365 Objects Of Design

Five of the Best: Rattan Chairs

26th March 2019
babbington armchair by lloyd loombabbington armchair by lloyd loombabbington armchair by lloyd loom

Now I don’t want to be too hasty about this but the sun is out and there is blossom and possible lawn-mowing in the air, so I thought I would do a little round up of rattan chairs as they feel summery, and rattan (or varieties thereof) is everywhere this season from handbags and lampshades…

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Monday Inspiration: Best of Instagram

25th March 2019

Last week for the Beautiful Rooms post we spoke about the Red Thread and how you can use it to create a cohesive theme in your house. This week, the houses are all very different and while I’m certain they will all have their own red thread, I am choosing to look at little more…

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Househunter

The Househunter: Room by Room

22nd March 2019

Every now and then RightMove does a round up of the most unusual properties on the market at the moment and this month they include a windmill, a castle, a water tower, a converted church and an unconverted church and a bungalow that has been transformed into a Venetian Palace. Oh yes. You need to…

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365 Objects Of Design

New Shop Discovery: Hone

19th March 2019
muuto yellow hallingdal sofa

Today I wanted to tell you about a new site that has launched that is geared towards making shopping easier as it helps you to search for the item you want and gathers a selection of them all together in one place so you can easily see what’s available and, crucially, not feel that you’ve…

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Monday Inspiration: The Red Thread

18th March 2019
wooden kitchen via stadshem

Some weeks ago I wrote about The Red Thread – used by the Swedish to describe something that follows a theme. The idea of the red thread isn’t new; Theseus followed a red thread given to him by Ariadne to find his way out of the Minotaur’s cave in Greek mythology, and it has been…

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Househunter

The Househunter: Room by Room

15th March 2019

Right we’re throwing the cheque book out of the window this week – only fantasy lottery money will do today – as we head over to west London to look at this wonderful four bedroom second floor flat which is on the market with Knight Frank for £3.95m. It’s packed with original features – not…

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365 Objects Of Design

Rugs by Wendy Morrison

13th March 2019
leopard florals by wendy morrison

I’m excited to tell you about these rugs as I had a small, tiny, hand in the thinking behind them. Last year Wendy Morrison, a hugely talented designer with a background in fashion, wrote to me and asked if I would like to have one of her rugs for my bedroom. Now I don’t accept…

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