Saturday, December 23, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

DECEMBER | Get in the MOOD

December is the month of lights (lighting candles to celebrate Santa Lucia) and Christmas, my fave day.
We don't need anything to be well but the ones we love (ourselves to begin!).
Getting old, I become more intimist and these are four simple things that I'm doing right now and get me in the mood of december:

- an hot spiced cup like this Spiced Chamomile Ginger Hot Toddy from Life and Style (detailed recipe and tips here) + many other seasonal inspiring recipes every week.

- my fave 2018 calendar (free! inscribe yourself to the newsletter, download it here and print it) thanks to the talented Vera of Paulsvera

- reading (again) The Fairy tales and Stories of H.C.Andersen - the real ones! sometimes cruel but mindful.

- peeking through the Instagram accounts of institutional places all over the world to look at Christmas adobes and events - like famous department stores (here Les Galeries Lafayette and Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche in Paris)

A sparkling hug! L.

*Spiced Chamomile Ginger Hot Toddy from Life and Style
Ingredients: (1 Serving): 2 cups/500ml/16floz hot water, 1 cinnamon stick, 3 cloves (whole), 1 tbsp chamomile (or tea bag), 2.5cm ginger (or tea bag), 4 tbsp Manuka honey, juice of ½ lemon Optional: Apple slices, star anise, 4 tbsp whisky (for a tipple)
Method: Heat water in a pan, add cinnamon stick, cloves, boil, simmer for 10 mins. Remove from heat, remove cinnamon & cloves. Add ginger, chamomile, leave to infuse for 10 mins with the lid on. Remove ginger, chamomile. Add honey, lemon juice, (whisky/bourbon), Heat, stir until honey is dissolved.
Notes: Packed full of anti-inflammatories, antioxidants, flavonoids, terpenoids, sesquiterpenes. Manages diabetes, eases arthritis, rheumatism, muscle spasms, boosts immunity, anti-allergy (hay fever), lowers stress, fights anxiety, depression, regulates sleep, soothes gastrointestinal, digestive and reproductive/PMS systems, skin disorders and creates youthful radiance and glossy, healthy hair. A warming hug from the inside out, perfect for chilly weather!
Serving Notes: Serve with a slice of lemon stuck with cloves, apple slices, star anise

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Blu Ponti | Gio Ponti + Ceramica Francesco De Maio

Between 1960 and 1962, Gio Ponti - architect, designer and Italian essayist, among the greatest of the twentieth century - created a collection of blue and white ceramic tiles for the Hotel Parco dei Principi in Sorrento. Italian manufacturer Ceramica Francesco De Maio has now brought back into production

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Merano Chair | by Alex Gufler for TON

The Merano Chair combines the bottom design made of solid wood with harmonic shapes of bent plywood in the seat and backrest. Thanks to the production technology used, it is remarkably light and does not contain any screws or metal pieces. Available with a upholstered seat, it creates a set together with the bar stool and the Merano armchair.
Designed by Alex Gufler and produced by TON
More and more

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Spring Moodboard

01: MIAMI IN MADRID. SF Girl by Bay - photography via dario design and new carolina | 02: Tropical Leaf Print, Botanical Art, via PrintsProjects on Etsy | 03: A Fashion Buyer’s Danish-Inspired Getaway on Shelter Island via Remodelista | 04: Azulejo, English oak parquet, Chimera Disegni Collection by Idee & Parquet | 05: Le Guide Pratique des Arbres en Fleurs à Paris by Elodie | 06: Foil Pressed Thank you Cards & Envelopes by Papel and Co.

The Pelican Studio | Framework Studio

Friday, April 14, 2017

Easy Easter DIY | 2017

01: Easter Napkin Bunny by Trendenser | 02: Floating Flower Table Display by Sugar and Cloth | 03: Pink Bunny Pankakes with Strawberry Glaze by A Beautifull Mess | 04: Easter Bunny Packaging by Barfuss im November


The Milan Design Week 2017 | #MDW2017

Also this edition, the Milan Design Week was an incredibly exciting and inspiring event. Every year, I'm coming back with the regret about all the things I missed and grateful for what I've seen. On my Instagram account, you can find a resumé of my visit.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Marimekko | Spring 2017

This spring Marimekko introduces a new table setting range born from the collaboration between designers Carina Seth Andersson and Sami Ruotsalainen, the designer of the Oiva tableware. The new

Friday, February 3, 2017

Collab' HARTÔ X Des Petits Hauts

This lovely papeterie capsule collection is born from the collaboration

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Alfred Basha | Illustrator

Alfred Basha opens a meditative passage to give us a glimpse of his inner world, full of surreal

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Breakfast at Richard Ginori's

Celebrating Pitti Uomo 91 - the florentine fashion fair - the Italian Manufacture Richard Ginori hosts a charming breakfast in the beautiful flagship store of Palazzo Ginori. Between precious porcelaines and an amazing set, the event sees the collaboration of Scott Schuman


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