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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Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Chelsea Flower Show is one of those traditions that I simply can’t miss every year. As a garden designer and having studied horticulture, I have to visit the pinnacle of horticulture. Every year the RHS puts together the most spectacular horticultural show. It is quite unique to have in one place the best garden design,…

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LINLEY – timeless pieces

London is an amazing city, that is a fact. For a design hunter, there is anything you could possibly wish for in one huge and cosmopolitan place. Last November I was invited to a night of art, magic and music at LINLEY’s London flagship store in Belgravia, when I had the chance to admire the…

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Pedro Paricio – Dreams

A few weeks ago we received an invitation to Pedro Paricio‘s new exhibition, Dreams. It is always an experience to see his work, but having followed his career for a few years now, it is even better to appreciate the evolution he has had. And he has lost his signature blazer, tie and hat for…

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Sky Garden

If you live in London, you simply have to go up there at least once. I am still due a visit to The Shard, but I finally made it to the Sky Garden. Londoners named this building the Walkie Talkie for obvious reasons. Before the building was finished, the reflection of the sun on its…

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The Hive at Kew

I had a very long overdue visit to Kew Gardens, and this was the perfect sunny day for it. Although I spent a few hours wondering around and visiting the glasshouses, the main reason for my visit was to see The Hive, which opened to the public just a few weeks ago. The design by Wolfgang Buttress is…

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Serpentine Pavilion by Bjarke Ingels

  Visiting the Serpentine Pavilion is now a tradition, one more to add to strawberries and Pimm’s during the great British summer. This year’s architect is Bjarke Ingels from Denmark. He founded his practice in 2005 with offices in Copenhagen and New York. Ingels has won numerous architectural competitions and awards including AIA National Architecture Honor Award…

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Men’s style – habla español

It is no breaking news that Spanish companies rule the high street market. But there is a new addition to this, the menswear in the middle range market. Not everybody can afford a made to measure suit from Saville Row, but there are many other more affordable options. So it seems that the Spaniards are…

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Cornerstone shaving products

I received by post this very cool present. The lovely Stephanie Sadler decided to surprise me for our anniversary with this new grooming product. It might come with a message…

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Shoes – a gentleman’s guide

I have been accused many times of owning too many shoes. And sometimes I wonder myself, especially if I move to a new house or if I pack for a trip. But how many is too many? I believe this comes from my mother, who used to buy shoes almost every week. But my father was…

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Serpentine pavilion 2015

This year´s Serpentine Pavilion was commissioned to the Spanish firm Selgascano. This Madrid based firm is run by a married couple, Selgas and Cano. I visited it this weekend, which was sunny, bright and very hot for London.

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015

It’s been a while since the last post. The Hunter has been extremely busy with a very exciting new job and planning some trips, but finally back!

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