I was interviewed by the wonderful Wealden Times this month giving my top tips on thrifty savings without compromising on aesthetics. From where to find the ultimate luxe interiors without a hefty price tag, to which room should you pay the most attention to. I take a deep dive into the types of fabrics you need to focus on - always 100% natural! As well as following your gut and taking that step outside of your comfort zone. To read the full article, follow the link here and go to page 81. Alternately if you are local to Kent and Sussex you can pick up a copy in most local train stations and newsagents.
Korla sells original printed interiors linens and cottons. Bold colours, iconic motifs and strong patterns are coordinated across collections to give customers the ability and courage to mix, match and play with various prints. Korla's influences are often antique textiles and collected fabrics. Many moons ago I used to work at Korla, so it’s great to be going full circle and including some of their iconic designs on this product. I’ve already got my eye on the gorgeous Inkat Blue on the back of my denim jacket to match my curtains at home!
Fanny Shorter is a British textiles designer and illustrator. Her narratives in nature and a passion for pattern, printing and the history of the decorative arts form the greatest influence over her vibrant, whimsical aesthetic that draws as much from a Fauvist-flavoured palette as it does from the V&A vaults. It’s no secret her ‘Birds & Beasts’ design is one of my (and you lovely lots) all time favourites, so to have the opportunity to wear it and look at it all day long sounds pretty wonderful to me!