House Beautiful UK March 2019

House Beautiful is your one-stop shop for classic decorating looks, with regular and comprehensive colour-scheming pages and a wide range of shopping suggestions for those special details that make a difference. With real reader homes from around the UK - ranging from comfortable country style to the chic city look – House Beautiful provides inspiration and practical advice whatever your decorating tastes. Plus, expert advice on everything from choosing the right mortgage to finding your perfect property.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hearst Magazines UK
Frequency:
Monthly
£2.49
£24.99
11 Issues

in this issue

1 min
from the editor

We all have a dream home in our heads, don’t we? Every year, around this time, I optimistically set out to bring the decorating ideas that have been percolating in my mind to life in my house. There’s something about these slightly longer days that brings a brighter mood, and the feeling that change is good. In reality, it’s budget – or lack of it – that ultimately determines what’s achieved but, this spring, I’ve decided that if I only do one thing, it should be to embrace the growing trend for colour in the home. It feels like a brave decision (my home is awash with neutrals) but, working on the basis that if I don’t like it, I can change it, I’m going to channel my passion for pink and…

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1 min
this month…

FOR STORE DETAILS SEE WHERE TO BUY PAGE…

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1 min
what’s hot shopping

ECO LIVING 1 Undercover Living blends the finest-quality cotton with botanical yarn Tencel for the Jane duvet set, £150 for a double 2 Nove Lighting’s Marbled table light, £160, is crafted from sustainably hand-harvested cork in Portugal 3 This wool throw, £104.99 from Urban Collective, is made from recycled materials and uses less chemicals, energy and water in the process 4 Kalinko’s Zomi vase, £30, is handblown in a workshop in Myanmar from recycled glass 5 Makaua has collaborated with artisans in Mexico to create Fairtrade and sustainable homewares for The Conran Shop, including this basket, £22 6 Tim Walker Studio has made these bowls, £125 each, from recycled construction waste 7 Sustainably produced, this Indigo Shibori cushion cover from Ecosophy is £75 8 Textile studio Pamela Print’s Ixelles cushion, £155,…

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2 min
standout storage

1 The simple leaning Floor Standing Clothes Hooks unit, £275, Cox & Cox, is a neat choice for a small hallway 2 Functionality and thoughtful design are at the heart of Scandi brand Umage, perfectly realised in the Audacious oak cabinet, from £574. Roll back its fabric-fronted doors to display treasured pieces or hide everything away for a super-sleek finish 3 Designer and maker Alexander Hay’s Elswick shelves are an elegant mix of solid oak and steel tubes. Made to order, it’s an investment piece at £1,495, but will bring a little laidback industrial chic to any interior 4 The Vox Spot chest from Cuckooland has plentiful drawer space and a rail for hanging jewellery or additional storage containers and, at £295, it’s good value 5 Lift the top of…

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1 min
growing trend

MAKING A SPLASH Sleek stoneware accessories and lush organic cotton towels make up the all-new Water Street bathroom range from West Elm. The temptingly tactile debut collection is a lovely addition to the mid-century and modern furniture and homewares that have become synonymous with the brand. Prices from £5. Available instore and online. BOOK CLUB Create your own signature interiors style with this book by Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire, the founders of interiors brand Mini Moderns. Mid-Century Modern Living (£20, Kyle Books) is a beautifully written and illustrated guide to using pattern in the home. A mix of inspiration and practical advice, it’s a must have mid-century manual for any interiors lover. SMALL SPACE HERO The latest design from Caspar, the original bed-in-a-box company, is a compact nightstand, which has a sliding tray mounted…

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1 min
bauhaus turns 100

GRAPHIC DESIGN Heal’s is marking the centenary by launching Bauhaus 100 - an eclectic mix-and-match accessories collection with pieces from some of world’s most innovative designers. Included in the range is Louis Jobst’s sculptural Monument table lamp, £399; textile specialist Eleanor Pritchard’s sea green Lawn throw, £395, and cushion, £132; an exclusive Heal’s Bauhaus cushion by Juliette van Rhyn, £49; and the sleek and stylish Kreis mug, £24 and Zylinder teapot, £68 by ceramics studio Design K (all pictured above). TRIBUTE BRAND The Bauhaus ethos – that good design should be accessible to all – was instrumental in the creation of The Conran Shop, which is dedicating its new-season collection of modernist lighting, furniture and textiles to the anniversary. The New Minimalism collection features this brilliant Loop pendant light, from £80, which can…

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