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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

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…  

As every bargain hunter knows, sometimes you have to go the extra mile to get the best deals. And, sometimes, you have to get on a train to the arse end of Ballards Lane in NW12-or-something in freezing fog. In … …keep reading

Let’s kick off the week with an exclusive pre-launch peep… Jonna X Kangan is a fresh new label – a collaboration of two innovative young designers: Jonna Saarinen and Kangan Arora. Having met at Central Saint Martin’s on the Textiles … …keep reading

A few months ago, I was pottering around the Bedeck factory in Belfast, admiring new collections, when I spotted some rather exciting looking top secret bedlinen designs, featuring Joules patterns. (Yes, Joules. The British country-wear emporium founded thirty years ago … …keep reading

SO. Mr Chris Duffy of Duffy London makes (amongst other things) Glo-Canvases – amazing glowing wall canvases that are kind of like art and kind of like lights. Mr Merrick Angle of Double Merrick designs vintage-inspired French-style screen-prints (that I … …keep reading

Lisa Levis – the artist formerly known as Lisa Stickley (BTW it’s Levis as in Nevis, not Levis as in jeans…let’s clear that up right now) sits at her white-painted 1950s desk in a stylish studio on the first floor … …keep reading