The World of Interiors August 2019

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United Kingdom
Conde Nast Publications Ltd
12 期号



1 ‘I am the colour woman, he is the real artist.’ So says Francesca Wezel of Dillwyn Smith, who collaborated with her on ‘Poison into Medicine’, a collection of ten paint shades named after a Buddhist concept and based on a Renaissance artwork; prices from £23.60 for 1 litre. Ring Francesca’s Paints on 020 7228 7694, or visit 2 Prince Sigvard Bernadotte of Sweden (d. 2002) may have relinquished his royal rank after marrying a commoner, but his status as a functional designer is unassailable. His repertoire took in tin-openers and luxury lines for Georg Jensen, which lately expanded its range of ‘Bernadotte’ stainless-steel cutlery, table- and serveware; from £30 for a cake knife. Ring 00 45 38 14 90 44, or visit 3 The ‘Prellerhaus’ blanket was designed by…

antennae roundup

BATHROOM SPECIALIST VITRA has maintained its position as a market leader by crafting products that flawlessly deliver on style and functionality. Its latest collaboration with Italian designer Claudio Bellini is a case in point of its boundary-pushing collections. The celebrated architect and designer has created the ‘Equal’ range, which marries the organic shapes found in nature with the architecture and bold lines of urban spaces. The modern bathroom is reimagined with pure shapes, monochrome hues and metallic finishes that create an aura of tranquility at the heart of any home. Many of the furniture elements are no longer fixed to the wall, but free to be moved as you wish, allowing you to evolve your bathroom over time as needs change. Whether decorating a family-size bathroom or a downstairs closet, the…

motley brew


JAPANESE GARDENS: A JOURNEY (by Monty Don and Derry Moore; Two Roads, rrp £35) You can’t buy Zen off the shelf at the local nursery, which is why gardens made in an authentic Japanese style are rare in this country. More often, we have English ones that talk in what’s perceived as a Japanese accent, where a few accessories – the stone lantern, the lacquered bridge, the maple tree – stand in for the real thing. Travelling to Japan last year, TV presenter/writer Monty Don and photographer Derry Moore went in search of that real thing, making their first journey during the famous cherry-blossom time in April, and their second in autumn to catch the momijigari, the ‘red-leaf hunting’ season, when maple leaves catch fire and azaleas blaze in a…

serious pursuits

‘Too desperate, troublesome or unfashionable for anyone else.’ So said Sir John Smith, co-founder of the Landmark Trust with his wife, Christian, of the buildings they chose to save. He would acquire properties; she would furnish them. Together they prevented the loss of, and joined forces on, otherwise overlooked small historic buildings. Find intimate decorative objects from their own estate for sale at CHORLEY’S from 23-24 JULY. Details: BRITAIN 5 JULY-27 SEPTEMBER SERPENTINE GALLERY, KEN-SINGTON GARDENS, LONDON W2 PARK NIGHTS. An annual series of experimental, interdisciplinary works. Details: 6-28 JULY CAMBRIDGESHIRE CAMBRIDGE OPEN STUDIOS. Sarah Went’s wheel-thrown porcelain, landscapes by Andrew Oliver and willow bicycle baskets by Catherine Tregaskes. Details: 10 JULY CHRISTIE’S, KING ST, LONDON SW1 BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS. A history of Western script in one sale. Details: UNTIL APRIL…

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