Return of the houseplant

We are witnessing the return of the old houseplant into our lives. They are all over Instagram and many shops and random places are including a lot of them around. You can now walk into many shops looking for clothes and find nice plants, pots and gardening books displayed amongst everything else. In two years,…

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Rebecca Louise Law, Sipsmith installation

If you haven’t tried Sipsmith gin yet, don’t wait any longer! This London based distillery makes a fine and very tasty gin and vodka in Hammersmith. This summer they launched their Summer Cup, a mix of dry gin and earl grey tea amongst other ingredients. As an interesting fact you should know that Sipsmith designed…

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Indoor Plants

As I mentioned in a previous post, when referring to the workplace, plants contribute to our wellbeing even if we are not aware of it. Not only the workplace but your own house will be enhanced by some nice plants. There is a tendency in interior design to avoid any living plants and use only…

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Think garden gnomes

I will not show you the typical garden gnomes you are expecting. When I chose to write about them I was planning to post one tacky picture and ask for your opinion. But I suddenly bumped into lots of information about gnomes and decided to go one step further. Let’s start with a definition according…

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Christmas shopping

Again this time of the year! And some hardcore shopping to do for many. I have to say I am more of a selective shopper and never buy something because I have to. Another key detail, expensive doesn’t mean better. Having said that, I never set foot in a shopping centre. I’d rather walk around…

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Back in town

Back from NY and looking forward to finding innovative design. Has anyone found out about any outstanding design worth mentioning? Coming up next week: W Barcelona and The Chelsea Gardener

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Garden Centres London: Clifton Nurseries

This was my first visit ever to Clifton Nurseries and there is nothing like not having any expectations about a place. I found really interesting pieces in here and a wide variety of plants to choose from. You can access the nursery through a narrow passage between georgian houses close to Little Venice. Amongst all…

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