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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Eric Trine’s unique pieces

I started following Eric quite a while ago, when I stumbled upon his Instagram. Eric Trine started designing furniture in 2008 as a DYI hobby that has turned into a very successful brand. The Studio focuses on furniture and product design for the home and commercial clients. The design studio is based in Long Beach, California.

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Munich trainers

I only discovered Munich trainers when I moved to Barcelona. They were and they still are the cool trainers that everybody wants. Obviously I bought my own pair. This was 8 years ago, and they look as good as new.

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Girona Temps de Flors

As a garden designer I am always looking for inspiration, and this festival has been on my radar for quite a while now. I manage the Royal Horticultural Society´s London Shows, and as you can imagine the content of these shows is pure horticulture! So this trip was the perfect excuse for me to go…

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Bilbao – trip report

This was my first visit to Bilbao, and it didn’t disappoint. It rained the two days I was visiting, but to be honest that didn’t put me off from walking around and enjoying everything this city has to offer.

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Barceló Bilbao Nervión – hotel review

I would usually spend a lot of time researching and comparing hotels before I book one. This time I traveled to Bilbao with friends, so the choice was mainly made based on location and price. There is nothing better than being nicely surprised, and this was the case with Barceló Bilbao Nervión. As soon as…

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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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Patricia Urquiola – Design

It seems that the great British weather will eventually get warmer and nicer. There is still hope. So there will be a time for barbecuing and taking one’s feet out of one’s socks. When this happens, there is nothing better than having your garden ready for it. And we need furniture to sit and enjoy…

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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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Terrariums – Urban Garden

There is a trend going on everywhere. Terrariums are becoming very popular and one of the most instagrammed things right now. Many of us live in busy cities with little or no outdoor space. We spend hours at the office and the only chance of some fresh air might be the weekend. So this is…

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Secret Santa by Hunt for Design

Christmas is again upon us and we barely noticed. Well, the streets are all lit up and the shop windows are dazzling with all you need to buy, so there is a hint around there. Hunt for Design is putting together a few useful links to help you make up your mind. The first, Secret…

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