Homes & Gardens4 min lettiCrafts & Hobbies
Ones To Watch
Q How do you work? With a range of techniques, because I think it is important for my practice to move freely between different approaches. My pots are mostly coiled and decorated with slips. My plates and wall-pieces are often inlaid. This involves
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City Slicker
When your clients ask you to design their London pied-à-terre, you know that you will have some fun mixing things up,’ says Emma Pocock, joint founder of Turner Pocock. No ordinary brief, this second home was chosen for its city merits – a one-floor
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Marble-style Surfaces
1. Green onyx printed glass, £495sq m, Fameed Khalique 2. Onyx Deep Pink porcelain, from £282sq m, Stone & Ceramic Warehouse 3. Marvel Brazil Green polished porcelain, from £96sq m, Minoli 4. Onyx Nouveau Amber gloss porcelain, from £49.98sq m, Ma
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Richly Deserved
Amodest bedroom redesign was the initially proposed project when interior designer Ryan Lawson first visited his client Kathy Robins. Ryan had made the trip with his boyfriend, furniture dealer Sean Robins, to see the house where he grew up and Sean’
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Homing Instincts
Creating a home from scratch was never high on the to-do list of Miranda Williams and her husband Evan. But when a plot of land came up for sale in a sought-after New York suburb, they jumped at the opportunity. ‘We found an empty piece of land two s
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KITCHENS & BATHROOMS
The new art deco-inspired Chessleton shower from Drummonds features an overhead rose and a hand shower that can be used independently and simultaneously. It’s available in a number of finishes including polished nickel, unlacquered brass, polished ch
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The Bloomsbury Set
Cubist influences and abstract shapes feature heavily among artwork created by the Bloomsbury Set. Combine different designs across a scheme, harmonising the look with varying scales of print. Curtain in District in Claret, £189m, Kelly Wearstler V
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Creative Expression
Situated at the northernmost tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown has long harboured a resident population of artists who were first attracted to the fishing village by its extraordinary elemental light. This former studio was built by seascape painter Fred
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The Sourcebook: Outdoor Lighting
Good lighting design demands simplicity. That is the ethos of Astro founders John Fearon and James Bassant. The brand is an excellent source of British-designed lighting with a strong focus on sustainability, astrolighting.com  With a reputation for
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Old Crafts, New Energy
LAST YEAR, when the cutting-edge Frieze London art fair included a special section dedicated to female weavers in its programme, one thing was clear: craft, long dismissed by the art world as folksy and inferior, was finally in a league of its own. C
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A Brilliant Performance
GARDEN ORIENTATION The north-facing Winter Garden is on the boundary of a five-acre, west-facing site. SOIL Sandy loam, acidic. SPECIAL FEATURES Winter border, flower garden, pool and entertaining area, vegetable garden, wild-flower meadow, tree
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Light-bulb Moments
KEY DECISIONS Luke Thomas, design director at John Cullen Lighting, advises that in order to create depth in a scheme, deciding what to leave in darkness is just as important as making a decision on what is lit up. If we were to light all aspects of
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The Judges
KIT KEMP Interior designer and creative director of Firmdale Hotels CHARU GANDHI Interior designer and founder of Elicyon SEBASTIAN COX Product designer and founder of Sebastian Cox Ltd LULU LYTLE Founder of Soane and winner of Designer of the Yea
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Natural Beauty
GROWING UP in north London, Evi Antonio’s yearnings for nature were satiated by the images in early natural history books. Fascinated by the detailed pictorials, she was never without her own sketchbook and pencils. A degree in scientific and natural
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DOS & DON’TS WITH TRICIA GUILD
■ Identify a palette of three or four shades and start to weave in patterns in this colour family. ■ Use confident tones, but consider how they’ll work with whites and naturals – a counterbalance to control the strength and provide a harmonious feel.
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What Design Means Today
DESIGN, right now, in the early autumn of 2020, is flourishing. Yes, this year has been full of challenges that have affected brands big and small, but creativity is booming. That was the feeling at the judging day for this year’s Homes & Gardens Awa
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Colour Of The Month
The nuances of brown are often underplayed, but one look at Little Greene’s Chimney Brick shows how complex and interesting the shade can be. Part chocolate, part woodland and with a dash of purple grape, there is an unexpected richness that reveals
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Susan Deliss MY LIFE IN TEN...
1 . American decorator Bill Willis is a design hero of mine for the way he revived Moroccan craftsmanship from the 1960s onwards, creating sumptuous interiors for clients including the Rothschilds and Yves St Laurent. 2 . A simple fabric I love and
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Introducing Our New Furniture Collaboration
HAVING long been fans of the dynamic shapes and superior quality in the work of Love Your Home, we are delighted to have created the Bloomsbury range of two armchairs and a sofa for them. We wanted to achieve an elegance of shape, a formality of styl
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Best In Show
Displays of antique china have long been a popular way of showing off a treasured collection – and it’s far more enjoyable than keeping it shut away in a cupboard. Traditionally, plates might be organised in rows on a kitchen dresser but for a more u
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Dream Offices
GUEST ROOM STUDY BY MADDUX CREATIVE Interior designer Scott Maddux put together this eclectic area using vintage furniture and flea-market finds 1. This is a home-working area in a guest bedroom in Islington, London. The house is north-facing, so
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Livingetc HOUSE TOURS OPEN DOOR
PHOTOGRAPHS (GRAND PIANO) PAUL RAESIDE/TI-MEDIACONTENT.COM;(CHAIRS AND SIDEBOARD) PAUL CRAIG/TI-MEDIACONTENT.COM ■
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Insider Insight
GETTING STARTED ‘When starting a collection, my instinct is to be drawn to what reflects the place, people and their distinctiveness and my love for beautifully crafted objects,’ says Catherine Lock, creative director of The New Craftsmen. ‘I select
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A Place Of Possibilities
‘Recent events have proved that working from home is not just possible but can be very productive,’ says architect John Pardey, whose Hampshire-based practice works on a range of residential projects. As with many architects, home offices or studies
Homes & Gardens2 min lettiCookbooks, Food, & Wine
OUT & ABOUT
Inspired by the West Midland’s estate’s Victorian walled garden, the cuisine at Hampton Manor’s principal dining room Peel’s has held a Michelin star for several years. The handsome garden has now been lovingly restored and opened to the public, alon
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The Sourcebook: Artwork, Lighting And Shelving
A homeware brand that draws inspiration from all over the world with an ever-changing range of decorative objects and artwork. Its wide range of prints all come ready framed, creating a smooth art-buying journey, oka.com This Suffolk-based lighting
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Finishing Touches
Over the years, side returns of Victorian houses have typically been incorporated into the kitchen, but why not hive off a section and convert it into a private workspace instead? Home offices do not need to be vast to be functional – especially if t
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We Love
CARVED cedar wood, intricate mosaics, stained glass, inlaid marquetry, silk, velvet, suede and crystal, the Royal Mansour is not exactly understated. But then, what else might you expect from a former palace commissioned by King Mohammed VI of Morocc
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Dream Dining Room
1 . I WORKED with my clients on this Grade I-listed house in London’s Regent’s Park 10 years ago and they asked me back to give it a new and exciting look. Together we came up with a design that combines bespoke joinery, distinctive furniture and ant
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Work The Room
Stylish tables for the focus of your scheme  Designs that combine function with striking form  Add a splash of fun with these jolly holders  These hot seats offer comfort and good looks Directional options for tasks or an ambient glow Nea
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