Category Archives: Exhibitions

50 years of Osborne & Little

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’.

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh & 78 Derngate

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.

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All that glitters is not bling…

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…

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Cecil Beaton at Colefax & Fowler

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

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Summertime, and the living is easy…

The fantastic early May bank holiday weather has well and truly put me in the mood for summer, and I wanted to share some summery finds by way of inspiration for fresh and relaxed interiors…

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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 … Continue reading

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