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Choosing and installing a fireplace or stove

A fireplace and a stove or gas fire adds a warm and welcoming focal point to an interior, but where should you start? Paul Chesney, Managing Director …



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Modern Day Mosaic – the use of mosaic in contemporary interiors

An exploration of mosaic and its contemporary uses, with work by Pierre Mesguich.  From its ancient origins and seemingly endless possibilities in both design and materials, mosaic …



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Taking the pain out of paint choices – a simple guide to choosing paints

Home owners and designers can agonise endlessly over the unlimited paint options available for interiors. Paint colours set the tone and personality of our spaces making a …



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New showroom for designer heating brand Bisque

Now in its 39th year of trading, Bisque – the UK’s first designer radiator brand – has relocated its flagship showroom from its original base in Kilburn …



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Indoor/Outdoor Fabrics for Spring from Thibaut

Thibaut has recently launched the Solstice Collection, a refreshing range of indoor/outdoor fabrics in association with Sunbrella®. Image: Bahia Woven Ideal for family rooms, kitchens, playrooms, patios …



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The history of Colefax and Fowler

  The 1930s – Sibyl Colefax Lady Colefax began decorating in 1930. She was well-connected and also ahead of her time: her circle of friends and acquaintances …



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Retrouvius for Perfumer H

Maria Speake and Retrouvius Design have created a multifunctional store, consultation and laboratory space for British perfumer Lyn Harris’ shop Perfumer H in Marylebone. The compact storefront …



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Atkey & Company – new Contemporary Doors

Atkey and Company are makers of authentically designed period doors and joinery with a catalogue spanning 300 years of design. This winter saw the launch of their …



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Stainless Steel by GEC Anderson

Since 1962 GEC Anderson have been designing and manufacturing made to measure sinks, worktops, cabinets, shelving and modular furniture in stainless steel for both domestic and commercial …



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Manuel Canovas 2018

Inspired by the work of French artist Jean Lurçat, and the sophisticated style of interior designer Madeleine Castaing, the Manuel Canovas 2018 Collection features rich jewel shades, …



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RU Fabric by Rose Uniacke

Rose Uniacke has launched RU Fabric, a capsule collection of essential fabrics designed to meet most interior design requirements. The first phase of this collection was launched …



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Reclaimed encaustic tiles from Maitland & Poate

Maitland & Poate is a family-run business. Driven by a passion for stunning tiles and interiors, they travelled throughout Andalucia in Southern Spain, determined to find the …



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‘If One Thing Matters’: exhibition by Lizzi Porter

Lizzi Porter’s exhibition ‘If One Thing Matters’, at the Barefoot Gallery in Colombo, Sri Lanka, depicts a series of small creatures painted in oil over gold leaf circular …



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