IN THE SPOTLIGHT: THE SOCKET TABLE LAMP BY MENU

When looking at these beautiful images from Elizabeth Heier I immediately noticed that gorgeous table lamp. I love the simple yet stylish design. The lamp, designed by Menu, is a weighty, heavy lamp cast from brass and is designed to sit on a desk, shelf or a nook in the home that needs to be lit. As you can see

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TINY PAPER HOUSES BY JURIANNE MATTER

How cute are these tiny houses by Dutch designer Jurianne Matter?! HEIM is a village of 12 highly diverse houses: traditional, urban, rural, cosy and old but also contemporary and modern. They are genuinely prefab: pre-punched, pre-creased and with windows that have already been broken out. Even the interior walls have been provided with wallpaper in a trendy black &

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MAGICAL SEA CREATURE LAMPSHADES BY VASILI LIGHTS

These magical sea creatures are created by Vasili Lights, an Amsterdam-based design studio co-founded by Vasili Popov and Lidiya Koloyarskaya. Since 2015 these two architects have channeled their creativity into interior design objects. Inspired by the Nordic seaside and the oceans’ many bioluminescent creatures, they create paper craft lampshades in the shape of aquatic animals. Each lamp is a reflection

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RACHEL CASTLE’S COLORFUL & WHIMSY DESIGNS

Australian designer Rachel Castle is a talented lady that I have been following for a long time now. I love her Instagram feed as Rachel has a great sense of humor and her whimsy design remind me that I need some pops of color in my home. I recently ordered the beautiful Love tea towel (can’t wait for it to

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HAND MADE CERAMICS BY LIQUORICE MOON STUDIO

Liquorice Moon Studios is an Etsy shop selling beautiful ceramics. Owner Eve lovingly hand makes all ceramics in her little home studio, on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Each piece is born on the pottery wheel, built carefully by hand or cast from a handmade mold. She uses quality Australian stoneware clays & all glazes are hand formulated & applied

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NEW COCO LAPINE PRINTS

Belgian designer (but living in Munich) designer Sarah has some beautiful new prints in her shop Coco Lapine. Kamut (above) is photographic print of a Kamut wheat on a beige background. La Feuille (below) is a detailed watercolor painted leaf. Every detail of the leaf is a tiny watercolor element.

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60TH ANNIVERSARY EDITIONS OF ICONIC CHAIRS

Danish company Fritz Hansen is celebrating 60 years with Arne Jacobnsen’s iconic Egg, Swan and Drop chairs. For this anniversary they have chosen to work with the most exclusive materials. Not only do the new materials reflect the iconic design itself. They also enhance the personality of each and every chair from head to toe. Overall, the materials carefully selected

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DUTCH DESIGN WEEK: NLXL & PIET HEIN EEK DINNER PARTY

Last week I was in Eindhoven covering the Dutch Design Week with a group of 15 bloggers (#BlogTeamDDW). The blogging community has changed since the early years (I started blogging in 2006!) and to be honest I have had some moments doubting if I should continue with this blog. But I came back from Eindhoven fueled and inspired. I had

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