Researching Arabic calligraphy led me to the aesthetic work of Hassan Massoudy, one of the worlds most prominent artists. Hassan is internationally recognised for his distinctive style that uniquely places rich poetry and philosophy in to modern works. He highlights individual letters and words in a world of colour that dance of the page. Primary and secondary colours integrating against a white scene. Hassan’s artistic journey has […]

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One of my favourite parts of collecting art is placing them together and creating a distinctive mini gallery. When art is displayed right the results are timeless and generate a stylish way of unveiling character. I’ve noticed when I post salon inspired walls, the post itself gets many likes and saves. With that I’ve decided to put together […]

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Tasmin Mazumder is a Jane of all trades from investment banker to ux professional, from musician to traveler, from photographer to artist. Her drawings explore the duality between high and low aspects of culture. She focuses on the importance of symbols, patterns and a medley of heritage and lifestyle. Tasmin experiments with with mediums and colour, juxtaposing […]

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Today I thought I’d share a little art inspiration. Art is an idea that belongs to everyone it has the ability to inspire and enrich our lives. Ink and watercolour artist Noel Badges Pugh creates stunning mixed media drawings focusing on botanical art and his hands. He uniquely captures and illustrates the beauty of nature in charming and […]

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A majority of homes have always been dominated by white mood boards. But over the last few years interior trends have started opening up to the dark side blue. Rich navy, ocean deep tones and luxurious indigo are dividing opinions more than any other colour. Blue is widely used in decorating, it reflects the soothing tones of both sea and sky, […]

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The weather recently may have had  its ups and more downs. But with hopeful dry summer approaching fast and clean spring coming to an end, it’s time to re-think the interiors and bring the sunshine indoors. We change our clothes to fit with the current season, so why not change our interiors. During the winter it’s all about thick wool’s, velvet’s, cashmere’s […]

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The essence of photography lies within its exceptional ability to catch shadows on light sensitive surfaces. This method normally requires a camera, but not always. As unimaginable as it sounds, cameraless photography also known as photograms is a technique that’s moderately different to photography itself. The technique refers to the practice of manipulating light sensitive photographic […]

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Industrial interior design first evolved in the early 70s when the closing down of old factories, warehouses and offices were/are being revamped by architects into living spaces. The architects are retaining as much of the raw industrial structure and working with styling it rather than covering up the old mechanisms, iron pipes and exposed brickworks.  Old factories and warehouses […]

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The radical art movement with its fairly exceptional and exceedingly rich history spans much over six decades. Conceptual art to this day stands strong and firm despite being dismissed by many artists, experts and art historians. From the pioneers of the movement that started experimenting with different ideas and concepts of the art form and […]

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Half way through the blooming season of Spring I’ve come across Pantones fashion colour report for Spring 2017. Keeping in mind the colours were picked back in September 2016 in reminiscent of the hues that surround us in nature. Their colour prediction of mixed hues from bright and vivid colours to earthly tones perfectly resembles […]

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