Back to Basics – The Humble Light Bulb

Back to Basics – The Humble Light Bulb

Sometimes I’m continually amazed at just how much my taste has changed from I started studying interior design.  Here I am, researching various types of lighting for a commercial space and what am I drawn to? Light bulbs.  Plain, good ‘ol fashioned light bulbs. Doesn’t sound overly astounding, offensive or ground-breaking.  But when I say ‘light […]

For The Modernist Lovers

For The Modernist Lovers

I’ve previously alluded to my dislike of the Modernist era where architecture and interior design is concerned. I think the main reason why I’m not a fan is because of its quite stark and bleak presence. But I AM a fan of modern design.

Yes, He Captured That Cog Beautifully

Yes, He Captured That Cog Beautifully

Studying Modernism and the context in which it emerged has a strange effect on the body and mind.  I’m starting to curse a lot.  And audible sighs can be heard from my direction on the hour, every hour. I’ve decided that I don’t ‘like’ Modernism.  That doesn’t mean I don’t like Modern design but it does mean that I’m not a fan […]

How to Create Industrial Styling In 3 Hours

How to Create Industrial Styling In 3 Hours

I decided a few weeks ago that I needed a project. Something to get my teeth into. When my cherished Tolix chair arrived I couldn’t help but focus my attention on the much needed overhaul of my bookcase. My Annie Sloan Chalk Paint DIY Challenge commenced…