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Posts Tagged ‘Danish’

Happy Home Outside: Everyday Magic for Outdoor Life – Review and Interview with Author Charlotte Hedeman Guéniau

An exclusive interview with the founder of the Rice DK homeware brand, and author of Happy Home Outside.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I’ve never thought of using a greenhouse as an outdoor space to socialise in, but this and other unusual ideas form the basis of a beautiful new book by Charlotte Hedeman Guéniau, founder of quintessential Danish lifestyle brand Rice. Happy Home Outside: Everyday Magic for Outdoor Life is chock full of aspirational photography, beautiful ideas and a smattering of simple designs to make… all presented in a wonderfully informal manner that makes this committed Scandophile yearn for a more Danish way of life even more.

The book features lots of lovely tips like the importance of a small table to move around the garden and how to create a lovely tray of treats. At it’s heart Rice is an ethical brand, and I love the little ideas such as pegging the (reusable) glasses up on… read more

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Red Lines: an interview with Danish musician Hannah Schneider

Hannah Schneider grew up surrounded by classical music, an influence which shines through the pop melodies on her third album, the first to be released in the UK. If you love the likes of Robyn you'll love Red Lines.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hannah Schneider by Essi Kimpimaki. Danish born Hannah Schneider comes from an illustrious musical heritage: her grandfather was famed violinist Alexander Schneider, a member of the celebrated Budapest String Quartet […]

Tabernacle Twins: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Danish designer Vibe Lundemark told the tale of the Cobra Casablanca, placing her unique illustrations on bold garments for her Fashion Scout debut on Monday 16th September 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tabernacle Twins S/S 2014 by Karolina Burdon. Tabernacle Twins was a new brand to me, but having visited the website my interest was piqued. The label is described as an […]

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: Best Books for Friends & Family

In my final Christmas round up I bring you a great selection of books: dip into this for those last minute gift ideas. Go on, the shops are still open, you've got time.

Written by Amelia Gregory

It’s here! For my final round up of gift ideas I take a look at a selection of books to give your loved ones for Christmas. You’re sure to find […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Showroom

The best of the stands, including some wonderful upcycled shoes from Kollana, fashion illustration from Maggie Piu, hand made owl bags and jewellery made from plastic bottles by Ekoista.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kollana Shoes by Celine Elliott. Time for a quick round up of the best brands that I found in the Showroom at Fashion Week Poland. Held in the industrial sized […]

Tent London 2011 Review: Best Surface Design

Lovely surface design on various applications: fab wallpaper from Flavor Paper and Kate Usher, textiles from Bluebellgray and a surprise appearance from Danish designer Lisa Grue, who I last met in Copenhagen!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wallpaper by Kate Usher Studio. The printed textile designer in me will always be a sucker for great decorative surface design. Here’s some fabulous stuff that I found at Tent […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Ones to Watch Trine Lindegaard

Danish designer Trine Lindegaard presented a playful collection with a distinct Scandinavian flavour as part of Ones to Watch on Wednesday 21st September 2011 at Freemasons' Hall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Trine Lindegaard S/S 2012 by Gareth A Hopkins. Ones to Watch menswear once again took place during a very busy menswear Wednesday afternoon. There was as ever an eager crowd […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Aminaka Wilmont

Rounding off the womenswear main schedule for SS 2012 London Fashion Week on the 20th of September in the main BFC tent at Somerset House, designer duo Aminaka Wilmont treated us to a little bit of stylish, well cut fantasy...

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Aminaka Wilmont S/S 2012 by Gemma Sheldrake The title Changeling on the poster-sized invitation to Aminaka Wilmont’s show – the last womenswear show in the BFC show space at Somerset […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Designers Remix (by Amelia)

A brilliant presentation idea from Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen, held in the Portico Rooms of Somerset House on Sunday 20th February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Michael Van Der Ham A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory Michael Van Der Ham A/W 2011 by Jenny Lloyd. Michael Van Der Ham was held at the New Gen space […]

The Very Best Scented Christmas Candles

Christmas is a great time of year to bask in the delightful scents of high quality candles, and here are some of the best. Featuring candles from Willow Organic, Cire Trudon, Spitalfields Candle Co. and Jo Malone to name just a few.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Willow Organic Gold Frankincense and Myrrh candle by Daria Hlazatova. I don’t know what it is about candles that gets me so excited. I think it has a lot to […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: best of On/Off static stands

Best of the On/Off S/S 2011 exhibition at Victoria House: including RCA graduates Cecile Bahnsen and Frances Conteh, Romanians Carmen Secareanu and Iris Serban, plus Lithuanian Laura Theiss.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Antonia Parker Well, sales they’d really gone to town with this season’s menswear installations. Menswear Day is great, pharm but it’s bloody hard work – you get five […]

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Hvass&Hannibal Losing The Plot at the Kemistry Gallery, Shoreditch

Hvass&Hannibal talk about their new exhibition and their close relationship with the band Efterklang.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Danish designers Sofie Hannibal and Nan Na Hvass (pronounced with a silent H) are in London on the eve of their new exhibition at the Kemistry gallery in Shoreditch, stomach […]