have thought that one of the world’s most famous luxury brands Louis Vuitton would be making honey? Well they have done just that in true Louis Vuitton style.… Read More.
WASHED TIMBERS Timber was featured en masse, both washed and simplified. A wonderfully constructed table from Dekoninck’s new Simply Solid range. This Belgium company displayed beautifully simple pieces with witty… Read More.
Merci A must on the list is Merci in the Bastille. You need look no further to find a modern concept store that brings together a range of boutique fashion,… Read More.
How do you know a timeless Design? It is the enduring and cohesive mix of function, style and form, classic lines and shapes that have been replicated over time that… Read More.
There seems to be no hierarchy between indoor and outdoor living spaces these days. We are currently witnessing a seamless transition of the interior to the exterior. Plush, fully upholstered… Read More.