round hanging mirror with strap

Micro trend: Round mirrors

Have you spotted the little upward trend of using round mirrors – particularly the suspended variety, and often with leather straps? Don’t you love it? I’m already scheming about where I can install one of these retro beauties…. and I’ve spotted something similar on sale at The Bowery Co. this week! Have a good one. Images 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 

Rolf Benz & Hulsta

I only recently discovered that renowned German brands, Rolf Benz and Hulsta have a gorgeous showroom in Dubai. I was no doubt a little late to that party but better late than never, I guess. Anyways, as part of the same family-owned group that Hacker kitchens belongs to, the showroom is located in the same building, but on the level above the kitchen showroom. Between them, these brands specialise in almost every aspect of interiors – from sofas and wardrobes to dining and… Read more »

Tribe Homeware

Tribe is one of the latest homeware boutiques to hit Dubai and I can assure you that it is about to start making some serious waves in the local interiors scene. Founder, Jo England, has garnered an impressive selection of decor pieces perfectly suited to a style that is best – and rather aptly – defined as ‘tribal chic’. Needless to say, I am already a huge fan! Tribe’s carefully curated collection of home decor, furniture and accessories features lots of natural textures and ethnic treasures. Tribal… Read more »

Ikea catalogue 2016

Having been away for the past few weeks, I missed my much anticipated door drop of the new Ikea catalogue. Would you believe there is no Ikea in South Africa!? Yes, it’s a tragedy of epic proportions. Needless to say, receiving a copy of the 2016 catalogue was a welcome highlight on my return to a very hot and humid Dubai this week. As always, Ikea’s annual publication doesn’t dissapoint. The UAE stores are already stocked with some great new items – and… Read more »

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Bathroom dreaming

I recently let you all in on the news about the house renovation project that we will be tackling towards the end of the year. Along with redoing the kitchen (see the mood board for that here), we are hoping our budget will also accommodate a master bathroom renovation. We haven’t yet completed all the costings, so I am not sure whether this will actually happen, but let’s just say that my fingers sure are tightly crossed, and in the meantime I figure there’s… Read more »