That’s Frankfurt all right: even the old town is new. The ‘Neue Altstadt’ is where tradition meets the future at the beating heart of the city, with a mixture of historic and modern buildings providing the architectural highlights. Where once the foundations were laid for the future financial metropolis, now museums, galleries and designer stores offer the wanderer a different cultural experience. Every week there’s something new in this lovely, lively district. read more ›
We take a long look at the new design items for the festive season, whether they’re mythical embroidered eyes with gold highlights or 3D ornamental faces. There are no limits to the wealth of ideas on offer and the most exciting thing is that there is real ritual and magic behind all these beautiful objects. read more ›
The writing’s on the wall when it comes to interior design. It may be big and bold or small and understated, but typography and handwriting are two themes today’s designers love to play with. These powerful designs really are a force to be reckoned with – so read on… read more ›
Wake up, spring has sprung! And what’s out there? At first glance, there are lots of old favourites – but hang on, don’t go back into hibernation just yet. A host of new ideas and unusual combinations are creating excitement and a breath of fresh air. Even the Easter bunny has his ears pinned back. We provide lots of examples. read more ›
Guest blog from Katharina Tiringer SoLebIch
With deep dark green and warm terracotta, as well as plenty of cushions, rugs and handcrafted one-off items, the latest trends in interior design are gradually replacing minimalism. Kati Tiringer reports from Ambiente 2017 on the changes this will bring about in our own havens of retreat – and discovers the interior accessories that will make our homes even more attractive.