June 2016

  1. Design: Expolore our Interactive Rug Solutions For Floors Pining For Personality

    Design: Expolore our Interactive Rug Solutions For Floors Pining For Personality

    Contemporary Rugs in a Spectacular Variety of Colours & Sizes.
  2. SUMMER: Dual purpose items are essential for British living

    SUMMER: Dual purpose items are essential for British living

    Fantastic news all round.  Don't let any little bits of rain get you down.  Make sure your gardens, terraces, patios and parks are kitted out in style. Dual purpose items are essential for British living.  There is always a rush...
  3. Summer: eleven tableware essentials for BBQs

    Summer: eleven tableware essentials for BBQs

    Decorative hand-painted tableware made in Italy.   We are working with a family owned workshop in the heart of Tuscany where skilled craftsmen create stunning ranges using traditional methods. Number One: Chic sets for salt, pepper, oil and vinegar Number Two: Cake stands to...
  4. Jump Into July

    Jump Into July

    Jump Into July No Chlorine, No heating – Just that wonderful adrenalin jump. There are so many outdoor pools and lakes. The closest to us is The Serpentine Lido here Open from 10 am – 6pm through the summer. Parks...
  5. How To Nourish Your Soul This Weekend - Take Our Quiz

    How To Nourish Your Soul This Weekend - Take Our Quiz

     A quick quiz to find out how best to nourish our souls this weekend. We all want to remember the event long after the last slice of cake is served.
  6. Wellbeing: Self-Knowledge Questionnaire

    Wellbeing: Self-Knowledge Questionnaire

    According to the philosophers of Ancient Greece, the summit of achievement was to have followed the injunction to ‘know yourself.’ While we all have some ideas about who we are, the knowledge we have is often patchy, and we have...
  7. Sport: Rise of the smart city consumer

    Sport: Rise of the smart city consumer

    Article taken from Raconteur. According to many thought leaders, the force driving them towards sustainability is consumer demand. “Consumer expectations of business around the world are changing as an increasingly internet-enabled and connected global citizenry becomes more informed about environmental...
  8. Lifestyle: Travel this summer to 40 of the worlds most beautiful buildings

    Lifestyle: Travel this summer to 40 of the worlds most beautiful buildings

    Infographic charting the world's most beautiful buildings from far and wide.  If you are travelling this summer make sure you don't miss out on soaking up beautiful architecture from around the world.   Taken from Raconteur - click here for...
  9. Culture: V&A - Elytra Filament Pavilion

    Culture: V&A - Elytra Filament Pavilion

    Elytra Filament Pavilion - Inspired by beetles and fabricated by a robot, this striking garden pavilion kicks off the Engineering Season This newly-commissioned Garden installation by architects and engineers at the University of Stuttgart is inspired by the forewing shells of...
  10. Design: Painted Furniture In Any Farrow & Ball Colour

    Design: Painted Furniture In Any Farrow & Ball Colour

    Handmade in Britain in solid, sustainable wood, and available in a Farrow and Ball colour of your choice. With 23 different chest of drawers sizes/designs and 132 Farrow & Ball paint colours to choose you have over 3,000 unique combinations for...
  11. Wellbeing: New Restaurant - Notting Hill

    Wellbeing: New Restaurant - Notting Hill

    The latest plant based restaurant Farmacy has opened up the road in Notting Hill.  Open all day it enables clean indulgence inspired by dishes from around the globe. "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."  Hippocrates.  ...
  12. Sport: Classic Car Picnics

    Sport: Classic Car Picnics

    Looking for something different to try this June? Head to a classic car rally.  They are all over the country and such a fun day/weekend away.  For those Rolls Royce enthusiasts here is an annual event on 24-26th June where...
  13. Lifestyle: Beach therapy

    Lifestyle: Beach therapy

    A multi-purpose travel tote bag to carry all your holiday comfort goodies: roomy, durable and collapsible. Say goodbye to suncream stains and UV fading.  Smart tote bags made of durable polypropylene with leather handles. Snappy style is in the bag! These sweetly...
  14. Design: Serpentine Pavilion and Summer Houses 2016

    Design: Serpentine Pavilion and Summer Houses 2016

    In tandem with the 16th Pavilion in 2016, the Serpentine Galleries has expanded its internationally acclaimed programme of exhibiting architecture in a built form by commissioning four architects to each design a 25sqm Summer House. The four Summer Houses are...
  15. Culture:  What does Brexit mean for British Design?

    Culture: What does Brexit mean for British Design?

    A survey of the UK's Creative Industries Federation members has shown that 96 per cent are in favour of remaining in the European Union. Only four per cent of the membership organisation sided with the leave campaign, which would see...

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