Fashion & Design Exhibitions
Some of us are well versed in the design challenges that small and tiny kitchens present. Ever had or been to a dinner party where the guests sit next to the dirty dishes, listening to the swirl of the dishwasher on one side and the hum of a big, noisy fridge on the other? The […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Kitchen Triangle concept Ever since the 1950’s, appropriate kitchen layout has been based around the notion of “work triangle” – an ergonomic concept derived from research into improving industrial efficiency – with the 3 points of the triangle corresponding to the 3 main kitchen activities: sink (wet area), fridge (cold area) and cooker (hot area). […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
There is a general rule on the market saying that the price bracket of your entire kitchen renovation or remodel should match the price bracket of your home. Phil Spencer, co-presenter of Channel 4’s Location, Location, Location, recently said that “there is no point putting a £25,000 kitchen in a £250,000 house as you won’t […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Kitchenisms Kagozi Julianinterior So last week, things got a bit messy in the kitchen as our tale reached its almost inevitable conclusion that our clunky kitchen was in serious need of a glitzy makeover. It was an appropriate and expected ending to an enervating experience. But this is not all curtains down for our Ugly […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
digsdigs & Kitchenisms As Thomas Hardy so thoughtfully told us, “if a way to the Better there be, it exacts a full look at the Worst”. That would be my friend’s kitchen which is certainly not designed for the faint-hearted. In fact, there is a conspicuous absence of design throughout and this is the story of […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
As London Fashion Week is drawing to a close today, it would be tempting to dismiss the whole event as just as a bit of frivolous entertainment attended by the likes of Kate Moss and Anna Wintour embarking on a hectic schedule of sipping exotic cocktails and attending the most exclusive parties. But behind the […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
In design, trends are commonly fruitful topics but it is one thing to hail green as the new black and another to venture off the beaten track for inspiration. In the last two years alone, a string of designers with boundless creativity have surpassed themselves and broken conventional boundaries to create sound designs that also […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
As January draws to a close, I wonder how many of us have managed to stick to our New Year resolutions. Sadly enough, I seem to have conveniently lost my list where I may have mentioned to steer away from chocolate but as I “genuinely” don’t remember, I am now happily tucking into a box […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
79 years-old, modern outlook on life, chic yet low-maintenance. No, I have not just put an ad in the local newspaper to find hubby n°5 for my grandma (low maintenance, I think not!) but rather me wanting to celebrate the upcoming birthday of the invisible trend that is Lucite. Firstly introduced on the market in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I want to share with you my current love affair with Ikat. I knew from the second that I laid my eyes on Ikat that it was love at first sight, a match made in Heaven that was meant to last forever…no, don’t run away quite yet! I have not suddenly turned to writing erotic […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.