9 money-saving Ikea items that you'll need to buy (if you haven't already)

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You don't want to spend too much on accessories but still want a nicely dressed house? You could use some of these 9 money-saving items, all tested by myself! Sometimes it's worth ...

The innovative colourful timber floor: discover Xilo1934 Mix

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Today I'm going to show you a coloured timber floor that I recently discovered and already dream about. I haven't had occasions to use it yet but it sure looks pretty unique. This p...

Hello, I'm back

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Hello there! I am back at writing again after a long break and I've got plenty of news. Thanks to unexpected nice weather, I feel like I'm emerging from hibernation. My last 6 months have bee...

Fondue Light By Satsuki Ohata

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As a design-obsessed geek, I often feel that I don’t interact too much with my pieces of furniture. I’m not just talking about painting them or moving them around in my room. Imagine how cool it w...

The Quirks Of Being A Designer

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That's me very excited about decorating the doll's house at Milan Fuorisalone in Lambrate, 2015 A designer is a human being who, every time there is a logic, aesthetic, or spatial issue, can’t sta...

Back from holidays

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Just back from two awesome weeks of holidays in my home town. I'm happy to restart my busy London life but I want to keep in mind this picture and the relaxing feeling of being by the sea...

The Decorative Antiques & Textile Fair

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If there’s something I really like about London is that you can constantly find all sorts of Design Events. Design Weeks (Yes, plural. They have “many”) and fairs are always out there. At the end o...

A boost of colours from Missoni Home at ISaloni 2016

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I always liked Missoni stands at the Milan Design Fair; running into the pavilions, I usually try not to miss them. I really like their bold colour choices and the mix of materials which ...

Craving some trivial hobbies...

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Today, after eating a frozen pizza at home in a rainy London, I sat at my desk and I found this picture that I took over the Summer, in Sicily, a few years ago. Looking at the white...


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Last time I went back home for Christmas, I spent some time in the Stansted airport where I discovered a cool shop that I'm happy to show you. I'm talking about Hema, a retail organization wit...


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