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BURKARD MEYER INSTALLATION Silver chains, used as showroom partitions, were suspended by designer Burkard Meyer in order to resemble sheets of rain droplets. From Biedermeier to Bauhaus, if only I loved Germany as much as I love its designers and architects. An interesting dichotomy of high-low design culture exists there that is perhaps even more [...]



Bathing in Budapest: Zsa Zsa    


GLAMOUR AND GOULASH DAHHLINK Zsa Zsa. Eva. And lesser known Magda. They dripped in diamonds, were forever swathed in fur and between them, racked up a staggering 20 husbands (and one shared one between them-does that bring the number to 19?). Because you can never have too many diamonds or husbands. Frankly I think one [...]

Inspiration: Bathing in Budapest    


DAILY DETOX AT THE GYOGYFURDO Budapest, “the world’s spa capital”, is renowned for its significant thermal water reserve. The earth’s crust in the Carpathian Basin is very thin, allowing waters to rise easily to the surface, thus yielding more thermal springs in Budapest than in any other capital in the world. In fact, the Romans [...]

Inspiration: Print on Print    


HOUSE OF HACKNEY Javvy Royle and Frieda Gormley, married couple and founders of new interior brand ‘House of Hackett’, epitomize the print heavy eclecticism popular in late 60s design and re-emerging with young, “maximalist” designers. The duo, inspired by traditional British brands such as Colefax and Fowler, seek to re-invigorate the classic British bric-a-brac aesthetic [...]