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Magazine press for Shakespeare Design

It’s been an exciting year for Shakespeare Design having featured in two fantastic magazines in the last few months. Watch out for our next feature in House and Garden January 2016, out soon. Modern Home recently showcased our stunning Llewellyn Street project where we worked with our lovely client Joanna to build a beautiful and functional Read More

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London Design Week 2015 Highlights

  In September this year was London Design Week and I spent a whole week in design heaven. Design Week is a festival with literally hundreds of events taking place across the breadth of this huge city. Every furniture, fabric, wallpaper, lighting, rug and fashion designer who wants to showcase their work to the world participates. From small invitation Read More

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Madeline Weinrib fabrics and rugs to set the pulse racing

Velvet and silk fabrics by Madeline Weinrib   Stunning velvets and silks in rich and saturated jewel colours are the hallmark of Madeline Weinrib’s fabrics and rugs.  Originally an artist, Weinrib draws on her painter’s eye and combines it with centuries old modes of craftsmanship to create a collection of beautifully detailed Ikats and patterns. Her designs are described as Read More

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Herringbone floors and timber panelled walls to die for

Herringbone floors are no longer just the domain of Parisan apartments and old-world homes. Their neat, geometric patterns and warm textures are being used to bring texture and timeless elegance to modern minimalist interiors. In keeping with contemporary colour palettes, keeping the timber colour pale puts a modern spin on the traditional look and co-ordinates with modern Read More

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Curated collections

  Its easy to forget about the vertical plane in a room when decorating (that is, the walls, windows and doors) and just focus on the horizontal (usually taken up with rugs, tables, benches and chairs). A well curated collection of objects on display on a wall or shelves, will instantly have the affect of increasing Read More

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New look mirrors

More than ever mirrors are being used to bring a sculptural decorative element to walls.  Streamlined versions of traditional bistro mirrors bring stunning proportions to walls and instant wow factor. New frames in mint greens, brass and blues as well as leather and raw untreated timber look stunning in just about any room in the house. Read More

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Welcome to Design Fix, the blog

A hazard of my job is often tripping over beautiful products and design ideas that traverse interiors, fashion, travel, art and architecture but I don’t always have the opportunity to share it with others, so I’m now producing with blog of updates and inspirations that will come to you every month or so. ‘Design Fix’ will share gorgeous Interior Design Read More

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The Boathouse at Shelly Beach – delicious interiors

Boathouse at Shelly Beach is open for business and is a visual feast. Full of fresh decor ideas you’ll want to try in your home. The Boathouse Group signature thick glazed ceramic pots are over-flowing with bunches of hot coloured fresh flowers and the forest of over sized pendant drum lights instantly give the main dining area a feeling Read More