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Get your office organised

Occasionally I despair at the piles of paper on my desk, both because of the pending admin they represent, and because of the lack of tidy order. I'd like to think that if I had a suite of stylish office organisers like ...

Report from NYC: ICFF 2009

I spent an embarrassing number of hours exploring the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in Manhattan last weekend. There was so much to see, from the solemnly staged, exquisite Japan by Design pavilion to the Des...

Some like it bright

The Byblos Casa Collection has the brightest furniture I've ever seen outside of a children's playroom. It's astonishing how they manage to use such garish colours while still managing to give off an air of utter sophist...

Thigmotropism

So if I were somebody like, for instance, Roald Dahl, and I was writing a story about little girl with a green thumb, I might be tempted to name her something charmingly apt like Flora Grubb. But truth being so much more...

Little boxes

What's with all the miniature houses on this blog? Last week I posted about a life-size dollhouse, and now it's playhouses. Whatever the reasons for the mini obsession, I'm sure you'll agree that these houses, castles, p...

Life size dollhouse

This story has been all over the web, but I'm sure you'll agree that it's too good not to show here as well. Saskatchewan artist, Heather Benning, has turned this abandoned farmhouse... ...into a lifesized dollhouse! ...

Issue 61: I say Tomato

When Andreas Viestad, the Norwegian food writer and star of the New Scandinavian...

Divider Tables

Stationery geeks like me can't fail to be tickled by UK designer, Dylan Freeth's...

XXS from L’abbate...

There have been hundreds of variations on that simple household item, the chair,...

Report from NYC: France...

Frances Palmer's Pearl Collection is just the breath of fresh air I need with th...

Memory Chair

There's something about Ole Jensen's massively squishy Memory Chair for Normann ...

Report from NYC: BDDW

I found last weekend's Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York to be a...

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