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Country Living UK Modern Rustic 17

Whether you live in the town or countryside, in Country Living you’ll find a wealth of ideas for your home and garden, learn about traditional crafts, keep informed of rural issues, enjoy irresistible dishes using seasonal produce and, above all, escape the stress and strain of modern-day life.

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lines of beauty lines of beauty

MATERIAL GAINS The house is immersed in the landscape with a stone-clad façad and an overhanging roof that shades from the hot sun and blends into its rocky cliffside site. A reworking by island-based architects Moredesign included replacing the aluminium windows and polished marble flooring installed in the 1990s with more appropriate materials as well as reconfiguring the layout inside SIMPLICITY & SERENITY The almost-invisible glazed balustrades complement the architecture. Indoors, the colour palette is made up of soft beiges, bone white and warm greys, while micro-cement floors and pared-back furnishings, set off by contemporary artworks, create a minimalist yet welcoming interior PLACE BEYOND THE PINES The outdoor dining area is on a covered terrace, adjacent to the kitchen and with views through the trees to the sea. The table is by French designers Triss…

2 min.
escape to the beautiful british countryside with a subscription to country living

In every issue of Country Living, you will find fresh ideas for your home and garden, a wealth of information on the best rural businesses and a selection of delicious recipes using seasonal produce. Subscribe to Country Living today with an EXCLUSIVE offer of JUST £1 for three issues – that’s a saving of more than £13 on the cover price. Or subscribe for a whole year and receive a FREE Sophie Allport for Country Living mug, worth £13.50*. Great reasons to subscribe: ● EXCLUSIVE OFFER of JUST £1 for your first three issues● FREE delivery direct to your door every month in recyclable packaging● NEVER MISS an issue Subscribing online is quick, easy and secure. Simply visit: hearstmagazines.co.uk/cl-cs Or call NOW! 01858 438423‡. Quote: 1CL12015 Lines open weekdays, 8am-9.30pm; Saturdays, 8am-4pm.‡ Calls are charged…

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objects of desire

BACKDROPS PAINTED IN HAGUE BLUE ESTATE EMULSION, £47.95/2.5L (FARROW-BALL.COM). LINENS, FROM A SELECTION (BACKGROUNDSPROPHIRE.CO.UK)…

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wooden heart

INTO THE BLUE The property was designed in the 1960s by radical late American architect Andrew Geller, who was known as the ‘architect of happiness’ for his whimsical style characterised by origami-like folds and angles. Current owner Kearnon O’Moloney undertook a major restoration of the house, which hadn’t been touched for years, but kept all the built-in features such as the sofas EAST COAST CALM The warmth of wood is employed to great effect on most of the walls, which are clad in cedar, indigenous to the north-east of the United States, while the floors are laid with red oak, which has been bleached and then stained A NEW ANGLE In the main bedroom and the top stairs, some of the timber has been painted white for a pale beach-house style. The angled windows throughout…

3 min.
artisan profile

Rory Stride’s approach to the furniture business he set up three years ago is as laidback as you might expect from someone who started by making massive audio speakers for nightclubs while he was still at school. He wasn’t particularly keen on woodwork back then, he explains: the academic requirement to talk about why he made what he did stripped all the joy out of it. But he had an accidental mentor in boatbuilder-turned-furniture-designer Ted Jefferis (tedwood.com), who Rory had known since childhood. (“He used to babysit me when I was little”). Rory worked as Ted’s apprentice after leaving school, then moved to London where he helped build kitchens in a railway arch workshop before finding work with decorative artists Matthew Bray and Matthew Collins, supplying furniture to interior designers. But…

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cold comfort

NORDIC SYMPHONY In the living room, Christen’s extensive collection of Penguin paperbacks is stacked on shelves made from surplus lengths of Dinesen Douglas fir flooring. Her love of Danish design is revealed by the Børge Mogensen sofa and coffee table by Severin Hansen for Haslev PARED-BACK STYLE Christen is drawn towards designs that have poise, such as these vintage Danish candlesticks. She bought the Ernest Race DA1 armchair on ebay and had it re-covered in a green fabric. The artwork is by Jenny Morse MATERIALS SCIENCE The living room’s inglenook fireplace was taken back to bare stone, with a granite lintel that sparkles with flecks of copper HONEST & TRUE In the kitchen, the farmhouse’s gritty stone core is set against cool Carrara marble from Mandarin Stone and smooth tiles laid in a herringbone pattern, which “adds…