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CONTENTS 10 BRITISH DESIGNER JASPER CONRAN A Romantic Riad with a British Twist 14 DÉCOR MAGAZINE

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Marcin Rusak introduces new additions to his Flora Noir range

26 AMY COOPER CERAMICS Porcelain lighting made in Cornwall inspired by the world under the sea 42 DÉCOR MAGAZINE

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118 TONINO LAMBORGHINI CASA A bold and luxury collection of furniture for the home and office 132 DÉCOR MAGAZINE

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138 COLOUR & DESIGN Chromatherapy explained 146 BEDROOM MAKEOVER Change your bedding for an instant new look 158 COMPREX KITCHENS High-performance kitchens ideally suited to small spaces

56 REBEL RUGS Vivienne Westwood and The Rug Company join forces again

176 BATHROOMS INSPIRED BY NATURE Beautiful organically inspired bath tubs from Ashton & Bentley

78 MAKE A SPLASH With coastal inspired cushions by Penelope Hope

198 BEAUTIFUL NEW OUTDOOR COLLECTION Alessandro La Spada’s stunning organic designs

106 ON YOUR BIKE Smithers of Stamford showcase quirky and retro furniture recycled from vintage cycle and car parts

206 HARMONY INDOORS AND OUT Villery & Bosch Tiles introduce new range of outdoor tiles


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A ROMANTIC RIAD WITH A BRITISH TWIST Jasper Conran has been at the forefront of fashion and design for over 40 years so it seems quite surprising that L’Hotel Marrakech, a stunning Riad in the heart of Marrakech’s famous ‘Red City’ Medina, close to the vibrant Jemaa El Fna square with its bustling souk and the 12th Century Koutoubia Mosque is his first foray into the hospitality industry.

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Originally the central part of a Caidal palace, L’Hôtel Marrakech comprises of five spacious suites surrounding a courtyard garden and swimming pool and combines superb Moroccan craftsmanship with pieces of antique furniture, textiles, lighting and art from Jasper’s collection, making it feel more like a home than a hotel. When restoring the original building Conran used local craftsmen and traditional materials to achieve a style reminiscent to that of the 1930’s but with a modern Moroccan twist. High ceilings, simple whitewashed walls, white voile curtains flowing throughout the terraces and warm, soft, restful colours create a relaxing, serene feel throughout and showcase Conrad’s simplistic style perfectly.

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On entering the hotel you will find yourself in the courtyard garden, planted with banana, orange and lemon trees, welcomed by the soothing sound of water from the central fountain surrounded by zelige tilework. Birds sing, perfumed roses and jasmine abound whilst bougainvillea and honeysuckle cascade down the whitewashed walls. This charming retreat really is a place of serenity. The roof terrace offers extraordinary views of the Atlas Mountains and the skyline of Marrakech. It is a place to unwind after a day’s foray into the souks, and somewhere to lay out on sun loungers.

The garden is also home to one of the few swimming pools of the Medina. Enjoy a calm relaxing swim in the ten metre pool (heated in the cooler months). A pleasure that can be enjoyed from early morning to the approach of nightfall as glowing lanterns and candles are lit, enveloping the Riad in a magical atmosphere. Planted with orange, fig and olive trees, jasmine, bougainvillea, honeysuckle and geranium the roof terrace is the perfect place to unwind and relax. Here breakfast and lunch is served under a curtained pergola. Elsewhere on the terrace, tables are set out, one can enjoy afternoon tea, coffee and cocktails. Sun loungers are arranged on a tiled raised terrace so that guests can enjoy the warmth of the Moroccan sun.

Conran isn’t the first designer to open a hotel, over the past few years there have been a number of collaborations such as the Palazzo Versace hotels that features interiors and furniture designed by Donatella Versace, while Armani has designed hotels in Dubai and Milan, and Karl Lagerfeld brought his eclectic style to Monaco’s Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo. DÉCOR Magazine

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INspIRED by A HOllywOOD lEGEND Marilyn Monroe, the sexiest Pin-up of the 50’s, inspires the ‘The Monroe Lamp.’ Designed by Portuguese art and design brand BESSA it captures the essence of her image and the sensuality of her long lean legs. Made from 45kg of handcrafted solid brass and mounted on a gilded base the lamp shade in Teal and made from chenille fabric is designed to be reminiscent of fashions highly popular at the height of Monroe’s fame in the 50’s. For more information visit: www.bessadesign.com

CREATING DRAMATIC lIGHT AND sHADE The Fin is an eye-catching pendant light, with a bone china shade that has been moulded in to beautiful organic shapes, creating dramatic light and shade when lit. Available in three sizes, the lights have a matching bone china ceiling rose and our trademark cotton braided cable. Offered singulalry or in a series of eye-catching groupings, this pendant is perfectly suited for creating a stunning focal point in sitting rooms, hallways, and dining rooms. The intricate and decorative hand-made bone china shades will bring a warm and enhancing glow to any setting, and can be hung at different lengths, depending on personal preference. For more information visit: www.eu.originalbtc.com

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TREE INspIRED pRIVACy sCREENs INspIRED by NATURE

Design by award winning designer Emmanuel Gallina, Clostra, is a collection of elegant outdoor privacy screens for Italian garden furniture brand Ethimo. The ingenious dividers are made of thin teak slats that are attached to the aluminium frame to convey privacy and look like stylized trees. Inspired by the texture and veins of foliage, its harmoniously curved shape alternates metal and wood. Two levels of natural teak slats give a sense of depth and transparency. The base can be accessorised with a flower box to recreate the illusion of a wall of vegetation, ideal for a little privacy. This screen with its graphic features is

available in two shapes and sizes and is perfect for both the home and contract sectors Clostra outdoor privacy panels are ideal for covering up sides around your garden or pool furniture. You can use them as portable equipment to complement the existing furniture and to loosen up winds, while you are sitting in the yard. It comes with a flower vase that can be used to make an illusion of a wall of wood, ideal for little privacy. For more information visit: www.ethimo.com DÉCOR Magazine

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HARRODs lAUNCHEs ITs FIRsT FURNITURE COllECTION Luxury retailer Harrods who since the 1824, have retailed furniture from Vitra, Gubi and B&B Italia have now teamed up with Italian brand Porada and British upholsterers Artistic to create their very own furniture collection. The nine piece debut collection will include cabinets, tables, console, armchairs and a sofa, and each piece is inspired by the 1930’s art deco jewellery and tailoring. The collection marries traditional upholstery and materials with contemporary silhouettes that play on geometric forms. There’s a nod to the Chesterfield sofa in the capitonné elements of the Parkside armchair and Tiverton sofa and the much-loved classic surface marble is present in the Simpson coffee table and Sayre console. Porada, which is known worldwide for its expertise in creating highly crafted dark timber furniture, was chosen to produce the furniture because of its longstanding relationship with Harrods: it has been stocked in the store since 1994. For more information visit:  www.harrods.com

FROM sUITCAsE TO sEAT IN FIVE MINUTEs Imagine a box with a handle that you simply grab and take home from the shop and within a few minutes transform into an exclusive lounge chair. The Ace lounge collection is not any furniture collection, but rather a new and ground-breaking way of living high-end design. Inspired by his own life in Copenhagen, young designer Hans Hornemann envisioned a new furniture concept in which high-quality and luxurious design goes hand in hand with the functional and convenient ‘flatpack’ system. Ace combines intelligent engineering with an elegant look. In its interior, Ace is constructed from moulded plywood, covered with moulded foam in both seat and back for the highest comfort and flexibility. On the surface, Ace curved and soft shape is topped of by an inviting upholstery that emphasizes the chair relaxed appearance.  The Ace collection also includes a dining table chair, a sofa and a footstool. For more information visit: www.normann-copenhagen.com

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Born in 1987 Warsaw, Poland Lives and works in London Marcin Rusak situates his work at the intersection of value, ephemerality and aesthetics. He studies contemporary patterns of consumption, industry methods of manipulation, and the complicated systems we support. In his pursuit of authenticity, Marcin creates work that asks questions, references history and proposes possible future scenarios. Utilizing the power of materials, volume and form he moves fluidly from decorative art objects to sculptures, two dimensional work and back again each time with a story as his guide.

For more information visit: www.marcinrusak.com

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Marcin has a background in both humanities (BA from European Studies from University of Warsaw) and art programmes such as Man and Living at the conceptual Eindhoven Design Academy, Netherlands as well as receiving an MA in Design Products from London’s Royal College of Arts. Recently Marcin has been awarded the Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon Prize for emerging artists. He has exhibited at group shows including “What is Luxury?” at the V&A, Design Miami/Basel, London, Milan and Dubai design fairs. Recently he had his first solo show at the Contemporary Applied Arts gallery in London.


FLOWER POWER London designer Marcin Rusak who in 2015 created Flora Noir a collection of nature-inspired pieces of furniture and lighting which encased flowers in resin has unveiled a new collection of furniture at Twenty First Gallery in New York. The exhibition, Rusak’s first US solo show Flora Noir, showcasing 11 pieces and debuting a console, a coffee table, a sculpture and a wall lamp. The son and grandson of flower growers, Rusak has long drawn inspiration from greenery. “My childhood playground was a glasshouse.” He started investigating florals more closely during his graduate studies at London’s Royal College of Arts, where he developed a process of printing discarded flower petals directly onto silk textiles. The designer sources his natural materials from florists, who throw out tons of waste flowers every day. “I pick up everything they don’t need,” he said. “For me it’s better because the flowers on their way to decay show more life, they start changing colours and they’re not as perfect.”

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New collection with a tropical vibe at Twenty First Gallery New York

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Translating his textile patterns onto furniture was a natural step for Rusak, who starts by hand-picking greenery and flower petals. He then suspends these organics in resin or binds them with shellac, resin, and beeswax, which slows the aging process. “This leads to two avenues,” Rusak says. “I either slice up the resin slabs into strips that form a dynamic pattern, or present a unified surface that evokes a painting.”

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New introductions to Rusak’s work include a desktop sculpture, a console, and a wall light that join desktop lamps, a circular dining table, and a freestanding partition which Rusak exhibited earlier this year at Maison & Objet Paris, where he received the prestigious Rising Talent Award Flora Noir will be on display until June 16 at Twenty First Gallery in New York Rusak will also be showcased at Decorex International 2017 from 17-20 September

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VG was founded in 1991 in Treviso, 20 km from Venice. This unique city can teach the art of beautiful things, architectural proportions, the use of different materials and inspiration from distant cultures, reworked by brilliant Italian craftsmanship. VG is all of this: it makes a collection of authentic and unique objects available to interior designers for use in exclusive projects, always different, never conformist, characterised by a cultured and moderately ostentatious luxury, the result of continuous research on stylishly decorative design.

FLOWER POWER For more information visit: www.vgnewtrend.it

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Flower Power is an ode to the spring, an enchanting awakening of nature featuring bright colours and delicate nuances. Flower Power is a triumph of rosecoloured tulips, which illuminates unique and charming environments in a truly original way. Flower Power is the new chandelier by VG to be previewed at Euroluce 2017. This special, fascinating light source, which is exclusively custom made, consists of a large number of artificial tulips, or a choice of other types of flowers all created by VG, in between which Murano glass lamps with LED lighting are harmoniously placed. Flower Power is a ceiling luminaire designed for both domestic environments and contract spaces, to be used either as an ornament or as an efficient light source.

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Amy Cooper Ceramics is a Cornwall, UK based company designing and making unique porcelain lighting. Amy moved to Cornwall in 2011 and works from her studio at home. She has been making porcelain lighting for over 12 years and has supplied a number of prestigious retailers including The National Trust, House of Fraser and the V&A shop as well as exhibiting extensively in the UK and overseas. Amy’s current range includes a vast array of seductively translucent table lamps and tea light holders, prices to suit every budget.

MY INSPIRATION

My work is inspired by the world under the sea, the world under the microscope and the magic of landscapes at twilight. I address the fragility and transience of life and the natural world, through the transformative properties of light on porcelain. I continue to explore a monochromatic spectrum that is created through the use of textures, variation in thickness and diffusion. I am intrigued by the endless variations in nature and the idea of an ongoing evolutionary process of adaptation.

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TECHNICAL INFORMATION The work is created through an elaborate series of processes and techniques. All the pieces are initially slipcast in porcelain, they are then treated in one of two ways. To create The Illustrated Range they are bisque fired before a painstakingly hand-cut paper stencil is applied. After which the piece is sandblasted until the design stands proud. The stencil is removed before high firing which allows the inherent translucency of the porcelain to create a soft silhouette visually as well as texturally. Finally they are diamond polished before being wired up. Alternatively, the pieces are manipulated when soft out of the mould, bumps and dents are coaxed up through the still malleable clay. The piece is then allowed to dry out before being fettled, sponged and bisque (low) fired. After bisque the pieces are wet sanded to create a lovely blemish free surface and either glazed with a crawling glaze that creates a texture like cracked earth or left naked to be diamond polished after a second (high) firing. All my work is currently fired to 1250°C in an electric kiln. All the designs have been professionally tested and are certified as compliant with all relevant electrical safety standards.

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The hoTel Vincci cenTrum Vincci Centrum situated in the heart of Madrid is an historical building that dates back to 1920 and protected as a National Heritage. The hotel has been completely renovated, with inspiration taken from the glamour of the 1950’s and natural elements from Scandinavian design. Located in the center of Madrid, near Gran Via, the hotel finds itself in the cultural triangle formed by the Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia museums.

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The interior designer Beatriz Silveira, responsible for the redesign of Vincci Centrum, used white and neutral colors to invade the walls, floors and lounge ceiling as well as all of the public areas of the hotel, to create a greater sense of space.

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Beatriz used noble materials, such as Aristea marble evoking luxury and sophistication and natural oak to contrast with the bronze. The interior designer wanted to give its own personality to this 4-star property of the Vincci Hoteles, by using materials and brands that combined design, quality and originality. For this project Beatriz was looking for an equilibrated contrast and harmony between colors, materials and patterns. The choice fell over those that enhance the light of the space, creating warmth and a sense of coziness.

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The designer has professed her love at redesigning the Vincci Centrum and confessed to have some favorite pieces at the project. The Beetle Chairs and Stools by Gubi, a perfect mix between Italian and Danish design in laminated molded veneer, used at the Bellini food&bar. The Hanna Suspension Lamps by DelightFULL, a retro suspension fixture elegantly composed by five black & cooper lampshades made in aluminum, also used at the Bellini food&bar. And the Turquoise Crystal Chandelier designed by Beatriz Silveira. She also used some exclusive pieces in the project, such as the impressive wine cellar that gains prominence and was specially designed by her for this hotel. “Aesthetics and functionality are not incompatible, a space can transmit strength and personality while harmony and warmth. The key is balance and the selection of each piece”, said Beatriz Silveira, interior designer. The 8 floor hotel, has 87 rooms, all equipped with airconditioning, free safe, mini-bar, free Wi-Fi in all building, TV and a set of courtesy products. The 4-star hotel has also Junior Suite rooms with a small living room, a balcony with a view over the city and a special VIP room service.

BeaTriz SilVeira The interior designer Beatriz Silveira, interior designer has reached the interior world by her own instinct. a strong creative character and her passion for antiques and special objects, makes her always look for treasures in her projects. Beatriz opened her own studio in 2005 and since then her work has been focused mainly on the development of residential projects, private homes and professional spaces. “my main goal when i face a project is to capture the sensitivity, tastes and lifestyle of my clients, making decorating their homes at a particularly exciting time for them and participative. With the experience you understand that establishing a relationship of trust with those who are counting on you to help them with their home, it is a fundamental part of the process. This is undoubtedly the aspect of my job that i like.” DÉCOR Magazine

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COLLISION OF LIGHT British jewellery designer Lara Bohinc who in 2014 presented her stunning collection of candleholders as part of The London Collection has unveiled her first foray into the world of lighting with a collection of lamps made from broken spheres.

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Collision large Table lighT, gold galvaniC wiTh whiTe aCryliC The deconstruction and reconfiguration of pure geometric form has inspired much of designer Lara Bohinc’s work. The light here is about the collision of spherical quarters, which are struck violently together to form one broken sphere.


Inspired by the planets and their orbital movements, a recurrent theme in Lara Bohinc’s work, the range features ceiling lights and table lamps, all of which appear to be made from colliding quarters from one orb. The ceiling lights come suspended by metal rods, while the table versions lack a base or other kind of support, and are placed on their side. The lights are held in a metal framework, and feature white acrylic domes – which are available in two sizes. Collision is a recurring theme for Bohinc, who has designed similar broken orbs for bracelets, rings and pendants. For Bohinc, the task of translating her skills and inspirations as a jewellery designer into the world of luxury furniture was not that unfamiliar as she originally studied industrial design before metalwork and jewellery.

The ColleCTion The lights are made in Italy of metal frame and white acrylic domes, and come in two table lamp sizes, one composed from 20cm sphere and the larger from 40cm sphere. The ceiling lamp is also constructed from the 40cm sphere. Collision CeilinglighT, gold galvaniC wiTh whiTe aCryliC Collision is about the splitting of perfection; in this case a perfect sphere has been broken but in a very symmetrical manner. It is almost like the pieces are sliding apart.

Collision large Table lighT, gold galvaniC wiTh whiTe aCryliC Designing the metal framework was a particular challenge for Bohinc, as well as understanding how to evenly distribute the light. “The key was in approaching each quarter as its own entity,” she explained.

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Just when you thought you shouldn’t have a single thing covering your windows, and you were trying to get your head around everyone seeing you getting dressed in the morning, the powers that be in the ‘design trend analysis’ world have decided that yes, actually, it might be a good thing to dress your windows after all!


We list some of the top reasons to ‘curtain up’: PRIVACY It’s up there as the number 1 reason to cover your windows. I don’t know about you, but I certainly don’t want people seeing me at my worst before my first coffee of the morning, or as I wriggle into my PJs at bedtime! INSULATION Windows are getting larger and bolder, and despite all the excellent, ground breaking, thermally efficient glass now available, and window frames with super duper thermal breaks built in, they STILL let in the cold. You just can’t beat a thick bit of fabric at your window to keep out the chill on those cold winter nights. BETTER ACOUSTICS According to our friends at ION acoustics, if you want to improve the acoustics in your home, adding fabric and textiles is ONE OF THE BEST ways to do it. Larger open plan living spaces, hard floors and large windows all contribute to that feeling that one is in a community centre rather than a home, so give it a hand by adding some drapes. A GREAT WAY TO GET ‘HYGGE’ This lovely Danish term defines exactly what curtains do for a room - create that cosy atmosphere, even in a large area. Once you draw your curtains, you can completely change the feel of your living spaces from open, bright, daylit rooms framed by a beautiful fabric, to an intimate sanctuary with great ambience, where friends and family will feel at home. Or, after a tough day at work, curtains will help you create a warm snuggly den when you want to block out the rest of the world and consume that entire bar of dairy milk... (maybe that’s just me...).

REDUCE SOLAR GAIN As I am writing this in November, solar gain isn’t a current issue of mine, but come the Summer, keeping your room cool will (hopefully) be important! Leave your curtains closed on hot days when you go off to work (don’t worry what your mother would say, or that the neighbours might think you are STILL in bed), and when you come home, your rooms will be much cooler for it, thank you. STOP GLARE ON SCREENS An important problem in our current device-rich world. The sun is just starting to dip in the afternoon, and you can’t see what delights they’re baking in GBBO because of the sun glaring on your 40” flat screen? You’re trying to zoom in on a product picture on Amazon for an emergency birthday present purchase, but it’s just too bright to see the detail? Tweak your curtain across, and hey presto - your media rich world is instantly restored. ADD COLOUR OR TEXTURE TO YOUR ROOM If you feel your enormous living space is just a bit too sterile, pull it all together with a great fabric and curtain pole. Whether you want a ‘wow’ colour, or something to add a subtle depth to your scheme, using curtains and co-ordinating curtain poles can make it happen. So, thankfully, curtains and curtain poles are de rigueur again - Phew. I was getting really cold.

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Marvelous Marble Effect Tiles Throughout 2017, marble will continue to be an interior design favourite. It’s loved for its characterful veined appearance. However, whilst natural marble offers a voguish look, it’s fairly expensive and requires on-going treatment and maintenance. That’s why designers and architects are beginning to opt for realistic ceramic and porcelain alternatives. Walls and Floors have a fantastic selection of lifelike marble effect designs; perfect for transforming a bathroom, kitchen, living area or bedroom space. From square and rectangular wall and floor options, through to trendy hexagonal options.

White Voronoi Marble Effect Hexagon Tiles £32.95 per Sqm www.wallsandfloors.co.uk

Top: Canyon Purity Marble Effect Tiles. £16.45 per Sqm. White Gloss Marble Effect Otono Tiles. £19.75 per Sqm www.wallsandfloors.co.uk

Arabescato Veined White Marble Effect Polished Tiles Cachet Marble Effect Tiles 750x375x12mm Tiles £39.95 per Sqm www.wallsandfloors.co.uk

The Venetian Alps Marble Effect Porcelain Mosaics featuring colours from terracotta to dark grey, and with white ‘veins’ with a ‘Lappato’ finish, are 10mm thick and have a standard tile size of 50 x 50mm and a sheet size of 308 x 308mm. Prices from £21.50 www.marshalls.co.uk

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Bohemium Accessories for the home will be luxurious and hand crafted, with North African and Indian influences, but with a personal edge implying travels to far flung places. Think woven fabrics with imperfect patterns, varying types of textiles and large leather suitcases

Indian Painted Turquoise Cabinet. £300.00 www.asiadragon.co.uk

Moroccan Pouf Ottoman, Light-tan Leather Pouf $235.95 - www.beldinest.com

Moroccan Print Floor Sofa CAD $349.99 www.dukaandecor.com

Red Teal and Gold Chanderi Silk Pillow Cover - €14.00 EUR www.desicraftshop.com

Round Moroccan Mirror £54.99 www.therange.co.uk

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Green with envy Taking a cue from nature’s lush foliage Pantone’s Greenery colour selection pays homage to the lush colour of spring. A source of energy and rejuvenation this vibrant and happy hue will breathe a touch of freshness and life into any home. From textiles and table ware to lighting and accessories this zesty yellow-green shade reinvigorates the senses and give interiors a refreshing, bright look.

Classic in its silhouette, the lustrous curves of the Nessa chair complement those of the modern day woman. www.bykoket.com This stunning monogram letter print is bang on trend for 2017. £16.00 - www.oflifeandlemons.co.uk

Cream cotton cushion hand printed with brown rabbits and green cabbages. £44.50 www.annabeljames.co.uk

Artisan® Series 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer $429.99 - www.kitchenaid.com

Swedish Designer Linum’s Plushious Velvet Bedspread is made from the softest velvet with a quilted surface £320.00 - www.frenchbedroomcompany.co.uk

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Reflective Wall Coverings Wallpaper is and should be a wonderful luxurious piece of texture that draws you in but at the same time is a backdrop to whatever style you want in your home. This spring the focus will be of natural textures of marble and concrete with rose gold and blush pink tones printed in a modern geometric design. A perfect example of this is the new reflections ‘ fascinating & precious’ wallcovering by Graham & Brown.

Muriva Precious Silks Art Deco Wallpaper Slate Blue / Silver € 23,29 - www.ilovewallpaper.co.uk

Shimmer Wallpaper Metallic Gold Brown From £14.50 - www.hendersoninteriors.co.uk

Honolulu paste-the-wall wallpaper in Palm Green, with glittering background and metallic leaf embellishments £23.00 - www.grahambrown.com

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Celebration of Nature Jungle inspired animal and butterfly prints will replace tropical flamingos and pineapples this season. Teal, mustard and lush greens, inspired by Pantone’s colour of the year will infuse the home. This look is not for the faint hearted, bold, bright and a little overpowering this look will definitely bring a touch of the outdoors in.

Embroidered Butterflies Cushion Cover £29.99 - www.zarahome.com

Couture Jungle Flora Mural £150.00 - www.grahambrown.com

Palmeral Tennis Deck Chair - £230.00 www.houseofhackney.com

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Tropical Sunshine Lampshade £42.50 - £67.50 www.gillianarnold.com

Tropic Nordic Bed Linen From € 68.00 - www.happyfriday.es


MARMOLADA by team Texturae

Texturae was created in 2016, backed by the tradition of those who for decades have realized dreams and a revolutionary vision: to provide the most innovative graphics and artistic expressions to occupy environments, transforming the space into a personal gallery.

ART DECO, ELEGANT STYLE, IRRESISTIBLE CHARM A fascinating mix of timeless classic and contemporary elegance: Art Deco golden rules revive in the new wallpapers by Texturae Decor geometries, materic marks creating essential atmospheres, eternally suspended between past and present, art and design.

This is the revolution of Daniele Morabito and Dario Pulitanò, entrepreneurs Reggio Calabria, who have decided to put together the most innovative visions of artists, graphic artists and designers with the most avant-garde technology to create a new product: Texturae. ANNIE by team Texturae

Available from: www. texturae.it

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BOISERIE by Giacomazzi+Tabet

A modern gallery of essential patterns and three-dimensional geometries, revealing their predominant soul through neutral nuances and colors in contrast, to create a unique atmosphere where rigor and glamour live in harmony. In this sophisticated collection, designed by Texturae, past and present mix in a happy blend eternally suspended between art and design: the encounter of classic and modern elegance revives the timeless golden rules of Art Deco, reinterpreted by Texturae for the third millennium.


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The new series of canvas by Texturae is animated by art deco-influenced designs, decorating your home space with extremely modern elegance: sophisticated retro lines – inspired by a minimal drawing style – featuring ton sur ton colors or soft nuances in contrast, emerge to illuminate the surface with gentle lights and vibrant metallic blushes. The new wallpapers by Texturae reveal an endless, color changing materic splendor: soft lines, geometric designs or fluid, nature-influenced graphic drawings animate the paper surfaces and fluctuate harmoniously on the walls – both indoor and outdoor – where evocative colors alternate with vivid contrasts. The wallpaper Deco – name and design clearly inspired by the visual art style that first appeared in Paris at the beginning of the 20th century – has been created by the in-house design team of Texturae, whilst Weimar by Chiara Andreatti is a tribute to Viennese finest decorations of the early 1900s. Evocative deco patterns – in neutral colors or nuances in contrast, illuminated by gentle lights and vibrant metallic blushes – animate Weave by Sovrappensiero Design Studio, Reinassance and Frank created by the team Texturae. The three-dimension matter, with its endless range of color shades, is the main feature of a wallpaper series designed by the team Texturae: in Marmolada and Hex, the design reveals its 3D materic soul, expressed through the dancing soft colors in contrast; Ruben and Annie show their strength through rigorous marks, severe but gentle at times. Finally, Boiserie by Paolo Giacomazzi + Philippe Tabet, Butterfly by Martina Della Valle and Libertine by the team Texturae once again propose deco-influenced designs, alternating rigorous definitive with soft sinuous lines. Capable of expressing a fascinating mix of timeless classic and modern elegance, the new wallpapers by Texturae – likewise any other product of the design brand – are created in compliance with the Italian and European health and environment regulations. All collections by Texturae can be created on vinyl and glass fiber base. Each paper is printed using only water based inks, totally odor free, non—flammable/combustible, totally nickel free, which make these products suitable for home appliance as well as contract and healthcare environments. Founded by young entrepreneurs Daniele Morabito and Dario Pulitanò, Texturae debuted at Milan Design Week Fuorisalone. Far from the conventional role of accessory, wallpapers by Texturae are design complements to be shaped according to one’s desire. Walls and surfaces therefore become the place for a personal aesthetic experience, capable of turning a conventional space into a sensorial journey.

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DECO by team Texturae

FRANK by team Texturae

HEX by team Texturae

LIBERTINE by team Texturae


REINASSANCE by team Texturae

RUBEN by team Texturae

WEAVE by Sovrappensiero design studio

WEIMAR by C Andreatti

It is not just wallpaper, but dreams that remodel places, perspectives that give life to spaces. Texturae wallpaper does not cover environments, but interprets them thanks to the fascinations of those who live there. Texturae wallpaper does not cover walls, but offers new perspectives which seduce your imagination. All the graphic designs, created exclusively for us by the most innovative artists and graphic designers currently in circulation, can be produced on latex, fiberglass and magnetic canvas. The high quality materials, selected

according to the specific needs of the environment they will occupy, guarantee safety and durability to whoever chooses Texturae products. Our wallpaper sets out to create a new world fit for those who choose to expose it, in accordance with what they are designed. Our products meet all the EU requirements for health and environmental protection and are printed with the latest technology, which allows the use of Texturae also in healthcare environments.

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MURALS WA L L PA P E R As one of the UK’s leading suppliers, Murals Wallpaper are passionate about beautiful wallpaper and believe that their high quality wall murals are the best way to bring together stunning imagery and design in creative interior spaces. You’re just a few clicks away from ordering the perfect picture wallpaper mural. With their quick and simple order process, it has never been easier to get the photo wallpaper of your dreams. If you can’t quite find the right image, get in touch and they will give you a hand. It may be that the design team can source you something special.

Available from: www.muralswallpaper.co.uk

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TIMELESS TEXTURES From fashion to interiors, this metamorphic rock is taking the world by storm. In turn, Murals Wallpaper have released their Marble Collection; allowing savvy interiors enthusiasts to bring a luxury element to their homes with no hassle and minimal effort. The subtlety of marble allows for an elegant touch to any room, with the flexibility to pair with any individual’s style. Whether it be Industrial or Nordic, your decor is transformed into a chic, timeless statement with some serious staying power. Luxury elements like these marble wallpaper murals create a sense of calm and enduring sophistication. The murals, which are designed and sold by Murals Wallpaper, utilise modern digital printing techniques and capture the marble effects through HD photography. The prints can then be hung just like normal wallpaper, but make a phenomenal impact.


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Mosaico+ explores all the expressive potential of mosaics, with the aid of an all-Italian production system that combines innovative techniques with an impressive mosaic culture and tradition, specialising and investing in the quality of materials and technology and researching personalised applications and solutions. Conceiving and making mosaics in our own unique way is the philosophy applied in all design, organisational and production processes, representing the company’s true added value. Mosaico+ is part of the Mapei group, sharing in the business expertise and technical and organisational support this world leader in chemical adhesives for construction has to offer.

Available from: www.mosaicopiu.it

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AFRICA NOW

Decisive graphic motifs and colourful geometries inspired by the designs and weaves of African fabrics reinterpreted in a modern key: an eclectic range of decorations blends with the stylistic trends of a cosmopolitan sensibility.


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The Rug Company is the collaborative effort of 1,662 people. From the spinners and weavers, to the people who deliver and lay the finished rug, the result of all these diverse and individual contributions is a hand knotted rug that will last for generations. Sourcing interesting, exceptional pieces requires travel, an addiction to collecting and the ability to spot the extraordinary. They know that during the four months it takes to make each of our rugs, they use the same undiluted craft that was used a hundred years ago. They understand the importance of the raw material because a rug is only as good as the fibre it is woven from. The company uses wool that comes from high on the Tibetan plateau, wool that is so rich in natural lanolin that it is oily to the touch. They understand the importance of selecting the right rug for each room and appreciate that this is a process that will take time and can’t be hurried. For more information visit: www.therugcompany.com

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Always at the forefront of cultural trends, Vivienne Westwood is considered to be one of the most original and influential designers of our time Gentle parody of Establishment, a playful mix of British fabrics, sheer eccentricity and a keen curiosity is where Westwood delights and excels. Vivienne Westwood and The Rug Company first collaborated back in 2005 with the resulting “Parody of Establishment”, as it was referred to at the time, included the legendary handmade rug design known as VW Flag. Since then, the two have combined forces many times, with three new Vivienne Westwood rugs recently unveiled; Thistle, Moiré and Vivienne’s Rose Dust. It is evident that once again Vivienne has tapped into her sense of heritage and “Britishness” to create the new collection, her affinity with Scotland, aptly illustrated by her MacAndreas tartan, is said to have originally been inspired by her husband and design partner, Andreas Kronthaler. In this latest collection her abstract take on Scotland’s national flower and emblem, showcased in THISTLE GOLD a hand knotted rug with fine silk yarns on a Tibetan wool background makes an explosive statement as a rug. In contrast, the other two designs have a more gentle and traditional tone. From the outset the creative process is a team affair, Vivienne explains. “The graphics for the designs start with prints from our archive. A tribute to Alex Krenn, one of our oldest friends who works on our design team and who then translates the prints and graphics on to these beautiful carpets. They are really special.” The Rug Company’s weavers translate the designs into hundreds of thousands of individual knots – around 780,000 knots for each of these 2.74m by 1.83m rugs. Soft Tibetan wool and fine silk are woven together to capture the nuances of Vivienne’s designs. Each rug is entirely handmade by weavers in the Kathmandu area of Nepal – world recognised for their expertise. The combination of world-class design and traditional Nepalese weaving skills is simply formidable. DÉCOR Magazine

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MOIRE Moiré is a traditional fabric technique used by Westwood on grand silk taffeta ball gowns and velvet suiting to create a fluid water like movement. For a contemporary feel, Vivienne uses a Moiré-style motif on the rug in high contrasting shades of soft black and white. The blown up scale maximises the monochrome effect, creating a statement piece.

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THISTLE GOLD The Thistle rug is a gesture to Vivienne’s affinity with Scotland, an abstract graphic of the regal milk thistle. The design is hand knotted with fine silk yarns on a Tibetan wool background, pairing pale rose and golden tones.

VIVIENNE ROSE DUST Reminiscent of an English rose garden in bloom, Vivienne’s Rose print with its wide open buds and micro detailed thorn stems has a botanical, illustrative-like quality, painted using a soft aquarelle watercolour technique. The details are emphasised by careful blending of the hand spun yarns of Tibetan wool, which are then knotted by hand into a rug.

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Illulian, is an internationally renowned design and luxury accessory brand, who has spent the last 50 years blazing a trail of continuous growth and evolution. Founded in 1960, the company now headed by Shahnaz Illulian and her sons Davis and Bendis Ronchetti Illulian, is an exclusive benchmark in the sector of antique and modern rugs, with collections which, besides being exclusive furnishing proposals, constitute veritable artworks that retain their charm unaltered over time.

CONTEMPORARY VIBES A style rich in artistic and geometric contaminations and natural patterns characterises the Illulian Design Collection which dialogue with their settings to create a cosmopolitan mood. Distinctive for a contemporary appeal that echoes the most contemporary fashion and interior design trends, the collection is enriched with 7 new models produced from top quality raw materials that share the common denominator of customisation: Trend, Illusion, Reflex, Skyla, Woodstock, Sahara and Flow..

Illulian’s two prestigious showrooms are located in Milan’s fashion quadrilateral at 37 and 41 Via Manzoni. One is a temple of antique, rare rugs and tapestries, displaying refined one-of-akind specimens of unmatched value, the other is reserved for the most innovative proposals, reflecting the latest design trends. Illulian’s extremely wide production is split into the following collections: Design Collection, Kids Collection, Palace Collection, Limited Edition, Maria Collection, The Antique Rugs.

r TREND Available from: www.illulian.com

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A visual language based on the repetition of geometric forms which, despite their extreme orderliness, display a playful spirit. Trend grabs the attention and doesn’t go unnoticed.


r  REFLEX Vertical coloured lines are the distinctive feature of Reflex, whose stripy motif is enriched by a game of overlapping and juxtaposition that creates a striking 3D optical effect.

SAHARA w Inspired by one of the biggest deserts in the world, with its decorations and colour palette Sahara perfectly evokes the charm of the moonlike landscape of this expanse of sand. A journey into spatial infinity. DÉCOR Magazine

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v ILLUSION As its name suggests, Illusion captures and stimulates our attention with an optical illusion created by the alternation of sophisticated 3D geometries and colour nuances.

SKYLA w An intriguing geometrical effect involving abstract forms and contrasting colours whose dynamism gives rise to an original and unique rug that satisfies different furnishing requirements.

WOODSTOCK w The harmonious intersection of diamonds and the expert combination of colours are the distinctive features of Woodstock, a symbolic tribute to the famous festival, one of the most influential pop culture events of the second half of the 20th century.

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Summer Stripe wallpaper in Yellow. Sonoma Headboard in Palm Island printed fabric in Yellow. Wavelet printed fabic in Grey. St. Croix printed fabric in Yellow. Easton Awning printed fabric in Grey.

Jelly Fish Bloom wallpaper in Coral and Turquoise.

Bonita Springs wallpaper in Navy. Bonita Springs printed fabric in Navy. Fair and Square Ottoman in Cyrus Cane printed fabric in Navy. Brentwood Chair with Skirt in Dyed Sack linen in Denim.

Imari Vase wallpaper in Grey. Brighton Settee in Montage woven fabric in Linen. Wavelet printed fabric in Grey. St. Croix printed fabric in Charcoal. Santa Monica printed fabric in Grey. Cyrus Cane printed fabric in Grey

r  FLOW The veins and colours of semiprecious stones enhance Flow, a rug that unleashes all of the material power of stone through its hyper-realistic texture of multiple shades.

All Illulian’s rugs from the Design Collection are knotted and carded by hand and can be had in two quality levels: Platinum 120 and Gold 100. Their unique chromatic appeal hinges on the bright vegetal colours that went into their making. Platinum 120, the most exclusive line, is characterised by the use of top quality wool and silk and the extremely complex handcrafted process – with a stunning 180,000 knots/m2 – that creates highly scenographic sculpted effects. Gold 100 proposes rugs made from wool and silk, with a timeless charm and a density of 86,000 knots/m2.

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Top-quality products that can also be made to measure. Illulian’s custom-made service stems from its desire to meet the needs and personalisation requests of even the most exacting client. It’s a service where the colours, designs, dimensions and shapes of the rugs are personalised to give life to unique, exclusive pieces. These prestigious rugs can be created for residential settings or contract projects, museums, showrooms, hotels, restaurants or nautical settings.


Sunburst wallpaper. Cushions in Sunburst. Bedding in Mattelasse and Pierpoint. Pagoda Headboard in Wavelet

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Thibaut’s Summer House Collection

FUll oF VibranT ColorS in FUll bloom Escape to Summer House, a collection of coordinating wallpaper and fabrics that encompasses vibrant colors in full bloom. The mix of blossoming flowers, simple shapes, and retro batik patterns will satisfy your longing for the return of the warmth of summer! Founded in 1886, Thibaut is the oldest continuously operating wallpaper company in the United States. Known for its exceptional and unique designs, the company distinguishes itself from its competitors with inspiring color palettes, fresh interpretations of classic designs, and exclusive artwork created by an inhouse design team. Design styles range from historic reproductions, toile, and chinoiserie to tropical and novelty patterns. Designers and consumers have been attracted to the fi rm’s creative designs that “push the envelope,” their exclusive print fabrics, new woven fabric lines, and their market-tested products that help inspire people to decorate.

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Emulating a classic tie dye technique, Sunburst is a largescale pattern that replicates the view inside a kaleidoscope.

Cyrus Cane is an old Thibaut pattern from the early 1970s. This traditional caning pattern has been updated in bright and bold colorways.

Influenced by 17th century Imari porcelain, which was named after the Japanese port that it shipped into. The vases in Imari Vase are graphic and stylized.

Inspired by natural beauty, the watercolor design of Open Spaces simulates the open spaces of dewy meadows. The matching fabric has a tight weave and soft hand, like a fi ne percale.

Bonita Springs is a loosely painted and largescale batik fl oral with a matching print fabric.

Inspired by an antique document, Palm Island will instantly transport you to the tropics. The wallpaper is printed on non-woven paper using a new surface print technique.


Summer Stripe is a classic cabana stripe available in colors infl uenced from beach chairs that line the shores of the south of France.

Taken from a 1920s document, Santa Monica is a retro pattern and the perfect small print companion.

West Palm is a large-scale tropical frond printed on a horizontal paperweave. This pattern is related to West Palm Woven in the Oasis collection.

Like a ripple of water, the waves of Wavelet ripple through the stripe in this print fabric.

Named after an island of Cuba, Cayo is a hand-dawn ikat dash is a great coordinate to other patterns in the Summer House collection.

Deco Mountain is a retrocamouflage pattern that meets a geometric print. It is printed in Thailand.

Named after a beach in St. Croix, Sandy Point is a smallscale pattern that mimics tiny sand pebbles.

Hand-printed in India, St. Croix is a modern version of a brain coral pattern you might find while snorkeling near the beaches of St. Croix.

Not to be feared, the friendly jellyfish in Jellyfish Bloom are fun and novel.

Surfrider is a horizontal paperweave dyed in custom colors that highlight the variegated effects of natural grasscloth.

Bailey Chair in Aura woven fabric in Aqua Open Spaces printed fabric in Aqua and Coral

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Summer Stripe wallpaper in Yellow. Sonoma Headboard in Palm Island printed fabric in Yellow. Wavelet printed fabic in Grey. St. Croix printed fabric in Yellow. Easton Awning printed fabric in Grey.

Jelly Fish Bloom wallpaper in Coral and Turquoise.

Bonita Springs wallpaper in Navy. Bonita Springs printed fabric in Navy. Fair and Square Ottoman in Cyrus Cane printed fabric in Navy. Brentwood Chair with Skirt in Dyed Sack linen in Denim.

Imari Vase wallpaper in Grey. Brighton Settee in Montage woven fabric in Linen. Wavelet printed fabric in Grey. St. Croix printed fabric in Charcoal. Santa Monica printed fabric in Grey. Cyrus Cane printed fabric in Grey

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At Penelope Hope you will find luxury cushions, designer fabric, lampshades and bespoke furniture pieces adorned with vibrant and playful prints. Founded in 2015 by artist & designer Nadia Newton for stylesavvy colour lovers.

MAKE A SPLASH

with coastal inspired cushions by Penelope Hope

Their unique fabric designs and luxury cushions are the perfect addition to any home; injecting instant colour and energy to ensure they’ll never fade into the background! The designs are in-part trend influenced but also have a timeless nature, with colour palettes that allow easy pairing and styling. Penelope Hope prides itself on supporting British manufacturing; all our designer fabrics are lovingly printed in England.

Make way for abstract aquatics! The ‘Splash’ cushions by British brand Penelope Hope, dissect coastal colours and reflect the way the light falls on the tide. Designed by founder Nadia Newton, the Splash cushions are inspired by the spring tides crashing over coastal sea walls in her island home of Guernsey. The Splash Fragment Cushion with its kaleidoscope style design, is a refreshing mix of cobalt blues, turquoise and zesty greens. This design started life as an acrylic ink painting by designer Nadia, inspired by the spring tides crashing over the coastal sea walls in her beloved island home of Guernsey. Each cushion comes filled with a plump feather insert, identical printed reverse and thin blue piping. Available in two different sizes, 45cm x 45cm (18” x 18”) and 60cm x 60cm (24” x 24”), the smaller cushion is perfect for perking up a sofa for summer, while the larger works wonders as an ornamental bed cushion or as extra floor seating for party guests! The Splash Cushion is bursting with cobalt blues, turquoise, greens, teals and splashes of white; a cool and refreshing take on the nautical trend. For more information visit: www.penelopehope.com

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The Splash Circles Cushion features a digitally fragmented design, reminiscent of the ocean or light glistering through to the bottom of an outdoor pool.


The design is finished with a bold, geometric white circle overlay, helping it hit two trends at once. The Splash collection, and the complimentary Plunge collection, look great mix and matched on your bed, favourite armchair or living room floor! Penelope Hope prides itself on supporting British manufacturing; therefore, all products are lovingly printed and made in England. All cushions are digitally printed on a luxurious cotton and silk satin blend. (60% Cotton/ 40% Silk). DÉCOR Magazine

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THE NEW GRANDEZZA VOL. 7 COLLECTION FROM JAB ANSTOETZ


JAB International Furnishings Ltd. | 17 The Boulevard | Imperial Wharf | London SW6 2UB Tel: 020 7348 6620 | Email: info@jab-uk.co.uk | www.jab-uk.co.uk | www.products.jab-uk.co.uk


EULER

Diaphanous, light, metamorphic

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THE HOUSE OF A THOUSAND DESIGNS Established in over 14 countries and expanding rapidly, FEYDOM is an international design company dedicated to the design and manufacture of multifunctional sofas. Specializing in providing unique sofas, which are different, original, comfortable, affordable, stylish, and most importantly, practical with today’s society being all about keeping up with the latest trends which are ever evolving the FEYDOM multifunctional sofa offer just that….effortlessly!

DESIGN AND PRODUCT FEYDOM sofas are often described as modular, transformable and multifunctional. Each model is designed in separate elements to enable easy change of its form to provide a more personalised and custom design perfect for those who like to change things up every now and again or simply need to work within a confined or restricted area. The Multifunctional concept of the FEYDOM sofa offers freedom of choice and is often referred to as ‘adult lego’ and benefits from being Attractive, Simple, Smart, Easy to maintain, Durable and Affordable... DÉCOR Magazine

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THE COLLECTION FEYDOM has nine collections to-date within its production line here we present the best sellers:

MATACAO is attractive, simple structured and modern upholstered lounge sofa set. It consist of four separate seating elements with diverse seat configurations. Each element is a kind of armchair for itself. The back-support is consisted by L-shaped element, and two combining cushions and they can be attached on every side of the seating part.Beside diagonal geometric lines, each seating element has one 90-degree angle corner giving it opportunities to be puzzled together. Constructed with a beech wood frame, inserts high-density polyurethane foam and upholstered with long-lasting fabric MATACAO is durable and easy to maintain piece of furniture, which allow frequently changes in a many years of usage and prompt interior variations. 

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BONBON Multifunction sofa consist of 4 elements: A. two-seater / single bed / lounge chair,  B. cushion,  C. ottoman / back support,  D. hand support / storage.  By adding and arranging these elements, hundreds of combination can be made. Two seater, three seater, four seater… creating a corner sofa, single bed, double bed, lounge chairs etc… multiple combinations which can suit either the smallest living rooms or spacious lounges . As with all FEYDOM multifunctional sofas the transformations can be done in just a few seconds without any real effort, and a lack of complicated mechanisms ensure great comfort in ether sitting or sleeping position.  Simple design solutions, strait line and soft forms, constructed with a solid wood frame, and durable cover, make this model also very easy to maintain.  CHOICE is a modular sofa system consisting different seats, armrests and cushions that can adapt to the shapes and sizes of different rooms. Offered in several variations, the Choice range is extremely versatile and adaptable and can also be converted into a bed there are even built-in storage option. Q6 an innovative armchair which can be easily transformed into a single bed or even corner sitting set with different adjustable dimensions. All of that can be done in second by simple moving the four consisting parts.

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The house of a thousand designs

Choice Day bed

Section sofa

Guest bed

Set of seats

It is just a few seats and some cushions... Designing your own sofa has become beautifully simple... Award-winning internationally renowned design studio and manufacturer of multifunctional furniture FEYDOM offers attractive, smart, simple, easy to maintain, durable and affordable pieces. Dedicated to the “art of furnishing” FEYDOM pieces inject creativity into the home with their unique multifunctional modular designs which can be transformed into different shapes and bold colours - but in a simple and practical way.

www.feydom.com

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FLYING BACK IN TIME Modish Living Ltd was started by husband and wife team Hellen and Chris Barlow. The company came to life out of a passion for beautiful sustainable design and a belief that reclaimed wood offers us an extraordinary material for making high quality furniture. Modish Living work with a small number of craftsmen and designers in workshops in the UK as well as small, often family run businesses overseas. They pride themselves in offering furniture which is traditionally crafted. All the reclaimed wood ranges are handmade, meaning every piece is unique and has been made with love and pride. Hellen’s background in e-commerce and Chris’ logistics and operational experience came together to create Modish Living in 2012. Since then we have grown to offer the widest range of reclaimed wood furniture in the UK.

Further information available from: www.drummonds-uk.com

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with the incredible Aviator Furniture Range Ask anyone of the past about elegance, and they will tell you there was something decidedly classy about the golden age of aviation. Now, thanks to the stunning Aviator Range of iconic contemporary furniture the glory days can live on. Modish Living are taking us back to a more glamorous time by offering a selection of truly beautiful pieces which look equally wonderful both as a collection and as stand-alone pieces in the office or in the home. The range includes a supremely comfortable wing desk chair, an exquisite wing-shaped desk, a stylish coffee table and more. Many of these items feature rounded lines and smooth aluminium panels held together by iconic riveting, taking us back to an era when flying across the Channel was seen as a glamorous adventure into the unknown.

AviAToR WiNg Desk makes a perfect stylish and contemporary desk

AviAToR CoFFee TAbLe is a stunning piece of contemporary furniture that would fit seamlessly into any design orientated office space


AviAToR keeLeR WiNg Desk ChAiR makes it the perfect piece of office furniture for any on-trend office space.

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Margraf ’s story started in Chiampo in 1906. Since its start, the company devoted to accurate research work and development of new technologies, working in tight collaboration with famous international architects. Today Margraf is a leading, world stakeholder in this field. Among many other pluses, Margraf owes its worldwide established reputation to its skilful extraction of marble and the ability to transform it into finished, polished slabs or tiny tiles and to provide a huge array of precious materials and excellent products for building construction and architecture. On top of all this, Margraf ensures extensive environmental compliance investing any efforts to minimize any possible kind of environmental impact. This includes the use of cutting-edge technologies, the implementation of landscape recovery and energy saving practices, as well as the exploitation of renewable resources. Margraf is a perfect merging of past and present forming a first-class enterprise eagerly turned to the future.

For more information visit: www.margraf.it

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THE ELEGANCE OF MARBLE

in making contemporary designer staircases Design, functionality, and durability are essential requirements for luxury buildings that are meant to stand the test of time. Amazing, fascinating, modern and contemporary are all adjectives that characterise the Margraf range of marbles for interiors and exteriors. The modern machining technologies of the Vicenza-based company allow it to use this natural material in all home environments, from the bathroom to the kitchen, from the swimming pool to the terrace, including staircases which become genuine works of design. One fine example is the recent renovation of a prestigious private residence in Palermo by the architect Ino Piazza where a staircase in Lipica Fiorito, designed to measure, becomes the centrepiece of the living area. With its light shades of colour, matched with the dark copper of the second flight, Lipica Fiorito creates a sense of refinement and movement, as well as an “urban chic” style in the entire structure. The first flight, in marble, has been built entirely using a system of boxes arranged at 45 degrees to hide the steel load-bearing structure completely. In order to heighten the overall sense of lightness, the base structure features a large slab of backlit Bianco Namibia.


In restyling Palazzo Anti-Veronese, an 18th-century country casino with a large private park nestled in a unique architectural and landscape setting between Campo Marzio and the Monte Berico Sanctuary in Vicenza, Studio Zanguio, in collaboration with the architect Laura Croce, has chosen polished slabs of Grigio Aitos, a particularly resistant and uniform stone with shades of light grey, for the flooring and steps of the selfsupporting staircase. In Cyprus, in renovating an elegant residence with a sophisticated design and a prime location in a residential complex just a few steps away from the sea, brushed Bianco Perlino has been chosen for the staircase - the centrepiece of the plan to reorganise space - that connects the ground floor to the upper floor and to the basement. Characterised by a rigorous and essential design, the staircase features steps where the tread meets the rise at 45 degrees and the meeting point is enhanced by LED lighting. Another example of the extreme versatility and matching of marbles is the creation by Studio Pace & Cecchetto. A concrete winding staircase covered in polished slate and with steps where the tread meets the rise at 45 degrees has been fit inside a private home in Vicenza.

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BeanBagBazaar designs and sells Britain’s best loved bean bags. A familyrun business with humble beginnings, BeanBagBazaar is now a specialist retailer selling more bean bags than anyone else. The expert teams create exciting products with the wow factor, delighting families with unbeatable comfort and unrivalled design. By meeting the highest quality standards, we promise to provide a seamless service and incredible value-formoney soft furnishings quite simply, it’s ‘sitting, made better’. BeanBagBazaar is part of The Bazaar Group, an innovative home and interior furnishings design and manufacturing group based in Northumberland. They pride themselves on delivering an outstanding customer experience.

Further information available from: www.beanbagbazaar.co.uk

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DEFINITION OF DYNAMISM Shape Shifting ‘Wing’ takes off in the Furniture Market with ‘the Definition of Dynamism’ Presenting dynamic designs that respond to life, new design house Leda® is set to challenge the way we think about furnishing the home. Flexible and playful living spaces that adapt to human life encourage people to live in the present; effortless and free to be themselves, whilst celebrating their own choices and experiences. Based on this concept, Leda® has revolutionised the traditional approach to furniture design, starting from a place of deeper understanding of the relationship between people and the objects they live with. Combining the science behind human experience; how we perceive both sensually and emotionally, and an artistic flair in innovative design, the design house disrupts the market with the first of it’s creations; the Wing.

“It’s dynamic design responds to the body in ways that no traditional seat could; for a wholly synesthetic experience” Alice Duggan – Leda® ‘Deviser, Guardian and Storyteller’

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your shape and flow of life; giving you your right to be in control of your own world. “Each design piece from Leda® will be something our customers will grow to cherish. Our aim is to create items that slip fluidly into your life, becoming the heart of the home and helping you feel forever young in your own personal space. “The Wing has been created to celebrate individuality, allowing everyone to be effortlessly unique, which is something we haven’t seen before in furniture design.” Just as life is complex, colourful and cultured, the Wing embraces contradictions in its design. With its juxtaposing prints inspired by nature, sprouting from its winged corners, the Wing has taken on three striking design treatments which Allison goes on to eloquently explain: “Inspired by exquisite Italian marble, the Carrara Wing has the look of dependable stone displayed proudly in its splayed corners, but its soft suppleness is still present in its flexible form and the delicate lightness of it’s presence. It is this intriguing juxtaposition that we wanted to explore, as the human condition itself is full of contradictions. The innovative creation transforms in response to human interaction and is flexible to the living environment that surrounds it. Its otherworldly shape is striking in appearance, but compatible by nature. The true essence of the Wing can only be revealed in person by engaging with the design, making every individual’s experience unique. The diversity of positions and adventures it inspires with its flexible nature can be discovered through everyday life with the Wing. In an interview with the Leda® creators ‘Dynamism and Sensory Designer’ Allison Chatten explains: “While rigid furniture dictates how you live, at Leda® our desire is to create designs that naturally respond to

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“Organic patterns and intricate structures found in nature’s own laboratory are often some of the most perplexing of architectural designs found on our planet. The Honeycomb Wing showcases nature’s geometry in all its finery whilst it’s form is indisputably a creation of mankind. “The flow of liquid metal is reminiscent of the space age. Both retro and futuristic at the same time, the Mercury Wing fuses life across the ages, whilst molding memories yet to come.” Leda® invites you take the time to reimagine your home. The spaces you choose to surround yourself with should celebrate your individuality, feel playful and expressive, and ultimately, place you at the centre of living your life.


Italian Masterpieces POLTRONA VOLARE. DESIGNED BY ROBERTO LAZZERONI

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THE NEW BENTLEY HOME COLLECTION The Collection Bentley Home presents a new furniture collection aptly titled ‘The Collection.’ Designed by the architect Carlo Colombo it focuses on the study of proportions and forms, outlining well-balanced concepts featuring classical volumes full of refined details. The relaxing and innovative attitude typical of the Bentley world of interiors is also reflected in the choice of materials. The new maple and eucalyptus woods that add allure to the structures and surfaces are interpreted in variations with the refined fiddleback motif, at times in contrast with the leather covers. Fabrics take their cue from the world of haute couture, in a tribute to the inimitable automotive tradition. Soft cotton and silk velvets and high-performance chenilles reinterpret chromatic patterns, applying a palette that ranges through delicate and pastel nuances. Tones of ecru and quartz grey are juxtaposed with highlighted burgundy and cognac shades, creating a Collection of unique individuality. 96 DÉCOR Magazine

Stamford Sofa Stamford is a three or four-seat sofa designed to enhance the Bentley Home living area. The enveloping lines of the ample chassis enclose the deep, comfortable structured seat. The design of the armrest – slightly recessed with respect to the line of the base, in continuity with the back – lends this sofa a contemporary feel.

Stamford chaiSe longue The Stamford chaise longue completes the family of furnishings of the same name, it is enhanced by graceful lines, weightless volumes and a careful design that expresses the codes of the Collection, reinforced by the skilled craftsmanship of the construction. The enveloping back forms a continuous contour with the line of the armrest. The structure is underscored by the profile in leather or fabric.


Stowe Sofa Stowe is a modular sofa displaying a practical design language. Lines and geometric shapes bring out the functional quality of the parts. The asymmetrical feature of the armrests combined with the innovative open compartment, which highlights the sofa’s modular approach, generate a bold contemporary image. It is presented in leather and fabric, in an elegant ecru shade.

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morpeth lamp

The Sherwood line also includes chairs with an enveloping seat that, in contrast with the slim, structured leg, sums up formal elegance. A remarkably versatile solution, perfect for a lounge or living room, conveys the full value of craftsmanship of the highest quality. Available with or without armrests, the Sherwood chairs are enhanced by the elegant combination of leather and briar root, underscoring the impeccable lines.

Morpeth is a linear floor or table lamp in which the rigor of the forms establishes a dialogue with the precious quality of the finishes and materials, in a precious harmony of contrasts. The leather shade is enhanced by slender openings that elegantly filter the light, while the decorative, minimalist briar root structure makes the Morpeth lamp a versatile, modern accessory.

Sherwood table Sherwood is a table enhanced by a refined silhouette and paced by graphic touches, in which the top and the leg in briar are elegantly divided by a metal profile with a leather insert. With its essential lines and the use of noble materials, the Sherwood table is carefully finished in every detail. DÉCOR Magazine

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eaStgate bed The Eastgate bed stands out for its poised volumes and elegant design, to decorate the bedroom area of the Bentley Home Collection. The headboard featuring a maple border forms a contrast with the base that grants solidity and elegance to the structure.

eaStgate cabinet The Eastgate cabinet embodies exceptional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail, in a contemporary update of the cabinetry tradition of Bentley Home. The piece features forceful architectural characteristics, highlighted by the cutaway structure in elegant maple. The leather covering of the doors adds refinement to a model ideal for use in the dining room or the bedroom.

For more information visit: www.bentley.com

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Flamingo By Damian Williamson

Born in london in 1974, Damian Williamson graduated in 1998 from the Department of Product Design at Kingston University london. He started this career working on several design projects, collaborating with design studios until 2004 when he founded his own studio based in Stockholm and now designs for Zanotta the leading italian home furnishings brands. His latest collaboration for the brand is the Flamingo a modular set comprising of an armchair, monobloc and modular sofa. Styled with polished or black painted aluminium alloy feet and a steel frame, the upholstery is offered in a variety of colours equipped with back and lumbar cushions upholstered with 100% goose feathers. Available from: www.zanotta.it

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W. 290 cm | 114,1” D. 133 cm | 52,4” H. 76 cm | 29,9”

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Smithers of Stamford have poured their heart and souls into retro and vintage designer furniture. Featuring unique chairs, dining tables, cool office desks and upcycled tv cabinets made from reclaimed and recycled wood and metals. They specialise in whimsical designs with precision engineering. Retro and vintage, unique gifts for him and her, birthdays, weddings and corporate gifts. Vintage, industrial pendant lighting for homes, hotels and restaurants. Unique is their favourite word and the customer always comes first. Why buy from our them? You won’t find their high quality designs anywhere else. They offer good old fashioned one to one service in modern day times. The Smithers Brand is one you can trust.

Further information available from: www.smithersofstamford.com

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GET ON YOUR BIKE With the likes of Sir Bradley Wiggins and Sir Chris Hoy proving worthy ambassadors of the sport, cycling has definitely received something of an ego boost over recent years and become a hugely popular pastime with all ages. Never one to deny what the public wants, the design genius that is Smithers of Stamford means it’s now possible to bring that cycling passion indoors. Smithers showcase many bicycle themed products, but their vintage bicycle bar stool has to be the cream of the crop, and being a furniture brand that very much thrives on daring to be different, you can guarantee these uber cool stools won’t be your bog standard, mass produced bike themed tat. A tan leather gazelle saddle seat and original pedal footrest make for a comfortable resting place that would suit any home, garden, bar or hotel. The battered rustic steel leg framework, Federal tyre and even the occasional bike chain create an eye catching vintage bar stool that guarantees to take your interior style up a gear. If you’re a diehard fan of bunny hops, wheelies and backies, these Vintage Bike Stools are going to be right up your race track. Sadly, the Yellow Jersey and a puncture repair kit are not included, but urban style with bags of pedal driven charm definitely come as standard.


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Tata Mini Truck Bar £875.00


STRAIGHT OUT OF THE REPAIR SHOP Ladies and gents, I give you Smither’s recycled car furniture. Stick with me, I promise its good. We love to mix up the theory of what’s fundamentally regarded as interior and exterior furnishings – it properly messes with people heads and our car furniture and The truck bar are the best examples of this slightly warped thought process since our dynamic Concrete Furniture Collection. It’s fair to say, and I’m sure you’ll agree by now, that we positively strive on my taste being a little different from everyone else’s. We like to be original, break from the norm and push the boundaries when it comes to interior style. We don’t do boring, beige or bulk. Smithers do unique, vibrant and on occasion, ever so slightly outrageous. And we’re proud of it. I think our latest collection ticks all those boxes

Car Sofa £2211.00

and I hope you will agree At present our car furniture Collection showcases two types of seating options and one very awesome Tata Truck recycled bar. Both styles of Car Seats are taken from original Ambassadors by Hindustan, whilst the truck is commissioned from a Tata Motor Truck – all having led previous lives being driven around the exciting and colourful streets of India.


Reclaimed Truck Bar £2320.00

How cool would it be if these vehicles could talk?! My overactive imagination runs wild with fantastic recycled products like this that I’m convinced could tell a tale or two of romance, hard work, laughter and maybe even the odd drop of illegal antics given half the chance. Regarding the two options of car sofas, the now redundant cars are shipped back to the UK, where the magic can begin in transforming these battered beauties into a repurposed sofas. The cars are sympathetically cut in half and the engine bay or boot cavity is where the seating area is constructed. Our Car Sofa is available as either the front or back end of the car, the taxi sofa is also available as a front piece and rear end of a car. Very little is done to the bodywork of the car, so scrapes, scratches and naturally aged patina are all still gloriously visible. The Car Sofa’s are fitted with a comfortable cushioned seat that’s skilfully dressed in distressed tan leather, whilst the Taxi sofa is finished with an eye-catching seat constructed from reclaimed boat wood that also bears the well worn markings of original paintwork. We have very little numbers available in these bespoke pieces and due to the nature of the recycled materials used, each car sofa is totally unique in design.

Taxi Sofa is your centre piece for your alfresco space, when they are lit up in their full glory, there’s no denying just how awesome these recycled pieces really are. And what better way to complete your car furniture theme than with our awesome Recycled Bar? The battered front end of the truck makes an amazing conversation piece for serving drinks to your friends at home, or even as a quirky shop counter or pub table. The Truck Bar undergoes exactly the same procedure as the cars, once again offering a one off repurposed product that showcases original paintwork, reclaimed boat wood top, aged metal work. We cannot begin to express just how cool the Tata Bars are, but I can guarantee it will be love at first sight. I have absolutely no inclination between one or the other – I’m a sucker for super soft, knackered leather but equally love the effect of

Both car sofa’s pack a punch in their own right, however the absolute pièce de résistance for me is the fact that taxi seats have fully working headlights that set the tone perfectly and guarantee to drive your friends green with envy! Whether the car sofa is the main attraction in your living room for an evening indoors with friends, or the

Further information available from: www.smithersofstamford.com

Car Taxi Sofar £3950.00

distressed reclaimed boat wood and who could deny the bulky charm of that Truck Bar? It’s a bit like asking me to choose a favourite child. Impossible. What’s your preference though – Car Taxi Sofa, Truck Bar or car sofa with the leather seats. We’ve loved the effect and drama all of them have brought to an indoor space – the Car Sofa works fantastically well in a living area or man cave that carries a relaxed and slightly masculine style, whereas the Truck Bar and Car sofa were the absolute highlights of an open plan industrial themed space. Whilst I’m not one for namedropping, I have to admit Smither’s Car Furniture has not gone unnoticed by the rich and famous. Actually I’d love to name drop, but I can’t afford the legal implications. Just trust me when I say, if you want your style to come with a unique twist that’s of A-List calibre, then our Car Furniture Collection is for you.


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BONALDO Bonaldo was established in 1936 and it specialises in the production of interior design items: tables, chairs, accessories, sofas and beds. Passion, research, quality: these are the guidelines that have always represented Bonaldo’s character. The production takes place entirely in Italy, with an all-Italian taste, and every component is certified for its authenticity and great quality, yet the company has an international spirit which is interpreted by more than twenty-five different Italian and foreign designers. Partnerships with major designers and the ever-new manufacturing technologies implemented allowed Bonaldo to receive prestigious accolades and prizes such as the Red Dot Design Award, the Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum and the iF Design Award.

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A HOST OF NEW PRODUCTS Bonaldo is attending the Salone del Mobile 2017 with a host of new products, to supplement its existing collections of tables, chairs, accessories, sofas and beds. Here is a short preview of the products scheduled to be exhibited during the fair. lIAs chAIR Lias is the new chair designed by Gino Carollo. Lias, a dialect form of the word layers, is the term used in European geology to point out the early Jurassic period, when the Earth’s stratification was formed. Indeed, layers defines the design of this new chair. The border follows the entire silhouette of the seat and of the backrest, with two edges which draw its contour: a well-finished tailoring detail which emphasises the comfort granted by the generous padding. The base is available in metal or wood. Base: wood (brushed ash-wood, in natural, anthracite or walnut finish) or painted metal. Seat and backrest: wooden frame, padded with non deformable rubber. Upholstery: fabric, leather or eco-leather cover.


ORIGAMI tAble And cOnsOle For Bonaldo, Gino Carollo designed Origami, a table and a console which draw their inspiration from the namesake ancient Oriental art. “I have always been fascinated by the craftsmanship of the artisans in our tradition and by that of the sophisticated and subtle art of origami”, explains the designer.

Indeed, the base of the table consists of thin metal sheets folded like the sheets of paper used for origami, with the aim of making the frame stable and achieving the utmost visual lightness, almost as if it were challenging gravity. The top is bevelled to recall the design of the base and to further slim down the overall appearance.

Origami console Base in painted metal (available in multiple colours), in brass, copper or pickled finish. Table top in various wood finishes or ceramic. Table top sizes: 160x90 cm / 180x90 cm / 200x100 cm / 250x100 cm

Origami table Base in painted metal (available in multiple colours), in brass, copper or pickled finish. Table top in various wood finishes, in glass or ceramic. Table top sizes: 160x90 cm / 180x90 cm / 200x100 cm / 250x100 cm / 300x100 cm.

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blAnKet bed Warmth, softness and a sense of protection are the feelings which inspired the Blanket bed designed by Alessandro Busana for Bonaldo. The roles have been inverted and the blanket has been transformed from a mere accessory to the main star. Indeed, a large, soft quilt makes up the base of this bed, supporting the mattress and, from the foot of the bed, it has been folded over thus forming the headrest.

“The bed is an object we interact with for a long period and with the most of our body”, explains designer Alessandro Busana. “Making it comfortable not only materially but also in terms of perception seemed to me an essential starting point. Hence the choice of a blanket, considering the symbol it represents in the collective imagination”. The almost archetypal nature of this concept makes Blanket an iconographic bed immediately recognizable, one that is capable of playing the starring role and arousing emotions through a simple yet extraordinary rolled up blanket. Bed surface sizes: queen size 154x205 cm / 160x200 cm / 180x100 cm / king size 194x205 cm Bed sizes: L 260/265 cm x W 180/200 cm wide Headboard: 300 g. rolled up quilt Upholstery: fully removable fabric cover

thedUcK cOffee tAble Theduck is a surreal and functional coffee table, an ironic and fun metaphor of an unusual pet. “The picture of a faithful duck sitting beside the sofa, with a coffee table on its head, ready to hold remote controls, smartphones, books and magazines, was so absurd and unlikely to me that I was immediately captured by it”, the fun comment of designer Alessandro Busana. Thanks to the different colour options, the illuminated version and its eccentric nature, Theduck can be both amazing and functional anywhere in the home, from the living room to the bathroom, the bedroom and even the garden. Material: coloured polyethylene available in many colours, also for outdoor use. Dimensions: 43 cm high, 41 cm deep, total width of 34 cm, table top diameter of 33 cm. Light version: illuminated version with rechargeable battery and remote control to change the colour of the light.

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“We blend design and function to create spaces of perfect harmony. Spaces conceived to make us feel good and surround us with beauty. Puglia is what inspires us and always has: our land, our muse� Pasquale Natuzzi


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Founded in Italy in 1981 by Mr. Tonino Lamborghini, heir of the Lamborghini family, today the company’s headquarters are located in the magnificent Palazzo del Vignola, a Renaissance villa just outside Bologna’s city walls. Mr. Lamborghini has taken inspiration from his family heritage and his vast experience in mechanical and automotive engineering to develop a lifestyle experience brand with a range of luxury design products, including: watches, eyewear, smartphones, perfumes, furniture, clothing, sports accessories, signature beverages, 5-star boutique hotels, lounges, restaurants and night clubs. Uncompromising spirit, Italian ingenuity and design - together with the talent of a brand recognized throughout the globe as a beacon of luxury, exclusivity and Italian flair are the values of the Tonino Lamborghini brand. The company’s vision is to bring the passion and spirit of Italy to the global market with unique and distinctive products, inspired by Italian industrial design and the Lamborghini family mechanical heritage.

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DARING DESIGN & REFINED STYLE The Tonino Lamborghini Casa luxury collection is dedicated to the home and office and features bold furnishing items upholstered in leather, in bright and vibrant colours, of course inspired by the automotive and mechanical heritage of the Bologna-based brand.

In fact, it is no coincidence that the models of the Tonino Lamborghini Casa line elegantly evoke the world of vintage grand tourers, a clear reference to the history of the Lamborghini family, both in terms of the design lines and materials used, such as high-quality leather finished with carbon and kevlar details. Even for the HOME line, the mechanical stylistic elements - bearings, connecting rods, pistons, exhaust pipes, ventilation grilles, headlights, leaf springs and hinges -, which have always distinguished the luxury accessories of the brand with the raging Bull crest, are key elements of inspiration for upholstered chairs, desks, lamps and beds made by Formitalia for Tonino Lamborghini. High-tech materials are used, such as carbon fibre, brushed steel and braided wire, symbolising a concept of power and strength, along with fine leather suggesting concepts of luxury and elegance. The innate appeal of high standards adds objective beauty to mechanical stylistic elements supported by lightweight and precious high-tech materials.


TOLEDO + RONDA Featuring a futuristic design, the new TOLEDO corner sofa charms you with its sinuous and elegant lines – created as a centre piece for exclusive settings. The selection of fine leather upholstery is no coincidence: the contrast between the asphalt shade of the frame and the ash shade of the seat and some parts of the backrest creates an impressive visual interplay, enhancing its perfect manufacturing and excellent care of each and every detail. The polished chromium-plated feet are reminiscent of the dynamic world of motor vehicles. Size: 398x210xH.82 cm The matching small RONDA armchair with a swivel base captivates you with its charming design, which, further emphasised by the contrast of the two-tone leather upholstered with contrasting seams, makes it a perfect item in every room of the house. Size: 74x72xH.78 cm


LONG BEACH The LONG BEACH office by Tonino Lamborghini Casa retains that timeless charm that turned it into a must-have item for entrepreneurs or private offices worldwide, as well as for exclusive homes. Constantly renewed with new solutions and finishes, this year it features elegant black Vogue leather upholstery with visibly contrasting seams and fine polished V005 walnut details. The desk, with drawers and storage compartments, has a multi-socket support built into the frame. Size: 260x106xH.79 cm The perfectly matching BOOSTER QUILT executive chair is entirely upholstered with Vogue leather in contrasting black and mud shades, with an original double matelassè technique and logo printed on the headrest. The set is completed by a storage unit with 4 doors featuring the same finishes of the desk. Size: 270x50xH.78 cm

PAMPLONA Elegant and yet dynamic, the PAMPLONA bed captivates your attention with its unusual design featuring only two front feet, which highlight the optical illusion of a tilted surface. Entirely upholstered with fine Vogue leather with a matelasse technique on the side and the striped pattern on the headrest, it also features matching bedside tables with singular polished Canaletto walnut inserts. Size: bed 200x242x112 cm for a mattress measuring 180x200 cm – bedside tables 60x40xH.43 cm


YAS + FORMENTERA LUX In line with the daring and signature design for which the collections of sofas and armchairs by Tonino Lamborghini Casa have been standing out right from the start, the new FORMENTERA LUX sofa and the YAS armchair highlight the lines with a sophisticated and slightly retro charm that have been captivating those passionately fond of beauty and luxury for more than 15 years, along with comfort and a strong personality, which applies to the entire Tonino Lamborghini world.

settee. Two polished chromium-plated arm panels are the distinctive feature of this item, adding brightness and a unique style. Size: 216x96xH.90 cm

The FORMENTERA LUX sofa is entirely upholstered with red Vogue leather with a new double matelassè technique that highlights fine grey trims outlining the slightly rounded design of this original

The YAS armchair comes with grey Vogue leather upholstery featuring red profiles alternating smooth parts with other sections with an elegant matelassè technique. It has a complex electric mechanism allowing for generous reclining movements of the backrest and the footrest, which, along with the manual movement of the headrest, allow for maximum relax and customisation according to individual needs. Size: 108x104xH.100 cm


ALICANTE ALICANTE is the new swivel armchair with a highly technical design and excellent performance. With a very minimalist design, ALICANTE features a highly comfortable padding that ensures a pleasant, relaxing and safe ergonomic seat. Upholstered with cobalt blue Alpine leather, where a double matelassè technique with light-coloured contrasting seams stands out.  Refined with carbon lead leather featuring cobalt blue seams, it comes with a headrest with the logo of a bull printed on it. The swivel base is made with chromium-plated metal. Size: 61x82xH101 cm

RITA CURVE Featuring their typical design though with an innovative twist, the RITA CURVE sofas and armchairs of the Tonino Lamborghini Casa collection are an example of style and refinement. With a warm and welcoming design, outlined by matte Canaletto walnut inserts, they come with a wooden frame entirely upholstered with Vogue leather featuring details made in the new six-sided quilting. Size: Three-seater sofa 238x105xH.84 cm – Armchair 135x105xH.84 cm


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With records dating back to the year 1773, the Little Greene paint works of Collyhurst Wood, on the outskirts of Manchester is one of England’s most ancient industrial sites for the making of paints and dye solutions. The Little Greene paint colour card is a compendium of 164 paint shades and brings together the most popular hues from the company’s renowned ‘Colours of England’ and ‘Colour Scales’ and ’Retrospectives’ collections on a single card. It represents a true catalogue of over 300 years of English decoration, including fully authenticated English Heritage shades. Little Greene paint colours are made with the finest materials and created using traditional and contemporary pigments. All their paints are made in the UK to an exceptionally high standard and with care for the environment.

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Aquamarine - Pale 282, Aquamarine - Mid 284, Aquamarine 138 & Livid 263


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, Little Greene’s revived and has been unveiled!

Brighton 203, Pale Lime 70 and Slaked Lime 105

The updated palette is extensive. It comprises 184 shades: 170 individual colours 14 of which are repeated in varying strengths as ‘Colour Scales’. The card spans over 300 years of historic interior design and includes many authentic 18th, 19th and 20th century shades, which are denoted by red icons identifying the era of their provenance. These archive colours sit harmoniously alongside contemporary shades conceived to meet the requirements of 21st century living. As a result, the card, whilst duly respectful of period architecture, is also completely in tune with modern life and today’s interior design aesthetics. The colour offer has been carefully refined to reflect current trends without compromising the integrity of Little Greene’s signature palette. In the words of Ruth Mottershead, Marketing Director: “Confident colour is absolutely central to Little Greene, and the updated paint chart reinforces this! The ‘Colours of England’ card has been designed to meet a growing appetite for timeless colour that’s both easy to choose and a pleasure to live with, whilst much of the neutral space is occupied by the increased ‘Colour Scales’ offer”.

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The 2017 colour card contains seven new colours, some from the Little Greene archive, (‘Mid Azure Green’, ‘Grey Stone’, ‘Pale Lupin’, ‘Middle Buff’, ‘Light Gold’ and ‘Pleat’), and a new stand-alone shade ‘Mortlake Yellow’ in one of this year’s most on-trend tones. In addition 22 key colours will be imported from the recent Little Greene capsule collections of ‘Pink’ and ‘Blue’. Two new families of diluted colours, ‘Aquamarine’ and ‘Dorchester Pink’, augment the ‘Colour Scales’ palette. Ruth Mottershead continues: “The neutral trend for 2017 continues away from cream and beige towards grey tones so, to complement the new collection, we have retained the ever popular separate ‘Grey’ colour card. Offering a total spectrum of greys for all applications, we firmly believe ‘Grey’ is here to stay, due to its universal appeal and very useable shades.”

Green Verditer 92, Pale Lupin 278 & Urbane Grey 225

Sage Green 80 & Mortlake Yellow 265

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Adventurer 7, Sage Green 80 & Hicks’ Blue 208


Pleat 280, Aquamarine Mid 284, Dorchester Pink - Deep 287 & Scree 227

The new user-friendly colour chart is subtly arranged into two sections, one featuring more muted shades, the other stronger accent tones: to test this versatility, just try folding the card and see for yourself! A further demonstration of the practicality of the colour card is its unique ‘flying chips’. These take the headache out of paint selection because, by folding the card away from the chip, the colour can be placed next to another shade or finish in the home or on the moodboard, be it paint, wallpaper, fabric, wood, tile or stone. Actually made from Little Greene’s Absolute Matt Emulsion, the flying chips are accurate representations of both colour and the supremely matt, chalky finish for which Little Greene is appreciated all over the world.

Light Gold 53, Urbane Grey 225, Scree 227, Heat 24 & White Lead 74

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The new card benefits from a darker background which, combined with the ingenious ‘chips’, makes it even easier to visualize colours away from a bright white background. Comparisons are also easier to make when choosing between whites such as ‘Shirting’ and ‘Loft White’ in the new layout. In keeping with Little Greene’s quality assurance, all shades on the ‘Colours of England’ colour card are available in the full range of paint finishes: traditional and modern, interior and exterior. Olive Colour 72 & Dock Blue 252

Aquamarine - Pale 282, Aquamarine Mid 284 & Aquamarine 138

Air Force Blue 260, Carys 148 & Light Gold 53

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Adventurer 7, Sage Green 80 & Hicks’ Blue 208


Tuscan Red 140, French Grey 113 & French Grey - Pale 161

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Middle Buff 122, Hammock 38, French Grey 113 & French Grey Pale 161

Córdoba 277, Middle Buff 122 & Pleat 280

2017 also sees the introduction of another finish called Flat Oil Eggshell, which is flatter than a regular eggshell having just a 10% sheen level, making it the perfect partner for Little Greene’s renowned flat emulsion paints. A durable and extremely sophisticated choice for interior woodwork, Flat Oil Eggshell has superb application properties making it even easier to achieve a beautiful, colour-rich, longlasting finish.

Woad 251, Grey Stone 276 & Sunlight 135

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BE AMAZED BY B&B ITALIA’S NEW OUTDOOR COLLECTION

With an exceptional and timeless approach towards design, Modern and Contemporary Furniture brand, B&B Italia has given a new meaning to natural and outdoor designs. Following the success of previous collaborations the new RAY OUTDOOR NATURAL by Antonio Citterio is a comfortable and deluxe

sofa that features an interlaced “rope”, inspired by natural abaca that blends perfectly with nature. This ravishing and upholstered collection includes a soaf, chaise longue and armchair and is composed of a wide variety of materials and colours that range from turquoise to

blue, from acid green to dove grey, and bright Bordeaux establishes itself as the most suitable furniture piece for outdoor settings.

For more information visit: www.bebitalia.com

A LUXURIOUS LIMITED EDITION FROM ARMANI CASA One of the world’s most prestigious luxury home furnishers, Armani Casa renowned for creating stunningly glamorously designs has released a beautiful cocktail cabinet with a design ethos that harks back to the golden era of Hollywood. The Club Limited Edition ( 100 pieces) stands on a base with a X-shape frame available in black satin natural brass finish and can only be described as a statement piece The Club cocktail cabinet features container doors for the storage of glasses. The interior holds a lower pull-out shelf for the preparation of drinks, a fold-out top for service and several drawers: one for cocktail utensils, the other to store the ice bucket, the largest for bottles. The Club range is a cocktail cabinet designed both for the room centre or to be placed against a wall, as it can be used from both sides.

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ETHIMO PRESENTS PLAY A playful combination of finishes and materials has given rise to Play, the new Ethimo outdoor table that reveals a creative and conscious approach to materials, their combination possibilities and their expressive potential. Fibre, metal, natural and pickled teak, painted mahogany and stoneware effect, together with special fabrics treated with cutting-edge technologies, come together to give life to solutions that define the new trends in open-air living. Play’s strength lies in the option of playing with all of its defining aspects: with its 4 different sizes (100 x 100 cm; 150 x 150 cm; 100 x 200 cm; 100 x 274 cm) and the various

materials for the table top (aluminium, natural or pickled teak and stone-effect stoneware). One of the absolute novelties is the top in stone-effect stoneware, a brand new finish for the Ethimo collection and extraordinarily resistant to scratches and heat. The top comes in either Ice or Slate Black, which can be chosen to match or contrast with the structure. For more information visit: www.ethimo.com

LE-A COFFEE TABLE INSPIRED BY THE STAR WARS™

Pop Sculpture Leblon Delienne drew inspiration from the iconic hairstyle and braids of Princess Leia, and by collaborating Zaha Hadid Design and combining her distinctive dramatic lines and smooth curves the le-a coffee table emerged. Made from fibre and resin, this glossy looking coffee table is available in white, black, pearl white or brass is ideally suited for modern interiors. It’s remarkable finishing, smooth curves and polished color texture creates an unforgettable impression on people who see it for the very first time. Its twisting and elegant twirling shape that extends outwards in both directions to form two solid surfaces makes it look distinctive and appealing.

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SPRUCE UP YOUR WALLS Danish manufacturer Bang & Olufsen has unveiled the BeoSound Shape, a new wireless speaker system with a sleek minimalist design and a modular setup. Launched at the Salone de Mobile Milan, the new audio system is made up of a series of hexagonal tiles, arranged on a wall in a unique, customisable and modular design. The system can even help improve interior acoustics when not in use. Each tile has a specific function, as a speaker, an amplifier, an acoustic damper or a connectivity hub. They can be pieced together in endless combinations of varying sizes and are available in several colors. What’s more, the arrangement of the tiles has a direct impact on the acoustics of the room. At the heart of the speakers is the BeoSound core, a connectivity hub that has the hardware for AirPlay, Chromecast, Spotify Connect, and Bluetooth 4. Although the speakers are largely focused on wireless connectivity, it also has wired inputs for Ethernet. The BeoSound Shape will be available from Bang & Olufsen stores from August 2017. Prices depend on configurations (size, fabrics, etc.), but the basic kit, including eight tiles (four speakers, two sound-absorbing acoustic dampeners, one amplifier and one housing for the BeoSound Core connectivity hub) will start at €4,000 For more information visit www.bang-olufsen.com

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EXPLORE THE VIBRANT SCENERY AND WILDLIFE OF THE CONTINENT

Known for their fine printed wallpapers, Cole & Son have unveiled an exciting new range of African inspired wallpapers, in collaboration with ceramic masters Ardmore Ceramics. The charming and stylish new range of wallpapers and borders celebrate African traditions and culture. Drawing inspiration from Ardmore’s colourful and quirky ceramics the collection explores Africa’s exotic flora and majestic fauna: from rare birds to big cats, elephants, rhinos and mischievous monkeys; as well as the beautiful patterns of Zulu beadwork and woven basket ware. 

Colour palettes are drawn from the natural landscape: from the chalky, ochred desert plains and sun-bleached shimmering outcrops to the vibrant fresh greens of waterkissed rainforests and exotic colourings of native flora and fauna. The result, a strikingly sophisticated collection of wallpapers that includes soft and subtle explorations of the majestic landscape as well as colourful creations capturing the vibrancy of traditional African culture. For more information visit: www.cole-and-son.com

REGAIN YOUR COMPOSURE! Timeless and deliberate, the Composed faucet exhibits the beautifully understated elements of minimalist design by eliminating unnecessary details. As part of the brand’s expanding global contemporary line, Composed faucets exhibit a pared down design that eliminates unnecessary flourishes and detailing, presenting a product that is clean, classic, beautifully simple, yet sleekly proportioned. The focus of the collection is the single control faucet, a compact design featuring a side-mounted control introduced to maintain visual balance while conducting temperature adjustment. Two single-handle options are available, with the pure handle displaying an aesthetic simplicity paired with a delicate touch, and the lever handle cutting a striking figure of avant-garde refinement. The full Composed collection comprises an extensive range of faucets, valve trims, coordinating showerheads and hand-showers, as well as a variety of matching bathroom accessories designed to fit seamlessly and timelessly with modern bathroom architecture. In addition to Polished Chrome and French Gold finishes, Composed features the new Vibrant® Titanium finish, an edgy, cool metallic that occupies the space between Polished Chrome and a heavier tungsten. For more information, visit www.kohler.com DÉCOR Magazine

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TRUNK PASSION Luxury, excellent quality and originality, they have always characterised Formitalia production; today this production is expressed by means of two new offers in order to surprise the ordinary imagery which considers trunks just as items meant “to travel” or as containers placed in areas that are hardly visible from your house. Formitalia re-elaborates the idea of trunk, it covers it with exclusive hides, with refined details and offers it as a new furniture accessory, beautiful to be seen, charming and practical depending on the different typologies of use conceived by Formitalia.

Trunk Bar It is a refined and versatile cocktail cabinet, equipped with grids and bottle racks, with glass holders, with drawers, with shelves which turn into an ashtray, with openable top and with an efficient refrigerated space. It is an extra luxury solution conceived for those who love good drinking and made of solid oak and covered with a very refined Croco leather with finishing made of golden metal. Since it is placed on adjustable wheels, it is possible to move it inside your house easily and cleverly.  Sizes: cm 61x91x154h

Trunk WardroBe It is a small, elegant and essential wardrobe to all intents and purposes, it has a frame made of solid oak externally covered with Napa leather with quilting and details made of metal with golden finishing. Inside it offers two wide open shelves, five drawers in different sizes covered with Croco leather and a wide compartment equipped with garment hanger. It is placed on two wheels and it is possible to move it in an extremely simple way.  Sizes: cm 57x68xH154 Further information available from: www.formitalia.it

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design Colour has a profound impact on our lives. Many researchers have executed numerous experiments on colour psychology in an attempt to develop an understanding of the phenomena of human perception and results show that all people generally react similarly to colours and that colours evoke emotion. With the oncoming transition of summer to autumn and then to winter the long bright days of summer are replaced with shorter hours of sunlight which can evoke emotions of sadness, depression and anxiety. Within interior design, designers look to combat these changes in the season with trends, Chromotherapy the practice of healing with colour is a trend that has been adopted by the interior community to help combat these emotions by using colour within the home. For example, blue and lavender are known to soothe and promote relaxation; red stands for energy and excitement; yellow promotes learning and curiosity; pink symbolizes nurturing and friendship; and green promotes emotional harmony and balance. So bid farewell to white walls and minimalchic decor! To warm up your home and your heart all you need is paintbrushes, rollers and paint. It’s important to consider all the elements in the room: furniture, window treatments, pictures, even trinkets. If you don’t want to paint the entire room, you can still brighten it up with a few cleverly placed accent pieces in that colour.

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Hallway/ Foyer Best colours: Off-white and shades of blue, pink or green represent hope and welcome Don’t recommenD: No rules Why? These are all active spaces and can be painted bright colours or muted colours. The hallway is a reflection of your personality and is the only room in the home that can be painted any colour.

Study/Office Best colours; Brighter colours are fine for these more active spaces. Choose any colour that you love. White and cream colours are excellent for home offices because they represent the metal element which supports mental clarity. Don’t recommenD; Darker tones or any colour that reflects the water element which is too floaty and ungrounded. Why? Home offices should be more active so that you can

get things done. So you should use bolder colours here. This is not the room to be so cosy. Lemon yellow is ideal for this space if people need to concentrate: The colour of the sun not only accelerates learning, boosts vitality and energy but also enhances creativity, growth and combats depression by stimulating the left-side of the brain. Another colour to use is purple as this is great for good mental health.


The Living Room Best colours: Earth tones, pastels, muted colours Don’t recommenD: Reds, purples, bright colours - neons Why? The living room can be both a busy and active area of the home, as well as a refuge for members of the household to relax after work or school. The colours chosen for the living room can be especially important, and consideration should be taken when deciding on which colour schemes best fits the needs of the room, and the mood that is desired. As a balance, natural colours of browns and greens are good choice for the living room as they encourage vitality and abundance, as well as health and growth. For active go getters, fire colours in reds, oranges, pinks and purples, create a living space which promotes high energy and passion. This colour selection best suits those who use the living room area for activities related to career or work. Couples who spend time communicating in the living room area of the home may find that these colours energize conversations.

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The KiTchen Best colours: Earth tones as well as the spectrum of yellow Don’t recommenD; Reds, black, navy blue, grey, dark brown Why? Kitchens should be happy active spaces but they also already have a lot of fire and water. The best element to balance both is the earth element represented by earth tones and terracottas. These can be bright yellow, gold’s, rich terra-cotta or any other brighter colour. The colour yellow stimulates digestion, boosts the lymphatic system, and facilitates the removal of toxins and, in conjunction with white, immediately grants a sense of “cleanliness” to the space and highlights the natural colours of food. Green is also another good choice for the kitchen as it stills our hunger pangs and makes us feel sated.

The BaThroom Best colours: Earth tones, pastels, whites Don’t recommenD: Navy, dark brown, green or purple Why? The bathroom should be a sanctuary where you go to prepare yourself to face the day or retreat at night to prepare for sleep. The best colours for a bathroom include lighter shades of green, blues, pink, or white. Black or grey, which correspond to the water element, make good accent colours or, you can use pastels or white with bright accents to enliven the space.

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The MasTer BedrooM Best colours: Earth tones, flesh tones, pastels including light sages, colours that are more muted. Don’t recommenD: Bright colours, fiery colours such as bright reds, purples, pinks or oranges. Dark colours such as black, brown, greys, navy blue or dark green are also not recommended Why? Choosing the right colour for this room is probably the most important, as the choice of colour used not only affects your overall mood but your sleep pattern as well. Bedrooms should be calm spaces to promote rest and rejuvenation. Bright colours are too active for bedrooms and dark colours are too depressing. You want the right amount

of restfulness but not to the point that it is depressing. Red, the colour of passion is great for increasing sexual prowess but for those with a fiery temper it is like a rag to a bull! Many people believe the use of purple within the bedroom is a sign of luxury however the colour purple is known to stimulate the brain so sleeping in a purple room is more likely to promote vivid dreams or even nightmares resulting in less sleeping hours. The best colour choice is a soothing light blue as it encourages a better night’s sleep, promotes calm & soothing feelings and is thought to slow the heart rate and even reduce blood pressure.


The Child’s Bedroom/Nursery Best colours: Pastels pinks, dusky blues or mellow yellows are great for a child’s bedroom as they promote sleep and calm Don’t recommenD: Red, purple, bright orange, black or grey Why? Avoid using energizing colours like red and other bold, bright colours in the bedroom as they can cause tempers to flare during playtime and too much hyperactive energy for the little ones to fall asleep too at night. Bright colours are good for playrooms but bedrooms need to be more subdued.

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GIVE YOUR BEDROOM A MAKEOVER One of the easiest ways to makeover your bedroom is to change your bedding. Ideal bedding should draw the eye and express your sense of style while providing you with a cozy, comfortable place to rest your weary head.


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This season white sheets have been given the boot, replaced by vibrant colours and graphic designs meaning updating your bedroom is as simple as child’s play! Here we take a look at this season’s trends.

Go minimal with modern beddinG The hottest trend in bedding is modern style with sleek lines. Inspired by the clean feel of Japanese bedding, modern bedding is meant to be tucked around the mattress on a platform that shows off the structure of the bed itself. Forget valances and long, draping coverlets. Choose a heavy but flat blanket or sham that fits your mattress with no excess fabric hanging over the edges. Use a small selection of decorative pillows (to accent your tightly-made bed. Choose sheets and covers in warm tones like cream, olive, dark teal and chocolate.

Choose textures and prints over fussy beddinG The dust-gathering, fussy trend of using dozens of pillows and excess blankets has thankfully ended. A bed full off pillows and throws only adds extra work when it’s time to make the bed. Give your bedding pop and style by using coverlets, blankets and pillows with texture. Use no more than three accent pillows and add colour to the bed with a textured or printed blanket draped artfully over the foot of the bed.

add some Colourful beddinG The easiest way to create a stunning new look is to change the colour of your bedding. Try a duvet cover or throw pillows in the season’s hottest colour trends, such as grey and orange or bold plum. Make an all-white bed and accent it with decorative pillows in jewel tones like turquoise or bright metallics. To bring the entire look together, invest in one or two accent pieces in your room that draw from the colour scheme of your bedding, such as a decorative vase, mirror or wall art.

blaCk is baCk Taking cues from this season’s runway fashions, modern, streamlined linens in classic black and white look crisp and super-stylish in just about any bedroom. Team with simple chrome accessories to create a dramatic effect

last but not least! Pretty sheets promise your bedroom an instant pick-me-up, but new linens should always be laundered before making the bed. For the softest, sweet-smelling results, wash them with a fabric softener and scent booster and enjoy that blissful night’s sleep.

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When it comes to surface design trends for 2017, pattern is key. Walls and Floors have a large offering of pattern tiles to choose from. From Arabesque designs with a Moroccan tone, through to eye-catching geometrics and period encaustic patterns with an aged, characterful appearance. Here is a selection of Wall and Floors’ finest patterned offerings for 2017. 2

1. PanoPly Tiles - Vintage Pattern Floor Tiles These patterned Panoply Tiles are made from durable ceramic and have a striking black and white monochrome geometric design. They have an aged design which is ideal for creating a vintage statement floor. They have a matt finish.

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Walls and Floors is the UK’s largest independent tile retailer. The company, which turns 30 in 2017, delivers nationwide with Next Day Delivery as standard. With 6,000 tiles, they have the largest online tile selection in the UK. Their latest campaign, ‘Unlock Your Dream Home,’ is all about introducing homeowners to the idea that tiles are no longer limited to the kitchen or bathroom. With designs that cover all the latest decor trends - including geometrics, wood effects, stone effects, marbles, teals, coppers, and hexagons - tiles can be used throughout the home and garden.

2. Vecchio Floreale indigo Tiles - Vintage Pattern These Vecchio Floreale Indigo Tiles have an aged, faded, vintage look with period patterning in blue and white hues. Made from durable ceramic, they can be used to create a feature wall or statement floor in a bathroom, kitchen, lounge or hallway. 3. MeTallic Tiles - Patchwork Mosaic effect Tiles These textured mosaic effect patchwork Metallic Tiles have a metallic finish in a bronze / copper hue. They are made up of blocks of textured pattern; giving a mosaic effect design. Perfect for adding character to a wall space.

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4. scinTilla PaTTern These decorative patterned floor tiles have a star shaped design with an aged vintage effect. They’re made from ceramic and are perfect for creating a statement floor in a bathroom, kitchen, hallway, lounge or bedroom. 5. gaMbol VinTage PaTTern Floor Tiles A colourful patterned floor tile with an aged vintage effect design. Ideal for creating a statement floor in an interior area. 6. PasTiche Tiles A patterned decor floor tile, made from porcelain. There are 9 unique tile designs, distributed randomly. Each tile consists of a grid of 16 patterns in hues of blue and yellow. They have a matt finish and measure 750x750x11mm. They have a matching cream stone effect tile - ideal for offsetting the pattern. 7. oakhaM WhiTe scored Tiles These patterned Oakham White Scored Tiles have a decorative vintage pattern in monochrome black and white hues. They are perfect for creating a period statement floor in a bathroom or kitchen. 8. ruse Tiles A striking decor floor tile, made from ceramic with a matt finish. There are 14 different designs in different hues, which are distributed randomly, to ensure a good mix. DÉCOR Magazine

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9. hexa-cube 3d Tiles A hexagonal porcelain wall tile with a striking geometric design in blue, white and black shades. They create a unique 3D effect. 10. esTrellar Wood eFFecT Tiles A patterned wood effect floor tile, made from durable ceramic. Consists of light and dark brown hues to create a star and diamond pattern. 11. cynosure PaTTerned Floor Tiles These patterned Cynosure Tiles are ideal for creating a vintage statement floor in a bathroom, kitchen, living area, bedroom or hallway. They’re made from ceramic and have a matt finish. 12. eMbossed MeTallic Panel Tiles These decorative patterned wall tiles have a vintage look with a metallic effect finish. They can be used to create a characterful feature wall. 13. Tangier anTiqua decor Floor Tiles A striking patterned patchwork floor tile with 14 different designs that are distributed randomly to ensure a good mix. Matt finish. Made from durable ceramic.

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The Vario cooling 400 series is so easy to combine that you can tailor it exactly to your wishes and preferences. Its impressive range of revolutionary technologies and features all set new standards. For instance, interiors made of high grade stainless steel for levels of hygiene previously only found in professional kitchens. Whether you go for Vario cooling, freezing or wine, everything is stored exactly how it should be. So no matter which combination you opt for, it will seem as if it has been made just for you. For more information and a list of partners, please visit www.gannenau.com

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comprex is first child of its territory, which is both italian and Veneto. a fascinating place where the inspiration is the origin of an inimitable style that always combines the initiative and striving for perfection. this is where the early 80s a project inspired essential elegance design takes shape, giving a new concept of living. the results of the comprex early insights are highly valued by its customers, because they recognize the brand behind the people who fill it with meaning. the comprex team since then has managed to leverage its sensitivity and desire to listen, to capture weak signals of social changes and desires sometimes unspoken. a constant and passionate work, to play with the design language the need to live deep and intimate.

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HigHperformance KitcHens for small spaces Having to cope with limited space does not mean you have to give up design and functionality, especially in the kitchen, one of the most important rooms of the home, both in terms of need and conviviality. On the contrary: if each and every centimeter is well designed, the results can be surprising in terms of beauty and comfort. Comprex offers modular solutions that can fit in a variety of sized spaces, developing along a single wall or in tight corners which often are the link with the living room. All of this is possible with maximum comfort, essential in the kitchen, offered in a variety of materials according to specific budgets and needs. Following are three dynamic solutions where care has been given to their beauty.


Filo: Elegance, beauty and functionality are the key words that define Filo, proposed in the Slim version with island. In this case, the containment system is also supported by a closed cabinet with maxi doors. The Omnia system is useful both in terms of space and beauty. It consists of modular elements with containers that can be hung freely in any position to hold kitchen accessories with great rationality. To best use the space in the Comprex base corner cabinets, we also recommend the Le Mans mechanism that makes even tight, poorly functional spaces easy to use, and keeps items always on hand. The extraction movement is fluid, practical and independent for each shelf. The finishes of the kitchen in the image are: island and top cupboards in Arctic White Comprex Lux; Column and Omnia insert elements in Earth Natural Touch.

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linea: Captivating, well structured, geometric shapes that show strong personality, even in small spaces. To use each centimeter available at the best way, this composition offers several solutions including Move, an innovative vertical opening system. Very light, Move is made with an aluminum structure and can be blocked at any opening position. This function is guaranteed by fully-extracting telescopic guides, allowing easy access to the cupboard. The finishes of the kitchen in the image are: columns and island in Agate Grey HRM matte melamine; Move element and snack bar in Peal Ash Natural Touch.

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SeGno Segno is a kitchen model with a linear design and architectural volumes that are ideal for combination with the living area, which together with the kitchen becomes the beting heart of each home. In the configuration shown, the top cupboards reflect the lower ones providing an optimum result for its beauty and the functional distribution of the storage areas. The finishes of the kitchen configuration in th eimage ar: top cupboards in Dove Comprex Lux and base cupboards in Grey Comprex Lux; Amber Ash Natural Touch for the boiserie panel.

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Officine Gullo is the synthesis of a special bond between traditional craftsmanship and technological innovation. From this meeting come seductive atmospheres and a unique fusion of retro style and contemporary spirit.

DesiGner cOOkinG OutsiDe Officine Gullo presents its latest outdoor project Pacific Blue Light kitchen, a bespoke kitchen that retains all the high-end values and visual appeal solutions of its interior counterparts but designed specifically for those who enjoy a warmer climate and dining alfresco.

With its experience in designing and manufacturing high-value added kitchens, Officine Gullo has managed to embark on this new path while maintaining the same unmistakable style and excellent quality that has always characterised the company and all of its projects. Pacific Light Blue the new outdoor kitchen is coated in enamelled steel with burnished brass finishing trim. It consists of a central cooking island (L. 116 cm x D. 208 cm) equipped with double barbecue, maxi high-efficiency burner with 10 kW output power and double smooth/grooved fry-top fitted with a steel lid. The washing area (L. 460 cm) has a single basin sink of 60 cm and a professional ice maker. Available from: www.officinegullo.com

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Next to the washing area, there are two columns provided with multifunction oven, double pizza oven, spit and food warmer. The kitchen environment is completed by die-cast aluminium stools with hand-sewn leather upholstery.


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This year Original Style celebrated 30 successful years as a tile manufacturer and distributor. They have been producing tiles in Exeter, Devon since 1986, using a combination of quality raw materials, traditional techniques alongside new technology, and a skilled and dedicated work force.

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The company offers a huge choice of high quality wall and floor tiles and mosaics in glass, stone, ceramic and porcelain, all suitable for residential locations, and most of them can be used in commercial settings too.

2017 will be all about rich, deep, vibrant greens and sultry blues, with names like Kale, Greenery, Lapis Blue and Niagara. You can find similar shades amongst Original Style’s products – check out the Victorian Green tiles (Artworks range) which are a true colour match for the green trend, richly toned and available in a glossy finish. Or, if the jungle colour scheme isn’t for you, try moody blues instead. Choose tiles in Pantone’s Lapis Blue and Niagara - two blues on the opposite end of the scale. Lapis Blue is a strong colour - the Baroque Blue tile from the Artworks collection will work well here, just as the Winchester tile with the exact same name. Niagara on the other hand is more of a grey-blue, very similar to the Dulux Colour of 2017, called Denim Drift. To achieve this look try Original Style’s Filigree Blue Sky Blue, Sea Blue, Midnight Blue on brilliant white patterned tile from the Tapestry Collection for a good match.

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THE LARGE BRICK FORMAT This year in the world of tiles it’s all about the ‘kit-kats’. Gone are the days of metro and traditional bricks – kit-kats are the slightly thinner and longer version of the ever popular format. Be on the lookout for the new size, 90x30mm, giving them a more sophisticated and elegant look. CREATIVE TILING PATTERNS In 2017 be sure to opt for innovative, exciting tiling patterns. Instead of the traditional brickbond pattern, try the herringbone style - a layout that’s set to be big in the coming year. HEXAGONS If you’re planning to be bold with shapes, 2017 has lots in store for you. Consider some stunning hexagons - they are going to be seen everywhere this coming season and they suit all styles of interiors. Yes, even the classic Victorian interiors where you can use Original Style’s hexagonal Victorian Floor Tiles, paired with staggeringly beautiful traditional borders.

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Pattern is big right now, both fashion and interiors. You will see modern zigzags resembling the Art Deco style, some micro-florals and Moroccan inspirations as well. Tiles are an excellent way to add instant colour and pattern to a scheme and – quite frankly - there’s nothing more stunning than walking into a kitchen or bathroom and seeing a statement floor.

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Large format tiles are becoming increasingly popular. They are great for making a room appear bigger and if you choose light-toned tiles then they will also lighten up a room that lacks in natural light. Natural stone replicas – such as marble-effects – are both classy and timeless. If your budget is limited opt for the Bianco Paonazzetto glazed porcelain tiles in natural, available in five different sizes (with 900 x 900mm being the largest). They offer the beauty of marble but without the cost, and they also fit into the increasingly popular return of natural materials. The finished effect is simply stunning and certainly recreates a luxurious hotel chic style. Team with shades of grey and gold fixtures for that extra bit of zing. DÉCOR Magazine

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THE ‘RED DoT DEsIgn AwARD’ wITH AnDRoID & PIolI Radiators, towel warmers, and fireplaces: warmth enters the home in numerous ways and in innovative forms, the expression of research, engineering and design. Antrax IT has made quality its primary goal, from the very outset using cuttingedge production technology and internationally renowned designers. And this focus has been rewarded by great results, not only in terms of market and sales but also by the official recognition of the international design community, as demonstrated by the special distinctions and prizes awarded to its products, during prestigious Italian and foreign events. Despite the fact that it is a young company, Antrax has consolidated its position as a leader in the field of designer heating, expression of the undisputed vitality and uniqueness of Italian style and quality. Further information available from: www.antrax.it

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The Android radiator designed by Daniel Libeskind and Pioli radiator designed by Andrea Crosetta have been awarded the Red Dot Design Award in the ‘Product Design 2017’ category.

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The ‘Red Dot Design Award’, which is split into the Product Design and Design Concept sections, is one of the most prominent design awards in the world, conferred by the German Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, among the most prominent international institutions which has encouraged designers, manufacturers and companies to create products with an increasingly sophisticated, contemporary and ethical design since 1954. Every year, an international jury comprising a panel of designers and industry experts gets together to assess and award products that comply with specific criteria of innovation, functionality, shape and material. The selected products are then included within the permanent collection at the Red Dot Design Museum.

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Antrax IT was awarded for the design, technology and superior quality standards of its Android and Pioli radiators. Android is a designer radiator with sculptural features and sophisticated technology, affording high heating efficiency, that places a major focus on sustainability issues, coined by the creativity of Daniel Libeskind. It is a radiator that is ‘told’ by its volume, with its unexpected geometrical facets that appear to be made from a sheet of paper, folded and folded over again. Android is made of 100% recyclable material using purpose-devised technology. Its operation requires very limited water content and it is guaranteed by a circuit that Antrax IT has patented, which allows it to be fully operational very quickly and accomplish considerable energy savings. Android makes it possible to customise its surroundings, indeed it is produced in over 200 different colour variants and it can be installed both horizontally and vertically; it can be accessorised with a dedicated steel towel rail when fitted in a bathroom. Pioli, designed by Andrea Crosetta, is a radiator that teams classical with modern, just like a ladder joins two separate levels together. Its design is an amalgam of different suggestions and recalls the archetype of the rung-ladder with originality (Pioli is Italian for rungs). The functionality and versatility of this age-old object is also confirmed by this designer radiator: its

shape makes its floor positioning instinctive, and it can be anchored to the wall using dedicated stainless steel fixings, yet Pioli can also simply be installed on the wall like a traditional heated towel rail. Two ‘rails’ in carbon steel, extending to 207 cm, represent the guides in which the rectangular-section ‘steps’ are welded unconventionally: grouped together in series of 3, they skilfully modify the traditional configuration to produce an eclectic solution. Pioli can also be produced in over 200 different colour variants in the Antrax IT sample set.

product research and innovation by enhancing the value of its skills. The ongoing acknowledgements achieved at international level thanks to its designer radiators bear witness to the ability of Antrax IT to give rise to places of ‘warmth and well-being’ with radiators that, owing to their technology and design, blend in with contemporary architecture and interiors with character.

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Ashton & Bentley have brought back time-honoured skills by designing and manufacturing their entire freestanding bath collection within their English factory. Classically beautiful baths, individually crafted. This is British innovation at its best. Ashton & Bentley place a large emphasis on the technical development of contemporary and classic bath designs. With their exclusive material CorreroTM, they have harnessed the thermal properties of organic limestone and pure white marble. This unique composite material is beautiful, hard wearing, luxurious and practical, which allows bath water to stay warmer for longer. The timeless baths, hand-polished by skilled craftsmen in a variety of different finishes, remind England to be proud of its manufacturing heritage. Available from: www.ashtonandbentley.co.uk

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OLYMPIA The imposing design and comfort of the Zeus has inspired the creation of the Olympia, the body has been remodelled to create a slender bath full of character.


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AEGEAN (1700 & 1800) Let your mind drift in the Aegean. The classic French Bateau energised with contemporary lines. This imposing bath is available in 1700mm and 1800mm lengths.

CORINTHIAN A classically shaped bath with a graceful roll top with ball and claw feet. Made from Correro™ stone, unique to Ashton & Bentley. Available with or without tap ledge.

OTHELLO Designed with a raised plinth, the Othello seems to poise above the surface, it comes with an integral tap ledge.

LEFKA Ergonomically designed to embrace you in a luxurious soak. Small and compact the Lefka adds distinction to smaller bathrooms.


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Glass Design is an Italian excellence in the production and design of bathroom washbasins and interior decoration furnishings. Located in Vinci, in the heart of Tuscany and native town of “Leonardo da Vinci”, Glass Design was founded in 1984 by the Borsellini family, further to a long tradition in manufacturing artistic glass. Both by using technologically advanced materials, such as Silicone or stainless steel, and by working in an artistic way with traditional materials, like the formed 24%pb crystal and the artisan glass, the company Glass Design contributes to the creation of a new style, where even the accessory is addressed in all details,becoming the main subject of the environment, a true “fashion” product, highly appreciated in the world and exported to more than 60 countries. Over 200 Tuscan artisans and more than 15 glassmakers of Murano work within the company’s production chain, enabling the customization of each product to suit individual needs and specific requirements, in order to create unique and exclusive products.

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PRIVILEGED PATHS OF WATER As a preview to IL Salone del Mobile, Glass Design presents design objects with decisively innovative shapes that blend research, aesthetics and functionality, transforming everyday objects into important and refined furnishings. The use of technologically advanced materials helps to give life to a new style of production. Every product is created with the material best suited to express new sensations, colours and emotions.

Katino Metropole washbasin - Design Studio Arius Our new Katino Metropole washbasin features a stunning decorative surface evoking the glass and metal of today’s urban environments. Made entirely by hand, this exclusive item is the fruit of hi-tech research combined with traditional craftsmanship and displays a colour scheme which is particularly on-trend in design circles. Matching bathroom accessories in the same finishes are also available. Size D399 h146mm


ICE OVAL WASHBASIN Ice Oval is a striking countertop washbasin made of pure crystal 24%pb (Cristallo de MediciÂŽ) and designed to embellish the most refined and exclusive bathrooms. As a true work of art, the Crystal is mouth blown and skillfully beveled by master glassmakers according to the most ancient and noble glass arts.

It is therefore not simply a basin but a unique art object full of charm. Size 510x345 h155mm

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villeroy & Boch is one of the world’s leading premium brands for ceramic products. the family business, which was founded in 1748 and is headquartered in Mettlach/Germany, stands for innovation, tradition and exceptional style. As a renowned lifestyle brand, villeroy & Boch offers products from the sectors Bathroom and Wellness and tableware, and is active in 125 countries.

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Sheer excluSivity Octagon and Squaro Prestige with sparkling Swarovski crystals


Design, premium quality and exclusivity – Villeroy & Boch combines these aspects in two extraordinary luxury products. The Chinese star designer Steve Leung has created an exclusive design for Octagon and Squaro Prestige with Swarovski crystals. The result is breathtaking. The pedestal washbasin and free-standing bath, wrapped in countless crystals, sparkle glamour and luxury never seen before.

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Shan Shui the Source of inSpiration The traditional Chinese shan shui landscape painting inspired Steve Leung to create the extravagant design with Swarovski crystals. In Chinese, the term shan shui refers to landscapes and is composed of the characters for mountain and water. Mountain landscapes, rivers and waterfalls are typical shan shui elements. Steve Leung has given shan shui a contemporary twist for the Octagon and Squaro Crystals Edition, full of poetry and completely serene. It has resulted in a wonderful liaison between brilliant cut Swarovski crystals, whose arrangement subtly recreates mountain contours, and the finest leather that gently coats the Octagon pedestal washbasin and the Squaro Prestige bath panel. Leung has managed to unite natural premium materials with exquisite craftsmanship to create a design radiating self-confidence and sensuality while maximising the visual and tactile experience. Sparkling cryStalS Steve Leung’s design portrays mountain and water silhouettes using thousands of Swarovski crystals on the Octagon and Squaro Prestige. Leung chose Swarovski Xirius Rose crystals in the three sizes 5 mm, 10 mm and 15 mm, which glitter brilliantly thanks to their special cut. Lovingly crafted, nearly 5,000 of these crystals were applied to the leather for the bath and more than 1,000 for the washbasin. They create a vivid effect of depth that appears even more magical with the sparkling precious crystals. Today, after more than 120 years, Swarovski, the Austrian family-owned and –run company, renowned for the quality and technological innovation of its precision-cut crystal, pays homage to the company’s rich history and heritage, inspired by the spirit of its founder Daniel Swarovski. Octagon and Squaro Prestige are not the first Villeroy & Boch premium products to have been refined with Swarovski crystals: various models in the LaFleur exclusive taps and fittings collection are also available with Swarovski crystals.

octagon and Squaro preStige An octagonal shape – the symbol of perfection since antiquity – has been given precise angles and thin walls for the Octagon pedestal washbasin. Thanks to the innovative TitanCeram material, a basin was created with an elegant Edelweiss Matt finish, complemented by delicate facets and a brilliant cut. The free-standing Quaryl® Squaro Prestige bath is a refined version of the exclusive Squaro Edge 12 bath and represents elegant uniqueness. Every single product has been painstakingly decorated by hand in a German factory. It comes in a choice of real wood veneers made of Rouble Burl Wood, Satin Walnut, Yew, European Oak and Smoked Oak, making every single bath a one-off. “Villeroy & Boch worked with Steve Leung in 2015, which caused quite a stir in the Asia Pacific region,” explains Xiaoming Bai, Brand Management Bathroom and Wellness at Villeroy & Boch. “We are confident that our latest collaboration will continue to increase the awareness of Villeroy & Boch as a European premium brand.”

the deSigner Steve leung Steve Leung is the founder and Chairman of Steve Leung Designers Ltd. headquartered in Hong Kong, employing more than 400 staff, and is one of the largest interior design consultancies in Asia. Leung’s works reflect a sophisticated and unique character of minimalism, with skilful adoption of Asian culture and arts. Over the past 19 years, Leung and his team have been credited with over 130 design and corporate awards in Asia Pacific region and worldwide. In 2015, he has been honoured as the winner of the Andrew Martin International Interior Designer of the Year Award and won the Andrew Martin International Interior Design Award for 14 times since 1999.

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HANG ‘EM HIGH During Milano Design Week, Devon&Devon unveiled an exclusive presentation at its Via San Marco 38 store of the brand’s debut Wallpaper Collection, its first portfolio of wallpapers, produced in cooperation with designers Francesca Greco, Nina Farré and Vito Nesta. Created to decorate both bathroom and living areas of the home, this elegant, comprehensive and contemporary proposal is in perfect synthesis with the philosophy of the brand.

(Pictured: Hollywood bathtub, Botanica Grey wallpaper by Vito Nesta, Coventry Bath and shower mixer)


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“We are delighted,”comments Teresa Tanini Devon&Devon Marketing and Communication Manager,“to launch a project completely “Made In Italy”, from conception, to design and production”. The Devon&Devon Wallpaper Collection adapts perfectly and seamlessly to a wide variety of different contexts, suggesting interior ambiances from the classical to the exquisitely eccentric. The 32 themes selected range from geometrical motifs to three-dimensional and optical effects, to motifs inspired by Art Deco, together with oriental and arabesque patterns, including brightly-coloured and surreal floral and animal motifs. In addition, imagery includes goldfish, dreamlike landscapes and retro fabrics, all perfect for designing fascinating, eclectic atmospheres. Every pattern is proposed in innumerable choices and combinations of colour, for a total of 126 different designs. The Devon&Devon technical department will provide a service to assist each customer in creating a personalised scheme for application.

NINA FArrÉ Nina Farré took her first steps as a designer in India, learning the ancient manufacturing techniques that she uses to create a variety of original graphic effects. As both a fashion and interior designer, Nina Farré enjoys exploring a range of graphic styles: this freedom and eclecticism makes her work immediately recognizable and, at the same time, elusive to categorisation. In 2016, Nina Farré developed a concept for designs using the white stone of the Mediterranean, through which she came into contact with Devon&Devon.

FrANCEsCA GrECo A painter and illustrator, Francesca Greco began working with both Italian and international publishers after studying art and literature, Her books are published in many countries from the united states to China. Her artistic catalogue ranges from painting to sculpture and to wooden games, and from the design of fabrics to ceramics. In her atelier, she creates countless poetic objects, each with its own character and identity: purely unique items. Born in Foligno, she lives and works between umbria and Tuscany.

VITo NEsTA Born in Puglia but adopted a long time ago by the city of Milan, Vito Nesta graduated in Interior Design in Florence. Designer, art director, interior decorator and craftsman, Vito Nesta is animated by an enormous curiosity for the vast variety of foreign cultures. Travel is the constant of his training. His work as a designer is inspired by graphic design, architecture, photography and painting. He collaborates with brands such as riva 1920, les ottomans, Karpeta, Effetto Vetro,Texturae, Cadriano, secondo Me Gallery, My Home Collection and Fratelli Majello. PluMEs 2 WAllPAPEr By FrANCEsCA GrECo

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TECHNICAl CHArACTErIsTICs The Devon&Devon Wallpaper Collection is a top-quality product attentive to the environment and aims to be as ecofriendly and eco-compatible as possible. The vinyl wallpaper is printed on the upper part of the vinyl backing and on the back of a TNT sheet which guarantees high level stability during application and removal. It is easy to wash, flameretardant, does not shrink, does not lose its shape and does not tear during gluing. The wallpapers are cut using hightech machinery, guaranteed by international patents, that permits perfect vertical cutting that follows the image with maximum precision, ideal for cutting the images that are applied one after the other The water-based inks used are non-flammable, non-combustible, odorless and nickel free. The high quality of the inks is ideal for covering large or small areas. Available from: www.devon-devon.com

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CRISP, SLEEK & BOLD Blending an engineer’s sense of functionality and an artist’s appreciation of form, Martin’s contemporary take on traditional design moulds perfectly with Drummonds’ classic, handmade luxury bathrooms. Born in Stockholm, Martin Brudnizki moved to London in 1990 to study Interior Architecture and Design at The American University. After working for a number of renowned architects and designers, Martin established Martin Brudnizki Design Studio (MBDS) in London in the year 2000 before opening a New York Studio in 2012. Martin has been described as ‘one of the best restaurant and hotel designers of his generation.’ Alongside interiors, Martin has designed bespoke product collections, with recent collaborations including work with Drummonds, The Urban Electric Company and The Lacquer Company. Brudnizki is has been also voted one of the ’50 Best Interior Designers in the UK’ by Country and Townhouse. Further information available from: www.drummonds-uk.com

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The Martin Brudnizki Collection for Drummonds was launched in September 2015. Kaitlin Krull of Modernize offers her review of the collection in full. When it comes to bathrooms, we at Modernize know that creating a beautiful, luxurious space is often easier said than done. While the intricate details of traditional Victorian bathrooms seem to corner the interior design market, some homeowners would rather add a more crisp and contemporary style to their bathrooms. The Martin Brudnizki collection at Drummonds takes traditional bathroom design and turns it upside down in order to create modern pieces that are every bit as luxurious as their Victorian counterparts. Contemporary Design Aesthetic Traditional and modern product design come together in the bathroom fixtures introduced by Swedish-born interior architect and designer Martin Brudnizki in his newest Collection for Drummonds. This collaboration marks the first project from Brudnizki’s new London-based product design studio ‘&Objects’ and is a departure from the traditional style of a Drummonds luxury bathroom. Like most modern bathrooms, the Brudnizki collection boasts crisp, sleek lines and bold, simplistic design while maintaining a classic, luxurious feel. All four of the Brudnizki pieces featured in his Drummonds collection define modern luxury by combining traditional and contemporary styles to create one-of-akind, bespoke pieces.

the Derwent Light The Derwent Light channels Brudnizki’s penchant for vintage luxe. The double version consists of two symmetrical fluted glass shades are pinched in the middle creating a bow shape which can be used horizontally or vertically. The single version can be used either way up for ‘up’ and ‘down’ lighting your bathroom. The glass is hand blown and the metalwork is hand fabricated, making each light a unique piece.


the tyburn Stone bath tub The Tyburn bath is the centrepiece of Drummonds’ collection with Martin Brudnizki. A departure from cast iron, the bath is formed from 80% natural stone which gives it its sweeping curves and uniquely silky smooth finish. Symmetrical on the outside, the Tyburn has an asymmetric interior with two differently shaped ends; one sloped for reclining and one more upright for sitting up. The profile features a distinctly rounded edge, subtly scooped for a comfortable headrest when bathing.

the Derwent PenDant Light The Derwent light has been designed The Derwent Pendant by Martin Brudnizki specifically to complement the current Martin Brudnizki range. Suspended from the ceiling, the Derwent Light comes with a beautiful fluted glass shade.

the Derwent Vanity Mirror Part of the ‘Martin Brudnizki for Dummonds’ Collection, The Derwent Mirror channels Brudnizki’s penchant for vintage luxe. This large, fixed mirror has been designed to bring a contemporary edge to the collection. Frame it with Derwent Lights for a stunning focal point in your bathroom.

the LaDybower Vanity Elegant, light and modern, and with classic white marble the Ladybower is another product from the collaboration with interior architect and product designer Martin Brudnizki. Behind its contemporary lines lie functional considerations, including good storage space and details such as the bent recess in the towel rail which ensures that the towel stays in place. Supplied with stand, marble and china vanity basin. Single version also available. DÉCOR Magazine

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LIE BACK AND ENJOY THE VIEW Can you recall that sense of escape? Of finally leaning back, forgetting your worries and staring out across the water towards the setting sun? Henrik Pedersen set out to capture the feel of sitting by the coast when designing the Bay collection. The reclined position emphasises an introspective and relaxed state of mind and is intended to create a sense of being at rest in a safe-haven.

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As life accelerates and becomes more complex, the need for time and quality space increases, the freedom to be oneself.

Suitable for quiet family times and day to day life for the style conscious, the vintage lines of Bay’s frame are crafted from Gloster’s impeccably finished buffed teak. These are complimented by minimal all weather sling seats and backs for the Reclining Chair and Footstool and fully outdoor, 4-seasons outdoor lounge cushions in a variety of allweather fabrics for the seating items and the lounger. A matching slatted teak coffee table and side table complete this timeless collection. Bay is available with Seagull, Granite, Anthracite & Sapphire cushions as a Lounge Chair and Ottoman, Lounger and Two & Three Seater Sofas. Matching colour slings feature on the Reclining Chair and footstool . Whether single statement piece or complete collection, slender minimal slings or deep seating indulgence, Bay represents a step into a simpler world. Take a moment to lie back and enjoy the view.

Gloster open the doors to beautiful and timeless exteriors where furniture creates the ambiance, just as you want it. With a wide vision they only use the best materials and production techniques available. Their goal is your satisfaction. Simply enjoy countless special moments in the garden. Gloster have offices all over the world and the manufacturing facilities are located in Indonesia; Gloster’s roots have their origins in West Africa in 1960, where a passionate group of businessmen and furniture manufacturers, began a long journey. Today, the same passion, conviction and pride that launched the Gloster brand continues to be their stimulus. We live in a world different from the founders, but something remains the same: they are furniture manufacturers focused exclusively on designing and producing the most elegant garden furniture in the world.

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They say it’s the lifestyle that makes Ibiza the place of unparalleled beauty

Cap Blanc Ibiza represents a luxurious residential private complex with on-site 24 hours security, with only 9 modern design villas all with exceptional seaviews and located in Ibiza – Talamanca, Cap Martinet, one of Ibiza’s outstanding and sought after locations.

The grounds of Cap Blanc Ibiza have been carefully selected. Therefore, it not only ensures its aesthetic value, but also your investment. Cap Blanc Ibiza is currently the most luxurious real estate development on Ibiza.

The villas of Cap Blanc Ibiza will be built using the most innovative construction methods. They are decorated with attractive architectural details and are fitted with the latest smart home automation systems to give them the ultimate finishing touch.

Each villa is ensured of total privacy whilst enjoying unobstructed views on the sea. Within such an extraordinary space, Cap Blanc Ibiza stands as an exclusive private world of comfort and security. The luxurious modern design villas of Cap Blanc Ibiza are very open, luminous and airy.

Each villa has been exclusively designed with unique shapes and proportions, allowing it to fit in naturally within its surroundings. Construction period of each villa is approx. 12 months. Each villa will be tailored to your own wishes.

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One of the main features of Cap Blanc Ibiza is the way it communicates with its environment, each residence has a private garden, lounge areas, large outside swimming pool within her own exclusive private world.


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For further information contact: Global Luxurious Properties T: +31 (0)-15-2630195 | info@globalluxuriousproperties.com | www.globalluxuriousproperties.com Minerva Development T: +31 (0)20 471 57 83 | info@minerva.nl | www.minerva.nl

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Smania: the most modern among the classics, the most classic among the moderns. Luxury, exclusive and unconventional furniture, with great attention to all those details that define the total look of the Smania setting. Smania is an exponent of genuine and hard won know-how and has been since 1967, when Alberto Smania made the first coffee table at his railing and gates workshop with iron processing waste. That gave life to a company spirit and an entrepreneurial vision of success. Now Smania, headed since 2012 by Francesco Snaidero, is one of the few companies in the sector to use “burr� walnut veneer: this is the most valuable and delicate part of the wood, which requires extensive knowledge of the material and its processing.

For more information visit: www.smania.it/

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New ouTdoor coLLecTioN by SmANiA

The creative flair of Alessandro La Spada moulds organic shapes resulting in soft lines and sinuous curves inspired by scents and sensations of marvellous spring gardens in bloom. DÉCOR Magazine

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The thin drawing of branching veins, the most intimate and ethereal part of leaves become the impressive canvas for the structure of the furnishings in painted aluminium, a pure wireframe revealed, in all its simplicity, in the Paros small tables with crystal top, in the Ios vases and in the Chios lamps and lanterns. Light and delicate compositions which meet textured materials, with cutting-edge technical feature, in the Samos armchair and sofa, in the soft Evia chaise longue and in the evocative Hydra armchair with hood cover. A different aesthetics, warm and welcoming, leads to a blurring of boundaries between indoor and outdoor, which become contact points for a line with a wrap-around look. Here, full volumes triumph over empty spaces and materials play a decisive role in the narration. The warmth of teak, midway between classic and contemporary, meets stainless steel details and stone tops in the Tahiti small tables. Texture become the essential spark for Cook cachepots and the Tonga container, which are completely lined. The upholstered armchair and sofa Figi, covered with contrast fabrics, one for the inside and another one for the outside, recall a new design concept where boundaries blend and come together in perfect harmony: furnishings conceived to portray the contemporary living between indoor and outdoor, a perfect choice for open spaces, terraces and winter gardens.

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Immerse yourself in nature and sit cradled amongst the foliage in the leaf inspired Verde Chair

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BLUEPORT ALTEA Timeless villas tailored to your wishes

THE PRESTIGIOUS ALTEA HILLS ESTATE GROUP LAUNCHES THE MOST LUXURIOUS EXCLUSIVE RESIDENTIAL VILLA COMPLEX ON THE COSTA BLANCA. It’s BluePort Altea, a project of extraordinarily beautiful and comfortable villas located in the best available spot in Altea Hills - a unique place form which the views of the bay of Altea are simply unsurpassable and where the peace and quiet, privacy and natural surroundings envelope each and every home. BluePort stands for elegance and exclusivity specially for highly refined residents who invest on a luxurious level, and who seek to develop their stylish life in a setting of privacy, family comfort and first-class refinement. The grounds where BluePort is located are truly mind blowing! All BluePort residences are situated on private parcels of around 1,000 square meters. Each villa has approximately 500 square meters of living area,

including 5 bedrooms, a grand living room with an open kitchen, a dining room, spacious bathrooms, a fitness centre, and an optional cinema room; they also contain independent service-quarters, an elevator, a garage for 3 cars, ample storage spaces and pleasant inner patios and gardens. Moreover, we encourage you to give it your own personal touch and uniqueness. There is Truth in the proverb ”My home is my castle” being more than just luxurious surroundings, BluePort Altea offers an absolute sense of security as a result of the enclosed perimeter of Altea Hills. The Shelter of the mountains and the endless sea provides the perfect symbiosis between the privacy of your home and overwhelming nature. The contrasted character of BluePort Altea inspired by world-famous interior designer Eric Kuster to create a dedicated design line; Blue by Eric Kuster.

It is the perfect match born from a passion for luxury and beauty, balancing classic and modern, light and dark, hot and cold, luxury and natural materials. Blue by Eric Kuster is Metropolitan Luxury in one of the world’s most beautiful places.

Apply for a full brochure: www.globalluxuriousproperties.com www.blueportaltea.com Contact Agent: Global Luxurious Properties Team of Professional Real Estate Consultants T 0031-(0)15-2630195 E: info@globalluxuriousproperties.com www.globalluxuriousproperties.com

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After travelling the world designing and manufacturing stunning commercial interiors for retail stores, offices and restaurants, the Oli & Grace team wanted to translate their experience into the home market. With busy lives and young families, they wanted to create furniture that wasn’t mass produced, made from veneer and chipboard or overly expensive. Something different and individual that was unique to the owner and which didn’t require hours of assembly. They decided to commission a small collection, which would look good in any home and complement the individuality of the owner. The collection has grown to include a range of home products and will continue to grow.

For more information visit: www.oliandgrace.co.uk

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NORDIC STAPLES FOR THE GARDEN


Oli & Grace look to the cool Nordics for inspiration in their first foray into the world of garden furniture and matching accessories. With a natural simplicity at its core, the Monaco deck chairs, bench and side table, are made of real wood and hemp rope. It’s this unique, organic appeal, and the fact that all wood is sourced from sustainably managed forests, that ensures

they slide seamlessly into the Oli & Grace portfolio. The striking Monaco deck chair is Nordic design at it’s best: minimal and hardwearing. It is available in three colours and woods: Grey Pine, Brown Pine and White Birch. The slatted design reclines for comfort, but also has a more rigid ‘straight up’ setting. The optional addition of a linen pillow makes these folding chairs even more comfy.

The Monaco chairs offer the perfect leading piece for any outdoor space, to create an environment you can completely relax in. Placed next to large planters and accessorised with some colourful lanterns, they will allow you to create a sunspot worth talking about, even in the smallest of spaces. Too good to be hidden away in a garage throughtout the cooler months, the chars are ideal for indoor use too. They’re suited to a conservatory, sunroom, terrace or sauna (if you’re lucky enough to have one), as well as the patio and garden. The chairs also fold away for ease of storage and transport. The Monco deck chairs arrive flat packed, ready for assembly on arrival. No tools are required as the chairs are assembled with their flexible hemp rope. Although assembly is straightforward and full instructions are included, Oli & Grace offer an assembly service for £15 per chair. Price: £130.00–£160.00

The perfect accompaniment to the Monaco deck chair, the matching Monaco side table doubles as a footstool to provide maximum comfort to lounging sun seekers, or a small support for drinks or books. Made from the same Pine or Birch wood as the deck chairs, the side table/footstool is assembled easily and made of a the same simple wood/rope composition as the deck chair. Price: £75

Completing the new garden collection is the multipurpose Monaco bench. Made from wood and rope, the bench is intrinsically organic with a striking, minimal silhouette. Arriving flat-packed, it is easily assembled without the use of any tools. This versitile bench could be easily placed in the hallway, bathroom or conservatory, as well as the patio to provide extra seating or a makeshift table in the warmer months. Price: £120

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Harmony indoors and out When people want to feel good and relax at home, they no longer wish to be confined inside. This means that attractive outdoor areas that can extend and upgrade living areas are in demand, especially on warm days. Reason enough to ensure that balconies, terraces, entrances and garden pathways are every bit as attractive as interior areas – and one way to do this is with ceramic tiles. Villeroy & Boch Tiles has developed special Outdoor Tiles made of high-quality vilbostone porcelain stoneware for this very purpose. Thanks to the fact that the designs of these tough Outdoor Tiles are coordinated with current ranges, they harmonise perfectly with the floors in living areas and allow the interior design scheme to be elegantly continued from indoors to outdoors. As they are colour-fast, light-fast and weather-resistant, they also retain their attractive appearance even after years of exposure to sun, wind

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and weather– unlike natural stone, concrete or wood. Yet they also offer exceptional easy-care properties, because Villeroy & Boch applies the vilbostoneplus surface seal at the factory to protect them against soiling. One further advantage: Outdoor Tiles can be laid on different foundations, meaning that they offer a practical and elegant design solution for almost any situation. The ranges are in 60 x 60 cm format to choose from. Selected ranges are also available in the new 40 x 80 cm format.


BERNINA OUTDOOR: For a safe footing The design of the successful BERNINA range is reminiscent of the mica quartzite for which the Swiss Grison mountains are famous: A light natural play of colour, the fine sandy structure of the finishes with few veins and a discreet shimmer lend the range an attractive charm. BERNINA OUTDOOR can also be used as a harmonious link between a terrace area and the living area or to design an attractive pavement up to the main entrance with steps. Laying it loosely in a gravel bed can help to compensate for unevenness or slopes.

LODGE OUTDOOR: Naturally connecting indoorsand out For the LODGE floor concept, a design was developed that is evocative of authentic wood and all of the grains, colours and occasional knotholes that might be found in high-quality parquet. Whereas real wood – no matter how well cared for and regardless of impregnation – is constantly being transformed by the impact of the weather, this high-quality porcelain stoneware retains its attractive appearance even after years of exposure. DÉCOR Magazine

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X-PLANE OUTDOOR: A welcoming outdoors The design concept underlying the X-PLANE range is inspired by the original material characteristics of cement and exploits the design potential of ceramics to create a completely new look. Whether it is used in private areas as terrace tiling or for floor design in outdoor restaurants, X-PLANE OUTDOOR is perfect for all manner of layouts. X-PLANE OUTDOOR is available in three colours, that can be laid as single-colour surfaces as well as colour combinations, for instance to visually separate functional zones in the floor.

MY EARTH OUTDOOR: Design freedom The vilbostone porcelain stoneware range MY EARTH was inspired by the relief and structure of natural stone, creating a lively look of natural stone that has been interpreted in ceramic in four natural colours. The concept is of interest for both private and commercial properties: The structured tiles are ideal for harmonious terrace designs and also for creating courtyards as relaxation areas in administrative buildings, hospitals or healthcare facilities.

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New tiles 2017: CÁDiZ OUtDOOR aND MiNeRal sPRiNG OUtDOOR For 2017 Villeroy & Boch is adding two new Outdoor Tile ranges that further expand the design possibilities. CÁDIZ OUTDOOR (above) and MINERAL SPRING OUTDOOR (right). Inspired by the flair of the renowned Andalusian city, the CÁDIZ range features a stone structure with a relief effect in three natural colour shades. The new Outdoor Tiles allow for the creation of lively floors with harmonious transitions from indoors to outdoors, making it possible to successfully join a kitchen-diner with a barbecue area, for example. The natural look of the MINERAL SPRING range is inspired by the fine markings of cross-cut, namely stone that has been cut against the grain – a very attractive choice for living areas and adjacent terraces or balconies.

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INSPIRATIONAL OUTDOOR FURNITURE

INDIAN OCEAN was founded in 1990 with a philosophy to offer clients the ultimate collection of luxury outdoor furniture. With a passion for innovation, they have led the way for 25 years as THE specialist design-led outdoor furniture company in the UK. Indian Ocean offer advice, service and specialised delivery of truly inspirational furniture for outdoor living. They can help you furnish the smallest balcony, country garden or super yacht. The company is highly experienced in handling export orders worldwide and assisting clients with projects around the world, from the smallest balcony to the decks of cruise ships.

Available from: www.indian-ocean.co.uk

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IN THE ROUND The Marina Collection is simplicity redefined. Focusing on beautiful materials the Marina is pure luxury. The New Marina Curve dining table with cantilever chairs is woven from modern all-weather rope and electro polised stainles steel - 100% outdoor.


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Designing and building fireplaces, stoves and barbecues with high technological and aesthetic standards. To ensure a timely and efficient service, appropriate to the product quality. To inspire every decision and every action to the environment. These are the guidelines that have led Palazzetti to become, in fifty years, the market leader.

NEW FARO BARBECUE Choosing a Palazzetti barbecue means choosing a highquality product that always combines a great appearance with functionality and convenient use. There are many reasons to choose your barbecue from the wide range Palazzetti has to offer. n Structure made of Marmotech. n Reinforce hearth with double refractory wall. n Fast-Fire Box system ash box with air circulation. n Steel hood with high temperature paint. n Marmotech worktop with a honed, grey granite finish. n Lux grill 90x40 cm.

Further information available from: www. texturae.it

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n Firebox heart with side brazier and outside loading of wood. Provided with firewood holder. n Special glue for assembly.


S U T H E R L A N D® T H E B OA R D WA L K C OL L E C T ION

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Simply minimaliSt A garden is an extension of the home, however maintaining a garden can be very time consuming and laborious. For those who don’t have the time or patience there is another option a minimalistic garden.

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Make the plants a bold feature but allow the hard landscape features to tie the whole design together

A well designed minimalist garden can effectively provide you with an extra room. The key elements to a minimalistic garden is that it should feature sculptures, architectural planting, lighting, water if possible and great vistas. The need for plants should be minimal as youraim is to create a structure as much as garden that said plants within a minimimal garden create a splash of colour. When using plants ensure they add to the landscape and not overwhelm it. Lightening plays an important part in creating a minimalistic garden, not only does it illuminate areas which would otherwise be kept hidden it also creates shadows and allows you to alter the gardens mood during the twilight hours enabling you to enjoy your garden during the day and night.

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Use industrial elements to create a minimalist tidiness

Another element critical to creating the perfect minimalist garden is water. Water creates serenity. The soft trickling of water brings harmony to a garden and the reflectivity qualities of water can be used to your advantage in the design process with the use of chrome, glass or aluminum. It is important when creating a minimalistic garden you seek professional advise. A minimalistic garden may be easy to maintain but takes vision, and a keen eye to create. Steel, glass and concrete are all materials heavily featured in many minimalist gardens and combining these industrial elements if done incorrectly can create a stark barren landscape. The ultimate goal when designing a minimalistic garden is to create clean lines, pure form and a strong sense of space within an architectural environment.

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