Winston Flowers – Boston

As I mentioned in a previous post, Newbury Street is a must-visit in Boston. My last day in the city I went for a morning walk and coffee when I noticed a small entrance of a flower shop. Both sides of the entrance were framed by big London Pots from Domani. So I walked in…

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Domani pots

Domani is a Belgian company that has been around for almost 20 years. They have developed old baking techniques and craftsmanship to produce striking pieces of pottery. Not only have they improved their terracotta to make it frost resistant and suitable for non-Mediterranean countries, but they have created a whole new range of outdoor pots…

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The High Line NYC, finally visited.

A few months ago I posted about The High Line in NYC. You can find all the facts and information about the project in that previous post. This time I only want to share my pictures with you as I had the chance to experience it at last. It was terribly hot but totally worth…

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Tree pits in NYC

Ever since I visited NYC for the first time I have been intrigued by the look of the tree pits.  In most European cities they look more or less the same. The councils decide on the type of tree, brickwork and iron tree guards; therefore there is only one general look around the city. But…

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Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2013

This time I want to give you a general view of what I found at Hampton Court. It was my first time and I assure you it will not be the last. Not only the grounds are impressive but the show is very well organised. I will be back to visit the palace and the…

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Terrace in Barcelona – Casa Gracia

It’s been quite a while since the last post. This time of the year is the busiest and most hectic. But Hunt for Design is back. This time I want to show you a small project in Barcelona. Casa Gracia is one of the coolest hostels in the city, if not the coolest one. Jardinets…

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Interview with Antony Poels (Sculpture)

On my search for interesting design I found out about Antony Poels. His work with steel is very interesting, creating organic forms and very cool 3D effects. Antony kindly agreed to my request for an interview and here it is. . Antony Poels was born in Surrey and has lived in Worcestershire since 1978. Amongst…

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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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Luciano Giubbilei – Garden Design

Here is one of the most recognised garden designers in London and internationally. He was born in Siena and studied at Inchbald School of Design. Later in 1997, he started his practice and has in his portfolio lots of gardens in the most selected areas of the city. Most times you can tell Giubbilei is…

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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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Piet Hein Eek – Dutch Design

Piet Hein Eek is a very famous Dutch designer. He is well known for using recycled materials, mostly wood, for creating quite unique pieces. It was around 4 years ago when I found out about this designer for the first time. It was at Casa Decor in Barcelona. The furniture was very well designed and…

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David Nash – Exhibiting at Kew Gardens

David Nash is exhibiting his work at Kew Gardens. Not only sculptures but visitors can admire drawings and installations throughout the open spaces, glasshouses and exhibition rooms. From April to September 2012, David Nash worked at Kew using trees that had falled ir died naturally. Building up one of the exhibits at Kew: The main…

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