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Favourite spaces: Virginia Courtauld’s gold bathroom at Eltham Palace

The original medieval Eltham Palace in south London was given to Edward II in the 14th Century, but in 1933 ritzy socialite couple Stephen and Virginia Courtauld gained its lease and were granted permission to do to the building what they wanted as long as they restored the original great hall. Sticking to the deal they added their… read more

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5 decorating lessons from the Sir John Soane Museum

One of London’s most astounding houses has to be the Sir John Soane Museum in Lincoln’s Inn Fields. Between 1792 and 1824 the renowned neo-classical architect rebuilt three neighbouring Georgian townhouses to create a home for his impressive personal collection. On his death the house was preserved by a Private Act of Parliament and today… read more

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Mesmerising metro photography

2014 saw Montreal-based photographer, Chris Forsyth start his Montreal Metro Project, which set out to explore his daily urban environment. During his daily commute to college he captured photos of the 1960’s stations and shared them on Instagram alongside #mtmetroproject. Before long visitors and fellow Montreal residents began building a photographic archive of the city’s 68… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist