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10 Beautiful Rooms

12th November 2018
rug by Wendy Morrison

Hello and Happy Monday (or whatever day you are reading this). Are you ready for a tour of 10 Beautiful Rooms. I wanted to start with this gorgeous pale pink room by the rug designer Wendy Morrison as I have recently found the perfect shade of pink and am currently enjoying all things this shade.…

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Six of the Best Desks

8th November 2018
hubsch solid oak desk from designvintage for £595

I have been gathering research for the new book over the last few weeks and asking people what their most common interior design dilemmas are. One thing that has come back again and again is how to make a small space feel bigger, or how to create a room than can multi-task. A few weeks…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

5th November 2018

Starting the week with this new kitchen by Devol which is in an Islington townhouse. It’s a large open plan space and by keeping it dark and not too fitted the owners have cleverly blended it into the living space so that it has become a room with a kitchen in it rather than a…

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The Househunter: Room by Room

2nd November 2018

Right then this’ll wake you up. There has been a lot of talk about the return of maximalism recently and while I’m a fan of stuff, and cosy interiors, this may make some of you feel a little faint. It’s sort of House of Hackney on acid. But don’t dismiss it straight away as, as…

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Episode 3 of The Great Indoors Podcast is out

1st November 2018

Pinch punch first of the month and all that, but also it’s time for episode three of the podcast. If the technology has worked you should be able to access it here if you fancy a listen. We discussed colour technology, which I was initially very sceptical about, but Sophie had some interesting points to…

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Waterproof Wallpaper for Bathrooms

31st October 2018

Yes you read that right. It’s not about papering the walls of the bathroom (which you can absolutely do by the way) but about using wallpaper in the actual shower. I know! I wanted to tell you about this as part of my ongoing partnership with West One Bathrooms on the Wednesday Ad break. I…

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How Big Should A Rug Be?

30th October 2018
abstracto 6 rug from floorstory

This post first appeared a couple of years ago but it’s still a question I am asked all the time so I thought I would go over the guidelines again and also show you some of the new rugs around this season for those who don’t need the information but might just fancy a new…

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