Tag Archives: London

Ready for a refurb!

Today I’m clearing out both my son’s bedroom and our bedroom ready for their long-awaited refurb. It’s been 7 years since we moved to Farnham from London and yes, we’ve done quite a bit to the house in that time: … Continue reading

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Farnham is in the ‘Top Ten Places to Live in the UK’!

Farnham’s “fantastic Georgian architecture” has taken it into the top 10 places to live in the UK according to the list published yesterday in the Sunday Times. It’s schools, it’s boho student vibe and it’s location – within an hour … 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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Interiors books for the Christmas list…..

It really is time to start thinking about Christmas presents. Everytime someone asks if I have done the shopping yet I start to slightly panic inside. So, not wanting to leave it to the absolute last minute, I started scouring Interiors websites for … Continue reading

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Hodsell McKenzie Lineage Collection

Hodsell Mckenzie launched it’s new collection ‘Lineage’ under the guidance of American designer Robin Klingensmith. Robin has an eclectic background including costume and surface design and had also worked with the likes of Brunschwig & Fils and Colefax & Fowler before … Continue reading

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Scion wins award for best fabric design for under £30 per metre

About a year ago we told you about the new subsidiary company of Harlequin fabrics called Scion – a company with a rather cheeky fox logo and fabrics that have a fun, vibrant and yet completely usable quality. Now, they have … Continue reading

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Top design brands, shopping and entertainment at London’s Design Junction

From 19-23rd September The Sorting Office on London’s New Oxford Street is hosting Design Junction a huge collection of international design brands, smaller cutting-edge labels, design shops, large-scale installations, temporary restaurants, bars and cafes as well as live entertainment. You … Continue reading

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Ben Nicholson Exhibition

After Isabel visited The Tate in St.Ives and purchased a Ben Nicholson print she has become a lover of his art. So when she found out he was exhibiting at Somerset House on The Strand, off we both went for ‘the … Continue reading

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Damien Hirst – get it?

My friend Mandy and I went to London’s Tate Modern (or ‘tat moderne’ as Grayson Perry rather amusingly refers to it) for lunch, a catch up and to see if we could finally GET Damien Hirst…. It got off to … Continue reading

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Are you using the Design Club at Chelsea Harbour?

Isabel and I visited Chelsea Harbour Design Centre on Monday. A beautiful sunny Monday morning, until we got stuck in traffic on the Kings Road, but this is envitable – London equals traffic! Anyway we arrived and first stop was the … Continue reading

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