Archive of ‘INTERIORS’ category

NICOLA O’MARA: AUTUMNAL VIBES ON THE COAST

Nicola O’Mara is best known for her fabulous coastal property renovations along with her choice of perfectly tailored furnishings and carefully thought-out styling. Here we discuss how to create the best cosy cottage ambience for Autumn/Winter 2022: Autumn in Cornwall is just magical and one of the best times to visit. The winds are wild, […] Read more…

SHINING A LIGHT ON THE CHILTERN FIREHOUSE

BY NICKY SUMMER London icons – there are a few… Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, The 02 Centre, The Shard – and the fabulous, much loved Chiltern Firehouse! After the extravagant lighting displays of the Queens Platinum Jubilee, I decided to return here, to one of London’s most unique establishments, and study exactly what […] Read more…

CHELSEA DESIGN CENTRE: CLAIRE GERMAN

PRODUCED BY: CITY & BEACH STAFF WRITER 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 […] Read more…

DREAM HOMES START WITH A BESPOKE WINE CELLAR

With over 18 years in the industry, Artisan Cellars creates beautiful custom-made cabinetry for wine; either as standalone furniture or fitted, we can showcase your collection and make it the stand-out feature of your home…” Artur Vladi, Artisan Cellars Some UHNWI collect cars, some collect jewellery, some collect art, some collect cigars and some collect […] Read more…

GIMME SHELTER: RALPH LAUREN IN CHELSEA

UPCOMING: RALPH LAUREN IN CHELSEA, LONDON SW10 Ralph Lauren Home opened a spacious showroom during early July in the interior design centre at London’s Chelsea Harbour in SW10. The current ‘Shelter Point’ theme is on display, as are items from others which have proved incredibly successful over the years – Mulholland Drive, Modern Equestrian, Black […] Read more…

TRADITION: IN THE EUROPEAN STYLE

Francesca Rowan-Plowden is an interior designer, TV presenter and owner of a homestore (www.frphomestore.com) who’s dream project would be a French chateau hotel; she’s well equipped for a job of that profile, having won best Historic Home Interior Design Firm and being nominated for Homes & Gardens Best Commercial Interiors for her design at Elmley […] 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…

COASTAL VIBES: NICOLA O’MARA

At this time of year, everyone is abandoning the city for the coast and one of the most popular destinations is Cornwall – home of long sandy beaches, crystal clear aqua waters, world-class surfing and some of the best seafood in the land. One expert in the area is award-winning interior designer Nicola O’Mara who […] Read more…

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