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Life After Grey: adding colour back into your interiors

The minimalistic aesthetic of black, white and blonde timber has swept through the international interior design world at an incredible pace. This look finds its roots in modern Scandinavian design, as well as Japanese and mid-century design theories. In my previous blog, Honest Interiors, I discuss the benefits of this aesthetic, yet how fast interior fashion […]

Easy As 20-minute Mandarin, Coconut & White Choc Muffins

This blog post is very unexpected, especially for me. My husband is the baker in our house, and I rarely attempt anything beyond the standard cowboy cookie. However, I found myself desperate for some home-baked goodness, and some delicious mandarin’s that were about to go off, and hatched a plan. While trolling around on Pinterest […]

Emerging Style: Modern High English Gothic

The Christchurch rebuild following the devastating earthquakes of 2011 and 2012 has been an incredible journey. Road works, orange cones and constant hammering have become part of the day-to-day lives of local Cantabrians. The huge increase in demand for engineering, architects, interior designers and contractors continues, and an immediate rift in the architectural landscape of […]

What’s Your Headline? What your drapes say about your home

The details of drapes can be overwhelming, not to mention all the other window treatment solutions for your home. If you’re no-fuss and want a clean-lined, architectural look, join many who have ditched the drapes for fully automated roller blinds. Or if your home is out the wilderness and in solitude, with incredible views of […]