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A Designer At Heart's rebranding unveiled!

A Designer At Heart's rebranding unveiled!

| Riccardo Del Bello | News & Lifestyle
It's been a long time since I last wrote on this blog but today I'm back with some exciting news. We finally unveiled the rebranding for A Designer At Heart! What happened? You probably know (esp...
5 Studio apartment design tips on a budget | How I furnished mine with £500

5 Studio apartment design tips on a budget | How I furnished mine with £500

| Martina Pardo | Interior Design Tips
Are you struggling to organise your rented studio flat? Looking for studio apartment design tips that could save you money? I feel you. When me and my boyfriend Rick decided to attempt living in a...
Modern luxury living room interior design | Beijing

Modern luxury living room interior design | Beijing

| Martina Pardo | Archive
Did you know that I lived in China a while back? Well, after graduating in Interior Architecture in Milan, I moved to Beijing to attend a six-months internship.  It was my first work experienc...
Home design ideas for small apartments | New E-Design project in Baku

Home design ideas for small apartments | New E-Design project in Baku

| Martina Pardo | Archive
Need some home design ideas for small apartments? My last interior E-Design project may be the inspiration you are looking for! Some of you know that I originally set up this website with the goal...
Cost of fitted wardrobes | Should you go bespoke?

Cost of fitted wardrobes | Should you go bespoke?

| Martina Pardo | Archive
Today I decided to talk about a topic that's rarely discussed in interior design blogs: money. If you read my last post (my own bedroom interior design project, in renders) you'll have seen that I ...
MY BEDROOM INTERIOR DESIGN | BEFORE & AFTER

MY BEDROOM INTERIOR DESIGN | BEFORE & AFTER

| Riccardo Del Bello | Archive
Today I want to talk about a special bedroom interior design: my own room in London! Me and my boyfriend Rick have been sharing a double bedroom in a shared flat (with one other flatmate) for the ...
MultiPly by Waugh Thistleton Architects | Sustainable architecture at LDF18

MultiPly by Waugh Thistleton Architects | Sustainable architecture at LDF18

| Martina Pardo | Exhibitions & Design Finds
MultiPly is one of the Landmark projects from the London Design Festival 2018, which ended yesterday. It was designed by Waugh Thistleton Architects who specialise in sustainable buildings across L...
What is a Millennial? The answer at Milan Design Week 2018

What is a Millennial? The answer at Milan Design Week 2018

| Martina Pardo | Exhibitions & Design Finds
We all know what is a Millennial, right? Millennials are those young people born before we entered the year 2000, all between 20-40 years old. This is the official definition but is it good enough...
My TOP 10 design finds at Salone del Mobile 2018

My TOP 10 design finds at Salone del Mobile 2018

| Martina Pardo | Exhibitions & Design Finds
Hello design lovers! I'm just back from the Milan Design Week (April 16th-22nd). As usual, there were two parts: Salone del Mobile 2018 (Rho fair) and Fuorisalone 2018 (spread all over the city). ...
New website design and some news!

New website design and some news!

| Martina Pardo | Archive
Hello design lovers! I just wanted to have a quick catch up with you... You may have noticed that something changed here: there is a brand new website design. Do you like it? The new website desi...

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    6 Modern Living Trends for 2020 as seen at Home Futures exhibition

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    5 Utterly Christmassy things to do in London this year

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    7 Top Design Trends for Hotel Restaurants in 2019

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    LDF18 | 5 exhibitions that stood out for Innovation & sustainability

  • Interviewing Michael Anastassiades at London Design Festival 2018

    Interviewing Michael Anastassiades at London Design Festival 2018

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    Interviewing Christian Andersen, head of Design at Fritz Hansen

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    TOP 5 SUMMER DESIGN STAYS IN SICILY

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    Interviewing Laura Bethan Wood at Milan Fuorisalone 2018

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    Orea Malià hair salon, an edgy interior design paradise

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    Interviewing Paola Navone at Salone del Mobile 2018 in Milan

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    7 emerging designers to watch out from Milan Design Week 2018

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    London’s fanciest restaurant toilets | The TOP 5

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    A LONDON SHOREDITCH GUIDE FOR DESIGN LOVERS

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    Top creative brands bringing dog-friendly travel to the next level

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    What travellers want: hotel bedroom interior trends in 2018

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