If you’re going to go to an exhibition about the spaces we inhabit every day, you might as well do it at The Design Museum. When we visited, its dramatic angular façade on Kensington High Street was illuminated against London’s dusk sky, the warmth and hubbub from inside peeking out from between other, disappointingly straighter, […]
The Fresco is inspired by mid-century Scandinavian design – but with some useful little details. We spoke to Swoon Studio designer Sam Greig to learn more.
The Aero is simple shelving that makes you look twice. According to Swoon Studio designer Sam Greig, it takes a lot of influence from London and its ever-changing skyline.
We’ve plumbed the depths of The Final Few – limited edition designs we’ll never make again – to pick out the very best pieces, all organised by room.
The Thurlestone range has special significance for Swoon Studio designer Sam Greig.
Valentina Fois’ career path has seen a few interesting twists and turns. The Italian-born vegan chef, who first moved to London in 2009, has worked in fashion, branding, marketing and art.
We loved every minute of our visit to Robyn Donaldson’s home, which she shares with her husband Jamie Watts and their rescue dog called Cilla.
The enviable interiors are the work of this characterful abode are the work of design blogger Ruth Matthews, who lives here with her husband Dan, their four-year-old son, Ted, and Dinah the cat.
It’s a bleak winter morning when we nip up to north London for a sneak peek around Annie Ayevard’s work-in-progress Victorian home next to the Walthamstow Wetlands.
If, like us, you’re guilty of spending vast amounts of time Insta-stalking other people’s interiors, then you’ll be pleased to know we’ve got another account to add to your list.
A serene and streamlined home located on one of Notting Hill’s enviably elegant streets, Jessica Mason’s flat is both a haven of peace and a hive of activity.
It was bucketing down with rain on the morning we visited illustrator Carol Maxwell, but the minute we stepped inside her colourful home, we totally forgot about the weather.
Just minutes from the colourful beach huts on Hove seafront, we ring the doorbell of James Myers, a restaurateur turned personal trainer and his wife, Sarah.
Deena Kestenbaum’s home feels like it’s located somewhere blissfully rural. In fact, it’s just 15 minutes from Central London – and she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Never ones to shy away from a splash of colour, we’re pleased to see that the trend for brighter, bolder interiors shows no sign of slowing down any time soon.
“I could not live without languages – I couldn’t live in a world that only speaks English.” If you live in a city like London, you’ll know it can be tricky to quell the chaos. Which is why it’s quite an achievement that Fran, Swoon’s Copywriter, and her fiancé Nick have managed to carve out […]
“Modern life is an assault on the senses – especially visually. It’s only when you stop that you see beauty in the simplest shapes.”
“I dyed my hair myself with henna for the Lunar New Year and girls seem to like it.” Phong is the workshop heart throb. Several of the women had mentioned him to us. We could tell just from the way he walked.
In the designer’s studio, the walls are covered in mood boards, photos, magazine cutouts, hand-drawn doodles of sofas and chairs, and elaborate floral patterns. When it comes to designing a sofa like our Mimi or any of the beautiful pieces that come from the workshop, Bertil, one of the designers looks all over for inspiration […]
“I always look at furniture when I’m out and about. I look over it and I think – I could do that better.” He smiles.