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The Hoover Building Bathroom

19th June 2019
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Some of you will remember the apartment I helped work on in The Hoover Building a couple of months ago… well today I wanted to show you the last room that I didn’t share before. That’s the bathroom. I didn’t show you because a) I had nothing to do with it and b) bathrooms –…

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House Tour: The Hoover Building

23rd April 2019
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Kate Watson-Smyth uses paint to create a zone or area within an open plan space. the gold dining table base and pink dining chairs make a statement against the rich navy blue gallery wall. #gallerywall #diningroom #openplan #madaboutthehouse

I’m very excited to show you today’s post. Not only is it a tour of one of the most iconic ( and I don’t use that word lightly) buildings in London but it also belongs to a client who I had the privilege of helping with her design and both she and I are thrilled…

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Beautiful Rooms: A touch of Gold

14th October 2019
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Kate Watson-Smyth looks at ways of introducing gold accents to a scheme. Here the brass vanity unity in a black bathroom helps to bounce the light around the room. #blackbathroom #brasscabinet #madaboutthehouse

I moved my office around last week to put the desk facing the window and noticed how the light caught the metallic gold ceiling. I often catch myself stopping on the way past to have a look in this room and take pleasure in the ceiling and so it has sparked today’s Beautiful Rooms post…

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Monday Inspiration: The Power of Paint

19th August 2019
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Kate Watson-Smyth discusses the power of paint int interiors and how creating a feature with a difference can help to define and zone an open plan space. #featurewall #openplan #madaboutthehouse

I wanted to talk about the power of paint today, with a few examples of people thinking about how to harness its transformative power in more unusual ways than just sticking it all over four walls. Or, worse, just one…. Come! First up is this gorgeous pink from door by Mary of Mosey Home. A…

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At Home with Kelly Hoppen (Podcast Notes)

8th August 2019
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In the home of interior designer Kelly Hoppen, Sophie Robinson and Kate Watson-Smyth take a tour of her home. The renovated house features a quadruple height ceiling, open-plan kitchen dining table large enough to seat 30. #openplan #diningtable #madaboutthehouse #kellyhoppen

Now the first thing you need to know about Kelly Hoppen’s home is that yes while big (enormous) with tall (quadruple height) ceilings and it may be in shades of her signature taupe, there are so many things you can take from it as inspiration for our own (probably smaller. Just a tad) places. You…

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365 Objects Of Design

Colour Psychology: Green

28th May 2019
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mint green colour blocking by ferm living

Today I thought we would dive into a little colour psychology with an (amended) extract from my book but looking  also at inspiration and what’s in the shops so that you can buy if you want but be inspired if you don’t. I wanted to start with green as it’s definitely one of the colours…

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