Stacey Sheppard

Stacey Sheppard graduated from the University of Bath with a First Class degree in French, German and European Studies. However, it was whilst studying at University in Paris that she first discovered her interest in interior design. Interest became obsession as she landed a job working for a B2B residential design magazine.

Now working as a freelance writer and blogger, she specializes in interiors, architecture and design and writes for a variety of magazines, websites and blogs, including her own blog.

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Giles Miller Surface Design: Using Texture and Reflection as a Means of Illustration

London-based design practice, Giles Miller Studio…, has built a reputation for creating innovative surface, interior and retail design projects that are both playful and experimental. The studio prides itself on the ability to deliver a diverse range of solutions that marry architecture with beautiful interior finish by way of original and inspiring surface development. Here at Freshome we were

Dogi Bathroom Collection by GD Cucine

Dogi is a contemporary new bathroom collection by GD Cucine…. Known for its sleek kitchen designs, the Italian company has branch out into bathrooms with this fantastic range designed by Enzo Berti. Marrying the natural elements of stone, water and wood, the collection presents a soothing aesthetic whilst bringing the spa experience into the home. Crafted from solid ash

Sleek Wooden Bathroom Collection by Kashani

Kashani is an Israeli company founded by brothers Efi and Shlomi Kashani…. The duo combine state of the art engineering capabilities with design skills and craftsmanship to create the most gorgeous bathroom furniture. The products are made in small numbers with a limited production and are therefore easily customizable by the end user. Each design starts life as a

Beautifully Intricate Lighting by Zenza

For over 18 years, Zenza… has been creating beautifully designed and hand-crafted products for the home, using artisanal techniques from all corners of the world. Taking inspiration from oriental designs, the products in the Zenza portfolio aim to keep tradition alive whilst at the same time portraying a more modern, more contemporary and sleeker interpretation of these traditions. Stylists and

The Nendo Bathroom Collection for Bisazza Bagno

Launched at the Fuorisalone in Milan back in April, the Nendo Collection is the latest bathroom range from Bisazza Bagno. Designed by Japanese design studio Nendo…, the new collection captures the pure aesthetic and refined lines of Nendo’s signature style, lending a sense of understated sophistication and polish to the bathroom. Each piece of the collection, from the

Board Kitchen by Pietro Arosio for Snaidero

As the way we live has undergone dramatic changes in the past few decades, it is only to be expected that new design solutions are required that better suit our needs. In response to these radical changes in living needs and the difficult global economic trend, Italian kitchen manufacturer Snaidero… undertook a project that aimed to create accessible solutions that

Super Space-Saving Furniture by Boxetti

For most people, particularly those of us who live in relatively small homes, the search for the perfect furniture is not an easy one. It has to be the right material, the right colour, the right shape and most importantly it has to be the right size. Space is at a premium in our overcrowded world and if there is

Dami Furniture Collection by Designer Seung Yong Song

Named after the Korean verb ‘to put in’, the Dami furniture & lighting collection, designed by Seung Yong Song…, is inspired by the form of baskets. The conventional Korean grill design ensures that each of the products is lightweight but sturdy at the same time. The collection is made using CNC  processing techniques and is crafted from Valchromat. This

Minimal Kitchens by Piet Boon for Warendorf

Not so long ago, we featured the Tower Kitchen designed by Philippe Starck for Warendorf. With this kitchen collection the German manufacturer has once again sought to collaborate with a high profile designer, this time in the guise of  world renowned Dutch designer and master craftsman Piet Boon…. His collection consists of three different kitchen designs, all of

Scraplights: Responsibly Reimagining Cardboard Boxes

Scraplights by Graypants is a collection of environmentally and socially responsible lighting. Made from salvaged cardboard and non-toxic adhesive, Scraplights are precision cut with a laser, then assembled by hand. Each light is truly unique as the handmade process causes slight variations in colour and corrugation pattern.
In creating these lights, Seth and Jon…, the masterminds behind Graypants, breathe

Casual Refrigeration with Smeg’s Fab Denim Fridge

It is undeniable that materials are high on the list of priorities when it comes to product design and with so many new and innovative materials… hitting the market, manufacturers have no shortage of options. Whilst many seek out materials with new or improved properties, there are also those who prefer to look to the past for their material solutions.

Icon Kitchen by Ernestomeda

Designed by Giuseppe Bavuso for Ernestomeda, the new Icon kitchen was previewed at Eurocucina… 2012 in Milan. Emanating charisma and elegance, the new kitchen was specifically designed to meet certain criteria: functionality, clean aesthetics and  technical performance. Bavuso wanted to design a kitchen that embraces minimalist design without compromising on personality or charm. He says: “I like to think

Keramos Ceramic Furniture by CoProdotto

CoProdotto is an initiative whereby partners come together to design and manufacture products through a process of self-production. One partner designs the product whilst the other produces it. This particular collection, entitled Keramos, results from a cooperation between Adriano Design and La Castellamonte….  Adriano Design was founded by brothers Davide and Gabriele Adriano, who have worked with numerous

Unique Kitchen Made From Recycled, Eco-Friendly Paper

Sustainability has been THE buzz word of the past few years and manufacturers have been under increasing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint of the products that they bring to market. Using recycled materials is one way that they have sought to do this. But one company has taken this in a very unexpected direction by producing a kitchen made

Emmanuelle Legavre’s Vintage Luggage Furniture

This fantastic collection by French designer Emmuelle Legavre… really helps to bring a sense of discovery and adventure into the home. Inspired by times gone by, journeys on The Orient Express, the escapades of The Great Gatsby and the adventurers of the post war boom, the collection of nomadic furniture features eight different pieces all made using the finest leather

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