The Decorative Fair, Spring 2014

Looking for a bank holiday treat? The Spring 2014 Decorative Fair, is being held in Battersea Park, just over the Thames from Sloane Square and Knightsbridge, and is ‘ fun, fashionable and particularly well-known as an excellent source of painted furniture, Gustavian & Swedish design, 20th century design, lighting, accessories and named-design furniture, and excellent mirrors’. Continue reading

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decorfest!..

I just had to add an extra post this month to give a mention to decorfest which is being put on by the brilliant decorcafe.com see http://thedecorcafe.com/decorfest/

If you’re at a loss for what to do this weekend, love interiors, or are thinking of sprucing up your place and are in the London area, put decorfest, on Sunday 23rd March, 10am-4pm at Kings College School, Wimbledon Village in the diary. Continue reading

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Wardrobes for wonky walls in Wiltshire…

Last month we completed an English Wardrobe Company installation in a period property in Wiltshire, and I’m posting a couple of photos… Continue reading

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Teddy Edwards & the cookery school

One of the perks of running an interior design practice is that I find myself being wooed (well, it is Valentine’s day today so indulge me) by all sorts of companies competing to have their products specified to my clients. From time to time these suitors turn out to be worthy contenders… Continue reading

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3 of the Best Online Interiors Stores

If you’re reading this, the chances are you’re a serious amateur interiors junkie! You want to know what’s new in the industry, access the latest trends and design advice, and search out individual items for your home which can’t be found on the high street (and let’s face it, there is so much bland, dated, uninspiring and overpriced stuff out there on the high street!). So, here are three of my favourite online stores which meet the brief… Continue reading

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Christmas Cheer…

The Christmas break is always a golden opportunity to sit down with a glass or two of something cheering to review what’s up and coming in interiors for the new season. Here’s a very quick glimpse of a few products that caught my eye from two companies bringing out new collections in 2014… Continue reading

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New this month…

Who said wall lights were dated?

I love these new wall mounted plaster LED fittings from John Cullen. The problem with LED fittings, including ceiling down lights and architectural strips which tend to be sourced from outside the UK, is that they are prone to flickering and humming. Continue reading

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Highlights from Decorex 2013

Here are a few of my favourites from Decorex 2013, which I featured in last month’s blog post…

Harlequin London won best stand for their two storey ‘Harlequin Palace’ which took over a month to build, and 6 days to construct on site. A sassy showcase for their tableware, decorative accessories and lighting.

 

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Design Exhibitions – Decorex 2013

Sadly, summer’s now officially over and, as I write, the weather app on my ‘phone is depressing me with the forecast that this is our last hot, sunny day. Still, I always love September because it’s the month to catch the very best of the British interior design events. Continue reading

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Classic English Bedroom

This summer we teamed classic English fabrics with fitted furniture from The English Wardrobe Company to fulfil a design brief for a traditional, elegant bedroom in a rural property. Continue reading

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