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A Scandinavian Summer

Summer is here and there’s no better time to look around and think about those small changes we can make that will revive and refresh our homes. This season’s trend is to keep things minimal, with clean lines and simple styles. Look for ice whites, cool greys and natural wood grains.Scandinavian styles continue to be [...]

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Grayson Perry brings Provincial Punk to Margate...

Margate is buzzing with colour and excitement this summer! With the opening of Dreamland Pleasure Park and The New Grayson Perry exhibition at the Turner Contemporary as well as lots of colourful, unique and modern new pieces at Papillon Interiors just across the road, a visit is an absolute must!Grayson Perry is one of the most [...]

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The Oh So Popular Vita Eos Feather Pendant Lampshade

The Eos pendant lampshade. Adored by all. The Eos pendant is one of Papillon’s top picks and apparently yours, too. The Eos is one of our best sellers and we are not arguing why. It’s a true statement piece for any home or office. It was designed by Soren Ravn Christensen in Denmark and one of [...]

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Kayan. The outcome of the collaboration between Plumen and Formaliz3d.

The Kayan Pendant Lampshade was unveiled at Milan Design Week 2015 and it comes as a brand new product crafted and perfected by two great companies.Plumen are the originators of the first ever Designer low energy light bulbs. They took a familiar design and simply transformed it to create a desirable and economic object to [...]

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The Rug Company..."A rug is only as good as the fibre it is woven from."

"A rug is only as good as the fibre it is woven from." And this is why the Rug Company use wool that comes from high on the Tibetan plateau. Wool that is so rich in natural lanolin that is oily to touch and must be handled by the most skilled spinners, weavers and dyers [...]

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Lighting the Future...Normann Copenhagen

Lighting has and always will be a huge feature in interior design. Not only brightening a room but being a centre-piece and a talking point...Extraordinary in its form, the Norm 69 holds a special place in the Normann-Copenhagen legacy. As the first product launched in 2002, this stunning lamp comes in 69 pieces that anyone [...]

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Nordic folk art. Say hello to the L’Oiseau from Vitra.

Furniture will most certainly dominate and be the key feature of all interior designs. But to create that atmospheric, rich and vibrant surrounding all is needed is the addition of decorative or personal element(s). These personal elements give the room character; they alter an individuals mood. Items which have their designs taken form nature have been [...]

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Old and New - The Alessi Corkscrews

With a new Alessi Corkscrew produced every year, this year's 2015 Corkscrew is possibly one of the most creative and fun. The Alessandro M Duomo Di Milano corkscrew has been produced as a limited edition for the world exhibition which took place this year in Milano. The hand decorated Corkscrew in PA and chrome-plated zamak is topped [...]

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The Vitra Belleville Chair & Table Debut – Milan 2015

Designed by the Bouroullec brothers for Vitra, the Belleville chair comes as a practical yet refined plastic chair composed of two basic components, being a structural frame and seat shell. Outlining the beautiful lines of the legs following through to the back, the slender frame sits under a thin shell which tapers from the wide seat [...]

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Get Set For Summer With The Vitra Landi Chair and Davy Table

The Landi chair was originally developed by Hans Coray for the 1939 Swiss National Exhibition, and currently holds an important position in the history of classic twentieth-century design. Composed of a three-dimensional moulded, heat-treated seat shell with 91 punched holes on a separate base, the Landi chair is a design classic which established an entirely new typology. It comes as no [...]

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