Design Centre Stories

Month: January 2021

The Spice of Life

Discover Thibaut's Ceylon collection at Jacaranda Carpets and Rugs: these charming fabrics and wallcoverings take India, Thailand and other South Asian destinations as their inspiration, with many inspired by original archive documents.

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Designers at Home: Katharine Pooley

Catch up with designer Katharine Pooley at her Devon beach house, where she explains how to create balance and harmony and reveals her sourcing secrets

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The Cutting Edge of Glass

Glassmaking in the Czech Republic goes back to the Middle Ages, and it is still a centre of excellence and innovation. Gladee Lighting's Diversity collection, the work of renowned glassmaker Jaroslav Bejvl, pushes the boundaries.

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Ready to Pounce

Scalamandre's 'Zebra' wallcovering is one of the US brand's best-loved designs: now, there's a new addition to the pack, 'Leaping Cheetah'.

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Find the Right Rug

"I do things differently, and I like to change, as well. That’s been my motto so far." So says Esti Barnes of Topfloor by Esti, talking to Design Centre Chelsea Harbour's personal shopper Gabrielle Grubanovich for a special 'Getting to Know Rugs and Carpets' session as part of Focus/20's virtual programme.

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Sink in to the Blues

Turri has introduced its first modular sofa, 'Blues'. Created by Italian designer Giuseppe Viganò, it has wonderful attention to detail, from the contrast piping to the walnut and metal decorative bar linking the base to the low armrests.

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