Welcome Home and New Discoveries

After being on holiday for a week, I’m back in a sunny London full of energy! Sometimes a little break is what you need!!!

And what’s better than discovering that there’s a new kid in town? Yes, because ARKET just opened a shop on Regent’s Street

The Scandinavian brand from the H&M group is a ‘modern day market that offers essential products for men, women children and the home. ARKET in Swedish means ‘sheet of paper’ and it alludes to concepts like Archive, Archetypes, Market. Sustainability is also one of the main values of the company,  from the materials sources to the making process.

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New Finds: Nuts and Woods

You probably know that I love discovering new independent furniture brand. This month I discovered Nutsandwoods, a new Berlin based furniture design studio that produces lovely pieces.

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Minimal Valentine’s Day Gifts

I’ve never been a fan of Valentine’s day: if you’re single it’s just a horrible day when the all world seems to remind you about it (I’ve been there so many times), but also as a couple I don’t think you need a special day to celebrate love….

That said, a part of me still loves and hopes to receive a little gift, something minimal that maybe makes you remember a special moment you spent together.
So here’s my minimal Valentine’s day Gift List:

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Last Minute Xmas Presents

I have to admit I am a last minute Xmas present kind of person, running around like crazy the last days to try and find something. So I’m happy to share with you some last minute GIFT IDEAS:

So I’m happy to share with you some last minute GIFT IDEAS:

1/ GIFT FOR SISTER, MOTHER, GIRLFRIENDS:

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  1. Marble Coasters – Oliver Bonas
  2. Roud Mirror- Moebe
  3. Personal MINI Jewels box – Nomess 
  4.  Bottle Grinder – MENU 
  5.  Hang On – Norman Copenhagen
  6.  Räsymatto apron – Marimekko
  7. How to Hygge – The Secret of Nordic Living 
  8. Sholder Canvas Tote – Stighlorgan

 

2/ GIFT FOR BROTHER, FATHER, BOYFRIENDS:

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  1. Passport Case – MUJI
  2. Rolltop Backpack – Stighlorgan
  3. Wireless Headphones – Urbanears 
  4. Tumbler Alarm Clock – Menu
  5. Webbing Belt – Stighlorgan
  6. Bike Light – Lucetta
  7. The Right Tool – Card 
  8. Cognac Glasses – Normann Copenhagen

I hope you’ll find it useful! Have you got all your presents sorted already?

xx

S


P.S.Most of the pieces are available with prompt delivery, but always double check on the website or try and find it in a shop.

 

Minimal Xmas Trees Inspiration

Minimal Xmas Trees Inspiration

It’s been a few years since I decided to make minimal Xmas trees instead of traditional ones. Here are a few trees I did over the years: I hope you like them…

1/ WHITE BRANCH 

Minimal Xmas treeA simple branch from a tree I found in the forest in Italy and then painted with white spray colour. Add some simple red white and black baubles (found at a local DIY shop) and some whole nuts to cover the base.

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