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10 Beautiful Rooms

25th July 2016
naked kitchens - the ladbrooke

A mix of old favourites and new finds this week as we head into the summer holidays when The Mad House will be taking its annual August break. It’s a chance for me to recharge my batteries and take a break from posting five days a week and a chance for you to catch up…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

18th July 2016
shades of grey kitchen via thedesignchaser

I’m going to show you more of this house later in the week so this is by way of a teaser and a reminder to come back on Friday because not only is it full of beautiful rooms, but it’s for sale as well. Winning! Well winning if you’re super rich, but it has lots…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

11th July 2016
house for sale via fantastic fran

We start this week musing on the beauty of a black painted floor. At a meeting with a client this week for an office refurbishment I suggested this in place of the requested white floors and also in case the floorboards turn out to be not quite all that when the carpet tiles are lifted.…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

4th July 2016
modern meets rustic in this Swedish home, image by Kristoffer Johnssonmodern meets rustic in this Swedish home, image by Kristoffer Johnsson

Right come up, get up, shake a leg, hit the floorboards. Time to get up, stand up, be counted, all of that sort of thing. I just think it’s time don’t you? Mind you this does look like a very relaxing bedroom. It’s not my normal style but these are not normal times. At the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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