Tag Archives: sofas

A colourful, manic energy takes us into 2016!

‘Doodle Art for Interiors’ is the new fabric launched by Kirkby: it’s a manic, in-your-face and highly colourful collaboration with designer Jon Burgerman and represents a complete departure from their usual hard-wearing textured weaves, plain wool felts and cottons. Doodle … Continue reading

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The Art of the neutral

As someone who loves art, photography, sculpture, ceramics and virtually all other forms of original expression I am pleased, but at the same time always disappointed, when big companies (like John Lewis, Laura Ashley) try and mass produce art and … Continue reading

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Bringing the inside out

The Bank Holiday weekend was a pleasant surprise weather-wise. The sun was shining in Farnham and so I flung open the doors, planted out some colourful flowers in the otherwise still winter-weary garden and, finally, put our garden furniture out … 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 UK – Ok?

The calendar has many interiors focused events in it. Everything from the well-established Decorex and Design Week through to newcomers like Tent. I don’t go to all of them and I’m much more selective than I used to be – … Continue reading

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What’s in a sofa?

Dudgeon Sofas in Fulham, South West London, is a name associated with good quality high-end furniture. I was able to pay them a visit last week to see how they design and make their sofas. Hugh, who runs the company, … Continue reading

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Hold on to Summer brights!

Normally at this time of year the, what I would call, mainstream interiors magazines: Homes and Gardens, House and Garden and Elle Decoration are full of the joys of the South of France – beautiful conversions of elderly properties calling you to … Continue reading

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