Househunter

The Househunter: Room by Room

8th June 2018

I thought I’d found the perfect houses last week but this week I think I prefer these. First up is this converted shoe factory on Shoreditch High Street which has been converted into a three bedroom live work space by the husband and wife team Chan and Eayrs. This is on with The Modern House…

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365 Objects Of Design

Five Best Bedside Tables And A Newsletter

7th June 2018
styling by KWS bedside table from joined + jointed

This is a subject I return to again and again.  Most of the ones I see are just awful and it seems you agree with me. It’s a question I am asked almost more than any other.  Sometimes there just isn’t room for furniture on either side of the bed and, it seems to me, that…

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365 Objects Of Design

Giant Pegboard with Shelves

6th June 2018

So yesterday was all about the virtual inspiration board that is Pinterest and today I have decided to show you this real pegboard for those of us who prefer things in 3D. As you read this I will be heading off to meet a client for some interiors styling. “Can we confirm our meeting” I…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

4th June 2018
Striped walls by EJ Palin for Revamp Restyle Reveal

Happy Monday and welcome to this edition of 10 Beautiful Rooms. First up is a pair of pictures by the very talented Karen Knox, of Making Spaces. Karen has written for these pages before on how to plan your decorating budget and I think she’s extremely good at her job so I wanted to show…

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Househunter

The Househunter: Room by Room

1st June 2018

And it’s Friday again. That rolled round fast didn’t it? Must be something to do with the four day weeks that May is so full of. Not that it makes much difference to a freelance or a journalist (we always had to work bank holidays when I worked for newspapers) but there’s something in the…

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365 Objects Of Design

Handpainted Jug and Tray

31st May 2018
hand painted jug from nkuku

Dropping by with a quick postcard from Objects of Design for you today. These pretty jugs and trays are hand-painted stainless steel and, at 18cm the jugs would double up brilliantly for vases of flowers or even bunches of herbs sitting on the worktop as well as utensils by the hob or sink. The trays…

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365 Objects Of Design

Five Of My Favourite Dinner Sets

29th May 2018
open shelf detail by madabouthehouse.com

Now I don’t know about you but I find tableware – as it seems to be called these days – tricky. On the one hand I don’t want to spend a fortune because we are a house of clumsy oafs and we break stuff. Also I have a dishwasher. Which means I’m not going to…

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