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Creative Display
Before you commit to buying an artwork, keep framing in mind so that you can factor in the additional cost. ‘Custom framing can be expensive and really varies in price depending on what you need – most framers will give you a rough quote over email i
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Paintbox
Earthy browns bring warmth to a space while creating a connection to the outside world. When you combine them with other shades, you can create a surprisingly wide range of looks. ‘Soft taupes and creams form a neutral palette while deep off-blacks a
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Little Black Book
I met Andrew Molyneux and Harry Triggs, the founders of TM Lighting (tmlighting.com), at the London Design Fair and instantly fell in love with the way their LED lights enhance the magic of art within a space. Their sleek, energy-efficient lights hig
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Case Study
For several years Mioko Fujisaki honed her kitchen-design skills, creating ultra contemporary looks. But recently, her style has pivoted in line with the zeitgeist. ‘Now the tables are turning; everyone wants kitchens loaded with character. In partic
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Fabulous Spaces
“When it came to creating this cloakroom in a house by architect Edward William Godwin, Rose Uniacke wanted to respect its history yet give it her own sensual spin. She started with a paper by maker of the period William Morris then weaved in contemp
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Kitchen News
Otto has quickly earned itself a reputation as a go-to for gorgeous handmade tiles with irregular finishes, and its creamy Ecru Zellige tiles alongside the subtle pattern of Pera tiles are perfect for that lived-in look. Ecru Zellige tiles, £154sq m;
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Sweet Harmony
think of some of the mid-century masters, such as Alvar Aalto or Gio Ponti, and you get a sense of how Giancarlo Valle tackles a project. For while he is a trained architect – he got his Masters of Architecture at Princeton, no less – like these desi
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Modern Muse
This issue includes Livingetc’s first-ever art special. Month on month, we feature striking, art-filled interiors so it felt right to shine a light on this undoubtedly tricky subject. Discover our edit of names to collect, unearth designers’ sources
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Pure pizazz
pink has long been Melissa Ciolino’s favourite colour. ‘It can be soft and soothing, or it can really stand out, and best of all it makes everyone look good,’ she enthuses. So it’s no surprise to find it lathered in a powdery soft shade, acting almos
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News
Interior architect and designer Martin Brudnizki The bathroom has fast become an extension of our living area, a place we can enjoy and relax in. With this in mind, consider how this room functions around your life – try placing the vanity unit, a co
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Living Etc3 min de lectureArchitecture
The Big Surprise
a space that lets its walls – and other surfaces – do the talking, Elizabeth Van den Berg’s family home is all about materiality. Swathes of concrete, patterned parquet, aged bare brick and high-shine lacquer mean that it’s the building itself that’s
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Gallery
Bathrooms are the place to embrace your passion for pattern, as smaller repeats like this are easy to manage in more confined spaces. One word of caution though, think about the size of the print. The bigger the pattern, the more you have to consider
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Everyone’s Talking About…
This year’s unlikely tipple trend? Beneficial bacteria, coming to you via the fermented flavours of kimchi, koji and kefir. Try Hawksmoor’s Real Kombucha Royal Flush, a Miso Mule or blend spirits with Jin Jin’s probiotic-packed cordials (pictured). W
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Next-level Luxe
‘There’s a beauty to spaces that were purpose-built – they all have a story,’ says interior designer Peter Mikic, who has added a further layer of glamour to this 1920s apartment in west London. It belongs to Gia, Edmondo and their two sons and prove
Living Etc2 min de lectureArchitecture
Interview
All bathrooms have the potential to be beautiful, decorative spaces. Some may be a little more focused on functionality than others, but by exploring creative ideas for lighting, surfaces and fittings, they can all be given a point of difference. Lig
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News
You needn’t try to reinvent the wheel when it comes to tackling a design classic like the four-poster bed. Designer Tim Rundle’s take for Heal’s is all about more subtle tweaks, including a seamless walnut silhouette that has no visible joints. Somet
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The High Life
Speaking to architect Rob Mills about this stunning property, he points out ‘it is no longer enough to design a beautiful house – spaces need to be intuitive on many levels: a sustainable, future-proof design, durable natural materials and thought-pr
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Buy Art Online
Creative background? I worked as a natural history illustrator after graduating with a degree in scientific and natural history illustration from Middlesex University. Describe your style I seek out moments in my urban life where evolving abstract be
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United In Design
It’s hard to believe that just a few short months ago interior designers Alexandria Dauley and Sophie Ashby had never met. Yet within days of first making contact on Instagram they were setting the wheels in motion for a game-changing collaboration a
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Elegantly Sumptuous
If the walls of Katie Harbison’s latest project could talk, they would have some great yarns to tell. The apartment is set across what was once four separate private houses, built in 1850, that were later converted into a hotel in the 1980s. Situated
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The Lifestyle Edit
“Fifty years in the business is no mean feat and Tricia Guild of Designers Guild is marking this with a kaleidoscopic retrospective, Out of the Blue, at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum. And don’t miss her guest turn on Home Truths, our podcast se
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13 Ways To Be The Perfect Client
Know your brief. Reflect on your existing home; what you like best and why; what works well and are there any frustrations? What are your morning and evening routines? Think about how you want to use your home and how you want it to feel. It’s just a
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Living With Nature
In 2014, Fem Güçlütürk left the public relations company she’d founded to retrain as a botanist. In a quiet corner of Turkey, she discovered that caring for a busy greenhouse and garden was a conduit to caring for herself. ‘This is the part where peo
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Going Out Out
WHAT… The new garden at The Hepworth. WHERE… Wakefield in West Yorkshire. WHY… This beautiful new community garden has been expertly assembled by acclaimed landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith. Channelling the designer’s signature blend of modernity
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Life.style.etc
many spend maternity leave dreaming of starting a business, but Tammy Gow was determined to make it a reality. Although she had worked in finance for years, she was desperate to scratch her creative itch. So within months of having her son Hunter, sh
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A New Season Of House Tours Open Door
This June we launched House Tours Open Door, a series of webinars designed to recreate the joy of the live event and offer you a peek into some beautiful spaces. It was a huge success, so we’ll be bringing it back this autumn, in partnership with LG
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Room Service
BY WILLEM SMIT One of Mar rakech’s most dazzling riads, El Fenn uses colour riotously with jewel-bright velvet upholstery set against jet black walls (el-fenn.com). BY KELLY WEARSTLER A neutral and sleek beach-chic scheme that delights in its attenti
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Art special
Art plays a crucial role in the homes we feature – they all have seriously well-dressed walls. But how does one go about starting a collection? Who are the names to know? Are there modern ways to frame? And what is going on in the industry? Welcome t
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