Pantone’s official new colour – Minion Yellow

I know how you all love a good Pantone colour update; so today I bring you their latest news. Three years since their last release, they have officially launched their newest colour, and while it might sound like an April fools joke it isn’t! Introducing….   Yes that correct, ‘Minion Yellow’ is the latest addition to the Pantone range, Leatrice Eiseman …

Mini Kate

As you already know I am bit of a Kate Spade fan, so you can imagine how excited I was to learn they have just launch Kate Spade New York children’s wear! It’s every thing you have come to expect from the brand but in a mini version, there are bows, flowers, glitter and hearts. Aimed at the age 7-14 …

The Gates

I was searching through my photos when I came across these; that I took in 2005 when we lived in New York. They are of an installation by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, called The Gates. The 7,503 gates were erected in Central Park and had free-hanging saffron colored fabric panels to appear like a golden river through the bare branches of …

Life in Style, Sydney 2015

Over the weekend in Sydney  the ‘life in style‘ boutique trade event was held. It is a one of it’s kind show held in Australia, hosted in February in Sydney and again in Melbourne in August. Offering local and overseas suppliers an opportuntiy to promote their collections for the coming seasons. It’s the first glimpse we get into what the …

Showcasing Alex Black

One of the things I love about being an expat is the diverse group of people you meet along your journey. Sometimes you wonder how you could have ever not met some people, and their impact can be quite profound. This normally happens to me when I come across people who I have made a major life career change, or those who …

50 designs of Grey

  With the (among some) highly anticipated release of the 50 Shades of Grey Movie, the marketing people at Universal Pictures have just release this virtual tour  of Christian’s apartment. It’s so cheesy and odd, but I’m looking at it from an interiors perspective so that’s different…right?!?!   Before you step out of lift into the apartment you have to …

Paper the walls

It’s a whole new world of wall paper out there folks, and it’s time if you haven’t already, to get amongst it! I was so excited when we moved into our apartment, even though we were renters, we were able to make any changes we liked. Lights, wallpaper action! If you don’t have the luxury or the nerve to commit …