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Beautiful things 30/01/2018

IKEA and Tom Dixon take on the HACK – DELAKTIG

Tom Dixon and IKEA have collaborated on the Delaktig collection, released 9th February 2018. Shortly following the death of Invar Kamprad, IKEA's founder.

In the wake of IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad’s passing, comes a collaboration with Tom Dixon said to revolutionise the sofa. IKEA hacks from around the world get smarter and better looking every day, from replacement kitchen doors by Superfront to everyday repurposing of furniture. So what’s the response? IKEA embraces this movement with British Industrial Design heavyweight Tom Dixon, creating a modular sofa-cum-bed-cum-entertaining-station. And as a…

Beautiful things Biophilic Design 14/12/2017

Decorate for a Natural Swedish Christmas

Large wreath for a Swedish Christmas: Magical oversized candle Christmas wreath

A Swedish Christmas savours natural smells, soft materials, mood lighting and lots of greenery. Here’s a selection of ways to bring nature into your home this Christmas, the Swedish way! (And a couple of Danish ones too for good measure). I love the rise in botanical influences year on year, and no less so than in the pre-Christmas build up. From new interpretations of the…

Beautiful things 07/12/2017

Natural furniture, lighting and homeware online now!

homeware online that is biophilic design centred. Homewares, home decor, soft furnishings, furniture, lighting and lifestyle accessories now available on

Biophilic design online shop now open! You can now buy biophilic design accessories, furniture, lighting and homeware online in the brand new Chalk & Moss web shop! Just like the blog, the shop has an exclusive focus on products that fit biophilic interiors and lifestyles. These products connect us to nature to enhance our wellbeing. Many studies have revealed how interacting with nature and natural…

Beautiful things 03/10/2017

The new IKEA Hay collection designs you need to see!

IKEA HAY collection YPPERLIG Sleeper sofa, coffee table, vase

The much anticipated IKEA Hay collection has finally hit IKEA stores this week! Swedish powerhouse IKEA and respected Danish design brand Hay are no strangers to exciting collaborations. And this one is no exception. The IKEA Hay collection, YPPERLIG, shows Hay’s core aesthetic and functional design values. The collection also maintains IKEA’s dedication to affordable value with high standards and longevity. Husband and wife team Mette…

Beautiful things Biophilic Design 27/09/2017

London Design Festival Trends: 21 Botanical Designs

London Design Festival was green this year! London Design Fair placed a large number of plants around the show to help guide visitors and make them happy.

London Design Festival is now a wrap. Without a doubt, biophilic design and botanical influences were high on the agenda among event organisers, exhibitors and speakers. Looking around London Design Fair, Decorex, Design Junction, Top Drawer and 100% Design, plants and natural materials were everywhere; both symbolic and real. It seems the UK is starting to understand the importance of biophilic design principles (if not…

Beautiful things 28/06/2017

House & Garden Fair 2017 Roundup: Gardens, Plants, Accessories and more!

Tillandsia Cacticola airplant by Monti by Monti

The House & Garden fair, known as the House & Garden Festival, has just taken place at London Olympia. There were three sections to the festival; HOUSE, Spirit of Summer and the garden dedicated GROW sector. Many of the unusual succulents and air plants on show were particularly striking. I also found some stunning plant vessels, such as those from Monti by Monti (so much so that…

Beautiful things 16/06/2017

House & Garden Festival: Dedicated Garden Sector

House & Garden Festival incorporates GROW, a sector dedicated to garden inspiration with plants, furniture, accessories, ideas and more.

House & Garden Festival is happening next week at London’s Olympia, 21-24th June. The festival this year includes GROW; the contemporary garden exhibition. I’m particularly looking forward to exploring the installations, free workshops, green home and garden ideas, and of course plant related products. Three House & Garden Festival sectors The fair covers home, garden, lifestyle, gifts and food & drink. Three events will take place: GROW…

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