01 // With a couple of new clients and projects starting to filter their way in to my day-to-day, I've been keeping my eyes out for brand-aligned props and backdrops that fit with a certain aesthetic, and it probably won't come as a surprise that there's some pink in there. I've been loving simple shapes, matte textures and pale wood, and this shelfie, courtesy of Sarah Sherman Samuel, of course, ticks all of the boxes, providing some serious inspo around here.Read More
Looking for a respite from the cold weather? One step into Hamilton’s newest brunch spot, Motel, will have you feeling like you just entered sunny Palm Springs.
A retro motel feeling with that coveted palm beach polish, this new spot is one of the trendy up and coming places to grab a bite in Hamilton. Following their gut instinct, Chris and Michael took the leap to open this new restaurant — and it only took them three months! After indulging in some champagne pancakes and sunny mimosas, we caught up with Motel’s owner Chris and their designer Michael to learn a little bit more about the inner workings and overall inspiration behind this new No-Tell-Motel.Read More
Whether it's an outfit, a design project or an interior space, I love starting with a clean and simple palette of black and white. It's the perfect base, allowing you to play more with texture, shape and placement before you focus on the rest of the colour palette bring in the rest of the elements.Read More
01 // This summer has found me adding a few new syrup recipes to my repertoire, including vanilla and mint lime, and I see no reason to stop there. Rose vanilla sounds like it would be a perfect syrup to have on hand for lemonade, cocktails or desserts, and this table styling is just dreamy.Read More
01 // We all have those bigger ticket items on our wish lists, and for me, it's a pastel Smeg fridge. The retro silhouette and candy-coloured hues are just so different from anything else that's out there, and I love the endless kitchen styling opportunities they would offer, like the pairing with the bright white and colourful accents. I may not be ready to invest in a fridge of my own, but I am thinking that the toaster may have to be my next kitchen purchase.Read More