weekend envy – and the beginning of a love story…?

I am not sure if I should feel very lucky or really upset at the moment. In January, my husband will be moving to Copenhagen for work while I stay in London with the children. We have settled here in London over the last decade, this is where we feel at home, and the mere thought of moving…

weekend envy: flos 265 wall lamp

There is one wall lamp that I have been thinking about for quite some time – actually from the moment on when we bought our current house a few years ago: The Flos 265 wall lamp, designed by Paolo Rizzatto in 1973 which provides directional light by moving an adjustable arm. The lamp comes in three…

weekend envy: bertoia bird armchair

Yesterday morning when taking our puppy on a walk in the woods, the sun was still hiding behind a layer of mist. And for the first time this year the air felt and smelled like autumn is close. Hours later, the sun eventually came out, but not for long before the evening set in and with it a rather chilly breeze. I do…

monday envy: monkey by kay bojesen

This week, my weekend envy has turned into a Monday envy. I was too busy feeling sorry for myself over the last two days after having to evacuate our house, which didn’t leave much room for longing for anything else but going back home. Today has been a new day though, the sun was shining down on London and things looked slightly different….

weekend envy: MAD chair by marcel wanders

A few months ago, as I passed the Poliform showroom at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, I spotted a little beauty in the window: the MAD chair by Dutch design icon Marcel Wanders. I am a huge fan of design coming from the Netherlands. The Dutch seem to have this natural sense for style which has always impressed me….