• Get arty with Anthropologie at the Kings Road Gallery

    by  • July 2, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Anthropologie-Cornelia-O'Donovan-Homes-&-Gardens-AblueBrining a touch of the wonderful and whimsical to the west of London, Anthropologie have teamed up with artist Cornelia O’Donovan to create FEAST; a special two month exhibition held at Chelsea’s Kings Road Gallery. Reminiscent of old tapestries, Cornelia’s work explores Celtic poetry, British native tales and myth, featuring meandering animals and colourful birds taking flight across green woodlands and floral spaces. Stretched across heavy-weight, large-scale canvases, these paintings have an enchanting and majestic quality, and we can totally see why Anthropologie were so taken with them.

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    One to watch: Luke Edward Hall

    by  • July 2, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Luke-Edward-Hall-Homes-&-Gardens-5These playful pieces are the work of Luke Edward Hall, a Hampshire born, London-based interior designer, stylist and illustrator who founded his eponymous range of homeware and fabrics in 2014. Luke graduated in menswear from Central Saint Martins in 2012, he worked for Toast before switching to interior design when he joined Ben Pentreath, where he still works.

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    New season paint colours

    by  • July 1, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Crown-Homes-&-Gardens-AW15-Retrospective-CameoChoosing paints for your home is a big decision and not one to be taken lightly. Should you be struggling to make the all important colour decision, the team at Crown Paints have announced three key colour trends for Autumn/Winter 2015. These directional colour palettes have been curated by Crown’s team of expert colour consultants and designers and demonstrate key trends and colour combinations.

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    Outdoor lighting

    by  • June 30, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Outdoor-Lighting-Homes-&-GardensFrom industrial-style aluminium wall lanterns to brass pendants, we’ve selected our favourite designs for exterior illumination. These distinctive designs will bring a warm glow to entrances and terraces, seeing you through those long summer evenings spent outside with friends.

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    Perfect patterns from Ecora

    by  • June 26, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Ecora-Homes-&-Gardens-7Some of us might have been lucky enough to have moved into our homes and peeled back a dusty old carpet to find a perfectly preserved natural wood flooring beneath. For those of us who were not so lucky, we can thankfully turn to Ecora – the specialist flooring company who are here to answer all our flooring needs and deck out our homes with beautiful, bespoke designs.

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    Bathroom accessories

    by  • June 25, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Bathroom-accessories-Homes-&-GardensFollowing our foray into Philippe Starck’s new Cape Cod bathroom range last week, we’ve been left longing to make our own bathrooms equally as sleek, organised and stylish. But as with many things, success lies in the detail, so we’ll be thinking about finishing touches first of all and taking bathroom accessories as our starting point for this mission. Here’s our pick of the most covetable pieces to help achieve that spa-like feel.

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    The inside scoop: part 2

    by  • June 24, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Homes-and-Gardens-Ice-cream-recipesMaking summer all the sweeter and more delicious, we shared three of Alice Hart’s ice-cream recipes last week, packed with fruity punches of plum and peach and even complete with a touch of Turkish delight. This week, we turn our attention to zesty Granitas and (optionally boozy) cream floats.

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    Clivework: contemporary textiles

    by  • June 23, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Clivework-Homes-&-Gardens-4Think back to the 1980’s and you might remember Lucy Clive’s whacky and wonderful fashion designs, modeled in the image below by the designer herself, who has since used her striking sense of style and trend-spotting eye to create Clivework – the distinctive textile brand established in 2013. Having caught our eye at Clerkenwell Design Week this year, we wanted to share these painterly prints and artistic textiles.

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