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House and Garden

House and Garden

May 2021
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House & Garden unlocks the door to an array of unique homes and outdoor features, ranging from town houses and converted barns to fabulous modern apartments and island retreats. Outdoor features are equally varied, including cottage gardens, water gardens and chic, city courtyards. House & Garden provides an invaluable sourcebook of ideas, from design and decoration to the best of travel, delicious recipes and fine wine. Britain’s most glamorous, inspiring and influential design and decoration magazine.

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Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Conde Nast Publications Ltd
Frequency:
Monthly
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2 min.
contributors

SANJIT BAHRA / LIGHTING DESIGNER ‘Lighting design and the mood it creates is important for all ofus in how we define our day,’ says Sanjit, who founded DesignPlusLight in 2008. Sanjit previously started training to be a doctor, having obtained a degree in psychology at UCL. During his fourth year, he decided to pursue his true passion – design – and transferred to The Bartlett School of Architecture, where he completed an MSc in ergonomics and design. Sanjit believes that, more than ever, good lighting is crucial and can help mark the end of the working-from-home part of a day. Sanjit’s hobbies include dancing and cooking, both of which stimulate his creativity and feed into his lighting design work. This month, he shares his expertise on the best ways to light…

2 min.
from the editor

A highlight of the last month for me was spending an hour or so in the house that graces the front cover of this May issue (shown in full on pages 126-135). I was soaking up every detail of this glorious drawing room as I chatted to its designer Nicky Haslam and to Simon Upton, the leading interiors photographer – from a distance, of course – as we sought out the perfect cover shot. It could not have been a more transporting few hours. The horrors, and frankly tedium, of the pandemic seemed far removed from this very decorated and deeply comfortable house, with so many clever – sometimes even brave – details to delight the eye, an eye recently starved of real-life inspiration. I also felt I had chosen…

1 min.
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