Spanish design | Gandia Blasco

September 4, 2017

I’m starting the week by sharing another discovery from the recent ‘Sunny Design Days’ tour of Spain, organised by the Spanish Design Association (RED). For me, one of the highlights of the trip was a visit to Gandia Blasco, a family-run company founded in the small Valencian town of Ontinyent in 1941. Originally a blanket […]

Spanish design | Viccarbe

August 11, 2017

Today I’m sharing another discovery from the recent ‘Sunny Design Days’ tour, which was run by the Spanish Design Association (RED) to give a group of international bloggers a first-hand insight into Spain’s burgeoning design scene. I have to confess that I didn’t know very much about Viccarbe before the trip, but I soon fell […]

Spanish design | Marset

July 26, 2017

Today I’m sharing more from the ‘Sunny Design Days’ tour of Spain, organised by the Association of Spanish Design (RED) to give a group of international bloggers the chance to experience the best of Spanish design first-hand. As I mentioned in my previous post, we spent the week visiting all sorts of fascinating studios and brands, […]

Spanish Design | Hotel Alexandra, Barcelona

July 24, 2017

A few months ago, a rather unexpected and very exciting email popped into my inbox. It came from the Association of Spanish Design (RED), a not-for-profit organisation that promotes Spanish design around the globe. Each summer it runs a week-long tour called ‘Sunny Design Days’, which gives a small group of international bloggers the chance to experience Spanish […]

New furniture & homeware finds | July 2017

July 13, 2017

As you may have seen on Instagram, I’m currently touring Barcelona, Valencia and Madrid with the Association of Spanish Design (RED). I’m looking forward to sharing all my discoveries from Spain with you when I get home, but in the meantime here’s a round-up of the latest design finds from elsewhere to reach my radar…

New furniture & homeware finds | April 2017

April 25, 2017

It’s time for another round-up of the new furniture designs and homeware collections that have reached my radar over recent weeks. So, grab a cuppa and feast your eyes on my favourite finds for April…

Spring-summer 2017 collection from &tradition

January 24, 2017

I have another new-season collection from Scandinavia to share with you today, this time from Danish brand &tradition, which works with a range of designers to produce striking yet timeless pieces.

Five stylish places to stay in Madrid

October 11, 2017

It’s time for another round-up of stylish places to stay in some of my favourite destinations, and today I’m turning my attention to Madrid. I’ve visited the vibrant Spanish capital several times over the years – most recently at the end of the ‘Sunny Design Days’ tour in July, when I couldn’t resist tagging a […]

Top tips for western Cornwall

June 16, 2017

The western tip of Cornwall is an area which Chris and I seem to bounce back to again and again – most recently heading there for our engagement shoot in February, and then for a short minimoon after our wedding in May. It’s a stunning corner of the world: wild coastline, dazzling light, historic St Michael’s Mount, […]

Home tour | A loft-like Helsinki apartment

May 23, 2017

I’ve just got back from a wonderful week away – our wedding in Devon, followed by a quick mini-moon in Cornwall. More on that to follow, but in the meantime what better way to get back into the blogging groove than a tour around a gorgeous Nordic home? Located in the hip Kallio district of Helsinki, […]