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{vote for me} 2013 best home blog award nomination

{vote for me} 2013 best home blog award nomination

Vote for Me and Yourself! Lamps Plus just announced their nominations for the 2013 Best Home Design Blog Award … and ‘lo and behold’ there was the Design Wotcha (in no particular order. so they say) close to the bottom! Now, whilst I might be the underdog in this esteemed category, I am super thrilled to be nominated (along with some wonderful and very well known blogs) and thought it might be a good time to believe in...

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{timeless, open and bright london kitchen}

{timeless, open and bright london kitchen}

My love affair with Holloways of Ludlow began about 9 years ago on an early autumn morning stroll along Shepherd’s Bush Road (time and reason is another story altogether!).  I remember it was cold and misty, creating an eerie feeling in the still morning air.  As the heavens prepared to open, I was drawn to a twinkling storefront window and stopped to put up my umbrella.  It looked so warm and inviting inside and the industrial...

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{and the winner is…}

{and the winner is…}

My husband and I are on the move for the Summer – packing up the car and heading North – so I will only be joining you once a week for Monday Moments until June 1. Before I go though, I thought it would be a good time to announce the winners of the various British Design Awards that have been covered on this blog to date. To find out more about each award and meet some of the other entries, just pop back to the original post...

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{make a statement with a colorful front door}

{make a statement with a colorful front door}

If you are anything like me you can’t walk past an interesting door without taking a snapshot. Over the years I have taken over 500 door photos from all over the world – it might be the color, the hardware, or just the dream of what lies beyond that makes me reach for my camera… So, I was eagerly awaiting the finalists in the Farrow & Ball Great Outdoors Competition. Contestants just had to send a snapshot of their own...

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{5th annual designs of the year awards}

{5th annual designs of the year awards}

When I lived and worked in London, Sunday mornings would usually find me strolling through the Design Museum on the Thames’ South Bank. Just a stone’s throw from my flat, its innovative product and design exhibitions were always an eye opening affair with a strong focus on functional pieces manufactured using the latest processes and materials – the weird and the wonderful all rolled into one. Currently, the museum is playing...

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{elle decor and british design awards nominees}

For a decade ELLE Decoration UK and the British Design Awards (BDAs) have been recognizing new and exciting work created by designers from both British and international brands. The voting categories cover Best Pattern Design, Best Product Design, Best Interior Design, Best Design Brand, Best Retailer, Best Architectural Achievement and Designer of the Year, plus the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Design. I love checking out...

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