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Drawing with light

What feels like a lifetime ago, I graduated from Gray’s School of Art with a degree in fine art, specialising in printmaking. After graduating I worked as a receptionist at a tarpaulin manufacturing company, then found myself running their graphics department. I learned a lot of useful new skills about digital printing and finishing. My…

Creature Comforts

This spring, interiors take their cue from nature. Fortunately, it’s more about cute and cosy than David Attenborough and Dynasties. Animal and bird accents can be adapted to suit almost any style, from the elegant cranes found on Japanese silk cushions made from vintage kimono fabrics, to louche leopard skin prints and quirky ceramics to…

Art, homeware and giftware you‘ll love

John Pryde’s Gallery may have been open for less than a year, but his well-chosen collection of homeware and giftware is already recognised as one of the North-east’s most stylish shops. This season, John’s colourful collection of paintings and limited edition prints include more landscapes and abstract pieces, as well as his renowned figurative pieces.…

Bathroom Blitz

Your bathroom may be a restful haven of tranquility or the source of contention and family traffic jams each morning. Yet the smallest room in the house is also the one we’re most reluctant to redecorate, which means it can become dated and depressing. Interiors magazines are often unhelpful, showing freestanding baths in huge rooms…

And so to bed ..

Pared back Scandi-chic minimalism is fine in summer, but the winter bedroom needs to combine a cocoon of opulent comfort with a little theatrical extravagance. Think of it as telling your own bedtime story. Set the scene with a dramatic bed or statement headboard, folk-tale or eastern influenced furniture and luxurious accents. Indulge your senses…

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