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Contemporary object inspiration from Collect

Like many things such as art, design and fashion, I find contemporary crafts and sculptural objects truly inspirational. Here I explored Collect, the international art fair for contemporary objects at the Saatchi Gallery, London. I’ve selected a few pieces that inspired me. Finely thrown porcelain by British artist Sue Paraskeva Completely obsessed with this mirror stainless steel and tikal green marble sculpture by Korean artist and designer Kim Jin-sik. Titled Half Half Square 01  Wooden vessels by Danish craftsman Hans Henning Pedersen Ceramic Sculpture…

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Danish designed glasses, CrossEyes eyewear

CrossEyes, Danish designed eyewear in London

Discovering Danish eyewear brand and optometrist CrossEyes was a welcome relief as I’ve been putting having off my eye test for years (pretty bad seen as I’m seriously short sighted). I first discovered them on instagram with some pretty cool styling and photography, very trendy…

Beoplay A1 speaker from Bang & Olufsen, Hannah in the house

Music on the go with the Beoplay A1 speaker

I miss long walks on the beach, the fresh sea air really does soothe the soul. When I visit my family I like to make sure that I spend time on beach. During my visit over Christmas I strolled along the sea front and sand dunes which brought back…


Would you sleep the Scandinavian way?

After visiting a few incredible Scandinavian countries last year, Stephen (the boyfriend) and I have been contemplating ‘Sleeping the Scandinavian way’. Not in a rude sense, calm down, but in trying out separate duvets. We thought it was quite novel when it was -5 outside…

celebrating in style with URKIOLA | Hannah in the house

Celebrate in style with Urkiola by Georg Jensen

Dinner parties, celebrations and seasonal festivities pretty much all focus around eating and drinking. So when it’s time to crack open the champagne, it’s nice to do it in style. Though I’m not one for opulence and bling, it’s all rather crude, I do still like to make…


Scandinavian Comfort Food | Skandium Supper Club

If you follow my blog you’ll know that I’m a huge fan of nordic cuisine and when Skandium announces their Supper Club’s I’m pretty quick at booking my seat. The latest Supper Club was hosted at the Fritz Hansen showroom in London by Danish Chef…

autumn fair feature

The Autumn fair 2016 – a Scandinavian selection

When I worked in a London design studio, visiting buyers trade shows was key to networking and buying. These days I’ve been quite selective and focused my efforts on designer or Scandinavian trade shows, generally the pretty ones. It’s important to note that shows for…


BIG architects at the Serpentine Pavilion

Danish architecture practice BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group have participated in the annual Serpentine Pavilion, this year being focussed on summerhouses. As part of the 16th pavilion, Serpentine Galleries set a brief for four architects each to design a 25sqm summerhouse. BIG architects pavilion is…