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It's A Dogs Life, Or Maybe A Cats?

It's A Dogs Life, Or Maybe A Cats? There's nothing an animal lover likes more than being able to treat their pets. Many owners of dogs and cats treat their animals as if they were children, and why not? Our trusted, loyal and obedient friends deserve to be given everything they want or perhaps what we [...]

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Revamping A Timeless Design. Welcome Back Orient Black.

Designed by Jo Hammerborg back in the 1963, the original Orient range had a huge commercial success throughout the 60’s and 70’s. Due to its timeless design, craftsmanship, and use of high quality materials the Orient has made a comeback. Lightyears Lighting has taken on the task of remanufacturing this great range and have already [...]

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Margate...a centre of creativity

With the Turner Contemporary, the Old Town and the restoration of Dreamland's funfair, Margate is a seaside town that is definately on the up!The veteran theme park has reopened after an £18million refurb and has classic rides like dodgems, helter skelters and cyclones alongside fish ’n’ chip shops and champagne bars. It has appealed to [...]

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Lighting the way...Vita

Papillon is going into lighting in a big way and one of our favourite, most popular designers is Vita. VITA makes affordable Danish lighting designs delivered in flat boxes. VITA lamps are designed with a focus on the Scandinavian feel, quality materials and sustainability. All of their lamps are compacted in volume when packed to optimize world wide [...]

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Black& Blum's new kitchenware range...designed to be displayed

Black and Blum's new kitchenware range is beautifully simplistic and was designed to be displayed. Many people hide away their storage jars and bread bin but the striking nature of the new forminimal range will mean you'll never want to hide them away! The forminimal range is designed to look striking from every angle as [...]

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Thomas Heatherwick gets the green light...

Thomas Heatherwick is one of our favourite designers. Having created the ingenious Magis Spun Chair, his designs are loved by many, although not many realise the scale on which Thomas Heatherwick sometimes designs. He's known for the sleek new big red London bus but Thomas Heatherwick is emersing himself in bigger, greener, incredible projects including [...]

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Exuding Emblematic Design, We Present The Allstar Office Chair

The Allstar's formation is emblematic and appealing. It seems as though this chair has always existed, which enthuses a feeling of trust and security. Exuding casual ease and comfort, it yields a calming influence and de-accelerates the fast-paced dynamic of today’s offices. At the same time, Allstar contains all the functions necessary for a fully [...]

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Vitra and the Grand Repos...the perfect lounge chair?

The  Repos and Grand Repos lounge chairs were jointly designed and developed by Vitra and Antonio Citterio. These chairs introduced a whole new level of comfort and flexibility to the home. Designed with a high backrest and inviting armrests to cradle you in its generous padding. The Repos and Grand Repos also embody flexibility with [...]

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Alessi...Twenty-five years without squeezing lemons

Alessi is always suprising us and pushing forward with brilliant, new, innovative designs. Including incorporating the designs of saught after international contemporary architect, Peter Zumthor. However the best-known Alessi products are usually the original products. It has been twenty-five years since the "Juicy Salif" was designed and Produced by Philippe Starck at Alessi and yet [...]

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Good design always prospers.

Charles and Ray Eames first designed the Eames Plastic Chairs over 60 years ago and are still, to this day, an extremely popular seating range. They are counted as some of the most important furniture designs of the entire 20th century. This is simply due their durability and being the first ever plastic side and armchairs to [...]

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