Carl Hansen & Son New York Wishbone ‘Royal Visit’

Carl Hansen & son are most recognisable for one of the 20th century classics the ‘Wishbone Chair’ designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1949 and produced without interruption since 1950. Driven by major progress in Europe, Carl Hansen & son fine Danish furniture manufacturers have recently opened their first showroom in Soho New York City….

Samuel Heath – ‘Blog Tour 2011’ London

This blog post is one of many to ‘Thank’ Modenus ‘BlogTour 2011 sponsors & partners for making ‘Blog Tour 2011’ possible. First up is blogtour 2011 sponsor ‘Samuel Heath’ for a life less ordinary. Samuel Heath is a British bathroom manufacturer, established in Birmingham in 1820 and since has become internationally renowned for design, innovation…

Sowa’s ‘Religious Milk’

The artist herself – SOWA – is a young illustrator, now launching her creative career in the UK. She specialises in hand-drawn pencil and ink illustrations of a symbolic, surrealist and quirky nature, from creepy cartoon creatures and psychedelic Asian lovers to the expressive religious and cultural scenes. This November will see the launch of…

AF Designs: Caught in a fishy affair at ‘Tent London’

Let me introduce you to AF Designs, a London based bespoke furniture company created by Italian designer and maker Andrea Felice. I had the real pleasure of meeting and chatting to Andrea at ‘Tent London’ at this years London Design Festival. It was the 3rd year AF Designs had exhibited at ‘Tent London’ after receiving…

Getting Street with ‘Whoner’ the Artist

Let me introduce you to  Whoner pronounced “one-r” an adaption from the number one, a Lincolnshire based artist who has been described locally as the ‘Humber’s answer to Banksy’. Whoner, works with aerosol paint, acrylic, stencils and digital media on a range of textures and surfaces. Specializing in 3D graphic lettering, photo-realistic portraits and caricatures….

Sitting on ‘Edward’ & getting Knitty with Melanie Porter!

I met Knitting Queen Melanie Porter at this years ‘London Design Festival’. Melanie was exhibiting at ‘Tent London’ with all her successful designs on display, from distinctive knitted furniture, to knitted home accessories, including lamps, cushions and clocks. Melanie previously had worked as a fashion Knitwear designer, but after 10 years of working in the…

Going Batty at ‘Tent London’ Rest Area for the Brits

Continuing on with Blog Tour at ‘Tent London’ I came across ‘Pierre Ospina’ and Ooo la la what a clever chap he is…. with his slogan ‘Rest Area for the Brits’ the young French designer of the clever but simple concept ‘Cricket stools’ soon had everyone going batty…. literally….. So what are Cricket Stools? I…

‘SuperBrands London’ Here is the PROOFF

‘SuperBrands London’ is a new business design event that took place over the ‘London Design Festival’ just a stone throw away from design exhibition ‘TENT’ on Brick Lane set in the iconic Boiler House at the Old Truman Brewery. ‘Tent London’ initiated ‘Superbrands London’ to provide international design-brands with a new and exciting place to…

Blog Tour 2011: Meeting Nicky Haslam at Decorex

After a full on weekend at the ‘London Design festival’ it was time to visit Decorex. Dreamwallstyle was one of the runner up blogs in the Decorex Loves Bloggers competition, so visiting this years Decorex was a definite must with my VIP invite to the Decorex tweet up as well as hanging out with my…

Imani Renae Interiors ‘Launch Party’

Creative director and owner of Imani Renae Interiors, Sharon James hosted a launch party on Wednesday 28th September 2011 and it proved to be a great success for her company as each of her products and services were previewed at The Rag Factory in Shoreditch. Imani Renae Interiors specialises in high end styling, textiles, wall…