Journal

Travel, stories, styling and all the latest from Tigmi to inspire and enrich our daily lives.

  • Tête-à-tête | Dusty Deco

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    With an aesthetic connection and ethos that resonates deeply with our own, it was a striking interiors image that first caught our eye, introducin...
  • Tête-à-tête | Sara Efia Reddin of design studio Golden Editions

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    An inspired and modern take on heritage, Golden Editions began with a Ghanian craft collection, and continues to be contextualised by designer Sar...
  • DESIGN FOCUS: Opulent Modernism - Warren Platner

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    "A design classic is something that every time you look at it, you accept it as it is and you see no way of improving it." An icon of 1960’s mode...
  • Coup de Coeur | Idleness awaits at La Tartane

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      "For this project, we wanted to create a real family vacation home—a fresh, cheerful, lively place....
  • Tête-à-tête | Photographer Anthony Ong on reconnecting with the abstract

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    A defining moment of photographer Anthony Ong’s career was when he found himself hanging out of a helicopter in the top end of Australia, photogra...
  • Tête-à-tête | FAINA's fight to preserve Ukrainian cultural heritage for future generations

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    FAINA is a ‘live minimalist’ design collection, established in 2014 by Ukrainian architect Victoria Yakusha as a representation of her two greates...
  • The Ekstrem Chair by Terje Ekstrom

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    Like many talented industrial designers of his generation, Terje Ekstrøm had one foot in crafts and the other in industry. Graduating from Oslo’s ...
  • Coup de Coeur | Palazzo Daniele

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      "Limits can be turned into possibilities. Respecting the history of a place, its so...
  • PROVENCE | A visit to Charlotte Culot's Maison RHIZOMES

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    A few years ago, by chance, I discovered the work of Belgium born artist Charlotte Culot. This discovery led me down the wonderful path of her stor...
  • Tête-à-tête | A quiet revolution, Wilson & Dorset

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    Over a cup of tea on a camping trip, two school friends Ben Wilson & Amanda Dorset began mapping out the foundations of a movement they would ...
  • Rita Watson 'From the Desert to the Sea' NAIDOC Week 2022

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    NAIDOC week celebrates the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year the theme of NAIDOC week...
  • Tête-à-tête | Redefining Amanda Shadforth

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    While many know Amanda Shadforth for her contribution to the fashion industry, not all know that her creative career began in the art world. With ...
  • Coup de Coeur | An exuberant escape in Comporta Portugal

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      “My ideas come from gut feelings – first about locus genii, then architectural stru...
  • Tête-à-tête | The important work of Artisan Links

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    Imagine that your work helped hundreds, and at times thousands of refugee women each day - this is the important work of Artisan Links. Artisan Li...
  • Tête-à-tête | Woven colour, in conversation with Belgian artist Charlotte Culot

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    Creativity is rooted deep in the life of Charlotte Culot. Born in Belgium to a family of artists, her parents shared their creative worlds with he...
  • Virtual Exhibition | Charlotte Culot

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    INTRODUCING 'MAISON RHIZOMES' by CHARLOTTE CULOT SHOP COLLECTION
  • Coup de Coeur | Abandoned Italian Palaces

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      'Letting the light filter through the darkness', a masters interpretation of architectural design...
  • Tête-à-tête | Ceramic Art Series

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    In the next instalment of our Tigmi Art Series, we present our first ceramic art show, that showcases the unique and beautiful work of four talent...
  • Tête-à-tête | Harley Hamilton 'Cast Palladiana'

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    Narrative infused; Harley Hamilton’s designs draw influence from his experience of different spaces and the indelible joy in the fundamental princ...
  • DESIGN FOCUS: Tigmi's Top 12 Iconic Sofas

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    A great sofa is integral to every living space. Whether your decision is purely based on aesthetics or selected for ultimate comfort, the humble s...
  • Tête-à-tête | Parley for the Oceans

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    We all need to talk about Parley! Parley for the Oceans are a new form of environmental organisation that uses collaboration as their greatest res...
  • Coup de Coeur | An escape in the South of France by India Mahdavi

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      “He wanted light and colour and freshness,” India Mahdavi says. “I think that’s why...
  • Tête-à-tête | Artist Daimon Downey

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    There may be various incarnations of artist Daimon Downey you might be familiar with. Perhaps you know him as the restauranteur behind popular Syd...
  • Atop of Ain Leuh: The Artists of Dar Youk

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    “This collection is particularly special to me, as it holds true to the essence of why we began Tigmi - that is honouring and preserving tradition...
  • Tête-à-tête | Artist Clare Dubina

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    Clare Dubina is an emerging multidisciplinary artist, that draws influence from the shapes, lines, silhouettes, gestures and negative spaces of th...
  • Tête-à-tête with Steve Clark from denHolm

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    Artist and stonemason Steve Clark is the man behind denHolm and Steven John Clark, where he carves both sculpture and functional art out of limes...
  • Tigmi's Top 10 Coffee Table Books

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    "Books are never limited to just coffee tables in my home... sometimes they are shuffled with the season or reimagined with a change in furnishing...
  • Tête-à-tête | Layla from Softedge

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    There is a quiet dualism that exists within every piece of Softedge ceramics. On one hand it is a creative expression distinctive of the makers wh...
  • Coup de Coeur | Jean Cocteau's 'la villa tatouée'

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      “I didn’t have to dress the walls. I had to paint on their skin. That’s ...
  • Coup de Coeur | Scarpa's Brion Tomb

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      “I would like to explain the Brion Cemetery… I consider this work, if you permit me...
  • Introducing RILIEVO

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    An ode to the beauty of brutalist form. The pure balance of hard and soft, light and shadow - where architecture and nature meet in harmony. We a...
  • Coup de Coeur | Villa Goupil by Jacques Couëlle

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    “The architecture of Jacques Couëlle is a celebration of the earth. In the evening, when the day gradually slips out of our eyes and escapes...
  • Coup de Coeur | Stahl House by Pierre Koenig

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    “It’s our home. We were all so comfortable growing up here. It did not feel like we were in the pressure of Los Angeles. It’s a quiet and pe...
  • Tête-à-tête | The Sunseeker

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    Byron Bay has long been a meeting place for like-minded creatives to congregate and cultivate their best ideas. The local spirt has always called ...
  • Coup de Coeur | 'Pescetrullo' by Gaetano Pesce

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    “The house is an actual portrait of the Venetian couple that commissioned me to make it, so it bears a likeness to their faces.” — Gaetano P...
  • Coup de Coeur | Villa RA by MORQ

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    “It is typical of a Mediterranean dwelling, where the understanding of a relationship with the place has a central role in the conception an...
  • IWD: Pioneering women of design

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    This International Women’s Day we reflect upon the pioneering women in design, that with fearless tenacity helped to carve the way forward for fut...
  • DESIGN FOCUS: Pierre Jeanneret in Chandigarh

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    DESIGN FOCUS: Pierre Jeanneret in Chandigarh In the 1950’s India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru had an ambition to propel his country i...
  • Coup de Coeur | Fernando Higuera 'Rascainfierno'

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        “This idea saved my life thirty-odd years ago, when my friend Francisco Nieva read my tarot, and saw me in three years buried undergrou...
  • Tête-à-tête | Lex Williams

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    While his approach to creating is impulsive, working with timber is something Byron based artist Lex Williams was destined to do. His designs are ...
  • Coup de Coeur | Maison Verley the 'Plant House'

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    “There is a very great freedom of family life, the freedom to meet or to be isolated, to be together or each for himself.” - Pierre Székély ...
  • Tête-à-tête | Nicoletta Fasano on applying ancient techniques to new ideas

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    In Puglia, there is a small town of Grottaglie that has been known for centuries for its artisan ‘ceramica’ production. Pouring with rich history,...