Young, bright and brimming with energy, Elle Kaye might not strike you as the typical taxidermist. For the past seven years, the 27-year-old has worked hard to grow her own business preserving wild animals through the practise of taxidermy, with a special emphasis on birds. A not uncontroversial discipline, it was fascinating to sit down with someone deeply passionate about this unusual craft. In the years since graduating from her degree in Fine Arts and Sculpture, Elle has grappled with many of the misconceptions around her unique profession.
Some say that ‘you snooze, you lose’. We suspect that those blessed enough to own a daybed probably disagree. At heart a functional piece of furniture, this humble design has chartered the annals of history, originating way back in the world of Ancient Greece! Discover this wonderful collection of vintage daybeds.
A beautiful gilt mirror can be one of the grandest pieces in a room. It is a true game changer whose value goes far beyond a handy surface to reflect upon on your way out. Mirrors can be highly decorative, make the room feel brighter, and help us trick the eye into seeing some added visual height when space is at a premium.
So, mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? You tell us!
Today we’ll chat with Lizzy, Content Associate at Vinterior who lives in a flat filled with small bowls, pine cones and a mad badger rug. Enjoy the tour below!
Greaves & Thomas pioneered many designs in the UK typical of mid century modernism. Today, these designs are much sought over. Below is a selection of some leading pieces in the Vinterior collection… enjoy!
An incredibly versatile design, nest tables are ideal for homes in which space is at a premium. They can be stacked in the corner in preparation for when guests come around and additional surface space is needed.
The Vinterior feed is filled with some of the world’s most beautiful interiors. From sleek jewel toned sofas to understated antique hallways, your favourite looks on Instagram in June were an eclectic mix! See which ones were deemed the winners over this past month…
There’s nothing more fun and entertaining than a well-organised retro-themed party, so let’s find out what you will need to put a little midcentury spin into your social life. And believe us, that’s exactly what you need to do!
Vintage and antique bed frames are built to last so banish all thoughts of a flimsy modern mass produced model! From antique mahogany frames to industrial cast iron models and sleek mid century designs, there is a unique bed frame for every budget, lifestyle and taste.
Clerkenwell Design Week provided the opportunity to hear a panel of leading contributors unpack the report. They shed light on four leading trends appearing on the global stage, namely bilingual interiors, sugared Scandi, recharged wellness and fluent translation. We’re going to take a closer look at one trend which is rapidly gaining speed within the sphere of hospitality design: bilingual interiors.