Mix and Match Dining Chairs: Poverty trends

Are design trends and social obsessions fetishizing poverty? Okay so mismatched dining chairs are a thing and they have been for just over a year. The transition to this trend was smooth: we started off with varying the end chairs (chairs at the head of a dining table) in a dining suite then suddenly people…

Light at the end of a … ceiling | Creative lighting

I love lights and when I was mulling (yes, mulling) over some of the most innovative lighting fixture designs I have seen, I came across this list of utter light creativity and talent. It may be a bit weird to wake up energized on a Saturday morning at 6am to type into my search bar…

I’m in a (Greenery) Mood.

Every single year since 2000, the Pantone Institute has declared a particular colour the “Colour of the Year”. It provides a guide to fashion designers, interior designers, florists, wedding stylists  and other consumer-oriented design fields for their designs and future products. The Pantone Colour of the Year for 2017 has been announced as Greenery. Greenery is…

Fabric Shopping Day

I found myself spending a good part of my Saturday meandering around Johannesburg trying to find lush fabrics for my first luxury cushion collection. Being immersed in pieces from luxury homeware and furniture houses such as Bakos Brothers and Cassaredo, I’ve always subconsciously known that I wanted to make luxury homeware pieces. Luxury pieces are not…