Hues from History
Colony is hosting a new brand in its showroom, British paint company Mylands. Discover its new Archive collection, derived from historical sources.
Livingetc Style Awards Winners
Homes magazine and website Livingetc launched its own Style Awards in 2021, and products from the Design Centre's showrooms were bestowed with an array of prizes at the inaugural event.
Designers at Home: Edward Bulmer
Interior designer and architectural historian Edward Bulmer and his wife Emma live in a Queen Anne house in Herefordshire: here he explains the joys and challenges of living in a 300-year-old home, and why the last year has seen a decorating boom.
Colours of the World
This 'Dutch Tulip' paint is one of the shades launched as part of Andrew Martin's first paint collection, available online. A continuation of the brand's signature globe-trotting style, the range has been influenced by the colours of destinations near and far.
Making Themselves at Home
Adding to the potent mix of brands at Focus/19, there are a raft of guest pop-ups augmenting the home-grown talent. Companies of international standing, many of which can't be seen anywhere else during the London Design Festival, are exhibiting a breadth of products, from lighting to furniture, fabrics and paint. Based in the North Dome, Christopher Farr (pictured top) teamed up …
Keep it Natural
Embrace the bounty of the earth, from the rattan revival to wood, sisal and stone, to bring an authentic yet refined element to a space. Layer fabrics in cotton and linen for an informal yet chic look that is suitable for all seasons, and appreciate the crafted nature of hand-woven materials that add additional texture. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: ‘Amasura’ wallcovering …
In the Green
One colour dominates this season's palette. Watch as shades of green – from leaf and olive to teal and jade – take root, offering a deeper connection with the world around us. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: ‘Fontaine et Animaux Baibouillage’ wallcovering (FP568003), Pierre Frey. ‘Landmark Pure’ exposed thermostatic shower set, Samuel Heath. Paint on frame: 'Poison’, Zoffany. ‘Satara’ rug, emerald, Jacaranda …
Fresh and Vibrant
Lively, large-scaled and just a touch fantastical, Zimmer + Rohde's new 'Wonderland Wall' wallcovering sums up the energetic mood pervading interiors. The pattern of leaves and seedheads with darting dragonflies has been incorporated in to the walls of the South Dome Deli, London Design Week 2019's all-day dining destination. Its menu of modern, global flavours is just as colourful and …
Canvas of Creativity
Specially commissioned for London Design Week 2018, the Centre Dome's Canvas of Creativity installation features whimsical oversized brushes, painting giant swoops of pattern and colour in the air. Symbolising growth, vitality and the rise of creative expression, the installation was conceived by Arabella McNie, and contrasts brilliantly with the building’s modern architecture. Nine playful patterns have been used: ‘Navarra’ by Kohro from …