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The English Home June 2019

The English Home brings you seasonal British design and lifestyle throughout the year. Every issue includes quintessentially British kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms and living rooms, with useful advice from leading interior designers and architects on how to achieve classic, elegant style.

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the english home

CONTACT US Editorial 0333 014 3215 The English Home, Cumberland House, Oriel Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1BB Email Website Advertising/Publishing 020 7349 3700 The Chelsea Magazine Company Ltd, Jubilee House, 2 Jubilee Place, London SW3 3TQ Email EDITORIAL Editor-in-Chief Kerryn Harper-Cuss Executive Editor Samantha Scott-Jeffries Managing Editor Sarah Feeley Art Editors Claire Hicks, Frances Wallace Sub Editor Lea Tacey Decorating Editor Katy Mclean Features Editor Eve Middleton Homes & Lifestyle Editor Clair Wayman Editor-at-Large Kate Freud ADVERTISING Head of Market Freddy Halliday 020 7349 3744; Advertisement Manager William Bernard 020 7349 3749; Advertisement Account Executive Madeleine Burgess 020 7349 3711; Advertisement Sales Executive Jasmin Nissa Shaw 020 7349 3732; Advertising Production 01202 472781; PUBLISHING Managing Director & Executive Chairman Paul Dobson Deputy Managing Director Steve Ross Chief Financial Officer Vicki Gavin Director of Media James Dobson Publisher Caroline Scott Interim Publisher Toby Evans Circulation Manager Daniel Webb ONLINE Digital Product Manager Ben Iskander Email…

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a letter from home

Blurring the boundaries between interior and exterior by throwing open doors and windows and eating al fresco at the drop of a hat (and the removal of a raincloud) is a romantic ideal in England. The fleeting nature of sunshine in this part of the world means we can never take it for granted, so it is hardly surprising that we love our gardens, summerhouses and garden parties and embrace any opportunity to enjoy them. Bearing this in mind, this issue we focus on ways to make the most of outdoor living, be that hosting a midsummer gathering on the terrace, enjoying the soothing sounds of a water feature or devoting time to a much-loved hobby in a garden studio. The English Home team are proud to champion items made in…

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home comforts


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rose tinted

Cleopatra is said to have carpeted the floor of her boudoir with rose petals to seduce Mark Antony. Today, we can rather more easily fill rooms with roses and their pretty hues – perhaps with motifs in bold large-scale prints and unexpected tones, updating classic chintzes and adding fresh interest. Layer these with rose-hued staples to bring a modern-day romance and optimism to interiors.…

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all of a flutter

Be they large or small, from home soil or warmer climes, the elegant forms of feathered friends offer no end of opportunity for decorative embellishment. Where stylised chinoiserie designs see winding branches and beautiful blooms intertwined with graceful avian outlines, interiors accessories create pleasingly playful details throughout the home.…

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hive of activity

Long associated with industry and productivity, bees exert both a strong aesthetic appeal and a powerful ideological symbolism. Their reassuringly rounded forms and black-and-yellow stripes are a delight for the eye, whilst their delicate latticework wings and hexagonal structured hives offer ample design inspiration for those seeking softly geometric design motifs.…