Category Archives: Contemporary Design

Bold as Brass

I’ve got a thing for brass. Yes, I admit it. I’ve slept in a Victorian brass bed since I was 18, and have been know to persuade clients to keep their brass bathroom taps rather than changing them to sleek, … Continue reading

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New Skype Consultation Service!

I’m delighted to say that I have just launched an on-line Skype interior design consultation service.  So no matter where you are in the world, if you need some interior design advice, you can contact me to talk through your project, … Continue reading

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The Writing is on the Wall

I love the idea of writing on walls. It seems to be a natural impulse — children don’t hesitate to pick up a crayon or pen — or more often than not an indelible marker — to draw and write … Continue reading

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Lucite, Perspex – A Rose by Any Other Name is Still Amazing Acrylic!

I adore acrylic furniture. Call it Lucite, or Perspex — that transparent material in a coffee table table can transform a traditional room into something with Wow factor. Trend-setting Sixties designer David Hicks pioneered this look, and it’s one I’ve … Continue reading

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Maroc Mod in the Mountains

I have a confession to make.  I am mad about combining funky vintage furniture with exotic finds from the souks of Morocco and the Middle East, with a splash of Indian and Chinese treasures.  It’s my favourite look – a glorious bohemian … Continue reading

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A Peek Inside My Flat

Just had a few photos taken in my current flat by fab photographer Cecile Mairat (info@cecilemairat.com), so I thought I’d give you a peek. My flat is full of flea market finds and treasures lugged back in my suitcase from … Continue reading

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Some Grenada Gold

I’ve been working on the designs for 21 contemporary budget holiday flats in Grenada for the past year with the wonderful owners Lucille and Anthony Sylvester, and their lovely children Lily and Coby. I’ve been over there several times, and … Continue reading

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