• London Design Festival: H&G interviews Chester Jones

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    Chester Jones is, according to art dealer Danny Katz, “one of the few designers who, while working in a modern idiom, has a total understanding of the classical principles of architecture. He applies this to produce some of the most beautiful interiors I know.” A trained architect and former managing director of Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler, Chester has for the past 20 years run his own studio creating highly individual interiors

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    London Design Festival: Decorex at Syon Park

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    With an exhibitor list that reads like a who’s-who of interiors, Decorex is one of the biggest events in the LDF calendar. More than 350 brands take a stand (about a third are new to the show this year) and there’s a lively seminar programme. This year, it moves to Syon Park, one of London’s great houses, which will make a stunning stage for an exhibition that
    is taking the Georgians as its theme. To tie in with this, the entrance is inspired by William Hogarth’s A Rake’s Progress. Created in collaboration with Sir John Soane’s Museum, it will feature contemporary takes on

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