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365 Objects Of Design

365 Objects Of Design

New Norm Tableware

9th February 2017
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There has been a slow and steady search for new crockery in The Mad House. Our current set came from a seconds shop in The Potteries and is, I think, Portmeirion without the flowers on. It’s a lovely ivory shade but I’m not wild about the shape of the plates. I know #firstworldproblems and all…

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MannMade Furniture By Sebastian Mann

8th February 2017
[MannMade London] Battersea collection, Edna mirror, dark, alt, £155

This is a brand new line of furniture by the architect and designer Sebastian Mann and with prices starting at £155, I think it’s one we should be taking a closer look at. It’s refined and elegant but also quite masculine and the strong clean lines would work well in both modern and traditional interiors.…

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How To Create The Perfect Entrance Hall

7th February 2017
black bench from cox and cox

Right so first up let’s be honest about the headline, which was created to tempt you all in. This post will NOT help you create the perfect entrance hall. There I’ve said it. That is not unless you have been architecturally blessed with a large space, preferably square and a window or two. No exactly,…

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10 Best Bedside Tables

2nd February 2017
frama brass bulb shelf

One of the things I am most often asked about is bedside tables. You all want them and yet most of you either hate the ones you have or have resorted to a large and messy pile by the bed. Sometimes there just isn’t room for furniture on either side and, it seems to me,…

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French Connection Home Spring Summer 17

31st January 2017
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Right so January is nearly done. The drinks can come back out of the cupboard (mine did a week ago actually), the taxes have been paid and the new collections are coming into the stores so it’s time to dream a little – or even indulge ourselves. The new collection from French Connection is as…

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