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KOTO candle I
23 April 2015

KOTO: New smaller size + diffuser

KOTO (the traditional Finnish word for ‘home’) is a collaboration between Danish company SKANDINAVISK and Design Bloggers United. An upstanding and notable highlight of SKANDINAVISK’s permanent collection, KOTO is now obtainable in a standard sized 190 gr. candle and as part of a new range of 200ml scent diffusers (as well as in its … more >

MrWalnutGrey west elm
22 April 2015

Green fingers at West Elm, London

During the recent London design blog tour, this writer had the opportunity to put his non-existent green fingers to use at American company West Elm’s London-based store. Participating in a terrarium workshop, my blog tour colleagues and I were invited by West … more >

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milano
20 April 2015

Musing on Salone del Mobile.Milano.

My journey to the 2015 Salone del Mobile in Milan began with a 03.30 Monday morning coach ride from Belfast to Dublin airport. Aer Lingus (appearing somewhat threadbare and in need of an overhaul) delivered me to my destination at … more >

Salone del Mobile 2015
13 April 2015

Gone to Milan

Dear reader, I’m working in my capacity as a freelance writer with ArchiExpo, an online architecture and design exhibition, at the Salone del Mobile in Milan. The zine returns on 20th April. Don’t miss your chance to win a handsome medium-size Finn Juhl Turning Tray courtesy … more >

Turning Tray
9 April 2015

Architectmade with passion (and win a Finn Juhl Turning Tray)

Danish company Architectmade has a predilection for reintroducing rare and classic design objects created by some of Denmark’s most beloved architects. Combing archives, drawings and museums, this exceptional company tends to find motivation in forms that are typically aesthetic, meticulous … more >