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208 Duecento Otto

  I have been known to choose a restaurant for its interiors… I’m a sucker for a good looking venue. However if the food isn’t up to scratch, I won’t go back. 208 on the other hand, is a firm favorite. Set back from the main street on Hollywood Road in Sheung Wan, I instantly [...]

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House of Hackney

      I’m partial to a pattern, but usually far more likely to go for something bold and geometric than floral….. that was until I came across House of Hackney. I have been familiar with HOH since their early days when I was still living in Dalston. I was instantly curious about this new [...]

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Emma Hack

I went to Asia contemporary Art fair in the Conrad Hotel earlier this year, and was immediately struck by the work of Emma Hack, shown by Australia’s Retrospect Gallery. The piece that caught my attention was from Emma’s collection of delicately beautiful and subtle  paintings/photography are inspired by the wallpapers of famous Australian wallpaper designer [...]

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If I lived in Auckland, I’d want to live in Ponsonby. We spent about three days there earlier this year, and fell in love with the cool vibe, the lifestyle/interior/fashion stores, and the amazing and delicious cafes and bars all dotted down one street.         Ponsonby Central had recently opened, an open [...]

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Fort Street Studio

Last night we were lucky enough to co-host an event with the fabulous Fort Street Studio. Their beautiful showroom based in Wong Chuk Hang was the venue for the event, celebrating the launch of the second edition of Design Anthology, a high end interiors journal by designer Suzy Annetta.   I was looking forwards to visiting [...]

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We are moving to Hong Kong

Thank you for visiting my website. Trading from my on line shop will temporarily cease as we are relocating to Hong Kong. Once we have established a new studio location business will resume. In the mean time please do sign up to the  mailing list so you can be kept up to date with our [...]

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Something Old Something New, Flow Gallery

This month I will be involved with a pop up exhibition with Flow Gallery. This is a new type of show, to be held within a collectors house, Preston Fitzgerald. The show explores the different ways current artists use traditional, historical objects as points of reference. Artist include: Amy Jayne Hughes, Caren Hartley, Jessica Joslin, [...]

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Selected for Heals Christmas picks

I’m very excited to have my Mini Vase collection selected by the buyers at Heals for the ‘Christmas Picks at Cockpit Arts Christmas Open Studios’ And this is what they said…..”Simplicity at its best! I love this selection of porcelain vases. And a bargain at £30 for a set of 3” Itzy Bitzy vases are [...]

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Cavalierofinn featured in Heart Home magazine

Earlier last month we had some of our products featured in a styled shoot at Cavalierofinn’s house, and they got some truly lovely shots. The piece was for the Heart Home Magazine. The brilliant images are by photographer Jon Day , and the interiors stylist was  Pippa Jameson.  

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Shan Valla @ Origin 2011

Shan Annabelle Valla at London Design Festival

Origin Stand C27 I’m excited to be exhibiting at Origin, The Contemporary Craft Fair, which will return to Old Spitalfields Market, London from the 22nd-28th September I will be showing a collection of my glass and porcelain interior accessories, including new shapes of the adorable MiniVase collection, and the exquisite, hand blown glass BudVase. Origin [...]

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Shan Valla @ Paul Smith

Now Stocked in Paul Smith

After a very sucessful show at Pulse London this June we are very excited to take on Paul Smith as a new stockist. Now our beautiful products can be found in this Paris store.

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Pulse London

We will be exhibitng at Pulse London in Earls court. Our stand number is LP55 in the Launch Pad section. We would love to see you there, and whilst you are at Earls Court why not check out the amazing advertising we were pleasantly greeted with on the outside of the venue!

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