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House and Garden February 2017

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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BEATA HEUMAN Interior designer ‘When I was little, I would constantly rearrange my room and perfect my doll’s house, and I loved snooping around other people’s houses,’ says Beata Heuman. As an adult, she does this professionally for clients, including the artist owners of the London house featured from page 80. ‘I particularly enjoyed it because of the owners’ boldness and willingness to go for something completely original.’ Beata trained her eye working for Nicky Haslam before setting up on her own. She lives in ‘an idyllic little pocket of London’ near the river by Hammersmith Bridge, in a house ‘full of bright colour and custom-made furniture’. What was memorable about this project? ‘We used a lot of bespoke furniture, which was a fantastic opportunity. But when you design something from scratch,…

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from the editor

I’m not sure I’ve ever stuck to a New Year’s resolution, I’m ashamed to admit it, but this year, in support of the designers who have shared their resolutions for 2017 in this issue (pages 68-69), I feel I must. And just maybe the fact that it is in print will be an incentive to ensure I carry it through. There is definitely no point in me trying to give up milk chocolate as interior designer Peter Mikic suggests; as much as I’d like to attempt it, I won’t. I’ve just popped several bite-size Cadbury Wispas into my mouth as I type this. So, inspired by Elizabeth Metcalfe’s ‘Design ideas’ featuring smart, work-conducive studies and desk areas (pages 59-62), my resolution is to file paperwork as I go and make our…

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open store policy

1 Oak wall organiser, ‘Input’, by Woud, 44 x 66cm, £215, from Haus. 2 Rubberpainted MDF wall rack, ‘So-Hooked 60’ (blue), 10 x 60cm, €99; with aluminium hooks (black), €7.40 for 2; all from Nomess Copenhagen. 3 Powder-coated metal shoe racks, ‘Step S’ (white, black), 9 x 20 x 29cm, €43.20 each; 9 x 60 x 29cm, €87.60; all from Maze. 4 Metal storage boxes, ‘The Box’ (blue, white, pink), 30 x 34cm square, $99 each; 30 x 34 x 17cm, $79; all from Nak Nak. 5 Oak storage system, ‘Cutter’, mini wardrobe, 18.6 x 30.8 x 30.2cm, £215; stool, 43.5 x 40cm square, £249; box, 34 x 30 x 36cm, £118; and oak coat hanger, ‘Pilot’, £35; all by Skagerak, from Skandium. 6 Birch plywood storage pegboard, 114 x…

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1 Brushed brass and glass ‘Bolle BLS 14L Chandelier’, by Giopato & Coombes, 55 x 101 x 47cm, £4,586, from Viaduct. 2 Glazed earthenware ‘Lampe Céramique’ (green), by Caitriona Manoury, 30 x 18cm diameter, £860; with silk shade, 30 x 26cm diameter, £260; both from Victoria Stainow. 3 Painted beech ‘Editor’s Chair’, by House & Garden, 85 x 56 x 60cm, £1,350, from David Seyfried; covered in ‘Zig Zag’ (green), by Virginia White Collection, linen, £118 a metre, from Tissus d’Hélène. 4 Leather, waxed cotton and hemp cord with gilt metal threads ‘Ricasso Handles’, by Aimee Betts, from 30cm long, from £415 each, from The New Craftsmen. 5 Wallpaper, ‘My Terrazza’ (blue), 53cm wide, €79 for a 10-metre roll, from Eno Studio 1 Glazed ceramic tableware, by Sylvie Saint-André Perrin, side…

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to be frank

The twentieth-century designer and architect Josef Frank (1885–1967) is best known for his lively, vividly coloured textile designs and distinctive furniture, which he produced for the revered Swedish design brand Svenskt Tenn. Frank was prolific: he designed 160 textiles, often bedecked with f loral shapes, butterflies, birds and vegetables, and over 2,000 pieces of furniture. Although he was forced to flee from Hitler’s Europe, his textiles are full of cheer and optimism. Perhaps that explains their timeless appeal: more than 40 are still being produced and sold by Svenskt Tenn. What is less known about Frank is that he spent his later years painting watercolours. He had drawn all his life, starting when he was an architect in his native Austria, before he painted his furniture sketches and pattern designs in…

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outside interests

GO AND SEE There are plenty of snowdrop gardens to see at this time of year, but Wallington in Northumberland is perhaps less well known than most. Winter is embraced here, with serpentine woodland walks lit up by carpets of snowdrops. The walled garden is also a draw, while the indoor winter garden offers year-round colour. Wallington is open daily from 10am to dusk; admission, £13. TIME TO… Force rhubarb In January or February, cover the crown of your rhubarb plant with a layer of straw to keep the cold out, then place a tall bucket or special terracotta forcer on top, excluding the light to produce an early crop of willowy, pale and tender stems. Buy forcers from whichford, from £180 each. FROM TINY SEEDS Learning how to grow things from seeds and…