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THE WOW!HOUSE IS BACK AT LONDON’S DESIGN CENTRE CHELSEA HARBOUR – HERE ARE SOME OF THIS YEARS’ HIGHLIGHTS

There aren’t many opportunities to see the work of the world’s finest design talent all in once space, but the WOW!house at London’s Design Centre Chelsea Harbour offers just that....

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THE HOUSE DIRECTORY LIVE X THE DECORATIVE FAIR

At the beginning of May, The House Directory hosted The House Directory LIVE at The Decorative Fair in Battersea Park. Bringing together leading brands, key industry figures and design experts, the exhibition also showcased a range of high-quality products and...

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Autumn Reset – The ‘Back To School’ Edit

September has arrived, which is a great time to get organised for the final part of the year. This month, The House Directory’s shopping edit is a roundup of smart home office furniture, clever storage options and neat desk accessories,...

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Customising Bespoke Furniture: Fiona McDonald Gives Her Expert Advice

Fiona McDonald tells us about how she developed her successful business and shares expert advice on commissioning bespoke pieces. ...

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The English Country Homes Edit

Traditional, timeless, reclaimed and antique, The House Directory‘s English Country Homes shopping edit takes its inspiration from the glamour, the heritage and the grandeur of stately homes, historical houses and majestic country piles. 1. Be inspired by this beautiful book...

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How to Declutter Your Home: Easy Steps to Get Things in Order

In this blog we bring you 12 tips from renowned decluttering experts alongside selected products from The House Directory members to help to organise your home this new year....

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‘The Makers Who Make Us’ – Soane’s 25 years of British craftsmanship

To mark their 25th anniversary Soane has launched the Egyptomania collection of fabrics, furniture and lighting. The collection is inspired by thousands of years of Egyptian history and includes a collaboration with artist Yasmin Hayat. Established in 1997, Soane is...

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Cox London’s New Showcase

How art, the decorative arts and the world of antiques shaped the lighting, furniture and sculptural forms of Cox London. by Cheryl Knorr. I remember visiting your workshop in Tottenham many years ago. The rumour was that antique dealers sought...

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Hand-Crafted Finishes By Simon Orrell

Simon Orrell’s hand-crafted finishes in shagreen, parchment, straw marquetry, selenite, mica and shell...

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The Best Of British Design: why handcrafted homeware is more popular than ever

We speak to Juliette at Derwent House about the growing interest in British design and the benefits of buying handcrafted homeware....

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