• Girard board

    Making Friday: Remembering Girard

    The sun was out on Making Friday last week, and so was my Alexander Girard catalogue, which I got at the Vitra show in July last year, and these two factors came together in a very sunny moodboard. Are you a Girard fan too? Did you see my post about  my day at Vitra Design …

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    We’re at Maison et Objet

    We’re exhibiting at Maison et Objet this week in Paris. Find us in Hall 1, Stand A80.

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  • Round doors Insta collection

    Are round doors & windows a trend?

    Isn’t it funny when you start noticing something – a colour or a shape – and then it just seems to be everywhere? I’m finding the Collections feature on Instagram has really ramped this up for me, giving me enormous pleasure as I sort the endless scroll of Instagram images into groups. One of my …

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    Making Friday: Fending off the snooze

    The only thing to do to avoid succumbing to the lure of the snooze,  is to just MAKE something. Anything!

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  • Living with Skinny laMinx COVER

    LOOKBOOK 2017/18 – Living With Skinny laMinx

    Let’s be honest. While the Skinny laMinx shop is a lovely space to visit, there’s a TON of pattern and colour there, which can be pretty overwhelming when you’re trying to make a decorating decision. I get it! I’m the worst decision-maker in the world! That’s exactly why this year, we’ve rearranged our fabric book to group designs …

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  • grilles

    “Ferro forjado” is wrought iron in Portuguese

    Something that really caught my eye while in Portugal was the amazingly expressive and varied ferro forjado (portuguese for wrought iron, y’know) on doors, windows and balconies

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  • Paris launch

    Roof Garden launch… in Paris!

    I’ve just got back from my hop to Europe, so here’s a quick catchup on what I got up to on the two crazy days that I spent launching our new fabric collection in Paris.

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    Living with Skinny laMinx

    One of the biggest perks of this job is when we get to see how our customers use Skinny laMinx fabrics and products in real life, in their own homes. We must have the most stylish fans ever, like this one from Design Store, with a range of our Weft and Orla pillows. To see …

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  • week swatches

    What goes with green?

    Have you ever wondered how we decide which colours to include in a new textile print? Well, it was quite a process this year with Roof Garden, as we haven’t had a three colour print in our range before, so here’s how it happened: The process started late 2016, when the design had been decided upon, …

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