Browsing Category

Mad About . . .

Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

27th June 2016
33 new road, whitechapel, a new boutique hotel

It is a truth universally acknowledged  – in Denmark at least – that good design makes people happy. And, as the nation responsible for some of the greatest pieces of furniture in the last 100 years, I, for one, am not going to argue with that. So, while it might feel strange to be looking…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

Monochrome Cushions by Niki Jones

22nd June 2016
monochrome cushions by niki jones

Readers, have you met Niki? She is the founder and creative director of Niki Jones and makes all these wonderful cushions, rugs and throws that you see around you today. After graduating from the Royal College of Art, Niki worked at Habitat where she was mentored by Tom Dixon and Georgina Godley before leaving to…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

20th June 2016
gold kitchen cupboards by Fiona Lynch

We’re going bit glam this week and starting off with this fabulous kitchen by one of my favourite designers Fiona Lynch who is based in Australia. Now I know that many most will look at those gold cupboards and think: I couldn’t possibly. We will get bored/tired of it and anyway whoever heard of such…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

13th June 2016
hotelhenriette2@2x

I am often asked where I find my inspiration and the short answer is simply everywhere. Which is about as helpful as a chocolate teapot isn’t it. I’ll try to expand. It’s not just from magazines and pinterest although that clearly forms a part of it. I’m a big fan of restaurant loos – they…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

6th June 2016
by summerhillandco.co.uk

This week there is a collection 10 of my favourite Beautiful Rooms. The Mad House is being driven Mad with internet issues – apparently BT need to come and look at a copper wire outside the house… This will take at least five working days. Yeah right…. In the meantime, the internet drops in and…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

30th May 2016
Abi Cambell's modern rustic kitchen

This must be one of the most-requested images that I see when I meet clients for my interiors consultancy madaboutyourhouse. Everyone loves this kitchen – myself included – so I’m delighted that I’ve finally managed to track it down and we can see a little more of it. Now that I see another view, I’m particularly…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

16th May 2016
EMMA PERSSON LAGERBERG PHOTO PETRA BLINDFOLD

Morning everyone. I hope you are all well this fine morning. I say it’s a fine morning, I have no idea what the weather will be doing at the point you drop in to read this. In which case let’s amend to – I hope you are feeling fine this morning. Are you ready to…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

How To Get The Lighting Right: Lighting Art

12th May 2016
how to get the lighting right - art work

It’s back again – by more popular demand. This series on How To Get The Lighting Right continues today with advice on how to light art. Now, before you get carried away, I’m not assuming you’ve all got a stockpile of Picassos and Monets that are looking a bit rubbish over the sofa, but it’s…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

9th May 2016
via cubicstudios.com

We’re starting in the bathroom this week. That may seem strange to you but as I’m planning our bathroom refurbishment I’m drawn to that particular space and the rest of you will have to come with me. But why wouldn’t you when you can see this gorgeous wallpaper below. It’s Derwent by Osborne and Little…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

2nd May 2016
Patrick Lewis Architects

Good Morning Everyone. Or possibly afternoon. Might even be evening by the time you drop in. Greetings to you all anyway. Are you ready for a stroll through 10 Beautiful Rooms? We’ve got some lovely ones for you this week. First up, what do you think of this floor. My friend and business partner (together…

Read More...