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Good Vibes
‘The bookcase is the focal point,’ says Rayman. ‘I love blue because it makes me happy, but it’s also universal. There isn’t a bad shade.’ ‘Photography is my thing,’ says Rayman, who has pieces by Bruce Weber and Arthur King. early on in his 25-year-
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Summer Flavours, Winter Ways
1 onion, roughly chopped8cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped3 garlic cloves, roughly chopped5cm piece fresh turmeric4 tbsp light-flavoured oil3 tsp fenugreek seeds3 tsp yellow mustard seeds3 tsp ground coriander3 tsp ground cumin1½ tsp
Living Etc4 min. leídosArchitecture
Sartorial Lead
Painting the shutters and architrave in the same dusty pink tone brings a chic uniformity to this scheme. The original panelling from 1828 was restored and new solid oak floorboards were laid. When Filippa Knutsson grew up in Chelsea in the 1970s she
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In And Out
Our need to explore and search out new places may have been quietly simmering over the past year, but as we look ahead to new travel possibilities let Kip Hideaways fill you with a sense of excitement. For the small membership fee of £10 a year, you
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Ancient Meets Modern
Statement pieces, such as the gilded mirror and vintage chandelier, share the limelight. Teal walls provide a distinctive backdrop to the exceptional artwork and furnishings. It takes courage, and a connoisseur’s eye, to intermingle such a diverse bl
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Hotel Hot List
North Holland might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of a beach holiday, but the pale sand dunes of Castricum’s coastline are undeniably beautiful and often blissfully quiet. In a location that is walking distance to the vast
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In With The new
Happy New Year! How are you feeling? What are your plans and how was your Christmas? I hope that this issue finds you full of positivity and excitement for a fresh start and a chance at another beginning, a sense of hope in the air. No matter how tum
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Globetrotter
the signature style of interior designer Amber Lewis effortlessly encompasses authentic California cool, and her debut book Made for Living (£32, Clarkson Potter) shows how we can achieve this laid-back look on this side of the pond. We snatched five
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Living Etc
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Sarah Spiteri EDITOR Pip McCormac GROUP CREATIVE DIRECTOR Emma Williams GROUP CHIEF SUB-EDITOR Jennifer Spaeth CONTENT AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR Michael Holmes HOMES CONTENT TEAM EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Rhoda Parry HOUSES EDITOR
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New modernity
Colour lifts the spirits and adds a playful touch to this sophisticated scheme. A fresh take on a classic steam bent chair illustrates the modernist approach to design and material. Rounded organic shapes are a beautiful contrast to the more linear f
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Secret Address Book
It’s not just the fonts used by candlemakers Earl of East that are so beautifully simple and relaxing, its fragrances are softly meditative, too. Take the Greenhouse candle, pictured, £50. Hand poured in the brand’s studio, it smells of summers, of l
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Everyone’s Talking About…
On the lookout for a new animal to add to your livestock collection? It has to be an alpaca – their coat is softer than cashmere, incredibly strong and naturally hypoallergenic. Failing that, try French brand Innata’s alpaca textiles at George Spence
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Style File: Kitchenalia
ERGONOMIC DESIGNS TO CRUSH AND GRIND ORGANIC SHAPES DELIVER TACTILE ELEGANCE SLICK AND STYLISH REFILLABLE STORAGE JARS Smoked glass and wooden topped storage jar, £23, The Forest & Co Lidded jar in Raw Sienna, £55, Pottery West at Oggetto EQUIPMENT T
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Design Radar
Once you have a mohair rug you never look back – it’s a new level of softness and sheen. Mohair rug in Stripe Jade, £2,210 (1.83x1.22m) or £990m, The Rug Company This vintage table is an investment but it will last for generations, its character neve
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Colour Insight
I’m really fond of Pure & Original, a paint company that, as its name suggests, only uses natural ingredients. Its colours are also soothing to be around. I’m currently working on a project where we’ve painted the family room in a Pure & Original sha
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News
New year, new start, new house? If you’re hankering after a bit more space – perhaps some double-height ceilings, full-length windows and some serene green views – then our new project could be right up your street. Or at least, up a street that just
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Columnist
Designing a dining room is a tricky business. First you must ask yourself the question: are you an early bird who enjoys breakfast, soaking in the sunlight, surrounded by funky floral fresh? Or are you a night owl, more suited to dark, romantic, smok
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Catwalk Looks
For a real groovy look follow fashion’s lead with curvy shapes and pops of bright colour Ready, steady, glow – this season shiny brass, mesh finishes and perforated forms stand out Step right up and join the fun – think bold geometric shapes mixed wi
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Architects Guide
Multidisciplinary practice ZCD Architects is run by Dinah Bornat and Cordula Weisser. Ideal for complex projects, their firm’s work covers award-winning buildings, masterplanning and regeneration, but one notable thread is a certain knack for gaining
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News Report
remember how revolutionary online shopping felt? Perhaps the first time your groceries arrived in a van it seemed like they brought the future with them. Well, that was just phase one, fuelled by convenience, and in current times, necessity has taken
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Buy Art Online
Creative background? I did fine art at school, but I’ve always loved images of all kinds. I studied fashion photography at the London College of Fashion. Creating fashion images was the perfect vehicle for me at the time, so I stepped away from paint
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How To… Keep A Renovation Budget Low
If you’re looking to change flooring but don’t want to spend a fortune, there are now numerous alternatives to real wood, marble or slate. As seen here, there are porcelain floors that can replicate a wooden floor – affordable and easier to care for.
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Kitchens And Bathroom News
Caesarstone has launched its fifth quartz surface over the past year with the Calacatta Maximus, which cleverly captures a genuine natural form. Created with a white backdrop, it has striking grey veining and a closer look reveals highlighted details
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How We Work Now
grey carpet. White desks. Artificial light. It is almost as though someone wrote a list of all the things which mess up our circadian rhythms and lower our productivity then used it to decorate traditional office buildings the world over. It’s baffli
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Case Study
Designed for Bibliothèque, a private meeting space within Gothenburg’s exclusive Hotel Pigalle, this exquisite kitchen makes a great study on how to finesse culinary entertainment in the home. It may be hugely theatrical, with layer upon layer of lux
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Life.style.etc
despite a successful and varied career that has included a spell in private and investment banking, Gynelle Leon decided on a radical life shift and retrained in floristry. After spotting a gap in the market, in 2016 she opened PRICK, London’s first
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News
Introducing Doorpaper by Italian wallpaper brand Instabilelab, which is revolutionising an oft-overlooked area of the home and viewing it as an opportunity for creativity. Choose from designs ranging from painterly florals and abstract patterns to te
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Fabulous Spaces
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Look Book
Go big on greenery. Hilton Carter, author of Wild Interiors, says room size matters when it comes to plants. ‘If you’re looking to bring a plant into a room with high ceilings, I’d suggest opting for a larger one or hanging a pot from the ceiling so
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