Pantone Hotel

Of course The Pantone Hotel, Designed by Michel Penneman and Olivier Hannaert, in Brussels is a mind blowing showcase of rich, vibrant, imaginative colour. While it is something right out of a child’s paint box, the hotel is aimed at both business travellers and families alike. Each floor is given it’s own hue but the […]


Leave it to British Design icon Kelly Hoppen to push the wallpaper envelope. She’s created two immersive images for manufacturer Graham & Brown. Her co-designer on the project, Magician Dynamo. “His skill for illusion and my experience as a designer came together and create something truly unique and experimental.” Hoppen says. Perhaps the most striking […]

Jurassic Corn

While it’s not yet corn on the cob season, these great holders caught our eye. They are designed by Toronto based firm Imm Living Even though the Triceratops and T-Rex holders are in the development stage, they should be available at AT this fall, yes, just in time for the season’s corn harvest. Yum!

Crying the Blues

Sky, aqua, turquoise, midnight, azure even baby… what ever the blue, rooms today are awash with it. But if you are not willing to take the plunge, a touch of blue is still all good.


Just because a space is not bursting with colour does not mean it’s colourless. Dramatic, rich warm spaces can be created with the “non-colours”.White, black, gray and yes beige spaces are a vibrant palette of their own making.