Winter 2016

Cover Story: This sophisticated and masculine living space is dominated by an enormous piece of art by Farin Urlan which picks up on the red accents that are used thorughout this two bedroom pied-a-terre.

Inside the Winter 2016 issue, we have the latest from the world of interior design. We've got inspiration for those who want to add stripes to their interiors. In English Homes, renowned architectural and interior designer, writer, shop-keeper and blogger, Ben Pentreath presents a fresh and insightful overview of the classic English style. We've got a designer profile piece on Tom Raffield, a designer who's inspiration comes from Cornwall's natural resources and beauty. Jim Evans reviews this year's Decorex show. A refined contemporary farmhouse vibe by Studio Duggan - luxurious and supremely relaxing. The approach to this design by BM Design was to create a family home, in Notting Hill, which was peaceful and elegant. This client enlisted Maurizio Pellizzoni to create a sophisticated but masculine look for this pied-a-terre. William Yeoward says that you have to look to the past to embrace the future. Design tricks which help to draw light deep into a building are essential says Mike Fisher. Gold is back this season and this time, it's anything but standard says Lynne McArdle. The trend for all things minimal and geometric is nothing new says Theo Mance. Organic shapes bring warmth, comfort and depth to any interior says Keira Townsend. A jaw-dropping solution to house two or three sports cars in a plush environment designed by The Design Practice by UBER. Each room of this Knightsbridge home is different and has a unique tone of its own. This bachelor pad in Hong Kong, designed by Pal Palng, has the sort of views to stop you in your tracks. Bonnie Lancaster's client wanted a property that had a chic European feel with a classic twist in Florida. Donna Hall, a Chicago based designer, channels the dark glamour of the 1920s in her latest interior design project. Arthur McLaughlin sets the stage in his Beaux Arts Villa in San Francisco. Ron Mann says 'My clients love the idea of totally new design concepts, things that have never existed in the world before.' Achille Salvagni transformed the top floor of a stored palazzo in Rome into the ideal setting for a family's treasured antiques and contemporary Italian designs. A harmonious synthesis of colours, textiles and understated style enhances the restored interior marking it one of the most impressive country house resuscitations of recent years. Nanette Lepore and her husband infuse a Victorian townhouse in Manhattan's West Village with the appreciation for the past. Designer, Tineke Triggs, blends daring design with tradtional elements in this striking Victorian remodel in San Francisco. The brief for this project was to provide real purpose to each of the spaces of the open plan desn by Martin Smith, Holloways of Ludlow.

Winter 2016 Issue