Author Archives: effortless

“Where’s Mum this week, Dad?” “South America…”

Where do you go if you have a passion for travel, textile design, embroidery and weaving? Well, if you’re my mother, the answer is naturally Peru. Though she founded Balmain & Balmain over 30 years ago with my father, my mother Sarah has now reached the point where she also lists “international globetrotter” on her […]

Made for Chelsea (or the kitchen table…)

When a new event is kickstarted in our world, it’s always exciting, particularly when that event features some of our favourite textile designers and manufacturers. The new London Interiors Show, held earlier this week in the Chelsea Harbour Hotel, felt like the start of something fresh, and we were thrilled to be a part of […]