Tag Archives: Interior Design

Pastels, woodland animals and Art Deco: a heady mix of new trends for 2016!

Ahead of London Design Week 2016 in March, a trip to the Chelsea Design Centre was in order to get an insight into what is currently trending in the world of Interior Design. With several projects on the go demanding … Continue reading

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Nina Campbell in Winchester!

I had the pleasure of stopping over in the historic town of Winchester last week and managed to find a rather nice pub-hotel-restaurant for my stay called The Old Vine. When I tell you why I booked it you will roll your eyes … Continue reading

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Make your home a palace

There’s a great new wallpaper collection from Cole and Son that we saw at Focus ’13 last week. It’s inspired by the architecture, gardens and interior details found in 5 of the UK’s Royal Palaces – Hampton Court, Kensington Palace, the Tower … Continue reading

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Good move for Decorex ’13

This year saw top Interior Design exhibition Decorex move from it’s usual home on the Chelsea Embankment to Kensington Palace Gardens. I’m not sure what prompted this move but last year was windy, chandeliers were swaying precariously in the marquee … Continue reading

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In with the old…. and the traditional

It’s a new season and time to get familiar with the new trends! With London Fashion week next week swiftly followed by the Interior Design exhibitions ears are to the ground and fingers on the pulse for the latest new thing. But … Continue reading

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Punchy new colours from Farrow & Ball

Have you seen the new colour card from Farrow and Ball? I guess that, unless you are currently choosing a paint colour, then the chances are that you haven’t. I played ‘spot the new colour’ when I received mine and, to my … Continue reading

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Plastered and ready for lights!

So, 1 week into life ‘camping’ in the dining room and, actually, all is well! I’ve managed to borrow a lovely large clothes rail and am using the dining table as a temporary dressing table (better not get used to … Continue reading

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Creative inspiration from Chelsea

I know, I know, the Chelsea Flower Show has become a bit of an annual habit of mine but I do find it a real treasure trove of inspiration – colour combos, shapes, textures, the wacky and the conservative all together … Continue reading

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‘Be brave and do different!’ You’ll love it if you do!

There’s nothing like a talent contest to get you thinking about what you like, what you don’t like, about what works, what is remembered and what is utterly forgettable. I hesitantly took my children to watch their school’s talent show … Continue reading

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Happy house. The rise of the anti-depressive design master Jonathan Adler

I saw an article on Sunday about the success story of designer Jonathan Adler. I first came across him when I was at KLC a few years back and, since then, have been aware of his building success and permeation into … Continue reading

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