Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

The Romance of Cuba

From the moment I stepped off the plane and found myself trapped in slow moving airport queues, I realized there wasn’t much point in doing things quickly in Cuba.  That… Read More.


Ett Hem is where the Heart Is

Ett Hem, meaning ‘A Home’ in Swedish, is your new home away from home in Stockholm.  The 20th century town house in the peaceful Larkstan locality, is steeped in history… Read More.

Beth F

48 Hours in Paris

I was lucky enough to travel to Paris twice recently – both for 48 hour intervals. With 48 hours in Paris the first thing one must get right (in my… Read More.

Rowena Lister

The Magical Cinque Terre

Although the Cinque Terre has become one of the most overcrowded tourists hotspots on the Italian Riviera, it has avoided modern development almost entirely.  From the perspective of a designer,… Read More.


Going for Gold

Gold is back in a big way. However, like a rapper with gold teeth, it can go either way unless you mix it into your interior well. I suggest going… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Anthony Spon-Smith