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12 months ago · 7 min read
The road less travelled: an interview with our founder

“I used to completely rearrange my gran’s house. I must have been into interiors from a young age.” Perched on a quiet industrial street in Bethnal Green is the home of Debbie, Swoon’s Co-founder and Creative Director. Situated in an old warehouse block, Debbie’s two-floor apartment is right at the top. The front door sits […]

1 year ago · 7 min read
Trend report – 2018 home inspiration from Milan

First rule when ordering a coffee in Italy – never ask for an ‘espresso’. Or even worse, an ‘expresso’. Especially in Milan. A city where perfection is paramount – even in your coffee order. The birthplace of some of the most famed fashion houses, Milan is a hub for trend-setters and innovators aplenty.

4 years ago · 7 min read
Coffee culture in Vietnam

Tea may be the drink of choice in England, but not so in Vietnam. Everywhere we look we can’t help but notice people drinking coffee. Not grabbing a cup on the go like a frantic Londoner, but sitting, savouring every sip.

4 years ago · 7 min read
On the road: remote India.

Inside the 4X4 everyone grows quiet as we emerge from the energetic city, into the countryside, journeying to one of our craft villages. The scenery, with its fields and mountains, sparse and empty, has lulled us into tranquillity. The lilting sound of Hindi music playing quietly on the car stereo is our soundtrack as we […]