In love again…

It’s been a while, but I think I’ve had my head turned by another wallpaper. My eyes gleamed when I saw it, my pulse beat a little faster. I tried not to, what with the number of rolls of wallpaper I own outnumbering the number of walls by 10 to nil. But this 1930s Swallows […]

Coral fix

So, My Friend, obviously I think your Coral Zebra / pale blue mash up is a hot trend and thought you might appreciate knowing where I go to for a coral fix when I need one. I get cheap thrills from this Suzy Hoodless side table and for £1,000 I can have it. Which is […]

Midcentury Modern

A quick report from the weekend’s Midcentury Modern show, at Dulwich college. Full of lovely stuff, but also somehow a bit depressing if you prefer to discover your own treasures in charity shops, junk stores and skips. Or if you’re skint. Here’s a random set of pics of things I liked, snatched in the fleeting […]

Wanted: 9 black frames

If you’re a loyal subscriber to Wallpaper magazine, you may have received this thrilling box lately… Inside are 21 limited edition covers created as part of the magazine’s tenth anniversary celebrations (kick started in 2006) by some big wig names in art, architecture and design – Marcel Wanders, Hedi Slimane, Alan Fletcher, Jeff Koons, Dieter Rams […]

The habit

I do have a will to speak of. I even managed a self-imposed two-month shopping ban lately (okay, it was meant to be six and I broke it with what Mr Hilarous is calling my ‘jungle safari look’). But there are a few things in life that only need three seconds consideration before I’m consuming […]