• London Design Festival: H&G interviews Chester Jones

    by  • September 18, 2014 • 0 Comments

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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

    by  • September 18, 2014 • 0 Comments

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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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    On top of the world

    by  • September 10, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    The gardens designed and built by landscape architects and garden designers Andrew Wilson and Gavin McWilliam are renowned for their exciting and creative ideas, exhilarating and distinctive planting, and for their intense attention to detail.

    I caught up with the pair, fresh from another Gold and Best in Show medal-winning appearance, this time with their garden, Sacred Grove (pictured), at the Singapore Garden Festival.

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