Travel + Design Blog

Cultural travel, behind-the-scenes & eclectic interior styling & design advice...


Cultural travel, exploring wonderful destinations through the eyes of a creative/interiors obsessive, is where our regular 'TS Travels' blog posts sit. Things to do en famille, an appreciation of the surrounding landscape or city-scape, plus great places to buy stylish home & lifestyle accessories redolent of the destination.

For 'TS Meets' we go behind the scenes on our own sourcing trips as well as 'meeting our makers' to learn about their inspiration, their design studios and the artisanal techniques involved in the creation of their products. Know who made your beautiful item, how and why! Home & living accessories with a provenance and a story…

'TS Focus' assembles edits of our favourite 'destination-inspired designs' from us and others, categorised by product type. No-one buys from one brand. We salute the best of the rest to help you achieve a considered, eclectic look. First up, travel-inspired rugs for eclectic style underfoot.

And finally 'TS Styles' and 'TS Decorates' do what they say on the tin! They aim to showcase inventive, globally-inspired styling ideas and decorating schemes that move things on from a multi-coloured explosion of 'Boho' brights and tassels and inject a smart, directional feel. The new 'eclectic' if you like, inspired by cultural travel! We hope you enjoy reading…