Househunter

Househunter: Room by Room

20th April 2018

Sometimes we look at houses that we can imagine actually buying – at least with a bit of lottery money or the selling of a single kidney. And sometimes we look at houses that we know we won’t buy but which are important in the architectural story of the country. Today is one such house.…

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365 Objects Of Design

New Shop Discovery: Claybrook Studio

19th April 2018
Osaka from claybrook studio

As Mae West didn’t quite say: “So many tiles so few rooms.” I’m still astounded by how little tiling I have in my house and how many beautiful ones there are still out there. While I’m a huge fan of a classic white metro, or subway tile, it’s true that it’s almost a crime to…

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Caesarstone: The New Brochure

17th April 2018

Last year I went to visit a house that had been designed on the basis of how our houses might look in the future – lots of smart technology  – mirrors that know what’s in our wardrobe and can suggest a top that might go with a pair of trousers – that sort of thing.…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

16th April 2018
glass fronted kitchen cabinets via jjmedia wakehurst

Gooooood Mooooorning Everyone and welcome to this week’s edition of 10 Beautiful Rooms. Leaving the world of inspiration that is instagram this week and taking a look at some of the most amazing houses that are available as shoot locations. I’m so amazed and impressed by what amazing houses you all live in and the…

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Househunter

The Househunter: Room by Room

13th April 2018

Another week has flown by and it’s time to go and poke around some other people’s houses again. Let’s start with this  raised ground floor flat in West London which is on with Savills for £900,000 and has two bedrooms,  both of which are decent sizes which is unusual as you often find one large…

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365 Objects Of Design

Five of the Best: Storage Cabinets

12th April 2018

One of the questions I am often asked when it comes to helping clients with their houses is where to find good looking storage. Not everything can be built in and sometimes you want a piece of furniture that looks good but is useful as well. Today I thought we would look at five of…

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Follow Your Pipe Dreams

10th April 2018
pipe dream cushion by kate watson-smyth

Now today it’s a little bit serious, but important nonetheless. I am aware, all too aware, that this blog is about turning your house into a home. Finding the finishing touches. Styling yes, but shopping mostly. And I’m aware that we can’t all afford to do that all the time or as much as we…

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