designmarch diaries: best of designmarch part 1

DesignMarch is an annual design festival which takes place at Iceland’s sparkling capital of cool. Spread out across Reykjavik’s main streets, fishing harbors and the lava fields surrounding the city, this one-of-a-kind design week presents the newest developments in architecture, graphic design, fashion, furniture and product design. It’s the biggest design…
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top 7 delightful design at showup 2017

ShowUp in Amsterdam is a trade show for inspiring home, design and gift brands featuring both established and up-and-coming names. I was there this weekend to discover the latest collections. Here are my favourite discoveries – eye-catching design that delights, inspires and uplift. From sparkling champagne saucers and timeless objects, to…
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telling the story of great norwegian icons

During my trip to Tokyo this winter, I discovered the elegant and awe-inspiring world of Norwegian Icons. Norwegian Icons is an initiative dedicated to telling the world about the best of Norwegian interior design from 1940 to 1975. And spread the word, they do: they are the leading interior design firm in…
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new book: night fever 5 – hospitality design

Presenting, Night Fever 5: Hospitality Design (Frame Publishers), a book I co-wrote with Carmel McNamara, Evan Jehl and Matthew Hurst. This inspiring book unveils show-stopping hospitality interiors from across the globe, as an overview of design trends for bars, restaurants and hotels. As much of a barometer of design as its…
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win: keen on walls design goodie bags

On 18 November, we celebrated the official launch of Keen on Walls and my book Scandinavia Dreaming (Gestalten) at the beautiful Hoxton Hotel. Guests went home with Keen on Walls goodie bags filled with design treasures from our lovely partners . Here’s a look at what’s inside: Keen on Goodies In love…
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