Decoration, Design, Home, Interiors, Vintage

Midcentury inspired lighting on the high street

So this is the object of my desire today - George Nelson's Saucer hanging lamp. It's a design classic, and is part of the permanent collection at MOMA, but *sigh* I can't afford it. Also I'd need two to hang in our lounge so I definitely can't stretch to that right now! So I'm on the hunt for… Continue reading Midcentury inspired lighting on the high street

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Design, Home, Interiors, Retro

Habitat A/W 2013

Habitat's collection for the new season has some bold, eye catching pieces. My favourite is this Sura chair, made from black rattan wrapped around a steel-wire frame - it looks very retro but with a modern spin. I may have to save those pennies though as they are £300 and up - ouch.   There… Continue reading Habitat A/W 2013

Home, Interiors, Retro, Typography, Vintage

Terence Conran exhibition

I went to the Terence Conran exhibition at the weekend at the lovely Design Museum, London. He's an amazingly talented man, and has done so much for British Design. As a fan of all things retro, I was especially taken with his older furniture designs and fabrics, and some cool images and posters for Habitat.… Continue reading Terence Conran exhibition