10 Last Minute Xmas Presents

If you are a last minute person like me, who realised just now that Christmas is just a couple of days away, worries not, I have put together a list of last-minute presents idea for design lovers like me.

Living in a big city like London is great, but shopping in the city centre can be a bit overwhelming (especially when you’re are 9 months preggy) so my solution is always to look at online sites…and even if they’ll arrive a bit late, I’m sure that who’ll receive will appreciate it.

So here we are here’s my 10 selection from LOVEtheSIGN (and a special discount code included below…).

Last minute design xmas presents

1/ Ahead wireless Headphones – By Kreafunk| For the High Tech addicted

2/ Apliniste Fruit Bowl – by Extranorm| The perfect Mother’s present

3/ Afteroom Coat Rack – by Menu | For the new Houseowners

4/ Triangle Map – by Awesome Maps | Perfect for the travel enthusiast

5/ Make Up Box – by Mojoo | For your girlfriends 

6/ Yoyo Pillbox – by Alessi | The perfect present for the grandparents…

7/ Pascal L Lunch Box – by Koziol | For your work colleague 

8/ Pebble Marble Cheese Board – by Norman Copenhagen | For the Gourmet 

9/ Trigg wall Storage – by Umbra | For the plant lover living in a small flat

10/ Fish Hotel – by Umbra | My favourite, for your animal lover and for the kids.

So, if you like my presents idea, you can even use a special discount code LOVEXMAS00  to have a 15% OFF on the LOVEtheSIGN website (with a minimum spend of £ 150,00 until the 31 December)…. so no Excuse now 🙂

Wishing you a lovely Christmas!!!! 

xx

S


Post in collaboration with Lovethesign.






Kitchen Inspiration – Elan Kitchens

It’s such a classic, you finish refurbishing one room and either you think of the next project (even if I swear I won’t do anything for a while) or you’ll just see something you like more and wish you did differently.

In my case, I discovered Elan Kitchens a lovely showroom in west London and wish I had seen their kitchen designs before I started.

elan kitchens

They are official retailer for the German brand Leitch Kitchens a brand that I hadn’t heard of before. They create high-end quality kitchens, using carefully selected materials with an ecological process.

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Beautiful Italian Ceramic Tiles

Beautiful Italian Ceramic Tiles

We finally decided to start thinking of our small flat renovation.  Kitchen and bathroom are desperately needing some love and refresh. While looking for some inspiration online I started thinking about material and ceramic we wanna use (stone will be a dream but is a bit out of our budget). So last weekend I was in Italy and I discovered some new lovely ceramic manufactured, have a look:

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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.

nutsandwood_furniture

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Highlights from Milan Design Week 2017

Highlights from Milan Design Week 2017

This past design week in Italy it’s been sooo nice. I’ve never seen Milan that busy !!!! Since I spent just two days there I decided to concentrate on two areas: Brera (my overall favourite) and Tortona, I regret I didn’t visit the Ventura – Lambrate since I saw so many nice things on Instagram.

Anyway here’s my Top Ten:

1/ INTERNO ITALIANO 

Hidden in a little corner of Brera I discover this brand inspired by the Italian way of living and created by Giulio Iacchetti. Internoitaliano objects “enjoy a special status: they are happy objects, the fruit of a 50/50 joint effort between the designer who designed them and the craftsman who lovingly made them,” I think you can really tell by the look of them !!


2/GIOVELAB

giovelab_Ceramiche

giovelab_Ceramiche

GIOVELAB is a small but sparkling ceramic studio based in Trentino. They are inspired by simplicity and produce an unconventional table collection made of porcelain, stoneware and wood from their local land. I was absolutely in love with those little spoons and the all ceramic collections (the packaging is also very cute! Perfect for a nice present). You can order from their online shop.

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