• Luxe loft living

    by  • April 21, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    So how do you turn an industrial space into a chic, expansive home? Step one – install plenty of glass to let the sunshine flow through. Step two – paint the floors, walls and ceilings white to reflect the light. Step three – keep the metal beams and timber supports in their original state. Step four – dress your home with mid-century classics, ethnic soft furnishings and radical modern art. Step five – sit back, relax and enjoy…

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    Colour-pop bathroom

    by  • April 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    It may be small, but how perfectly formed is this light-drenched bathroom sanctuary? From the luxe marble bordering the compact bath to the blazing white metro tiles, slick mosaic floor, jewelled cupboard knobs and warm woods, every surface is a treat for the senses. The subtle finishing touches of fresh flowers, chunky scented candle and bold magenta ceiling, meanwhile, make this the ideal tub to cool off in on a summer’s day. Lovely…

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    Hot from Milan: Les Danseuses pendant

    by  • April 17, 2015 • 0 Comments

     

     

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    At lighting expert Artemide‘s Milanese showroom, our style team abroad was struck by a group of gals gathered under these pendant lights. Once we’d tuned in to the Italian accents, we realised they were saying these new Les Danseuses pendants by design group Atelier oï looked like head gear. All it took was the power to be turned on and we immediately knew what they meant…

     

    Hats off to Artemide!

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    Room Swoon: Aga saga

    by  • April 17, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    Yes, this kitchen-diner houses a range cooker and, okay, the dining furniture has a chunky, rustic look, but this space screams urban chic, not country casual. Look past the monochrome paintwork and you’ll find touches of Fornasetti wallpaper that add humour to the scheme.  The sleek lines of the console and the stool provide yet more designer chic. But it’s the rainbow hues of the rug that lift this room above the norm. Warmth and elegance make a rare combination – but this place has both in spades.

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    Want to create your dream room?

    by  • April 17, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    Do you find yourself poring over Room Swoons? Pinning your fave interior images on Pinterest? Tearing out pages of lust-have houses and designs? Perhaps you have a particular project in mind and are looking for that extra bit of inspiration or expert know-how…

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