Come back Summer!

With Winter fast approaching (3 weeks away, apparently!) it might be nigh time one started thinking about next Summer. This Beach Chalet by StudioMama is just the ticket. Like a [...]

Mr Mitre et al

Such a lovely genius is Philippe Malouin, with his mitre block design for cutting bread, taking the construction of a sandwich to the next level. From the designer: “A ritual [...]

Urbis -April 2013

Like you, we love perusing the pages of a good design magazine, and Urbis is no exception. The latest issue of Urbis features a very stylish house, that of our very [...]

gift wrapping extraordinaires

We here at Douglas and Bec quietly pride ourselves in our gift-wrapping skills, lovingly enveloping each item with the same love and care that the designer had in [...]

Chopping Blocks Made by Douglas and Bec

Being the ever-resourceful squirrel that she is, Bec has designed with Douglas some simply devine hand-made chopping blocks using up off-cuts of solid oak or American Ash.  Each [...]

In Store: Auntie Oti

Continuing our theme of hand made, natural and unique one of-a-kind items, we have just received a small drop of beautiful woolen blankets, and linen napkins (I use mine as [...]

In Store: Fort Standard

Fort Standard is our new favourite contemporary design studio, founded by Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings. Their collaborative work is a manifestation of their shared vision and progressive design [...]

Welcome Tamanohada

Tamanohada soaps might just possibly be the most beautiful soaps we’ve ever seen! The sphere shaped soap feels amazing in your hands, and comes in a range of [...]

Ice-cream season!

You’re in for a treat today, as we have started filling up our bookshelf with delicious magazines and periodicals! With the most recent addition being Kinfolk Magazine from the USA. Volume [...]

Beaver Brook

Beaver Brook really is the ultimate wood cabin. Located amongst 65 acres of Pine, Oak & Maple in the beautiful Sullivan County, New York. Check it out and [...]

Freunde von Freunden

Freunde von Freunden are an international interview magazine that capture (for our viewing pleasure) the beauty in an array of different peoples homes & lives.  Check out their website. It’s [...]

This is John Baldessari…

In June 1931 famed navigator Harold Gatty + aviator Wiley Post took off on the first attempted round world flight, cricketer Charlie Parker (not to be confused with jazz [...]