Petersham Nurseries

I've been meaning to visit Petersham Nurseries for some time now and finally got round to it last weekend. It was definitely worth the wait! Nestled between Richmond and Ham, by way of the river footpath and a narrow country... Continue Reading →

An understated Christmas

I'm all about understated elegance for Christmas. I've never been one for bold colours or overly sparkly ornaments...and don't even get me started on tinsel. For me, its the simple things that have the greatest impact. The more greenery and... Continue Reading →

New beginnings

We have recently been lucky enough to remodel our bathroom. When I first told friends about this new project, I was met with “it’s so nice already, why change it?” It’s always a different story visiting somewhere and living there... Continue Reading →

Round in circles

To some a simple, closed shape lacking edges, to others a champion of design and metaphor. The circle is dominant everywhere we look--from building construction right down to the languages we speak. The use of common sayings such as…”what comes... Continue Reading →

Hip to be square

Squares and their respective forms are prominent in architecture and interior design--from a building's structure and windows right down to furniture and household accessories. One of the key influences for this trend is obviously cubism. A revolutionary approach championed by... Continue Reading →

Surface area

With the right decor and expert styling, shelving and coffee tables can become real focal points in a room. Flowers, books and vases are the obvious contenders, but its worth exploring your options. Think outside the box to create truly... Continue Reading →

Warming to pink

I'm the first to admit that I haven't been a fan of pink since about the age of 5. I grew out of it very quickly! The thought of fuchsia, magenta, baby and bubblegum still make me shudder. In my... Continue Reading →

The art of orienteering

Oriental design celebrates nature and simplicity to create harmony between the interior and the exterior. Both Zen and Feng Shui philosophies focus on the importance of orientation--both spiritually and physically--to enhance line, form, space and light. Minimalism is part and... Continue Reading →

Writing’s on the wall

After recently carrying out renovations to our flat, I thought it only right to share some wisdom. We are both lovers of industrial design and have wanted a brick wall for as long as I can remember. Our apartment is modern... Continue Reading →

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