The World of Interiors June 2018

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United Kingdom
Conde Nast Publications Ltd
12 期号



1 A table lamp does for a sitting room what jewellery can for an outfit. Zhoosh up yours with Penny Morrison’s Spanish and Portuguese artisan-crafted bases. Shown: mustard ‘Stag Urn’ and indigo ‘Urn’ (both £384), with handmade lampshades (from £294). Ring 020 7384 2975, or visit 2 Mudlark and Tempest’s debut paint collection, ‘Original’, is gentle on the eye and the environment. Consisting of 30 subtle shades reflecting the Suffolk landscape, it’s low in volatile organic compounds, practically odour-less and APEO-free. Prices from £17 per litre of matt emulsion. Ring 020 7193 4644, or visit 3 Ahoy! Puiforcat’s ‘Normandie’ silverware collection is inspired by (and named after) the company’s cutlery made in 1934 for the Deco ocean liner. Like those early pieces, each item in the ten-strong range features a…

antennae roundup

down t o busyness


SIR EDWIN LUTYENS: THE ARTS AND CRAFTS HOUSES (by David Cole; Images, rrp £65) Martin Lutyens, the chairman of the Lutyens Trust, admits in his opening remarks to this heavy, glossy book that he wondered if there was much left to add to an already impressive list of monographs on his illustrious forebear. And yet there is. This is a substantial collection of professional photographs of his early houses, including ones that are little known and rarely seen from the inside, and an analysis of Lutyens as a compulsive architectural magpie, taking ideas not just from the Tudor past but also from his contemporaries, and doing them better than they could. And those two themes, overall, fully justify this latest contribution, which comes at a time of renewed interest in…

repast masters


You’d be forgiven for thinking every aspect of Picasso has been picked clean – his work analysed, his life and loves scrutinised, his libido mythologised. But photographs in Tate’s current show dedicated to one staggeringly prolific year in his life (1932) allow a glimpse beyond all that into the rooms he called home. He sat for Cecil Beaton early the following year in the panelled, haute-bourgeois Paris apartment he shared with his first wife and young son, and the photographer recorded how, with conjuror-like dexterity, the most influential artist of the 20th century whipped dust cloths from the chairs to reveal each one upholstered in a dazzlingly hued satin: orange, yellow, crimson, green… Of course, it’s no surprise to find artists – along with we less creative mere mortals – often…