CHELSEA DESIGN CENTRE: CLAIRE GERMAN

For over a decade, Claire German has been at the helm of the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, acting as Managing Director and working closely with the owners to deliver their unique conceptual vision – she’s therefore directly credited with creating an exciting mecca for interior designers and architects who are looking for the finest furnishings, […] Read more…

LAID BACK LUXURY ON THE BEACH: GET THE VIBE

Shutters On The Beach in Santa Monica goes straight to the top of our list when it comes to coastal hotels; situated right on the sand with a boardwalk weaving between the surrounding palm trees, the property is large yet has the feel of a much smaller boutique hotel. The lobby is open and airy […] Read more…

WEDDING EXPERTS: CLAIRE DO MONTE

Claire do Monte is a London-based wedding planner who works across the UK specialising in the design of sophisticated, classic occasions with a contemporary edge that are notable for the inclusion of an abundance of tiny, personal details. Here we discuss her style and what attracts her VIP clients to her service… Luxury to me means […] Read more…

CHATEAU VERSAILLES: DECORATIVE EXPERTS

Many of the most luxurious hotels and residences around the world, particularly in Paris, take their design inspiration directly from Chateau Versailles, where the sun king brought the most talented artisans and craftsmen from around Europe to create the palace back in the 16th century… When replicating a look, it’s always preferable to find the […] Read more…

INTERIOR ACCESSORIES: OBJET LUXE

The accessorising of a design scheme is key to giving it identity, and the use of natural materials helps create warmth… this is often best illustrated in highly polished interiors where a more relaxed aura is required – on a yacht or in a new-build property – and can often be achieved through the installation […] Read more…

WALL-TO-WALL ROMANCE: MS DESIGN STUDIO

A simple but dramatic method of almost instantly altering the ambience of a room is to change the colour of the walls using colour, or even better, add by including a theme such as flowers or sky. In the lead up to Valentines Day, we talk to the founder of MS Design Studio about her […] Read more…

A BEACH PARTY IN THE HAMPTONS

Following a fifteen year career in luxury hospitality, I set up my own event planning business; originally the main focus was on weddings, and we’ve expanded to parties and wider events over the years…” Bruce Russell INTRO BY NICKY SUMMER: “The international event organiser Bruce Russell is a French Canadian who made his way to […] Read more…

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