Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

6th February 2017
stainless steel and rustic wood kitchen via jo cowen architects

Time for our weekly dose of interiors inspiration with 10 Beautiful Rooms. These are not necessarily rooms that you want to live in or slavishly copy but are designed, instead, to inspire and, well yes it’s Monday, delight. They might be rooms that you would never dream of living in but are just lovely to…

Read More...

Househunter

The Househunter: Room by Room

3rd February 2017
pale grey panelled walls via savills

Back to normal this week with a room by room analysis of this rather gorgeous house in Painswick in the Cotswolds which is on the market for £1.5m via Savills. It has six/seven bedrooms, four receptions, is Grade II* listed and there’s room to make extra accommodation as well. Mind you, I will say that…

Read More...

365 Objects Of Design

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,…

Read More...

365 Objects Of Design

French Connection Home Spring Summer 17

31st January 2017
885d8_6

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…

Read More...

Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

30th January 2017
pink plaster walls at skye mcapline's london home via jersey ice cream co

I won’t lie, it feels odd to be writing about what colour paint to put on your walls when I have spent the weekend glued to the news and my Twitter feed wondering what madness is going to come at us next. But, then again, maybe it’s not wrong to want a little respite.  A…

Read More...

Househunter

Is this the Perfect Living Room?

27th January 2017
DFS - My Happy Place18999

We’re doing something a little different this week. This, contrary to what you have been asking for,  is the very antithesis of a real room. But there is a reason for my going off piste – this is apparently the perfect living room. Shall I just pause while you scroll up and down and tut a…

Read More...