• Elle Style Awards 2012 – Midas well go for Gold

    Gold. We love Gold.

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  • Snapshots from a Philistine

    I do love a lot of things and things I love…I love a lot of. Looking back at recent snapshots I noticed I was drawn to capturing objects en masse.

    The most mundane of items are transformed magically when grouped together. Give us more.

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  • Paris Inspiration

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    Fauchon Leopard print Eclairs. Perfect for when you’re having Jackie Collins over for tea…

    January is the best time for an injection of creative inspiration, not to mention an excuse to escape to Paris for the weekend under the guise of ” work”  And so we found ourselves contentedly meandering around the shops (well half a day in Merci, a spot of Colette and a lot of various eateries.) Completely keeping the Maison&Objet trade show hours (that we were really there for) to an absolute  minimum. Playing Parisian truant felt so good ….

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    Making Eclair eyes.

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    Love Lace Space Invaders. LACE INVADERS anyone?

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    Walk on sunset screen.

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    Sculpted Polystyrene seats. Sublime.

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    Love these lights that are made from all sorts of Kitchenalia. Collanders, Tongs…

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    Champagne Buckets as spotlights.

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    Spotted this gorgeous traditional barbershop en route to Merci.

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    Shaving brush “installation”

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    Moustache signage (mais oui)

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    Merci. J’adore.

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    Great wall of industrial cabinets

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  • Happy New Year – Keep on Trucking!

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    Absolutely Love a truck, a caravan, a bicycle, anything on wheels that can dispense something delicious. I’ve been obsessed with the Heartschallenger van in New York for some time and have been looking for any excuse to get it to London. It’s so clever, so cutely designed and just so novel.

    Wandering around Venice in LA over the holidays I spied a beautifully designed truck serving hot dogs. The “Dogtown” truck. Powder blue with red graphics it reminded me of the Heartschallenger in all it’s utilitarian kitschness.

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    I got more than a little excited when a local friend calmly told me that there were hundreds of these magnificent creatures and that they all came together in foodie truck gatherings throughout LA. A kind of Roll up Pop up of sorts. Of course I had to attend one of these gatherings. First Friday at Venice literally blew my mind. Legions of wonderfully designed pimped up trucks serving the most randomly exquisite food (orange chocolate cointreau ice cream sandwich anyone? Or perhaps a Bacon Kimchi tofu with sesame salsa verde hot dog?)

    I was in meals on wheels heaven…for a moment. Please London can we have some of these? Mr Whippy and Mr Chippy are just not doing it for me any more.

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    Get your Lard on!

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    Pin up truck

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    The Truck that started the Movement with 79,891 followers on twitter. Kogi @kogibbq

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    The grilled cheese truck has been named the third most influential twitterer in LA with 29,233 followers to date @grlldcheesetruk

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    The Dessert Melt. How could I not know this existed??

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    Even the food trucks name drop in Los Angeles

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    The mirrored Ceiling, the lights. Disco truck

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    Truffle popcorn? Yes please.

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    Now this is really something

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    Yes Really

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    An ice cream sandwich. Cones are so last decade…..

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    A Cake Pop Truck

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    Vegan. Red. Velvet. Of course.

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    Enough said.

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    A “food truck” in England. Not quite the same somehow.

    More about the LA food trucks here…

    http://mobimunch.com/

    http://www.foodtrucktalk.com/category/california

    http://www.thegrilledcheesetruck.com/

    http://www.foodtrucksmap.com/

  • Patron Silver Reindeer The “Bauble Bar”

    It’s been a wonderful year full of exciting and challenging projects. Our last project of the year is the Patron Tequila Silver Reindeer Bar in Harvey Nichols. We dreamed up a grotto made from thousands and thousands of silver baubles. Clusters of different sized shiny round baubles spilling from the walls. A Bauble “Avalanche” of sorts. There is something so beautifully sculptural when you group round objects of different sizes and with different finishes from super high shiny to completely matte.

    It was a perfect project for Fiona Leahy Design. We are after all quite vociferous in our love of tequila and Patron tequila is (without sounding like an infomercial) truly exquisite. A luxury tequila that tastes wonderful and looks wonderful too. The bottles are hand blown glass that once inevitably drained I like to use as vases.

    The Patron Silver Reindeer Tequila Bar is serving complimentary cocktails until December 23rd. Wishing you a shiny and bauble filled festive season from all of us at Fiona Leahy Design. CHEERS!!

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    These giant reflective rounds remind us of Anish Kapoors work

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    Tom Dixon Mirror ball lights

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