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365 Objects Of Design

New Season Homewares From M&S

7th September 2017

Hello everyone and I very much hope that in addition to seeing this post in the first place – which would, frankly, after yesterday, be a bonus – that you are seeing my shiny new newsletter which promises to both function better and look better. Ideally the perfect marriage of form and function which is…

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Five Seasonal Tweaks For Your Sitting Room

6th September 2017
farrow and ball helleborus wallpaper

First of all let me apologise for the late posting of this and admit to feelings of bafflement and rage. I spent all yesterday writing posts for the rest of the week and woke up this morning to find they had all disappeared. Vanished. Gone. Along with all the images I uploaded to go with…

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A Black Electric Toothbrush

5th September 2017
black and white electric toothbrush by bruzzoni

Now I shouldn’t like it to be said (well not too often anyway) that I am all style over substance but there are times in life and interiors when you would like just a little more style to back up the substance. A feeling that the designer had thought about the form as well as…

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10 Best Round Dining Tables

31st August 2017
lola round dining table from perch and parrow

Because you have been asking. And because I may not necessarily be one for doing what I am told, but I do try to be obliging where possible. So, ten best round dining tables coming up. Because they’re better in small rooms. Because a rectangular table for six or eight means that you are definitely…

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10 Best Barstools

24th August 2017
muuto nerd barstools

Time for our regular 10 best series and this time we’re looking at the 10 best barstools. As ever I have tried to include a range of styles, colours and prices that will go in every home. I am asked a lot about bar stools and when you stick it into google you can see…

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10 Best Bedside Tables

17th August 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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Five Ways To ReVamp Your Sitting Room

16th August 2017
grey walls at madabouthehouse.com image by Paul Craig

Welcome to the next part of my five part mini-series on How to Revamp A Room (rapidly). We started with the hall and then moved on to the kitchen  with a five simple and affordable ways to give that room a new lease of life without spending a fortune. This week we’re moving into the sitting…

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10 Best Coffee Tables

10th August 2017

I am frequently asked about coffee tables. It’s a really important piece of furniture that, for some reason, is rarely about a place to actually put a cup off coffee. It’s more about the coffee table book and a place to arrange some decorative objects. Whatever you use yours for here is my round up…

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