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    Hot off the press: 5 exclusive new designer collaborations from Bemz

    by  • Friday, August 21, 2015 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Famed for designing stunning covers for Ikea’s furniture, Swedish brand Bemz has long-been the ultimate way to make homogenous furnishings feel completely unique. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the brand is launching a limited-edition designer collection, featuring five gorgeous new fabrics. What’s more, each designer will curate their pattern of choice alongside additional fabrics from the existing 250-strong Bemz range. This will be filmed (check out the video at the end of our story!) and launched throughout the year, so keep checking their website for updates!


    First up was Tricia Guild, founder of Designers Guild, who kicked off the campaign in May 2015. Her design Sudara (above), is a digitally printed floral in rich tones, featuring azure and purple hydrangeas interspersed with painterly green leaves.


    Next up is the Fruit Garden print by Camilla Lundsten’s company Littlephant (above), which is available from August 20 2015. Delve into a world of whimsical characters in a modern Scandi print for a bold, stylish update to fabrics and furniture alike.


    For a large-scale statement pattern, check out Jardin Exo’Chic by Christian Lacroix. Created in deep inky tones with a palm leaf print, it’s an exotic addition that adds instant modern drama. Make it pop with bold cushions in primary colours. Pythagoras

    The final contributions feature Pythagoras (above, available from October 15 2015), a digital geometric print in a spectrum of fiery tones from Sven Markelius, whose résumé includes the Swedish pavilion and UN buildings in New York. The fifth and final design will come from Katarina Wiklund, set to be unveiled in November!

    Like what you see? Learn a little more about the collection with this behind-the-scenes film:

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    This week we love…

    by  • Monday, August 17, 2015 • Lovely websites, News, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Bild pears poster, 50 x 40cm; £4, Ikea

    Yes, it really is £4! This chic pear print (if pears can indeed be chic) will make a minimalist statement against a plain white wall. For a super cheap update, try sticking the print up with a flash of neon washi tape or add a Ribba frame for just £7.


    A Rose is a Rose is a Rose; Honey Honey; I Do I Do I Do posters, 50 x 70cm, £55 each, One Must Dash

    Although still in their signature monochrome finish, the latest offering from One Must Dash is a change from their usual bold, graphic prints. These delicate florals look beautiful displayed in a trio or if you can make your mind up on which one, try framing a single print for a simple but striking piece of art work.

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    BRAND NEW: Don’t miss Ikea’s stunning limited-edition Nipprig range

    by  • Thursday, April 2, 2015 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    As spring creeps into the air, so do our thoughts of exotic escapes to sunnier climes. It seems that Ikea’s been doing a little crafty mind reading, with the timely reveal of its beautiful new Nipprig collection. Inspired by Vietnam, it’s full of natural rattan textures and bursts of leafy greens, with many of the items feeling like a tropical twist on the brand’s classics.

    Lead-image-IkeaThe gorgeous range of two-tone plant pots are destined to be a seasonal favourite. Made with durable water hyacinth and completely hand woven, these lovingly made beauties are the ideal way to give your scheme an instant summer update. Fill with large leafy blooms for an authentic tropical vibe, or mix and match tones and sizes for a relaxed, outdoorsy feel.


    The range extends to include furniture, too. Taking advantage of rattan’s flexible nature, the pieces feature lots of soft curved lines in a striking black finish, for a distinctive, practical collection that’s hard to resist! Choose from a stunning outdoor lounger, understated footstools and sofas, or stylish armchairs. Our top pick? Check out the two-tier side table, £40, available in either statement black or botanical green.

    Furniture Nipprig range Ikea

    If you’re on the lookout for something smaller, take a peek at the pretty set of accessories. From rattan place mats to straw hats, the Nipprig range even includes a re-imagined version of the ubiquitous Ikea carrier bag. Don’t miss the stripy storage boxes, £15 each – perfect for filling with linens at home, or with foodie treats at a summer picnic.


    Want to learn more? Click here to watch the collection being handmade using traditional weaving methods. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wjRPv5K7oI

    Plant pots; lamp shades; all from £15 each; furniture, from £40 for a side table; accessories, from £2 for a hat; all Nipprig range, Ikea

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