All things bright and beautiful: Gucci Décor launches – Alessandro Michele, Gucci’s wunderkind creative director turned his talents to homeware creating furniture and accessories, including tableware and candle holders by Gucci-owned heritage porcelain brand Richard Ginori and upholstered dining chairs.
Bland is banned in this home – The Colour House is the aptly-named historic building where Caryn Gough and Merv Upton display their creative influences.
London’s best restaurants explain how they design their dining spaces, from banquette to banqueting table – Since Noma stormed onto the international food scene in 2003, the rulebook for what a high-end restaurant should look like went out the window; gone were the plush carpets, extravagant chandeliers and, most importantly of all, the table cloths. Noma helped to usher in a new, natural, woody aesthetic that leaned heavily upon the Scandinavian minimalist design school; you’d be hard-pressed to find a high-end restaurant from the last decade that hasn’t followed at least some of its design cues.
Architect creates addition to her Newton home that blends Modern sensibilities, Colonial style – The 1948 Colonial-style house that architect Andrea Zaff and her husband, Pierre Azoulay, purchased in 2010 was modest, and they liked it that way. Drawn to stripped-down forms, original details, and natural light, they knew the three-bedroom house in Newton, Massachusetts, was the perfect starting point…
How to create an interesting looking home? Add a splash of colour – Adding colour in furniture and accessories set against pale white walls is a tried and tested way of giving a home a fresh and interesting look. The Dublin 6 home of designer Carol-Anne Leyden is a mix of her and her husband’s styles as well as a mélange of stylish pieces gathered from around Ireland and the world.