• Super-luxe bathroom

    by  • October 8, 2015 • 1 Comment

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    It’s little wonder there’s a queue for the bathroom when you have a magnificent space like this in your home. Taking the best of the natural world (fine Calacatta marble for the walls and slate tiles for the floor) and teaming it with floaty Swarovski-crystal pendant lighting and an ornate mirror turns the room into a luxurious home spa. The ultimate touch is the simple organic Axor Starck for Hansgrohe bathtub, raised on a platform. Put up the ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign, we may be some time…

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    Colour pop living room

    by  • October 7, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    As crowds flock to see Tate Modern’s The World Goes Pop exhibition, Livingetc takes a look at how this colourful art movement can be worked into interiors. And your home doesn’t have to be modern to make the most of the pop art vibe – check out this classical living room, for example. Rolling Stones cover art on the mantel? Check. Kate Moss given a graffiti-style makeover? Why not! Anything goes with this swinging Sixties style…

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    Classic-meets-contemporary living room

    by  • October 2, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    We all like a cool, calm place to retreat to sometimes and this rather elegant living room fits the bill for us. While the soothing neutral palette and simple furniture lines create a tranquil, harmonious mood, the punchy metallic accents (the coffee table, bottles and light fitting) create a feeling of warmth. The period details such as the ceiling rose, woodwork and cornicing may all suggest classic, timeless style, but the retro pendant shade, shutters and nods to the geometric trend (the cushions and coffee table) bring the space bang up to date. Now, we’re heading back to that sofa with a fresh brew, ready to tackle the crossword. Heaven…

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    Cool blue bathroom

    by  • September 30, 2015 • 1 Comment

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    We love a bathroom that makes a splash. Okay, the bones of this one are all white minimalist lines, but that flamboyant turquoise swirly wallpaper cuts a lovely, refreshing dash. And by combining it with a geometric-print blind, painted stool, apothecary bottles and pebbles in a similar hue turns a simple functional area into a beautifully considered space. Another flash of brilliance is the almost translucent mosaic splashback, bouncing the light all around. We reckon popping in here first thing would be the perfect start to your day.

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