• RHS Chelsea 2015: a moment in time

    by  • May 21, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Albonewater1It doesn’t happen very often, so when you’re invited by a Chelsea show garden designer onto their medal-winning garden, you really don’t say no. Which is how, this week, we found ourselves standing in the heart of CFS first-timer Charlie Albone‘s garden, The Time in Between by Husqvarna and Gardena and gazing at what has to be the most spectacular water feature in the whole show this year.

    Read more →

    RHS Chelsea 2015: gardens, eat, drink, repeat

    by  • May 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    TanyasRawFoodMyHotelChelseaFloral teas, exotic cocktails and Champagne, experts and enthusiasts, designers and stars, conversation and the weather, all are as much a part of the annual Chelsea celebration as the gardens and showstands themselves. If you haven’t managed to secure a precious ticket to the show itself, we’ll keep you up to date with places to go and make merry instead…

    Read more →

    Clerkenwell Design Week 2015 – what to see and do

    by  • May 17, 2015 • 0 Comments

    CDW-1Spread across various venues in the vibrant EC1 area, Clerkenwell Design Week returns for its sixth year from the 19-21 May. Attracting an international crowd, the three day festival is a must-visit event for design lovers, interior designers and architects – uniting the areas long-established design community whilst welcoming up-and-coming designers and emerging talent.

    Read more →

    A decadent bathroom in Scotland

    by  • May 15, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Bagnodesign-Bathroom-Homes-&-Gardens-5Elegant fittings and rich materials provide a suitably stately backdrop for the owner of this Scottish bathroom’s classical art collection. The decadent en suite features gleaming black mosaic tiles and a showstopping copper bath as a sophisticated foil for the collection of paintings. Read our interview with designer Duncan Heeles…

    Read more →

    RHS Chelsea 2015 video: H&G talks to garden designer Marcus Barnett

    by  • May 14, 2015 • 0 Comments

    MarcusBarnettinconversationwithHomesandGardensWith just four days to go before those famous Royal Hospital gates open up the 2015 edition of the Chelsea Flower Show to the garden-loving public, everyone on the showground is working flat out to get things absolutely spot on for the big day. Multi-tasking is all in a day’s work for our gardening heroes though, as we found out, when we caught up with garden designer, Marcus Barnett, earlier this week…

    Read more →