home: made [ books ]
Looking to re style your home, create unique homewares, DIY or upcycle furniture or learn how to make your home blend and coordinate? There are many books on the market to teach, advise and guide you to a beautiful home.
A Beautiful Mess/Happy Handmade Home £18.99 Amazon
Max Mcmurdo / Upcycling £20 Waterstones
Farrow & Ball / How to decorate £12.99 Amazon
The Maker £12.82 Wordery
Bright Bazaar / Book Depository £21.33
Home Decor Cheat Sheets / £8.03 (kindle) Amazon
home: event [ interiors styling workshop ]
A definite must-do workshop for advice and guidance for new interior stylists and people wanting expert teaching on professional styling. Great for individuals or small businesses looking to improve their visual presence, store or space design or learn ways to style and present homes and interiors in everyday work or even personal spaces.
Book your place on this workshop on Wednesday 23 August at the Future + Found store in London.
225A Brecknock Road, London N19 5AA
6pm – 8pm
An interior styling workshop covering editorial and commercial styling. Discovering the real life workings of one of the UKs most successful contemporary interior stylists. Learning about differnet project types, you will begin to understand the stages from initial brief, research, design, and sourcing through to final concept. An outline of types of styling will be examined through out the workshop: permanent design / decoration, non permanent space such as a trade show, and editorial shoots in a magazine.
Despina Curtis is an experienced Interior Stylist, Art Director and Spacial Designer who has worked in the interiors and design industry for over 10 years. Despina started her career as Style Editor of Elle Decoration UK before moving onto Wallpaper* magazine as Deputy Interiors Editor. Other editorial titles Despina has worked on are The Guardian and Observer magazines, Surface, Vanity Fair, Esquire and PORT. She is a contributing editor of Living Corriere magazine in Milan.
Includes wine & refreshments.
home: event [ home styling workshop ]
Learn about working with colour and fabrics in your home, how not to be scared of using colour and lots of helpful advice and guidance on mixing colours to create an interior you love. You will come away with your own personal colour and fabric palette to set about implementing in your home and be confident you know how to choose colours that work together.
This workshop will be run by Christine Tse, a New York and London based interior designer with a wealth of experience and styling knowledge.
Register for a FREE place here
‘How to decorate like a pro – Home decorating workshop with Christine Tse’
Monday 17 October // 18.30 – 19.45
Kensington Central Library Meeting Room, 12 Phillimore Walk
home: favourite thing [ sofa ]
We love the smooth curves, retro leg shape and soft outback leather of the new Seattle sofa from Made.com
Their price for this premium leather sofa is £749
Visualising bohemian throws and ikat or kilim cushions strewn on and around for a real laid back style. Compliment with textured rich pattern rugs and other dark wood furniture.
Also available is a matching armchair
home: featured [ Quince Living ]
Quince Living is a veritable feast of living and lifestyle shopping, with a huge range of designers and brands in their many departments.
‘…online family run store for Scandinavian home wares and UK made designs along with products from well-loved home wares brands such as Stelton, Nkuku, Orla Kiely and House of Rym.’
With so many great pieces for every room, plus decorations, stationery, kids decor, furniture – it’s endless. The price range varies from affordable to save-up-for and there’s also lovely pieces in their sale section.
Favourite picks include the Toulouse sequin baskets for sparkly storage, the (pre-order) lounge chairs, and heavenly honeycomb blanket.
home: event [ interior design course ]
Learn the inside outs of interior decoration and styling with this 5 day course running at University of the Arts, London –
stimulating introduction to the decoration and styling process, you will develop your skills and references around a domestic project, devised for a fictional client. This course will Introduce you to the history of interior decoration as you become familiar with the vocabulary of design, period, styles, colour, materials and finishes…
5 day course / £699 / available in April, July and August
home: events [ Anthropologie sale ]
Without leaving the comfort of you own home you can visit the super Anthropolgie sale, that already had some great bargains, but now has an extra 30% off on the homeware sale event.
Homeware delights from coffee tables to rugs, napkins to mugs, cushions to an oh so gorgeous rocking chair to choose from.