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Style file: Eames Chairs

If you don’t know them by name, you will surely recognise them on sight. And like me, you probably want some of this action in your home or office. Arguably among the most iconic furniture designs of our time, Eames chairs (along with many other inventions) were the products of a dynamic design duo – husband and wife, Charles and Ray Eames. Renowned for their notable contributions to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and manufacturing, Charles and Ray started their furniture design collaboration work by molding plywood in the early 1940’s. By 1946,… Read more »

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Colour crush: Grey, white & gold

I’m always amazed at how quickly my taste in interior decor and design changes. If you had told me a year or two ago, maybe even six months ago, that I would be lusting after any sort of gold accents in my home, I would have scoffed… belligerently. But alas, here and now I find myself feeling strangely drawn to a color palette of muted tones with a touch of gold. More specifically, its grey, white and gold that’s got my… Read more »

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DIY Teacher gifts

It’s that time of year when I find myself racking my brain and trawling Pinterest for cute teacher gift ideas. This year, our class representative mum has been super organized about arranging a group gift from the class. I’m totally on board with this win-win situation as the teacher gets a fabulous gift and we mums get to cross another item off the to-do list which seems to grow exponentially as the term and the school year draw to a close. That said, I… Read more »

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Home tour: Negin-Fattahi-Dasmal’s idyllic Dubai oasis

Hey everyone, I hope the week is being good to you. If not, and if you’re an avid interiors stalker, like myself, then I have a little something that is bound to improve your day, if not your whole week!

I am beyond excited to give you a little tour of an exquisite Dubai home. What makes this home an extra special feature for me is that it belongs to a dear friend of mine who also happens to be one of nicest and most inspirational people I have ever had the privilege of knowing. And did I mention that she’s my ex-boss!