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Website of the Week – The Den & Now

By | 1 August 2014

If you like things that have been pre-loved, that have developed the patina of time, you will love The Den & Now. Newly launched, this site is the dream come true […]

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New Porcelain Tiles from Original Style

By | 8 May 2014

Original Style have just added more than 200 new wall and floor tiles to their porcelain and ceramic tile ranges, many of which include realistic effects such as metal, concrete, wood and stone. Metallic […]

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Raise Rainforest Awareness for the chance to win a sustainably sourced oak table

By | 7 April 2014

There’s nothing quite like the splendour of wooden furniture. Whether your home is beautifully traditional, or fantastically modern, wooden furniture has the unique ability to suit almost any décor. With […]

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Stunning industrial vs. rustic office

Nail the trend: Industrial meets rustic earth

By | 3 June 2013

One trend that never goes out of style for me is the rustic look; it’s classic, natural, understated and quietly confident. But at the same time, every trend often needs […]

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Designers / Makers Market, Old Spitalfields

By | 22 May 2013

The lovely people at Designers / Makers recently invited a few bloggers down to their Saturday market at Old Spitalfields. The collective of makers takes over roughly 60 stalls every […]

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Stack Furniture by John Jacques

By | 13 March 2013

We’re just loving this ‘Stack’ design from John Jacques. Not only is it made from beautiful European hardwoods (there are in fact eight different woods selected from reputable timber suppliers) […]

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An ecological way to heat your home this winter

By | 31 August 2012

Recycle, compost, walk more drive less, turn off unnecessary lights, take shorter showers. These are all things we’re told to do in order to reduce our impact on the environment […]

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Precious Colour

By | 21 August 2012

I’ve really enjoyed BBC4’s recent series ‘A History of Art in 3 Colours’ with Dr James Fox. Gold featured in the first programme and whether literally mined from the earth […]

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Five unusual objects made from wood

By | 29 June 2012

Digital printing and high-tech polymers might be all the rage these days, but there’s still room for one of the oldest natural materials around – wood! Not just for furniture […]

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Designing from the floor up

By | 26 April 2012

I remember my teacher of interior design, Jill Blake, always told us if we could start designing the surfaces of the room from the floor up, things would go easier. […]

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