365 Objects Of Design

A Recyclable and Sustainable Cardboard Bed

24th April 2018

Yes you read that right. Assuming you actually read the headline that is. The first eco-friendly, vegan, sustainable, 100 per cent recyclable cardboard bed has arrived in the UK. It comes in a box and you simply stretch it out – a bit like a concertina – throw your mattress on top and climb in.…

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Mad About . . .

10 Beautiful Rooms

23rd April 2018
flagstone floors at roost london via shootfactory

I suspect it’s a truth universally acknowledged that for every one thing you see at Milan Design Week there are 10 more that you missed. After 48 hours walking a total of 36km round the city last week, I went from delight at the things I did manage to visit to despair at all the…

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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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Mad About . . .

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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