1960’s house envy

  Wow what a beautiful house. It’s for sale for the first time since it was built in 1967, and the owners have carefully maintained it’s original details. Designed by the renowned architect Peter Aldington, the four-bedroom property was given a rare Grade II listing by English Heritage in recognition of its outstanding design. It’s in South … More 1960’s house envy

Habitat A/W 2013

Habitat’s collection for the new season has some bold, eye catching pieces. My favourite is this Sura chair, made from black rattan wrapped around a steel-wire frame – it looks very retro but with a modern spin. I may have to save those pennies though as they are £300 and up – ouch.   There … More Habitat A/W 2013

Penguin Library Wallpaper

How great is this wallpaper? Osborne and Little have produced this colourful wallpaper which is a collage of front covers of the early Penguin paperbacks.  A really fun conversational piece for bookworms and fans of vintage design, take a look at Osborne and Little’s site here.

Friday apartment envy

The renovation work in our flat has slowed to a complete stop at the moment, as all things wedding-related seem to be taking up our free weekends. So for now, I will have to make do with looking at other people’s lovely homes. This 1960’s flat is in the Barbican, London. The owners have kept the … More Friday apartment envy

Midcentury house envy!

This South East London house was designed in the late 1960s by the architect Royston Summers. It is available to rent (if you have a spare £3,900 per month!) I love the full height windows, the use of wood and the massive rooms. Amazing!     All images The Modern House

James UK

I went to check out 100% design at Earls Court in London on Friday, and came away feeling inspired and excited about British design right now. One of the stands at the show that impressed me the most was James UK, a contemporary British furniture brand launched in 2006. They produce lovely vintage inspired furniture and interior … More James UK