Design Centre Stories

Month: March 2021

Designer Loves: TH2designs

As part of the Design Centre's First Look initiative, Gail Taylor of Th2designs picks her top product choices from spring/summer 21's collections, and reveals the timeless colours she loves.

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Designer Loves: Hill House Interiors

Jenny Weiss and Helen Bygraves of Hill House Interiors choose products from the Design Centre's First Look online hub of new collections, and reveal their colour passions.

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Home Comforts: Mike Fisher

"Home is a retreat from the world: a place where I can feel protected" - take a tour of Mike Fisher of Studio Indigo's sumptuous London house as part of the Design Centre's Home Comforts series.

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Designer Loves: Mark Smith

The Design Centre asked top designers to pick some of their favourite products from First Look, its curated edit of the new collections. Carden Cunietti’s vibrant selection kicks things off.

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From Wall to Table

Lincrusta has lent one of its best-known wallcovering patterns, 'Italian Renaissance', to a tabletop collection for French porcelain company Raynaud.

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Home Comforts: Andrew Hills

Andrew Hills, co-founder and creative director of Porta Romana, shows us around the Hampshire home that he and his wife Sarah built on the site of an old vicarage.

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Designer Loves: Carden Cunietti

The Design Centre asked top designers to pick some of their favourite products from First Look, its curated edit of the new collections. Carden Cunietti’s vibrant selection kicks things off.

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Sleep Tips from the Experts

When you buy a new bed, you're not just investing in a piece of furniture: you're buying the promise of a better night's sleep. To celebrate World Sleep Day, the Design Centre asked its specialist bed showrooms to share tips on what will deliver those precious eight hours' of shut-eye.

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The Spending Shift

Attention on our homes has never been stronger than in the last 12 months. Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour asked its showrooms what broad trends they had observed over the year, to find out the bigger picture about our lifestyles and spending patterns.

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DESIGNERS AT HOME: CHARU GANDHI

Take a tour of the Chelsea apartment of designer Charu Gandhi of Elicyon. "I see my home as the place in which I can be my authentic self," she says.

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Home Comforts: Dimonah Iksel

Dimonah Iksel, co-founder of Iksel – Decorative Arts, takes us on a tour of her South Kensington flat, a treasure trove of decorative wallcoverings, all Iksel's own designs.

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First Look: Purple

It has associations with opulence and power, but purple can be light and joyful too. Dive into Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour's First Look initiative and discover its many guises among the latest collections.

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CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Celebrating International Women’s Day, here’s to the women who bring creativity, leadership and purpose to our design community.

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Home Comforts: Lucy Vaughan

Lucy Vaughan, co-founder of Vaughan, takes us on a tour of her family house in the country. The look is eclectic, mixing art and antiques, textures and patterns, and of course, decorative lighting.

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First Look: Yellow

Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour's First Look initiative sees hundreds of new products expertly curated by colour online, and there are plenty of highlights when it comes to sunshine-soaked shades of yellow.

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