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So, DESIGN BLOGGERS AT HOME – the book about bloggers’ homes that I wrote and styled for Ryland Peters & Small working with the very talented photographer Rachel Whiting is officially published today… It’s a tour around 12 stunning homes belonging … …keep reading

Titillating towers, ceramic armadillos and quivering copper stars – check out the new April issue of Homes & Antiques magazine for eight pages of wibbly wobbly fun… I loved writing this feature and chatted to some very passionate and helpful jelly experts … …keep reading

You can check out my trends reports for American design site Apartment Therapy, if you’re that way inclined. This month, I scoured the Paris show for KEY TRENDS, MICRO TRENDS and also reviewed the CURATED SPACES.

Clockwise from top left: 1950s ‘Tinsel Flitters’ – vintage glitter; Woollen mittens, hand-knitted in Iceland; Welsh blanket print oil cloth, Adra; French market basket liners I made using Wiltshire and Mitsi Tana Lawn fabric, Liberty.

Young French designer Loren Manquillet has created these clever light fittings that you can personalise with your own Bonne Maman jam jars. She plans to sell the fixtures for under 50 Euros each and showed them at the recent NOW! … …keep reading

If you like monochrome vintage maps of New York, you’re in luck this Autumn/Winter… 1: ASDA New York Map bedlinen; 2: ASDA New York Map cushion; 3: H&M New York Map tray; 4: H&M New York Map bedlinen; 5: H&M … …keep reading

Ignore the mice scurrying along the tracks, your snot turning black thanks to sooty blasts of filthy air, the nose-to-armpit-rush-hour-squeeze, the excessive ticket prices and the unbearable all-year-round heat; The London Underground has some of the most beautiful wall tiles … …keep reading

The interview does not begin well. My iPhone battery is low, so I use my landline, usually strictly reserved for friends and family. When I call her, she doesn’t pick up, but calls me straight back, just as I am … …keep reading

You may or may not recall the Jaffa Cake advert, but Scandi-style monochrome half moon patterns are everywhere this season, from Ferm Living and Day Birger to Nionio and Habitat. I kinda like ‘em… 1: Half Moon wallpaper, 67.50 Euros … …keep reading

As Petronella lifted the woven Ikat bolster in tangerine and anthracite, searching in vain for the sofa, the dog – and her son – she began to wonder if perhaps her Cushion Problem had returned…