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Spring has Sprung

at Chelsea Harbour with London Design Week 2017…

London Design Week 2017, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour - Love these enormous balls of nature!

London Design Week 2017, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour – Love these enormous balls of nature!

The last few months we have been concentrating and working on lots of new and exciting things but before we do our grand reveal I wanted to write about an exciting week I very much enjoyed at London Design Week 2017 at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, London.

Each year I love the buzz and energy coming out of each and every showroom at the harbour – it is wonderful how the centre comes alive and the conversation and the inspiration becomes intoxicating. I have fallen in love with many of the new collections and met and put lots of wonderful new face to names but I think my most exciting introduction was to the Tissue d’Helene showroom in Design Centre East. Their variety of different and eclectic brands lent itself well to a morning of complete happiness.

Studio Tex

London Design Week 2017, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour -Studio Tex – fantastic palette of colour


Abstract Expressionism

“…from the sublime to the revelatory” The Times

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Violet, Black, Orange, Yellow on Red) 1949

Mark Rothko, Untitled (Violet, Black, Orange, Yellow on Red) 1949


‘Exploring an unparalleled period in American art, this long-awaited exhibition reveals the full breadth of a movement that will forever be associated with the boundless creative energy of 1950s New York.’ RA


Jackson Pollock, Mural, 1943Jackson Pollock, Mural 1943

Jackson Pollock, Blue Poles, 1952Jackson Pollock, Blue Poles 1952


astonishing. ravishing. a must see show

Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother 1936

The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from The Sir Elton John Collection

Man Ray, Glass Tears, 1932


Herbert Bayer, Humanly Impossible (Self Portrait) 1932


Leather Heaven

Alma Leather, 12-14 Greatorex Street, London, E1

Alma Leather

Alma Leather

Today I discovered the most incredible treasure trove in the east end of London – a basement stuffed full of the every sort of leather under the sun READ MORE

Half-term happiness in Scotland

‘The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most’ John Ruskin, The Stones of Venice.

Gleneagles, Scotland, AutumnHaving just jumped back on the train to London after a wonderful and restorative week in Scotland with the kiddies for their half term holiday, it seemed the perfect time to document our week.

Gleneagles, autumn, scotland, autumnal huesHaving grown up in Scotland I love being able to give my little people a tiny slice of my childhood and honestly what better time to go than the autumn. The light, the colours and the huge skies completely blew me away. READ MORE

Art and Interiors

Following on from my fleeting visit to the Affordable Art Fair Preview Wednesday evening, it made me think seriously about the strong and growing relationship between art and interiors.

For me, a house becomes a home only once you add your own personality to the walls.

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Mother of American Modernism?

Georgia O’Keeffe, 1887 – 1986
An American Icon.

Georgia O'Keeffe

‘A rare opportunity to see over 100 remarkable paintings by this pioneer of twentieth-century art’ READ MORE

Picasso Portraits.

Portraits of Olga Picasso

‘Picasso’s portraits epitomise the astonishing variety and innovation of his art. This major exhibition of over eighty works focuses on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers and reveals his creative processes as he moved freely between drawing from life, humorous caricature and expressive painting from memory.READ MORE