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Meet Chester: A Sofa With Soul

There are some homes for which only a classic design will do. It might be a Georgian townhouse in Bath. Or else a beloved brownstone in Brooklyn. In both cases, the very bones of the building beg you to choose to a style with soul. We’ve entered many such homes over the years. And there’s … Continued

Designing The In-Between Space With Schönbuch

We all have them. The awkward domestic nooks that we’re not quite sure what to do with. Fortunately, there is one Bavarian brand who have taken up the charge, developing nifty designs that promise to transform in-between spaces into vibrant players in the dance of domesticity. Expect pull out coat racks. Hand-carved letter sorters. And … Continued

Why We Should All Strive To Live Slowly This Summer

In the age of information overload, one thing is clear. If we are to live fulfilled, distinguished lives, we must each become curators. Not of galleries of expensive art. Or ever-teetering antiques. But of strong and simple ideas. And while the notion usually applies to how we navigate social media, we’ve found that it’s an … Continued

10 Cult Scandi Designs That Every Aesthete Should Know

Design that’s democratic. Functional. And built to last. So goes the Scandinavian creed. Some styles, however, perform a further magic trick. Journeying beyond great craftsmanship and into the land of iconicity. It’s these that we’re interested in today. Think pendants that capture the glory of the golden hour. And sofas designed to feel like you’re … Continued

Redesigning The World of Work With COR

We spent the first months of the year in socks and sliders. Dreaming of elegant garden rooms. And answering Zoom calls from whatever modicum of privacy our homes afforded.   6 months on, and some of us have returned to the office. Catapulted back into the buzz and small talk while others have opted to … Continued

Herbaceous Designs To Love Now, Tomorrow & Always

Summer is here. And it promises to be a wild one. In the spirit of the season, we’ve curated a shortlist of 10 of our most herbaceous designs. Lush, green and invigorating, they promise to freshen up your space. And make every hour of the day feel golden. Delve into the full list, here…

Born To Roam: Portable Lamps To Love This SS21

2021 will be the summer of roaming. Of spontaneous outdoor adventures. And saying yes. If you take just one thing with you, let it be a nifty, little nomadic light. Some promise to glow for 100 hours. Others double as a bassy surround sound system. Discover 10 of the best, here.

Mediterranean Musings

SS21 Interior Trends: Mediterranean Musings

Husband and wife design duo GamFratesi once said that without materiality a home has no soul. The Mediterranean trend is therefore all about texture, serving up craggy shapes, rich finishes and surfaces that sing. Discover it in full, here…

7 Ways To Style A Saarinen Tulip Table

You’ve probably heard of the Saarinen Dining Table. You might even have coveted one. But how should you go about styling this most sought-after of tables? In this week’s blog, we explore 7 options that promise to satisfy enough the most fastidious of aesthetes.

The Alfresco Manifesto

You don’t have to jet off to Ibiza to enjoy the outdoors with those you love most. In fact, this summer, you don’t have to go very far at all. Ever since 1996, the Gandia Blasco family has dedicated themselves to creating beautiful garden rooms across the globe. As we prepare for another Great British … Continued

Inside Out: Iconic Designs Reimagined For The Outdoors

This spring, designers from Copenhagen to Brianza have made time to wander outdoors. And they haven’t come back empty handed. Each has been hard at work dreaming up alfresco versions of indoor classics. Sensitively translated for their new context, they promise to turn lacklustre gardens into unprecedented Edens. Here’s all the ones you should know…