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 … More Midcentury inspired lighting on the high street

Ikea Christmas 2013

The nights drawing in mean I’m already looking forward to transforming our flat into a twinkly fairy light Christmas extravaganza! I’m looking to update some of our decorations this year, and Ikea is my favourite place for inspiration and ideas… I’m loving the metallic looks. And it’s not a proper Christmas without some new lovely lighting… … More Ikea Christmas 2013

Friday house envy

Happy Friday! To help us through the last day of the working week, here’s an amazing midcentury gem to swoon over. This house  in Wales looks as it would have done when it was built in 1966. I love the coloured bathroom suites (I am convinced these will come back into fashion soon!), built in storage … More Friday house envy

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 … More Habitat A/W 2013

New York I love you

There are many reasons why I would love to live in New York. MoMA, cool buildings, Central Park… but most of all the shops. Every website I find myself drooling over lately is American, with stores in NY. I live in London, so I can’t buy these gorgeous items without the shipping costing more than … More New York I love you