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Styling a Bathroom with Geberit

5th August 2020
kate watson-smyth in geberit bathroom she styled

Back for another Wednesday Ad Break and this was such a fun job styling a bathroom with our former podcast sponsor Geberit. It had to be done completely in lockdown too with lots of messages and product links going back and forth and neither Sophie nor I got to see the finished rooms until we…

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Has Lockdown made Interiors Trends Irrelevant?

28th July 2020
vintage pantry doors by @redesignhomellc

Now that the world has changed out of all recognition over the last few months I thought it would be worth looking into this. After all, when there are no trade shows showing us what will be in fashion next year, and fewer shops are open from which to buy anything, you start to understand…

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Monday Inspiration: A drop of Green

27th July 2020
bathroom by shrez at plum and crumble

And here we are again with a little bit of soothing green for a Monday. This is for all those who need to take a breath. Green is a calming, creative colour (I wrote about the psychology of it here) and as the school holidays start but the actual holidays don’t seem to, it seemed…

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The Househunter: A Grand Victorian Terrace

24th July 2020

To Brixton, in south London, this week and this distinctive Victorian terrace house which somehow manages to look much bigger than its neighbours because of the black paint and I would never have thought that was a thing until I saw this house. Anyway, it’s on the market with Brickworks for £1,250,000. Coming in? There…

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Design for Diversity: An update

23rd July 2020

It’s five weeks since Rukmini Patel and I launched the Design for Diversity Pledge and accompanying sticker and we thought it might be time to update you on what has happened since. The first point to note is that we have had nearly 150 signs up from large brands to sole traders all of them…

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Outdoor Lights by Davey Lighting

22nd July 2020

Finally, after 10 years of living in this house we have sorted out the outside lighting. At the start of the year I agreed to work with Original BTC for 12 months and this post for my Wednesday Ad break is part of that collaboration. Original BTC is a British company that also owns Davey…

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