Tag: culture

Treasures of the island – design in Bali

Treasures of the island – design in Bali

For a design lover such as myself, Bali is a destination to leave you breathless. I can genuinely state that I haven’t really seen truly ugly buildings or places. As I spoke in my previous post, Balinese people have a spiritual connection with the island so they use the gifts of nature to create harmonious beauty everywhere. Now you would think of impressive temples such as Tanah Lot or Uluwatu or crazy looking pools, but I will show those ...

#throwback Wednesday – Oriental fabric design

#throwback Wednesday – Oriental fabric design

Having written about my trip to India in a previous post reminded me of some stunning pieces of design I got to see at Heimtextil trade show in Frankfurt at the beginning of 2014. This trade show is the largest in Europe for home textile products and gathers designs and producers from all over the world from the high end brands to the local manufacturers of Europe and Asia. The ones that impressed me were obviously the crafts of India and Banglad...

An Indian experience

An Indian experience

Though this is a blog dedicated to interior design aside not just travelling, I don’t think there’s a better way to start than telling the story of the time I went to India. New Delhi and Agra to be more precise. I could write a novel about it, it was an adventure from day 1 to the moment I left but it’s better  to be told in person so take me out to coffee and I’ll tell you the ‘2 rupees’ story or the time I n...