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the humble tortoise

 [soliloquy id="18765"] one of my highlights of maison & objet this year was hall 7's inspirations installations surrounding the word 'make'. exploring how traditional expertise is restoring value to manufactured goods, the latest luxury can be seen in a return to the essential beauty of craftsmanship and perfecting materials. i was particularly enamoured with the human made curation by elizabeth leriche, featuring a ...
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peppercorn & quince

the final instalment in my spotted at maison et objet 14 series focuses on the very talented british designer eleanor pritchard, whose woven textile designs i fell head over heals for at the show. her woollen blankets and cushions feature her signature style of bold geometrics and graphic reversible patterns, while the palette combines chalky and cross-hatched neutrals, sharp accents ...
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food for thought

i'm planning on doing a little cleaner living during lent, which means i'm going to be spending a little longer in my kitchen than usual, preparing dishes from scratch. if only i had a set of these beautiful foodwear pots & pans by rodolfo dordoni for knindustrie which i spotted at maison & objet, to help encourage my healthier diet... the ...
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on the menu

another standout presentation at maison & objet was danish brand menu, who have really gone from strength to strength over in the past year since  jonas bjerre-poulsen and kasper rønn at norm architects took over the brand’s design management, and introduced collaborations with establish well-known designers such as gamfratesi, cecilie manz and andres engesvik, as well as new international talents that ...
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you are in luxe

the fashion world may be abuzz with the imminent launch of the new maison martin margiela x h&m launch, but i'm far more excited* about his new stationery collection which has just landed at quill london! i first spotted the range at maison et objet back in january and instantly fell in love with the quirky claustrophobic notebook that requires ...
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