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Scandinavian Design Explored

Scandinavian design is synonymous with on-trend. Its minimalist lines, layered textures, mixed timbers, and spacious aesthetic each participate to create a rugged refinement that’s…


Rattan Defined

Taking its name from the Malaysian rotan, rattan refers to over 600 different species of Calameae palms native to tropical South-east Asia. By turns…

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Cabriole defined

If you’re the type that likes your furniture sporting curves like Jessica Rabbit then you need to add this word to your vocab. Cabriole….

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Art Deco defined

  Following on from Art Nouveau, which took organic forms as its inspiration, Art Deco’s stylistic references were eclectic, ranging from geometric abstraction to…


Geometric Defined

Geometric patterns have adorned cultures since time immemorial. The evocative power of contrasting and repetitive shapes and lines has been exploited from tribal adornments…


Ikat Defined

definition Indigenous and international, old world and on-trend, ikat (or ikkat) is all over fashion and homewares. From designer threads to the cushions on your…

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Stainless Steel Defined

Stainless steel is almost synonymous with modern kitchenware. From appliances and cookware to cutlery, food prep and Masterchef-like utensils, even the kitchen sink, it’s literally everywhere….

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Alpaca Defined

Introducing the alpaca – the distant and defiantly curious-looking cousin of the camel. An ancestor of the vicuña,* the alpaca is celebrated for its soft and…

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Rug points defined

Whether you’re rocking polished concrete, wooden floorboards or even carpet, a rug is a great way to add warmth, texture and character to your space. From…

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Art Nouveau defined

Literally translated as ‘new art’, art nouveau rose out of Western Europe and the United States in the midst of the Industrial Revolution. In…

FSC defined

Through its 10 Principles of Forest Stewardship, the FSC: Ensures harvest of timber/non-timber products maintains forests’ biodiversity, productivity and ecological processes Protects forests’ heritage,…

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Chesterfield defined

    A sofa with padded arms and a back of the same height with a curved outward top. Commonly features deep upholstered diamond…