A Considered Space
Writer Eleanor Cording-Booth cuts through the Instagram noise with her tried-and-tested tips and hacks for all things design-related on A Considered Space. Her devoted followers seek her guidance on everything from bedside tables to bathroom sinks; plus, her own flat – in London’s Barbican Estate – is a masterclass in how to bring a traditional twist to a modern space. A must-follow for anyone in need of a design 101.
Lucy Williams Home
What a treat it is when a bona fide style icon turns their hand to a house renovation – in this case stylist Lucy Williams, who has channeled her impeccable taste into her London fixer-upper. Sneak a peek at her collection of beautiful pieces by Beata Heuman, Alma Berrow, Faye Wei Wei and more. Stay tuned for her live Q&As, where she generously shares her years’ worth of research and insider tips, including her little black book of the makers she loves.
Luke Edward Hall
A Cecil Beaton for our time might be the best way to describe the impossibly stylish Luke Edward Hall – his eye for color and knack for a catchy motif is unmatched in the design world. He recently turned his hand to hotel design with the technicolor Hotel Les Deux Gares in Paris, and will soon launch his very own lifestyle brand, Chateau Orlando. If you want to harness his magic for your own home immediately, check out his highly collectible collaboration with Ginori featuring his signature illustrations of Greek gods and seashells.
This thoroughly eclectic curation of interiors, arts and culture is the antidote to any scroll slump you may find yourself in. From David Hockney’s Crayola-colored LA bungalow to chef Laila Gohar’s airy New York loft, Pieces London has collected beautiful rooms around the world and created the ultimate interiors mood board.
The marshmallow-pink La Foleia mansion, seemingly floating on a lily pond and draped in blossom trees, looks like a Monet painting and is as close to heaven on Earth as it gets. Think maximalist interiors, frescoed walls, four-poster beds and floral porcelain fit for Marie Antoinette. Valentino and Emilio Pucci have already hosted events here, so make sure to follow for the many stylish moments to come.
Set in rural Mallorca, whitewashed guesthouse Casa Balandra hosts retreats and creative workshops (exciting new artists such as Joshua Perkin hole up here to paint) and has perfected that oh-so-elusive effortless, rustic style. Imagine white linen drapes, antique Turkish rugs and breakfast spread out on long wooden tables amidst the olive groves. Pure Balearic bliss.
Designer Anissa Kermiche is always ahead of the curve, with her voluptuous vases and shapely sculptures that prettify the homes of many a style icon. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is often spotted filming her beauty tutorials with one of Kermiche’s famous ‘Love Handles’ vases perched in the background, while Pernille Teisbaek fills her ‘Breast Friend’ vessel with fresh lilies. True to form, Kermiche’s own home is also a feast for the eyes. Head to her Instagram account for a peek at her effortlessly pared-back, Parisian-style pad – all neutrals and soft curves.
This glorious new account is proof that living in a period property doesn’t have to be all florals and frills. Little Georgian’s Eirwen Oxley Green knows a thing or two about renovations – this apartment is her ninth – and with a qualification from design school KLC to boot, her expertise can be felt in every corner of her exquisite home, as well as in her Guides series, which demystifies popular design and decorating conundrums. Enjoy glimpses of her statement tiled floors, heavenly walk-in larder, marble-topped Shaker kitchen and wisteria-wrapped courtyard.
Sussy Cazalet’s large-scale rugs and wall hangings are more pieces of art than home furnishings. Each piece is a sprawling landscape, with soft shapes mapping out sunsets, buildings and nature in the calming, earthy palette of a Georgia O’Keeffe painting. Cazalet focuses on using sustainable materials and produces her work alongside local craftsmen, so you know that each piece is ethically made, as well as breathtakingly beautiful.
In what can only be described as the need-to-know destination for design lovers, interiors icon Laura Jackson has assembled her favorite brands into one big shoppable mood board: Glassette. It’s a place to discover new makers, as well as peek inside the homes of various creatives (as featured in the Glassette journal), all with the seal of approval from one of the best eyes in the business.
The high priest of the zig-zag motif, designer Jermaine Gallacher continues to delight with his signature jagged candlesticks, bookends and brackets, all of which can be spotted in any self-respecting ‘shelfie’ these days. Follow him for a glimpse into his whimsical world, like his postmodern pad in London, as well as his popular wine-bar-slash-showroom, Lant Street, where he displays all his beautiful creations.
Inspired by childhood memories of summers spent sifting through seaside markets in Italy with her Ligurian mother, designer Natalie Sytner has brought the traditional Italian ceramics she grew up with over to the UK and launched Bettina Ceramica. They include delicate pastel-colored shrines, moustachioed head-shaped vases, sun-baked terracotta baskets – and the famous wavy-trimmed fruit bowl. Each piece is bound to bring some Mediterranean sunshine to the grayest of days.
This art platform has a unique curation of emerging artists. Spanning paintings to textiles, sculptures to photography, every piece on Wondering People is sure to be a future collectible. Indeed, founders Sophie Merrell and Isabella Rothman really know their art, attending degree shows and immersing themselves in the art community in their journey to discover the most exciting new talent. For those in need of some extraordinary art for their home, look no further.
Sister by Studio Ashby
Every room in your house is crying out for this collection of wildly covetable vintageware and bespoke furniture from supernova style-setter Sophie Ashby – founder of the award-winning design powerhouse Studio Ashby. Ashby is the visionary behind some of the most re-shared rooms on Instagram, so steal a bit of her timeless style with these perfect pieces.
Where I Would Like to Read
Created by Jacquemus employee Simay Demirel, cult account Where I Would Like to Read taps into every human’s collective fantasy of poring over a novel against the backdrop of a snow-capped mountain or a rambling meadow. Indeed, every vista transports you to a different world, with snapshots of stunning architectural gems included, too.
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