How to Work a Black and White Interior

There’s nothing more dramatic than a classic black and white interior. It’s one of my favourite combinations. And the reason I’ve systematically moved around the house with a loaded black paint brush in recent years. In a contemporary space, black and white will add interest and much needed contrast….

A Life of Simplicity at Zara Home This Autumn

I know it’s still Summer, but my first glimpse of the new things in store at Zara Home for Autumn have me yearning for a life of simplicity too.

Plentiful yet restrained, subtle yet elegant, this collection presents a timeless balance, set in the grandeur of simplicity; helping you create…

Lessons I Learned on my First Cruise

I’ve never really thought that I was a ‘cruise person’. I’m a fairly independent traveller, and the thought of being held captive with several hundred people for a week or more didn’t really appeal to me. But friends and family have also told me that once you try a…

New in Store – H & M Home Autumn 2019

There’s a quiet sophistication about the new products arriving in H & M Home stores for the new season. Muted colours, simple shapes and tactile fabrics form the backdrop for metallic accents. Woods are darker and there are some lovely pairings with rattan. Floor skimming curtains, knobbly rugs and…