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Top Five Interior Design Trends for 2020 and beyond
As designers we often say we shouldn’t follow trends, but a new decade calls for a little predicting! Whether we like it or not, we’re subliminally influenced by trends, so here are some light-hearted forecasts for 2020 and beyond.Read more
A Winter's Tale...
Not being the most accomplished skier I quickly set about googling “other activities”. It was soon decided that a really good friend and I would trek out to the Chapel Notre Dame des Venettes, a gem of an Alpine church built at the end of a magnificent mountain path at Peisey-Nancroix.Read more
Iconic interior design in Surrey: Visiting the mid-century modern interiors of Surrey’s Stanley Picker House and The Homewood
Design trends come and go, but I’m starting to wonder if mid-century modern is forever. The minimalist movement first swept through US suburbs in the 1940s and Fifties, held on until the Seventies and regained popularity in the Noughties.Read more
A weaver’s tale...
In these uncertain economic times, it’s inspirational to come across a man like Roger Oates. His quiet passion for weaving became a thriving business. He’s spent the last forty years making a living doing what he most loves. This month he came to the Fashion and Textile Museum in London to talk with Giles Kime, Interiors Editor of Country Life and I went along.Read more
Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s Party!”
And this year, the design world has risen to nature’s challenge with spectacular razzamatazz. Only a few blogs ago I was visiting Decorex and Design Week in Autumn 2018, now camellias and daphne are in full bloom in our gardens and London Design Week is again in full swing.Read more
London Design Week 2018
This week was London Design festival and I had a packed agenda as I tried to get around as many of the exhibits as humanly possible. Certain areas of London really do come alive with all things design and it’s a great opportunity to get a sweeping overview of new products and trends...Read more
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