House and Garden June 2021

House & Garden unlocks the door to an array of unique homes and outdoor features, ranging from town houses and converted barns to fabulous modern apartments and island retreats. Outdoor features are equally varied, including cottage gardens, water gardens and chic, city courtyards. House & Garden provides an invaluable sourcebook of ideas, from design and decoration to the best of travel, delicious recipes and fine wine. Britain’s most glamorous, inspiring and influential design and decoration magazine.

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ROBERT CARSLAW/INTERIOR DESIGNER Aged 14, Robert had his first holiday job working with Frank Stone and Danby, which he describes as the ‘Colefax and Fowler of the West Country’. He studied at Salisbury College of Art and his innate eye for design, form, space and texture earned him a distinction when he graduated in 1977. Since opening his own practice, Robert Carslaw Design, in 1983 he has built up an impressive portfolio, including his own house near Falmouth (from page 128). He considers his most formative years to be those he spent working for Christopher Rowley, but also cites David Mlinaric, Axel Vervoordt and David Hicks among his influences. When not working, he says he is likely to be found reading about architecture, furniture or art. What is your favourite aspect of…

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from the editor

We can swoon at a fabulous design idea – the combination of colours, the clever detail, a decorative wall display – and these days we can glean inspiration on a daily basis just by looking at our phones. But, ultimately, the rooms and images that make us linger are not just about a series of clever ideas or well-chosen colours and fabrics – yes, they can be visually arresting – but about the people behind them and how the interiors reflect their lives. Or it can be about how a designer or architect tailors their vision to that of their client, their sensitivity to the house itself and how particular pieces or objects come to be there. I feel very strongly about this and it is what we set out…

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bathroom bliss

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wise buys garden seating

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stitches in time

DINING CHAIRS by GABBY DEEMING Designing a set of playful dining chairs appealed to me. Although there are plenty of hard chairs out there, interesting upholstered ones can be quite elusive. I wanted to mix velvet and plain cotton, and I had the idea of creating the impression of a velvet ribbon, curling back on itself to reveal its matt reverse side. In this way, the patchwork became the perfect vehicle for the design, allowing the mix of tones and textures to reveal the ribbon motif. WINGBACK CHAIR by PHILIP HOOPER On a visit to one of my fabric suppliers in Florence, I was intrigued to find some cushions they had made by weaving together strips of fabric and pass-ementerie. Combining tweeds, leather and other textures using this technique gives a cosy…