Category Archives: Design
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.