• Clarks: Rebooted – 65 years of the Desert Boot

    by  • February 19, 2015 • Life.Style.etc Loves, News • 0 Comments

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    To celebrate 65 years of its iconic Desert boot, Clarks has partnered with landmine removal charity the HALO Trust to present ‘Clarks: Rebooted‘, an homage to the boot and its contribution to British street style. Clarks asked 14 leading British and UK-based artists and designers to create a one-off art piece reinterpreting the cult classic, which will be auctioned off this autumn.

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    Life.style.etc loves: Happy by Amanda Talbot

    by  • February 17, 2015 • Life.Style.etc Loves, News • 0 Comments

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    Journalist, author and former Livingetc Houses Editor, Amanda Talbot is an authority on design and interiors. Her latest book ‘Happy’ is a joyous tome which unlocks the key to feel-good spaces. Bursting with ideas and ways to make a happier home through design, the book explores mood-lifting techniques through 14 chapters including Colour, Nature, Communal Living, Play, Order, Lighting and Edit. From architecture and location to layout and organisation, there’s lots to put a smile on your face no matter where or how you live…

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    Q&A: Sandberg designer Karolina Kroon

    by  • February 16, 2015 • The World According to... • 0 Comments


    Karolina Kroon is an award-winning designer for Swedish wallpaper company Sandberg, a brand that’s notorious for its environmentally sustainable production methods and unique attention to detail. Quality and craftsmanship are at the heart of Sandberg – its printing machines run at slower speeds compared to most wallpaper manufacturers, with many of the designs finished by hand.Working from the in-house design studio in Ulricehamn, Sweden, Karolina creates beautiful and ethereal prints for walls with a quintessentially Swedish aesthetic that range from landscape-inspired vistas to ditzy florals. 

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