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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #357: Knitted Pouf

20th February 2013
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Chunky knits show no sign of going out of fashion since I last wrote about them here so this new addition to the range makes me very happy indeed. Perfect as a little extra seat that can be stashed away when not needed or, probably more likely in my house, a great little footstool. At the…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #356: Nest of Tables

19th February 2013
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  Part of the art of keeping cosy is settling down in a comfy chair with everything you need in reach so that you don’t have to keep getting up and down. These kidney-shaped tables with a vintage finish are perfect for that. Painted in three different shades of grey, you can spread them out…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #355: Ella Doran Rugs

18th February 2013
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British designer Ella Doran has teamed up with Woven Ground to produce a new range of stunning rugs. The design of this one above is based on her photographs of architectural wall panels.Each one is hand tufted and made from 100 per cent New Zealand wool. In another collaboration, Ella has produced a new range of…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #350: Fur Cushions

13th February 2013
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Imagine snuggling into these gorgeous fur cushions on a cold winter’s day. Cushions like this are the perfect seasonal buy. Dig them out from the cupboard in November (or perhaps at the end of October when the clocks go back and the nights officially draw in) and leave them there until they spring forward again…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #349: Alpaca Throw

12th February 2013
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Just look at these gorgeous alpaca throws. I think I might wear them as well as drape them over a sofa or armchair. Perfect for keeping those bitter February winds at bay, these come in these five gorgeous shades including rich indigo (so on trend for 2013) as well as the warm neutrals which will…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #348: Grey Pink Chair

11th February 2013
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Sometimes the only thing that works during the winter months is a cosy chair, a good book and a mug (or glass) of a little something you fancy. Here’s the chair, you can choose your own book and we’ll come to the mugs soon. This vintage chair has been re-upholstered in Designers Guild velvet with…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #347: Round Velvet Cushions

10th February 2013
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Nothing says luxury like a dash of velvet and these cushions are perfect. Choose from ice blue, slate grey or white. Marianne Brandi, of DAY home, once told me that the Danes think nothing of changing their soft furnishings to go with seasons. In the same way that we change our clothes according to the…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #345: AA Butterfly Chair

8th February 2013
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Designed in 1938, this chair now has a permanent place in MoMa in New York. Choose from either the black legs or chrome depending on your preference. It was inspired by Le Corbusier, one of the pioneers of modern architecture, with whom its three designers ( Jorge Ferrari-Hardoy, Antonio Bonet and Juan Kurchan) worked in the thirties. One…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #344: Mayuri Bed Throw

7th February 2013
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The art to keeping cosy during the long winter months (and is it just me or do they seem to be getting longer every year?) is layering. Different layers in different textiles – think velvet, linen, cotton and fur. The other day we looked at a fur throw for those really bitter nights but here…

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365 Objects Of Design, Keeping Cosy

Objects Of Design #342: Sausage Dog

5th February 2013
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You might be lucky enough to live in a house with no draughts. Might as well stop reading here then. For the rest of us, this gorgeous lavender filled sausage dog will guard the room from those biting draughts that are a feature of the British winter and the Victorian house. As it contains no…

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