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Ideal Home October 2019

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Ideal Home is Britain's best-selling interiors magazine and has been empowering home-owners to make the most of their properties for over 80 years. The magazine covers every aspect of contemporary living, from a wide range of transformed houses, kitchens and bathrooms.

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I get that ‘back to school’ mood when summer changes to autumn, and I can’t help browsing for new shoes and coats to see me through a long, rain-lashed winter. I am more mindful of not just buying things for the pleasure of it now, though. Sorting out my dad’s stuff after he died brought home how easy it is to accumulate stuff we don’t need and isn’t designed to last. I can’t pretend to be an eco warrior, but I would prefer to leave behind things that can be passed on and used, or disposed of without damage to the environment, rather than the leftovers of my life ending up in landfill. If you feel the same, keep an eye out for our ‘One Small Step’ logo – it’s…

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the style editor

One Small Step SUSTAINABLE STYLE AT HABITAT The new Arianne dining table and matching console have tops made from chips of recycled beer-bottle glass. The resulting emerald-green finish looks striking with the minimal matt metal frame, making utilitarianism oh so chic. Arianne eight-seater dining table, £895, Habitat New from Karen Millen The gorgeous debut bedding collection from Karen Millen channels all the unfussy and classic aesthetic of its fashion ranges. The effortlessly chic looks are created with a timeless pin tuck, monochrome florals and smart navy stripes with a yellow pop. If you thought leopard print wasn’t your thing, the tonal take on the trend might just change your mind. Layer on accessories with co-ordinating boudoir cushions and accent throws to bring it all together. Need to Know INTRODUCING LUSOPHILE After studying in Lisbon, Emily Hedges started Lusophile…

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broken shapes

If you’re wondering where you’ve seen this trend before, it’s a revival of the Fifties art scene with a pinch of Bauhaus style thrown in – and it’s all over the high street. Perfect for the pattern-shy, the strong, sweeping curves and overlapping shapes are a simple way to add colour and interest to a room without being too bright or scary, and it mixes well with modern or mid-century furniture.…

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sophisticated stone

NATURE'S STRIPES Subtle stripes resemble a cross section of layered minerals, creating a textured look in laid-back neutrals. Vitruvius Cement/ Slate, £135 a roll, Anthology at Style Library ALL A SWIRL Be daring and try out this intricate marble-effect paper in swirling tones of emerald green and pale gold. Makrana Emerald, £71 a roll, Harlequin at Style Library LUXE LAYERS Add drama to your walls with wavy layers in an inky onyx, featuring a soft mother-of-pearl sheen to create an extra-special effect. Carrare in Onyx, £242 a roll, Lelièvre at Wallpaper Direct QUARTZ FACETS Take inspiration from the lustrous surfaces of gemstones, such as smoky quartz, for a hint of pared-back glamour. Aura stone wallpaper, £60 a roll, Graham & Brown RUSTIC TEXTURE Bring depth and interest to walls with a mottled patina in blues and greys with an aged stone touch. Stonewall in…

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love seats

Snuggler, cuddler or oversized armchair, the romantically named love seat has just enough space for two (or you plus the dog…) and provides the perfect spot for some serious lounging. Bring on the box sets!…

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hero pieces to dial up your style