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ELLE Decoration UK

ELLE Decoration UK Sep 2016

ELLE Decoration UK showcases the world’s most beautiful homes and makes good design accessible to everyone through its mix of styles, products and price points. Combining all the inspiration, information and ideas you need to bring your home to life, it is the authority on trends, style and contemporary design.

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Hearst Magazines UK
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3 min.
new season simplicity

The thing about a passion for design, homes and interiors is it’s addictive. Once you discover that this is where your interests lie, it can never be given up or sidelined. Your home becomes a constant arena for experimentation (new wallpaper inside the cupboards, why not?); you visit furniture stores for fun and, as for interiors programmes on TV, well you can’t get enough of them (ideas! It’s all about ideas!). At least this is the case for #TeamED. We are all self-confessed interiors nuts. Weekend projects are the subject of much discussion, the discovery of a linen-covered light flex or authentic Fornasetti tiles in a charity shop a cause for jubilation, and the launch of the new collection by Swedish supremo Ingegerd Råman at Ikea had us seriously wondering…

1 min.
this month’s contributors

Grace Allen Twitter @graceallen100 Profession Writer FeatureOpen season, p68 Interiors style While I can appreciate the minimal look, I am mostly drawn to bright colours and patterns – if I had to furnish my flat from one shop it would be Anthropologie Design hero I love Tricia Guild. I did work experience at the Designers Guild head office years ago and it really stuck with me – she’s got such a distinctive style Dream buy So many things! Maybe a fantastic sofa upholstered in a gorgeous Josef Frank fabric. On a larger scale, a Plain English kitchen (see Kitchen Trends, p77). Rosie Cave Twitter/Instagram @CaveRosie About Rosie is Team ED’s new Editor’s Assistant Home I’ve recently moved into a three-storey terraced house in a small cul-de-sac in Borough. It’s a beautiful part of London, and I love the fact that…

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1 min.
bright like a diamond

Italian company Sicis is renowned for its breathtaking mosaics, fashioned into floors, murals, and even applied to luxurious pieces of furniture. Now, it has taken its expertise a step further by reinventing the traditional mosaic tile. Forget squares, the future is rhombus-shaped. The new ‘Diamond’ collection, inspired by the gem’s brilliance and form, uses this precisely cut shape to create dramatically complex patterns. Designs also include three-dimensional point-cut ‘diamond’ inserts that add texture and sparkle. Suitable for interior and exterior walls, floors and ceilings, the mosaic tiles are all made by expert artisans and are available in a choice of 60 colours. Mosaic panel from ‘Diamond’ collection, £490 per square metre (sicis.com). FOR MORE OBJECTS OF DESIRE, VISIT ELLEDECORATION.CO.UK/NEWS…

5 min.
wish list

MAGIC METAL You can always count on Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola to push the boundaries of materials: her latest project with Danish silverware brand Georg Jensen gives a high-tech edge to humble stainless steel and rose gold. The ‘Urkiola’ collection includes pitchers, bowls, vases, candleholders and trays that feature a ribbed finish borrowed from Swedish industrial designer Sigvard Bernadotte’s classic fluted bowls and cutlery, designed in the 1930s. These are teamed with Urquiola’s trademark dramatic, asymmetrical shapes and finished using PVD, a cutting-edge technology that adds a very thin layer of film to the product and is applied in a high-vacuum chamber. As well as its decorative function, the coating provides scratch resistance and protects against corrosion. From £70 for a bowl (georgjensen.com). NAME TO KNOW LOUIS WEISDORF Danish architect Louis Weisdorf says…

2 min.
bigger, better, adler

‘Delicious! My 8,000th cup of tea of the day,’ Jonathan Adler exclaims, perched on a daybed surveying his store on Westbourne Grove, London. It is only 10am, but there is no detectable sarcasm here: Adler seems genuinely thrilled with his porcelain cup resting on a gold-splattered saucer. In fact, his whole story started with a love of ceramics. Bitten by the pottery bug aged 12, he initially accepted the advice of ‘an evil professor’ who, on reviewing his Chanel-inspired quilted pottery, recommended an alternative career. He dragged his feet down the path of Brown University and a New York film agency, but in 1993 he quit and returned to his pottery wheel. It was a wise move – he has since opened 30 stores worldwide. A glance around the upsized Notting…