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Homes & Gardens

Homes & Gardens August 2019

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Homes & Gardens celebrates the beauty of classic and contemporary style. Real-life homes with stunning photography deliver inspirational decorating while remaining real and relevant. Homes & Gardens is the ultimate sourcebook of beautiful ideas and detailed information, inspiring its readers to become their own interior designers.

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2 min.
homes & gardens

Editorial Director Sarah Spiteri Executive Editor Kate French Group Creative Director Emma Williams Group Chief Sub-Editor Anne Esden Commercial Editorial Operations Director Jane Akers Homes Content Team Editorial Director Rhoda Parry Houses Editor Vivienne Ayers Interiors Editor Emma Thomas Associate Editor Busola Evans News & Shopping Editor Laura Vinden News & Features Editor Thea Babington-Stitt Features & Travel Writer Patrick Hamilton Courtney Homes Content Shoot Co-ordinator Areesha Richards Head of Art Operations Alison Walter Art Editors Mel Brown, Meredith Davies and Paula Jardine Designer Charlotte Holland Head of Subs Operations Maxine Clarke Hub Chief Sub-Editor Jennifer Spaeth Senior Sub-Editor Marian McNamara With thanks to Isabel Cruz, Rebecca Halverson and Karen Wiley Editorial Production Manager Nicola Tillman Deputy Editorial Production Manager Clare Willetts Art Production Designers Chris Saggers and Phil Dunk Group Production Manager Stephen Twort Production Manager Becky Singleton Advertisement Copy and Make-up Nicholas Liermann DIGITAL Digital Content Director Holly Boultwood Acting Digital Content Director Stephanie Wood Digital Editor –…

1 min.
editor's note

I am about to head off on my first-ever British summer holiday. We’re packing our toddler and teeny car and motoring down to Penzance, via Somerset one way and Devon the other. I’m excited about fish and chips in brown paper, buckets and spades, scones with clotted cream, blustery walks, salt in my hair – the complete antidote to my urban day-to-day existence and a truly English escape. I won’t even mind if it rains. On the subject of seasonal escapism, there is plenty in this month’s H&G. A highlight for me is our entertaining feature, which shows the gloriousness of a summer lunch with friends (page 41). Photographer Emma Lee shot it in the beautiful greenhouse at Petersham Nurseries, Richmond. I hope you also enjoy the recipes by food…

1 min.
instagram inspiration

With her innate flair for mixing rich hues and layering bold patterned textiles, Brisbane-based interior designer Anna Spiro gives us a window into her creative life @annaspiro. How would you describe your Instagram account? Vibrant, colourful, layered – a look into the many facets of my creative world. Who would you recommend we follow and why? Designer Matilda Goad @matildagoad for her sense of colour and creativity, and dressmaker Marta Ferri @martaferrimartaferri because I’m so inspired by her fashion creations made using interior fabrics.…

2 min.
latest stories

SHOW TIME Our love of plants is as strong as ever, so it’s timely to hear that the Milanese trade fair Homi is launching a brand new gardening show. Dedicated to beautifying your green spaces, Homi Outdoor, 13-16 September in Milan, will showcase a grand selection of furniture and accessories from exhibitors including Present Time, pictured here. CABIN FEVER It’s not just ex-Prime Ministers who crave the retreat of a shepherd’s hut, so it is fortunate that the handcrafted and sustainable designs from the new Houtt Cabin Co are as tranquil to be in as they are beautiful to the eye. The Rolling Cabin (pictured) can be moved around easily and takes its design cues from Suffolk fishing huts, with its solid wood frame mounted on a blacksmith-crafted metal base. Prices start at…

2 min.
interiors sourcebook

8 HOLLAND STREET, BATH Riding high from last year’s success of opening its first gallery and design space in Kensington, 8 Holland Street is continuing to expand with a new store in Bath. Set in a historic three-storey listed building bedecked with original Victorian vitrines, gilded glass lettering and mahogany counters, you’ll find a curated collection of homeware, artwork and furniture from Europe’s most sought-after designers and makers. It is well worth a visit to take a look at the ever-changing pop-up programme and the rotating exhibition of modern contemporary British arts and crafts in the wraparound first-floor gallery. 8 Margaret’s Buildings, Bath BA1 2LP, 8hollandstreet.com. PRINT PATTERN ARCHIVE, MANCHESTER A treasure trove of over 50,000 antique fabric swatches and wallpaper books from the 1800s to 1980s has arrived in Manchester. Originally housed…

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one to watch

Q Tell us a little bit about your background. I studied commercial photography at a technical college for two years, then fine art at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design before graduating in the mid-Eighties. My mum was very supportive and encouraged me to follow my dreams of being an artist. She was always setting the stage for me to do something creative – in my early teens she painted my bedroom white and I was allowed to draw whatever I wanted on all the walls. Q When did you first begin making things from paper? My background includes embroidery, woodcarving and painting. My husband Dean and I have had a business making mechanical cards and games here in the US for 20 years. I started sharing our art on Instagram, but…