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Spotted at 100% Norway and Tent London we rather like this spot light from Norwegian product designer Bjorn van den Berg from Oslo.

Called the 'Attach' clip light you can adjust and angle the light both horizontally and vertically by tilting and rotating the shade in various directions.  It's the minimal, sleek design we love and a pretty useful and function everyday item. 

So this is our shout out and check him out - http://www.bjornvandenberg.no/Attach-2

Wouldn't Mind...

The Apple Watch in the Venezia leather

It's going to be interesting when this hits the mainstream.  I mean who wouldn't want to try one at least?  It's the kind of stuff sci-fi and fantasy dreams are made of.  Have picked out the 42mm stainless steel case with the Venezia stone leather from Naples as top design choice.  Just to add to the i-Phone, mini i-Pad and i-Book collection - i-hooked / apple-core?

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On a recent visit to London for a pretty hot ticket in town, the House of Vans launch, we stumbled across a small contemporary art gallery on Lower Marsh, Waterloo.  Specialising in mixed media, Orso Major sits just around the corner from Waterloo station on a street most familiar to us; some friends owned and ran a skateboard store come art gallery called CIDE a number of years ago.

Back to Orso Major, there were a couple of artists that caught our eye and justified a shout out; Kerry Eggleton for Wolf and Fox and accomplished printmaker John Duffin's detailed London haunts.  http://orsomajor.com 

We love a bit of art and adds instant gratification in the home or office space but sometimes it can be a little over budget.  There's a scheme out there for those that may not have heard about it that we think deserves some props - its called Own Art.  As long as the gallery works with the scheme, it's easy (there's around 250 galleries doing it, just find out online).  You can spread the whole cost of the artwork over 10 monthly payments in order to purchase it, a bit like a loan you pay off but without paying any added interest.  Check it out...http://www.ownart.org.uk/

We didn't ask if Orso Major works with the scheme so don't go bowling on in there demanding it OK!  But if they are unaware, it could be a cool move to drop the name.

Here's a link to Kerry Eggleton's direct web page, well worth a looksee - http://mashka.co.uk 

 

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