Alexa Page

Alexa shares her style on interiors for Those London Chicks

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Design Retreats

Design Retreats It’s that time. If you haven’t already (or even if you have) it’s likely you are dreaming of escaping. Escaping to a place of beauty of course – the ideal is finding a hotel that is a struggle to leave… Above, is Ace Hotel LA, designed by Commune….

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Interior Inspiration: Blocking Out

Interior Inspiration We all need some colour in our lives, particularly when the weather is oh, so bleak…. I have been admiring some projects of late that have embraced a monochromatic scheme (not to be confused with black & white). James Turrell’s quote articulates my feelings on these spaces: “I…

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Christmas Cool

Christmas Cool  I am a lover of real christmas trees. I love the smell, the look, even the pine needle in the foot doesnt phase me…however, I know not everyone is able to have (or indeed agrees) with having, a real christmas tree. So I have found some beautiful alternatives…

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When Design becomes Art.

When Design Becomes Art. The appreciaition of Art is in the eye of the beholder. So when design becomes art is this also a matter of subjectivity? Or is there an element of freedom, creativity and complexity which leads one item to become so unique that it encompasses both design…

Environmentally friendly interior – minus the wooden pallets!

Environmentally friendly interior – minus the wooden pallets! I am, among many, someone who believes that we must do more to help the environment but guilty of not actually doing enough…I decided to look into environmentally friendly interior projects and materials available with the hope of making myself (and you!)…

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Space within Space

Interior Design Inspiration: Space within Space by Alexa Page There is something about interior architecture which involves a ‘box in box’ which excites me. This is partly the allure of a possible secret hideaway,which is externally visible and makes me want to explore further. I also like the fact that…

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The Art of Display

The Art of Display Sometimes the power of beautiful display can be overlooked or underestimated; the way in which objects, art and furniture are displayed can completely change a room. The above project by RA Projects was designed to look “like a sculpture in a gallery” , the blue steel…

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Concrete…what’s not to love?

Concrete…..What’s not to love? Above is the rather sleek, polished store for Mahini in Dubai by Studio TooGood. Yes I say sleek and polished, but the idea is that the store is the opposite of the glamorous, opulent designs we are used to seeing in Dubai, yet, still incredibly sophisticated. …

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Let the Tiles do the talking

Let The Tiles Do The Talking… There are so many incredible interior projects involving tiles I did not know where to start! However, Camper stores sprung to mind pretty quickly… The above store was designed by Tomás Alonso Flip for the Covent Garden branch. Tomás explains: “The wall cladding is…

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Interiors- Coffee Culture

Interiors: Coffee Culture Coffee houses in London are abundant. With so much choice the hunt is on for us to find not just the tastiest coffee, but the most inviting spaces in which to revive ourselves…Art & Coffee often go hand in hand, so it is not surprising that combining…

Lets get…..Whimsical – Interiors

Lets Get…… Whimsical! Sometimes, in life, we just want escapism. We want to imagine a magical life, be within a space that enchants us. As if Louis Vuitton need to enchant us more than their merchandise does… This concept space within Selfridges was designed as a collaboration between Vuitton and…

Minimalism, the Japanese way….

Minimalism – the Japanese way… I am finding of late, a new appreciation for contemporary Japanese design. As I scroll through the latest design projects my eyes are drawn to the clean lines, the continuation of fresh colour / material palette, the innovative ways in which the project is carried…