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House and Garden March 2019

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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Conde Nast Publications Ltd
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this month’s contributors

SARAH VANRENENInterior designerAs the daughter of the designer Penny Morrison, Sarah has a love of interiors in her blood. She began her career at Christie’s aged only 19 and, at 24, from her sitting room set up an interior-design practice, which has evolved into Vanrenen GW Designs. A recent favourite project was a country house in which she was given free rein: ‘We created an interior that was young, comfortable and colourful, down to the soap dishes.’ In her own house (from page 98), she likes the way rooms connect to create ‘a fantastic entertaining space that flows beautifully from one area to the next’.Your decorating advice?‘Don’t be afraid to layer colour and pattern, and include a few characterful pieces.’STUART CRAINEGarden designerThe valuable experience gained from 10 years as a…

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from the editor

Wallpaper background: ‘Bambusa’ (antique white), from House of Hackney (NICHOLAS SEATON)Starting a building or decoration project is both daunting and exciting – there is the thrill of knowing you can create something exactly to your tastes and needs and something potentially wonderful, and the agonies of how to go about it. Not to mention the fear you might not pull it off. At least that’s my fear. Normally decisive on these matters, I’ve spent the past three months not choosing a fabric for an armchair in our kitchen.Which is why, when Rita Konig told me about the house she was doing up for herself and her family in Durham, I realised that a more detailed account of her design process – over a year’s worth of columns, rather than crammed…

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supporting roles

1 ‘Futagami Brass Shelf Bracket L’, 10 x 3 x 18cm, €124 for a pair, from Pantoufle. 2 Brass and stainless-steel ‘Linework Bracket’, 21 x 2 x 20cm, £34, from Anthropologie. 3, 4 & 5 Steel ‘Ingrid Angle Shelf Bracket’ (dull nickel) and steel ‘Mae Circle Shelf Bracket’ (dull nickel), both 20 x 4 x 20cm, £21.99 each; steel ‘Marilyn Arc Shelf Bracket’ (antique black), 20 x 3 x 20cm, £21.99; all from Dowsing & Reynolds. 6 Brass ‘Shelf Bracket 032’ (chrome), 20 x 3.6 x 23.5cm, £460.80 a pair, from Balineum. 7 Brass and stainless-steel ‘Hexagonal Linework Bracket’, 21 x 2 x 20cm, £38, from Anthropologie. ‘Mimi Stripe’ wallpaper (pink/white, red/white), by Harlequin, 53cm wide, £38 a 10-metre roll, from Style Library1 Iron ‘Arbre’, 21 x 3 x 15cm,…

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notebook

‘Carter’ castmetal wall light, 23.6 x 9.2 x 15.8cm, £504 including reeded metal shade, from Jamb‘Idylle’ wallcovering (bloom), £228.80 for a 280 x 250cm panel, from CasamanceHandwoven merino woolmix ‘Grace Blanket’, 170 x 140cm, £385, from AessaiPaintings, from top: The Three Graces, After Rubens, 39 x 30cm; David, After Michelangelo, 38 x 42cm; Madame X, After Sargent, 40 x 30cm; all oil on reclaimed wood palettes, by Holly Frean, £1,900 each, from The New CraftsmenBeechwood ‘The Simple Bench’ with black walnut legs, covered in ‘Ellis House’ linen, 46 x 200 x 45cm, £1,810 as seen, from Atelier Ellis‘Filigrana S1 Beehive’ etched-glass pendants (black, red), by Sebastian Wrong, 14 x 16cm diameter, £355 each, from Established & SonsOak ‘Offset Dining Table’ (natural), 80 x 160 x 74.5cm, £4,800; and ‘Offset Stools’…

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kitchen doors

1 ‘Whitewash 305’ oak door with ‘Kom’ stainless-steel handle, 80 x 60cm, £250.70, from Koak Design.2 ‘Harlequin’ MDF door (bottle green) 80 x 40cm, £93, from Superfront.3 Brass and birch plywood door, 80 x 60cm, from £451.20, from Custom Fronts.4 ‘Basis’ lino and oak door (mushroom), 80 x 60cm, €180, from Reform.5 Oak ‘Painted Solid Shaker Door’ (flint), 60 x 40cm, £86.40, from Naked Doors.6 ‘Arts and Crafts’ MDF door, 70 x 40cm, £71, from JMF Doors; in ‘Rangwali’, £25 for 750ml estate eggshell, from Farrow & Ball.7 ‘Flat Tongue and Groove Beaded’ MDF door, 70 x 40cm, £62, from JMF Doors; in ‘Hague Blue’, £25 for 750ml estate eggshell, from Farrow & Ball.8 ‘Oak Ladbroke Door’, 60 x 40cm, £126, from Naked DoorsFOR SUPPLIERS’ DETAILS, SEE STOCKISTS PAGEPHOTOGRAPHS: PIXELATE…

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news and views

Ishkar’s founders Edmund Le Brun and Flore de Taisne.The range includes colourful glassware made in Herat, AfghanistanCraft from conflictThe London homeware shop Ishkar supports artisans in war-torn countries, creating a showcase for handmade glass, ceramics and more‘Whenever you mention Afghanistan, people tend to think of bombs, corruption and arid landscapes,’ says Edmund Le Brun, one half of Ishkar, a London-based shop that sells homeware and jewellery crafted in war-torn countries. ‘But it also has a very rich heritage in terms of making.’ Edmund co-founded Ishkar – named after a shrub that is found in northern Afghanistan – with his girlfriend, Flore de Taisne, in late 2016. They met while they were both working in Afghanistan: Edmund for Turquoise Mountain, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that restores buildings in Kabul and aims…

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