Inspiring floral accounts to follow on Instagram

Inspiring floral accounts to follow on Instagram

Are you looking for ways to summon some much needed spring vibes? Start with your Instagram feed and follow some extraordinary floral profiles that cross the boundaries between nature, art and interiors. From florists and set designers to avant-garde magazines and established institutions - discover ten accounts to get you in the #inspiredbypetals mood.  Mary …

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The Neon and Mellow collection by Umzikim

Creative design brands for art lovers

Art and design are natural allies when it comes to creating spaces that are vibrant and full of character. It’s not uncommon to see iconic design pieces exhibited at art galleries as these pieces alone can usher in creative vibes with or without additional artworks. But are these to be found at the galleries only? …

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Flou Softbench modular sofa

Flou, minimal luxury bedroom design made in Italy

Flou is one of those iconic Italian brands that marked the history of 20th century interior design. Famous for their beds, they’ve recently expanded their offer into various types of furniture. Last year I had a chance to tour their stand and view both bestselling and new products from their latest collection. Now I would …

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victor vasarely centre pompidou

10 European art and design exhibitions to inspire your imagination in 2019

January is the perfect month to start planning your holidays and cultural activities in the coming year. Here’s a Dreams & Design roundup of some exciting contemporary art, fashion, photography and design exhibitions likely to inspire your future weekend getaways. Ten different cities in Europe, ten exhibitions that might encourage you to book a trip …

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Slamp Hugo module chandelier

Sculptural lighting for modern interiors

Many of you love winter and the carnival as they conjure the magic atmosphere of lights and illumination. So it’s a perfect time to talk about lighting solutions for a stylish foyer, a boutique hotel lobby or a modern home. Personally, I’m always mesmerised by the creative use of lighting that can instantly add character …

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Favn sofa Fritz Hansen

Design and zodiac signs – interior ideas for 2019 part 2

In my previous post I shared some interior design picks for the first six astrological signs, from Aries to Virgo. Now it’s time to talk about the remaining half of the Zodiac. Have you already read about your sun sign? If so, don’t forget about your ascendant. And if you don’t believe in astrology, well, …

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Crystalline Vases

Design and zodiac signs – interior ideas for 2019

New Year, new beginnings that make us guess what kind of vibes the coming twelve months will bring into our lives (and our homes). Some turn to astrology sites for the answers, but you don’t need to believe in Jupiter transits to read my semi-serious guide to zodiac signs and design in 2019. Happy New Year! …

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Etro Home Collection 2018

Etro Home Collection, dreamy interiors inspired by wanderlust

The end of the year is a perfect time to indulge in making future travel plans or simply fantasise about some far-flung destinations. So I would like to use this opportunity to talk about interior trends inspired by travel in the latest collection by Etro Home Interiors. Travel is one of the few spheres of …

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Aquiloni by Derek Castiglioni

Derek Castiglioni, plantfluencer of the design world

Cold winter days and early sunsets call for an extra dose of escapism and tropical vibes that make us visualise the summer bliss. Last week, in my previous post, I focused on botanical trends influencing bathroom and wellness design, so now I would like to take a closer look at outdoor furniture inspired by exotic …

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