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Monday Inspiration: 21st Century Rooms

3rd June 2019
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Dimore Studio, Saint Germain Studio (for private client), living room, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris, France, completed c. 2015. Picture credit: Mai Linh

I’m going to finish this mini series of the greatest rooms of the century by looking at some more recent designers. When I spoke to William Norwich, the editor of this Phaidon book, he told me that while they started in the 1900s (see last Monday’s post for a room for each decade) sometimes when…

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365 Objects Of Design, Gorgeous Gardens

Objects Of Design #92: Vitra Vegetal Chair

31st May 2012
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These beautifully sculptural chairs from Heals, would work just as well round the kitchen table as outside, and, at this price you might prefer to do that. The design was inspired by 20th century historical gardens and is reminiscent of the skeleton of a leaf. Comes in this rather lovely mauve grey, as well as…

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Objects Of Design #87: The Mighty B

26th May 2012
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  Bean bags are the perfect solution for lounging around the in the garden but some of us need a little more support that the traditional bag is capable of giving. This is the solution. I spent a happy morning sitting on one of these on the side of a mountain sipping hot chocolate. I…

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Objects Of Design #86: Garden Mirror

25th May 2012
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  We’re all used to the idea of using mirrors in the house to bounce the light around and make the space feel bigger so why not do the same outside? This Renaissance mirror will create a fabulous Alice in Wonderland effect in your garden. At 120cm tall by 60cm wide it’s a great size…

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