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10 Beautiful Rooms

8th January 2018
brass pendant lamps in black kitchen by sita montgomery

Welcome to the first 10 Beautiful Rooms of the year and I hope it finds you well. First week of work done, kids back at s school so routine re-established and perhaps a little peace and quiet and five minutes to yourself. Pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let’s have a…

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The Househunter: Room by Room

5th January 2018

Welcome back to the first Househunter of the year. Are you ready? Sandwiches packed? Tape measures in hand? Comfy shoes on? Right, let’s see what we can find to start off 2018. First up we’re going to Hampstead to have a look at this beauty on Flask Walk. It’s on with Goldschmidt & Howland (via…

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365 Objects Of Design

Five Easy Pieces

4th January 2018
Peili bowl by Zone Denmark

Remember when you were in your teens and early twenties and you used to treat yourself to a new thing on payday. Or sometimes on a Friday to wear out on a Saturday night. Perhaps you still do it now. I do. Although there comes a point when you seem to stop buying things for…

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365 Objects Of Design

2018: Year of Wallpaper

3rd January 2018
little greene asterid wallpaper

Don’t panic but I think it’s coming for us this year. I have been pondering the redecoration of the sitting room for some time now. But I can’t think of a colour I love more than Down Pipe. I know it might be a bit ubiquitous and I know that the room has been this…

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New Years Interiors Resolutions by the Experts

1st January 2018
blue kitchen with plasterwork ceiling by paul craig

Now I’m not necessarily one for New Year’s Resolutions – mainly because I don’t like being told what to do. Or perhaps telling myself what to do but there’s no doubt that I like to take a few minutes on New Year’s Eve to get things in order mentally and think about how to start…

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365 Objects Of Design

Reveal: The Book: Mad About The House

28th December 2017

Well it’s here. Actually that’s not true, it’s at the printers but I can today, exclusively, reveal, the cover and you can, today, PRE-ORDER IF IT YOU WANT. OK I’ll stop shouting. You don’t have to. Well not until you’ve finished finding out a little more about from this post if you like. So where…

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A Tour of Vitra

27th December 2017

Fancy a bit of a read? It’s reached that stage where a well-crafted turkey sandwich and ten minutes peace and quiet is looking rather attractive isn’t it? Well make yourselves comfy and I shall take you on a tour of the Vitra Campus. Yes it’s a factory. A factory which produces some of the most…

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Happy Christmas To You All

25th December 2017

Wishing you all a Very Happy Christmas and thank you all so much for your support over the past year. It means so much that you would take the time to drop in, read and comment as much to me as to each other. I love this community we have created and am thrilled that…

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