Rock ‘n’ Roll Zoo Posters

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I don’t, as a rule, tend to cover wall art/posters/prints (call it what you will) in the Mad House. This is mainly because it’s such a personal choice and most of the time I’m pretty sure I don’t like what’s on your walls and I’m equally certain you’re not too keen on my choices. But…

Steambent furniture by Tom Raffield

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I have written about Tom Raffield before but when I received a press release with two of his latest designs on I really wanted to show you. Coupled with the brilliant photography (see credits below and in each image) I would love to have just one of his pieces in my own home. The trouble…

Industry Foundry Dining Chair

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It’s no secret that I love a bit of industrial furniture but there is something about these chairs that I particularly like. Is it the way the back curves round to support you? Or the pleasing mix of wood and iron? I’m not entirely sure but I do now that I would happily sit them…

10 Beautiful Rooms

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Morning people! I trust you all had marvellous weekends and aren’t too depressed about the start of the working week. Here’s your Monday Madness to get you in the mood for the next few days. This week I have tried to find images that not only do I love  but that I can credit at…

Industrial Meccano Furniture

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What about this then? Do you know what it is? Yes it really is. Funiture.Made.From.Meccano. It’s so exciting I can’t believe it hasn’t existed before now. Based on the popular children’s toy sets, the pieces have been enlarged and can be put together in a range of ways to create tables, consoles, desks and chairs.…

Industrial Mirror Shelf

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Oh how we all love to mock Anthropologie. Yes we do, don’t pretend you’re above such things. And for those of you who don’t remember take a look at this post from a few weeks back. Make sure you click the link to LG Tumbledown. But, as I admitted before, I still browse to see…

The House that George Clooney Bought?

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A couple of weeks ago (well shortly after that wedding in Venice in fact) I started noticing that the blog was getting numerous referrals from estate agencies saying that George Clooney and his new wife Amal had bought a house in Berkshire. I couldn’t quite understand why it was pinging back to me, so I…

Object of Design: Florian Schmid

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I first came across the German designer Florian Schmid when researching a feature on concrete for The Financial Times (you can read it here if you feel so inclined) and then I went back for a closer look. Born in 1984 ( I know! *Weeps slightly*) he has already won numerous awards for his work…

Linen Bedding

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Halfway through the week and some of us are starting to dream about the weekend. By the way, I have come across that expression Hump Day and I can tell you that we won’t be having any of that in this house. It’s Wednesday pure and simple. Halfway through the week and that is all.…