365 Objects Of Design

How to Choose the Perfect Desk

12th May 2020

As we slog on through this lockdown amid what is clearly some of the most unclear advice I have ever come across I shall try to keep this blog a haven of clarity and sensible information when it comes to your homes. Over the last couple of months I have written about how to work…

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Monday Inspiration: A Chair of My Own

4th May 2020
abigail sofa in riverside linen by @mindtgap

Many of you will be familiar with Virginia Woolf’s 1929 essay, A Room of One’s Own, which talks about the need for women to have money and a room of their own if they are to write fiction. As we in the UK enter our seventh week of lockdown, I suggest that the 21st century…

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Lockdown Lighting Tips and Decorating Ideas

30th April 2020
swachbox by sophie robinson

The remote recording of the podcast continues and this week Sophie and I repaired to our respective duvet tents for this episode of The Great Indoors in which we discuss ideas for lockdown decorating and I interview Sally Storey, the design director of John Cullen Lighting, on “decorating with light” as well as rounding up…

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Design Dilemmas: Choosing a colour palette

28th April 2020
dark sofa and earth tones via stadshem

I thought I would dedicate today’s post to a reader’s question and, if I have more that work, I can turn this into a regular feature. And (small plug for the book) that means readers’s questions that are not already addressed in my 101 Interior Design Answers. So first up a question  – well three…

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