This Month’s Best Interior Buys
Unable to find affordable art for her home, Georgia Spray set up Partnership Editions in 2017 as a springboard for anyone looking to start or enhance their art collection. PE is a curated platform that unearths accessibly-priced original artworks by today’s most talented emerging artists. Georgie has now built a community of artists (sourcing them through degree shows, Instagram and word-of-mouth) building on an impressive selection of modern art for your home.
Atkin & Thyme
An eclectic mix of classic and contemporary pieces which are made in limited, low volume batches and handcrafted by skilled artisans to create uniqueness with every buy. Stylish furniture, lighting and home accessories (lots of brass, chevron and glass) take design inspiration from across the globe with only the finest quality materials used to craft. It’s impossible to pick a favourite.
Aldi Garden Furniture
It may not be al fresco dining weather, yet, but this is the time to grab the bargains before the sun shines and you find they’re out of stock. Aldi has surprised us with garden furniture that’s contemporary, stylish with a brilliant price point to match. With parasols, outdoor heaters and Rattan effect furniture, that chilled rosé will taste even better amongst your new garden decor.
Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair
Uniting the antique and interior design trades, this is one of the most anticipated fairs in London. Interior decorators love this fair for special pieces, restored, vetted and mostly at reasonable prices. Meet 150 leading dealers offering decorative antiques and design from the 1700s to the 1970s, plus prints and photography to buy. It’s a fairground of unique and unusual delights.
Register online for a free ticket or it’s £10, cash only, on the door.
Looking for the anti-Metro style tile, look no further than this tile emporium, full of whimsical and wonderful designs to transform your bathroom. We adore the marbling effect on the new Swirl collection. Each piece is fashioned by stirring colourful liquid cement by hand, meaning no two will be exactly alike.
Farrow & Ball Recipes For Decorating
With so much choice of paint colour and wallpaper, it’s easy to get lost in the world of interiors, but who better to show us how it’s done than colour gurus Farrow & Ball. In their latest book, Recipes for Decorating this practical guide shows you how to bring your home to life with paint and paper, written by F&B’s Colour Curator Joa Studholme and brimming with beautiful photos of real Farrow & Ball homes to help you recreate the look (and raise your house envy levels).
H&M Home Concept Store
It’s no revelation that here at SL we love a regular dose of H&M, so imagine the squeals of excitement when we heard that H&M are launching a stand-alone HOME concept store covering 700 square metres across two floors on London’s Regent Street. We’ve had a peak at the first store in Westfield London (White City) and if that’s anything to go by, we’re already obsessed. Expect to find a wide assortment of furniture, lighting and decorative nick-nacks at budget-friendly prices. Plus, a curated selection of other brands too.
OKA Edward Bulmer
Long championed for their eco-friendly paints, this Thursday OKA.com will be selling a curated range of 48 Edward Bulmer Natural Paint colours, which have been chosen by OKA’s Creative Directors Sue Jones and Edward Bulmer. Sample pots of the curated paint range will also be available to buy in-store. And if you need more colour inspo, Edward will be giving a series of talks on choosing and using colour at Guildford, Knutsford and the Chelsea flagship stores in May. Not to be missed.
This is homeware with a price tag, but nevertheless a deserving one. A curated series of well-known interiors brands and one-off collaborations that ooze style and charm including crockery by Gucci sit alongside Pendleton blankets by Calvin Klein, glassware by Campbell, linens by Once Milano, candles by Bella Freud, artisan trays by L'Objet and cushions by House of Hackney. The impressive list goes on.
The popular British kitchen retailer, Magnet, has upped their style stakes with Magnet Create. A range of kitchen cabinets with twenty colour ways chosen to bring life into your kitchen and enhance your mood too. Consisting of 5 standard colours, and fifteen brand new colours which are painted to order. Each one has been expertly created and named so you can feel them when you say them. Like Forest Walk. Or Pass The Merlot. It’s like colour therapy in your home.
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