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Monday Inspiration: Beautiful Rooms

28th October 2019
ochre pouf and old painting by @n0.17house

Starting today with a bright burst of yellow as the clocks went back yesterday in the UK and although I’m typing this on a beautifully sunny Autumn morning (albeit with no idea what time it actually is) it might all have gone to winter by the time you are reading this in 24 hours time.…

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365 Objects Of Design

10 Best Armchairs

6th October 2016
pink and brass armchair from westelm

It’s that time of the month again and here is my round up of the 10 best armchairs that I definitely like and think you might too. I have included a mix of high street and handmade, mid-century and modern, pattern and plain. Most of them come in other colours or are made to order,…

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365 Objects Of Design

Handcrafted Teak Furniture from Trunk

27th April 2014

Now here’s a lovely place for a Sunday morning browse. Trunk sells handcrafted furniture made from reclaimed teak. The founders, VJ and Jit work with small communities in developing countries and promise to tread lightly on the earth. The collection is made in small workshops rather than large factories and, in addition to teak, include natural…

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365 Objects Of Design, March, Volume III

Vintage Metal Bathroom Cabinet

28th March 2014
vintage industrial metal cabinet

I recently wrote about a new book by stylist Joanna Thornhill which is all about tips and tricks to make your home more you. It’s aimed at those in rented accommodation and first time buyers who have no money left to buy furniture once they’ve bought the walls and roof. I felt at the time,…

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