Baby Towel

I could not resist posting this photo of Amina. She loves a bath and getting out is not a drama when I use a fouta to wrap her up in!

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Killcare Beach

  What a totally glorious day. I had to get out of the office and have a quick dip! The first of the season for me. We are really lucky to live here at Killcare, the beach is pristine , the parking not a worry and only over the hill from where we live.

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Beach Towels

It is no wonder our lemon foutas have been so popular. The perfect hue for bright spring days. At our recent trade fair we got talking to all sorts of new customers, and they are using foutas in ways we hadn’t even thought of: picnic rug in a corporate hamper, his and her gifts for weddings, yoga mat, baby wrap and laundry bag to name a few. We are busy processing orders and if you notice a few sold outs here on our online store but have a colour preference please don’t hesitate to email me jane@focalpointdesigns.com.au New...

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Alfresco dining

With the days warming up we can venture outdoors for dining. How great is this setting ? Use your fouta for a tablecloth or throw on chairbacks to use as a shawl in case of cool breezes. Image : inspirebohemia.com

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Sunny Days

By all accounts you can feel reassured summer is near on a day like this! Spring has definitely sprung and it will be time for the beach soon. We are excited to be entering the spring /summer season here in Australia. This is our second season and we have been happy to fill some orders already from our existing stockists. Bello Lino in Perth always has some nice colours .In Sydney The Collector Store www.collectorstore.com.au/ have selected some lovely new stock. In the coming weeks we will reveal the new colour range.

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My Marrakesh

Maryam Montague has just been voted one of 100 most infuential bloggers on twitter. Her blog http://moroccanmaryam.typepad.com/ features her divine home and guesthouse in Marrakesh. Her book about Morrocan design showcases this home and is widely available. The US doyenne of  home decor Martha Stewart is interviewing Maryam today. In the future I wish to emulate Maryam and design a beautiful boutique hotel in Tunis. Tunisia has very few such hotels, yet the craftsmanship to renovate ancient medina houses is still available....

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Spring Trade Fair

We have had a big year so far! A gorgeous baby girl, the Tunisia buying trip and now we are in August already. In case you were in Melbourne recently and missed us please keep in mind that we are showing at Reed Sydney this year. Starting on the15th September, we will be showing some new season colours. Hope to see you ,but if not just email for enquiries!  

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Customized Caravan

The Australian fashion label “Country Road” has customized a caravan with their new season colours. http://www.countryroad.com.au/ We are loving their use of pastels in the new range. Our soon to be launched spring collection features similar hues- lemons, aquas, teals and tangerine.

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Linen Towels

We have sourced some truly luxurious towels. All handloomed and handfringed they are silk and linen. A cream base with golden yellow stripes they are super soft and large. Please email for enquiries as a limited stock item : jane@focalpointdesigns.com.au

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Fouta as Bed throw

Danielle De Lange’s blog http://style-files.com/  is a personal favourite. The images and interiors are well edited with a simple and unfussy aesthetic. Foutas pop up often in the interiors. Here is a lovely bedroom  with a fouta casually thrown on the bed.It is such a handy addition to a room, large enough to cover yourself when napping. Image:houzz.com / via French by Design

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