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How to create your own working nook

Today I love…

This beautiful, creative space… It’s actually a DIY project from Dutch magazine VT Wonen and you can find the tutorial to create this little nook here. The instructions are in Dutch but if you are using Google Chrome, you can activate an add-on (Google Translate) in the tool bar to translate automatically pages written in a different language (very useful!). They’ve used Light Blue No 22 by Farrow & Ball, which I think, looks really pretty and summery. What do you think? It is a colour I wouldn’t usually think of using as I tend to go for hues of whites and greys (see our bedroom) but I really like how it softly contrasts with the rest of the room in white. It’s always nice to work from a space filled with natural light, isn’t it!? I had set up an office in one of the spare rooms in our home in France but most days I work from the dining table in our lounge, because the room is filled with natural light. Ideally, at some point, I would …

Farrow & Ball: 9 new colors paint

Introducing 9 new colors from Farrow & Ball

Farrow & Ball has recently launched 9 new paint colors. Last time, I met up with Charlie Cosby, Farrow & Ball Head of Creative, it was for the launch of this beautiful wallpaper collection after Charlie’s rather exciting trip to Japan. So this time, I asked Charlie a few questions about these 9 new colors and her 5 best tips to choose the best paint colour for your home. What I love about her answers, is that you get the feeling of travelling around the British countryside. The way she describes how they found the names of the paints, the inspiration drawn from England’s landscape and landmarks is like walking around the countryside in Dorset, Somerset and Scotland. READ ON…

FARROW & BALL NEW WALLPAPERS COLLECTION 2014

A few weeks ago, I attended the launch of the new Farrow & Ball wallpapers collection (out now) and what a visual treat this was… This new Farrow & Ball collection is inspired by traditional Japanese craftsmanship. Each wallpaper is made by artisan using Farrow & Ball paints traditionally printed onto painted ground papers. This process creates a uniquely textured appearance that enhances the natural forms in the designs…it’s beautiful. This new collection includes four designs. Read on…