Author Archives: Linda
Congratulations to Osborne & Little on 50 years of bold wallpaper and fabric design. According to CEO and founder Sir Peter Osborne, back in 1968 there was …’no designer wallpaper – just a lot of awful, porridge-coloured stuff’.
Check out some of the fabulous new fabrics gracing the showrooms of the world’s best fabric houses this summer, and available from us. Prices on request, call 01865 865682…
If you like Art Nouveau and are a fan of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the centenary exhibition at the only house he designed in England, 78 Derngate, Northampton, runs until 29th April and is well worth a visit.
If like me you’re already getting nostalgic for the long, bright days of summer and outdoor living, make sure you optimise the view of your outside space so that you can enjoy it to the full from inside once the autumnal chill … Continue reading
A heart warming story of milling folk…the James Hare story is all about the enterprising British spirit, and the success of one small family business founded on ‘upright dealing’, ‘honest value’ and ‘full satisfaction’. A business which has grown to become Britain’s leading silk … Continue reading
If designer fabric and bespoke furnishings are the haute-couture of interiors, then lighting is definitely the jewellery. When well thought-through and correctly placed, the use of statement pieces will give a room the wow factor and never more so than at Christmas…
How about this for an insight into the elite design world of the twentieth century?… The life of celebrated photographer and award-winning theatre, interior and costume designer, Sir Cecil Beaton, is captured in a new free exhibition at Colefax & Fowler’s famous … Continue reading
Featured this month are some new projects we have collaborated on with The English Wardrobe Company…
How similar interior design ought to be to theatre! Always on a mission to introduce novel and often shocking ideas to shake up the status quo… either using brash, bold overstatement or subtle, nuanced, ‘work it out for yourself’ language.