Contemporary Design of Authentics

Contemporary Design of Authentics

Terry Jonas launched Authentics in 1983 to retail and distribute contemporary furniture and interior accessories. From the very beginning, everything about the company, from the distinctive “A” logo commissioned from The Ian Logan Design Company to its iconic Covent Garden store, paid testament to Terry’s unerring eye for great contemporary design.

Cheap and Easy Kitchen Decorating

Cheap and Easy Kitchen Decorating

Whatever they say in the popular kitchen design magazines, updating of your kitchen really does not need necessarily  a lot of time and money.  There are some easy and not so expensive ways to give your kitchen a fresh look.
The small actions here and there that you can make in your kitchen can still create a huge effect on how your kitchen looks. 

Design With Love from Poppy Treffry

Design With Love from Poppy Treffry

Poppy Treffry are a small design and craft company based just outside Newlyn, a busy, messy, industrious fishing village in the far west of Cornwall. Art and fishing have mingled for centuries there and they are following in the tradition, stepping over sharks to get into the studio and using fish boxes to store thread.

Aleksandra Gaca’s Textile for the Future

Aleksandra Gaca’s Textile for the Future

Textile designer, Aleksandra Gaca studied the visual arts at high school in her hometown of Lodz in Poland. She subsequently studied in the department of Textiles and Fashion at the Haagse Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten (the Royal Institute for Fine Arts in The Hague). She has won many international prizes for her experimental work in textile design. Aleksandra Gaca lives and works as an independent textile designer in Delft, The Netherlands.

How to Make a Lavander Bag

How to Make a Lavander Bag

It is lovely to make a unique lavander bag from antique and vintage fabrics. Once you get started, you can produce a satisfying stack in a short time. You can use even modern fabrics, with interesting prints, as well as various embellishments – ribbons, buttons, lace…. The perfumed millet or wheat grains make the bags heavy and lovely to handle.

The Perfect Room for Your Child

The Perfect Room for Your Child

While designing a room for your child, you should pay more attention for some different factors. Since the child is always growing so that their preference will instantly change as well. It is essential to design kid’s room based on their hobbies and interests. One most important thing you have to remember is that the design should be functional and comfortable for your little one.

Leporello Furniture

Leporello Furniture

After building sets for Glyndebourne, top London musicals and Michael Jackson concerts, trained designer Charles Kimpton waved goodbye to his theatrical production company and set up furniture business Leporello, which celebrates its 10th birthday this year.

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.