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Laurence Pasquier

Laurence covers lifestyle, textile, furniture and lighting trends for Lifestyle & Interiors, as well as vintage and craft. A textile designer, her expertise lies in product and interior design. As an interiors stylist and journalist, she has worked with Promostyl and The Future Laboratory on product development and brand identity. She has also art directed projects for Designers Guild, Pierre Frey and Wedgwood.

23 posts  |  Last entry Jul 13, 2015

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IKEA’s new collection makes the ordinary extraordinary

This summer, IKEA is launching two limited edition collections that celebrate the simple pleasures of cooking a nice meal, and then sharing it with loved …

Galeries Lafayette: strawberries on the roof

Paris’ Galeries Lafayette has imported a little bit of nature into one of the busiest areas of the city. The department store has teamed …

Les Bains, Paris – At the crossroads of cultural heritages

Created in 1885, Les Bains Douches have been a central part of Parisian social scene ever since, populated with trend initiators of all kinds. …

Pierre Frey x Toxic – historical heritage meets street art

Despite its traditional background, French 80 year-old and family-owned textile company Pierre Frey keeps on innovating, always keen to marry history with modern design. For its …

Is ugly beautiful..? Musings from Biennale Internationale Design Saint Etienne 2015

The 9th edition of the Biennale Internationale Design Saint Etienne is challenging the standards of Beauty to try offering a new take on what is …

Early trends from IHHS

We share three trends we spotted at the International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago yesterday, before the full trend analysis is released on …

A/W 16/17 packaging forecast at the Luxury Packaging Summit

I had the chance to give a talk on behalf of Homebuildlife at the first ever edition of the Luxury Packaging Summit this morning, focusing …

“Beer” Exhibition by Form Us With Love

Swedish design studio Form Us With Love was commissioned by Stockholm’s Spritmuseum to curate an exhibition dedicated to “Beer” and the art of brewing. Beer-brewing enthusiasts are …

Maison & Objet: Mismatched tabletop

Brands are exhibiting collections of tabletop specifically designed to look mismatched. The edges of plates are scalloped, fluted or simply rounded, so each looks …

Habitat Pure: a new concept by Habitat

Habitat is launching a new concept of fragrance bars with the opening of its first Habitat Pure, in Paris, last December. The brand has …

Tollens – A Wall Paint To Fight Pollution

Paint specialist Tollens has launched Capteo, a depolluting paint for interiors, based on research showing that indoor spaces are 5 to 10 times more polluted …

Fine Outdoor Rugs by Paola Navone for Unopiù

Italian designer Paola Navone and outdoor specialist Unopiù have teamed up to create Tricot, a collection of finely knit throws for the garden. The …