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The World of Interiors July 2017

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1 Flos had quite an impact with lighting collections by a host of designers, Michael Anastassi ades among them. The eight units in his LED ‘Arrange ments’ collection can either be used individually or with each other to create a ‘glowing chain’ reminiscent of the links of a necklace. Ring 00 39 030 24381, or visit flos.com. 2 Elisa and Raffaele Carrieri, founders of carpet gallery Altai, consider themselves ‘guardians of a legacy from a now-extinct nomadic world’. The role has seen them spend ten years restoring mats woven from corn husks or reeds in outer Ana tolia up until the mid-20th century. Prices start at £6,000. Ring 00 39 022 906 2472, or visit altai.it. 3 Hermès trots away with the winner’s rosette for its homeware collection. As one might expect,…

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antennae roundup

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setting pretty

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VILLA ASTOR: PARADISE RESTORED ON THE AMALFI COAST (eds Curt DiCamillo and Suzanne Tise-Isoré; Flammarion, rrp £45) What is it about American billionaires and foreign real estate? In the 1930s, Doris Duke (the richest woman in the world) built a hideaway in Hawaii. In the Belle Epoque, William Waldorf Astor (the richest man in the world) built two villas in Sicily. In 2020, Donald Trump (fill in the blank) might yet build the Greatest Mansion Ever, in Moscow. In truth, it was ‘tobacco-spitting’ journalists who drove Astor – a handsome sculptor/writer, widower, thwarted politician and player of blindfolded chess – out of the country and straight to Britain, where he made himself an important landowner, an important philanthropist and a self-important viscount. Needless to say, the toffs disapproved, and wounded, William…

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inspiration at every step

Pimlico Road is more than just a street: it’s a thriving community, attracting the world’s leading interior designers, as well as the most discerning shoppers, who congregate to buy, to discover and to socialise. The street is the beating heart of a lively quarter; it’s rare to find a genuine village in the middle of a city. From the farmers’ market at Orange Square, to the pub, the church and convenience store, restaurants and a flower stall: Pimlico Road is the scene of a dynamic and passionate society – at once local and globally minded. Furthermore, acclaimed talents make this a world-class creative destination. Pimlico Road is home to some of the most important and evocative names in design, interiors and antiques, including Robert Kime, Cox London, Linley, Howe London, Jamb,…

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primary school