365 Objects Of Design

Pretty Serving Platter in Grey and Gold

19th January 2017
vodina platter from anthropologie

Now I don’t know about you, but I’m not averse to watching the odd cookery programme. God knows I love to eat and I definitely love to know where the next meal is coming from. But I do often find when watching the likes of Nigella and Nigel, Jamie and Hugh, that I get distracted…

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365 Objects Of Design

Leaning Coat and Shoe Rack

18th January 2017
leaning clothes and shoe storage from future and found

Today’s post comes to you from the school of Things I Have Learnt Since Having Children. That is to say boys. That is to say, in particular my youngest. Who is well messy. Yes I know, tell you something you don’t know. They are also, and I say this with love, fully paid up members…

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365 Objects Of Design

Small Metal Armchair

17th January 2017
metal chair from rockett st george

Isn’t this a sweet little chair? And you know what’s good about it – it’s only 55cm deep which means it won’t take up too much room. It’s the perfect occasional chair – you don’t want to spend the evening in it watching telly but for a cup of coffee and a chat it’s great.…

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Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

16th January 2017
via alexanderwhite.se

Aaaand it’s Monday again. Comes round fast doesn’t it? I was drawn to this inside out picture this week. The soft greys framed by the black frames and the olive tree living in the bedroom rather than on the deck. Given that I have now finished painting our bedroom in soft shade of grey I’m…

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Househunter

The Househunter

13th January 2017
soft-blue-kitchen

Hello everyone and welcome to Friday’s Househunting Room Analysis post. Last week, I tried giving you a little more detail as to why I thought certain rooms worked and others didn’t and, judging by the comments, you seemed to like it so let’s do it again this week! What you liked, which I must confess…

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365 Objects Of Design

Colourblock Vases

12th January 2017
colorblock-vases-from-westelm

January. The s0-called Dry month when you’re not supposed to drink, or eat or shop. Or anything that helps those long dark days pass. Hang that I say. On the other hand we’re all so broke that it’s not really a good time to be splashing the cash. But sometimes you just want a little…

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365 Objects Of Design

Deep Pile Rugs from Alternative Flooring

11th January 2017
barefoot ashtanga silk rug from alternative flooring

Just before Christmas, as some of you may know from my constant complaining at the time, I was ill with some hideous cold virus that really knocked me for six. One day as I was lying – Victorian heroine-like on the chaise longue – the phone rang. It was a young man called Alistair or…

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Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

9th January 2017
marble island and parquet floor by blakes london

Hello and Happy Monday to you all. I hope you all passed splendid weekends. Mine was largely spent painting the bedroom. For the gazillionth weekend in a row. You that thing where you say: “No, no I’m not paying a professional to paint this room it’s far too expensive and it’s only four walls and…

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Househunter

The Househunter back for 2017

6th January 2017
large-white-modern-kitchen

It’s Friday and so we’re back with the very first Househunter of the year. Now, I have been reading through your feedback and many of you said you would like more diagnostics and explanations of how and why things work and so this house, which is for sale via The Modern House (for a mere £1.45m)…

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