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Our homes are undoubtedly our havens so let’s style them up in a way that inspires, soothes and restores, with nurturing colour palettes and enticing details that make our hearts sing.

Design Crush

We’re slightly obsessed with all things Abigail Ahern at the moment. Her maximal style and use of earthy enveloping tones bring more than a touch of magic to interiors.
And her beautiful garden, featured here showcasing the Escala side table (£90) is without doubt the stuff of dreams. We’re desperate to visit her flagship store in Islington but in the meantime, happily make do with checking out her inspiring and ever-expanding range of products at

Michael O’Hare Porcelain Light £324.99

New Additions

Dowsing & Reynolds have been hard at it again, designing and creating glorious products and hardware to elevate your home in the most amazing ways. Their incredible new Café Culture Collection of light switches and plug sockets in delicious coffee, caramel shades take amping up the power to a whole new level. While a collaboration with culinary genius Michael O’Hare has culminated in a limited edition porcelain lampshade, hand painted by the great
‘Man behind the Curtain’ himself.
Hurry while stocks last.

Caramel Latte Double Rocker Switch £30.99 

Day Birger et Mikkelsen Hind Vase £80

AYTM Arura Glass Vase £169

Tall Geometric Vase £15

Sculptural Inspiration

Not only for flowers, a vase can be a work-of-art in its own right. Whether it’s the shape, texture or colour, these beauties look the part with or without the blooms.

Set in Stone

Could it be that we are moving away from all grey interiors? Here’s hoping. Maybe it’s time for a change, for a move towards a warmer, comforting palette and Little Greene’s latest Stone range of 36 versatile natural colours provides exactly that.

Soaked in Style

As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of luxury bathroom products, Lusso Stone’s signature baths, basins and bathroom hardware can be spotted in high-end resorts worldwide, but they also extend their services to the general public so if you’re looking for something fairly fabulous for your bathing area, check out their extensive range at

Lusso Alina Grigio Earth Stone Resin Freestanding Cylinder Basin 400 £695

Plant Life 

There’s no better way to bring instant life, warmth and interest to any interior than introducing plants. Consider the hanging basket with a trailing abundance of delightful greenery to bring depth, interest and life to any available space.

Seagrass hanging planter collection
£7.50 – £14.50

Take it to the Max

There’s no place for pared-back minimalism in interior designer Abigail Ahern’s latest book and we’re all for it. A true expert in creating textural, layered and all-round magical interiors, AA encourages us to throw away the rule book and develop our own sense of style to design a home with passion, intrigue and confidence.

A Maximalist Style Guide

Published by Pavilion Books, £30

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