10 Beautiful Rooms

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For today’s 10 Beautiful Rooms post, we starting off with these two rather lovely room shots which are from the new Lema store on the King’s Road, London, which opens later this month (18/3/15). The shop has been designed by Piero Lissoni. Given my current obsession with crittall windows, I just love the idea of…

Wireless Charging Furniture

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Now listen carefully because this could be a thing. It’s wireless charging furniture. And it’s from Ikea so you know (because we might as well clear that up from the start) that it will be affordable. The range, which launches in April, includes floor and desk lamps, bedside tables as well as a selection of…

Industrial Side Table

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What about this for a bit of luxecycling then? Created by Ursh Stevens of Refunked, it’s an old Burco Boiler that she found in a junk yard and she says she knew instantly she “had to have it”. Now there’s no question that it’s a great object but that is where I would have stopped.…

The Househunter 27/2/15

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Now I don’t normally tangle with rentals here. Probably something to do with the only child sydrome. I hate borrowing, find it hard to share. Libraries are anathema to me I need to own the book not return it. Anyway, every now and then an exception must be made, and this, people, is that exception.…

Arne Jacobsen’s Classic Chair…

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… Well one of them anyway. The Danish designer Arne Jacobsen was, perhaps, the master of the chair. The Swan, the Egg, the Ant and the Series 7. All of them are classics, all of them are still in production. And now the Mosquito chair has been reissued. The 1955 Munkegaard chair, as it was…

Zara Home Finds

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Amid all the excitement of looking at the boutique stores and the new designers, we (well all right I) sometimes forget about the good old High Street. I don’t know why because it’s great for clothes so it should be a regular part of shopping for the home too. But, all too often, the pieces…

Brass Mirror

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Plumo and I have a game we play. The catalogue drops through the letterbox. I make a cup of coffee and sit down to pore over its contents. I do this with very few magazines but there is something about Plumo that draws me in. I go through the book turning down the pages of…

10 Beautiful Rooms

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So, the best of this weeks pins, browsings and inspirations for your Monday Beautiful Rooms post. This is the headquarters of Jo Malone created by one of my favourite designers; Rose Uniacke. She’s know for her ability to create calm spaces that don’t look too “done”. There’s very little colour in here and its quite…

Black and White Rug

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Now you might feel that you’ve seen enough black and white rugs. That the trend for Beni Ourani rugs is over but, I’m afraid, I have news for you. It ain’t over till it’s over. The patterns may change but if you’ve invested in one like this, or were thinking of doing so but afraid…