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Ikea Eftertanke: exclusive limited edition collection in the UK

Ikea Eftertanke: exclusive limited edition collection in the UK

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Hello design lovers! Today we are going to talk about Ikea, who are giving us great satisfaction. With new collections and unexpected collaborations being revealed, I am all ears. There's a parti...
The next level e-service (how I designed a bathroom on whatsapp!)

The next level e-service (how I designed a bathroom on whatsapp!)

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Hello design lovers! Today I'm going to tell you about me and Lucrezia (Lu) designing a bathroom on Whatsapp!Yes, you heard me right :) But first, who's Lu? Lu is an Italian girl living in Bolog...
Vote for me at the Amara IBA 2017

Vote for me at the Amara IBA 2017

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I'm thrilled to announce that I've been nominated for the Amara Interior Blog Awards 2017 in the Best Newcomer Blog Category! There is time until the 15th of September to vote. In order to make ...
How to find free (and beautiful) interior design pictures for your blog!

How to find free (and beautiful) interior design pictures for your blog!

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Hello design lovers! This post is a follow up from my previous one, where I talked about images copyright and what no-one tells you about blogging and pinning. Long story short, I thought that usi...
One thing no one tells you about blogging + updates

One thing no one tells you about blogging + updates

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Hello design lovers! I'm back at writing after three hectic weeks! Quite exciting things have happened: I travelled to Cologne for three weeks in a row for a new cool project, still secret, that ...
9 money-saving Ikea items that you'll need to buy (if you haven't already)

9 money-saving Ikea items that you'll need to buy (if you haven't already)

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You don't want to spend too much on accessories but still want a nicely dressed house? You could use some of these 9 money-saving items, all tested by myself! Sometimes it's worth ...
The innovative colourful timber floor: discover Xilo1934 Mix

The innovative colourful timber floor: discover Xilo1934 Mix

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Today I'm going to show you a coloured timber floor that I recently discovered and already dream about. I haven't had occasions to use it yet but it sure looks pretty unique. This p...
Hello, I'm back

Hello, I'm back

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Hello there! I am back at writing again after a long break and I've got plenty of news. Thanks to unexpected nice weather, I feel like I'm emerging from hibernation. My last 6 months have bee...
Fondue Light By Satsuki Ohata

Fondue Light By Satsuki Ohata

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As a design-obsessed geek, I often feel that I don’t interact too much with my pieces of furniture. I’m not just talking about painting them or moving them around in my room. Imagine how cool it w...
The Quirks Of Being A Designer

The Quirks Of Being A Designer

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That's me very excited about decorating the doll's house at Milan Fuorisalone in Lambrate, 2015 A designer is a human being who, every time there is a logic, aesthetic, or spatial issue, can’t sta...

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