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11th May 2017

Back in February I shared a post about Lundhs Real Stone worktops, otherwise known as ‘the kitchen worktops I’d like to have in my future home’, so perhaps I don’t need to explain why this latest collaboration between the Norwegian stone specialist Lundhs and the British and Norwegian design duo Thomas Jenkins and Sverre Uhnger caught my eye. Featuring Lundhs Blue stone combined with solid oak, this design collaboration is called As Long As You Like and offers a series of unique handmade dining tables that can be tailored to any length.

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25th October 2016

Do you ever see a photo that keeps cropping up on Pinterest or Tumblr, but you don’t know where it’s from? That was the case with the photo with the geometric shelving below, an image that I kept seeing, but never in context until I came across this apartment in Rome, which was designed in 2014 by Quincoces Dragò & Partners.

This has to be one of the most elegant interiors I’ve come across of late. The design scheme highlights the original features, including the arched windows and the herringbone parquet flooring, while creating a retrained backdrop that offsets the beautifully chosen range of furnishings, including design classics by Charlotte Perriand, Vico Magistretti, and Flavio de Carvalho – Carvalho’s FDC1 Armchairs, designed in the 1950s, feature in the living space below.

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31st October 2014

Crafted. That’s the word that springs to mind when looking at these images. Crafted, and to perfection. This five floor stucco-fronted property in London’s Notting Hill has been redesigned to create an exciting contemporary home that’s filled with bespoke touches. Continue Reading…



24th January 2014

In my previous post I mused briefly on the meaning of luxury, and how the term can mean different things to different people. While this apartment in Brooklyn isn’t for sale or available to let, for me this space is a fitting partner to my last post as it showcases features that I’d consider ‘luxurious’: beautiful materials, and equally beautiful handcrafted detailing to create a home that feels ‘crafted’ while retaining a sense of simplicity. Continue Reading…