The History of New York Fashion Week

The History of New York Fashion Week

Prior to World War II, American fashion didn’t get much — if any — time in the spotlight. Instead, the world looked to the chic city of Paris for sartorial inspiration. Fashion magazines like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar filled their pages with the aspirational attire of the French, even if the styles weren’t readily available to the average American consumer.

Contemporary design: Propaganda, Thailand

Contemporary design: Propaganda, Thailand

What is your first thought of Thailand? The beautiful green landscapes, adventure in the Indiana Jones style,sitting in the night bars and cruising busy Bangkok streets, or endless sun tanning on a beach? Well, this is another story coming from Thailand. It’s a fresh, contemporary star on the  huge design’s sky – Propaganda. Propaganda is one of the few Thai design companies to bring its wares to the international shelves of museum stores and design boutiques—promoting Thai design not just as a side effect of its success but as part of the firm’s mission.

A Guide to Faux Finish Painting for Your Interiors

A Guide to Faux Finish Painting for Your Interiors

Today’s homeowner have endless options when it comes to choosing alternatives to traditional flat paint.  There’s absolutely no reason to hang onto that boring and safe white  painted in every room throughout your house. Faux finishes could be a quiet refreshing option that could add to your home, either modern or traditional, the touch of warmth and comfort.

Rockett St George – Online Treasure Box

Rockett St George – Online Treasure Box

Rockett St George is a purely online shop which offers an eclectic mix of contemporary homeware and gifts with a strong emphasis on style.  They have a broad range of bespoke, design led and often hand made pieces.  The founders are Jane Rockett and Lucy St George, who are specialized to find the very best in British based design and offer to you in online shop.

Enjoy Working in your Home Office

Enjoy Working in your Home Office

Nowadays a home is not a home unless it has a home office. Whether you are turning an extra bedroom into a workspace with store bought furniture or constructing a full scale two level library and office, home offices are a regular part of what makes a house a home. And however the room you plan to turn in home office small, you can make a very functional, organised and lovely designed space.

Home-made Perpetual Calendars

Home-made Perpetual Calendars

The calendars may seemed a bit out of the fashion. We all have a little icon on the bottom of our computer screen, so we know what date is today. But making a nice and unique perpetual calendar as a gift, or for your own home may be really joyful time of creativity.

Turn Your Christmas Gifts into the Piece of Art

Turn Your Christmas Gifts into the Piece of Art

The gifts wrapping could cause you a lot of trouble as much as a choice of the right present. Giving a beautifully wrapped gift makes a lasting impression.With a nice, creative wrapping even a smallest and modest present could give a great deal of joy. 

Personalized T-shirts for Everyone

Personalized T-shirts for Everyone

It isn’t easy to follow fashion trends, especially in the fashion trends among young people as they change so quickly. However, a style that seems to outlive all the other T-shirt.The popularity of T-shirts have increased dramatically with the introduction of the concept.

Essential Guide to Lightning

Essential Guide to Lightning

Lightning can define the mood and focus of a room, creating atmosphere and adding depth. The lighting arrangements can set the tone of a room and of your entire home. It should be considered how the lighting will be used, for what purpose, and how you want it to make you feel when enter a room. Lighting is threefold- task orientation, comfort, and security, therefore when planning for lighting in your home, first think about the activities taking place in that space and the look and style you want to achieve.

A Few Tips for Sewing Knitted Fabrics

A Few Tips for Sewing Knitted Fabrics

You may never have attempted to sew anything for yourself since your schooldays — or again, you may have abandoned the whole idea after one or two disappointing failures. It is the time to bring your knowledge back and start create a nice things for your family, firends and youself.