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Ask the Designer: An Interview with The Rug Company’s Dye Master

October saw The Rug Company and Farrow & Ball join forces to bring us The Complementary Colour Collection, to celebrate this collaboration we take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the process behind creating a handloom rug, and meet The Rug Company’s Dye Master. Based in Kathmandu, Nepal, Dye Master, Krishna Raut is the most important… read more


Ask the designer: Interview with floral designer Kitten Grayson

December has arrived! We recently took a break from decorations and present wrapping to catch up with floral designer, Kitten Grayson. She also shares her essential wreath crafting skills in the below video! Is working with flowers something you’ve always been interested in, or did you ‘discover it’? I grew up in Somerset so spent… read more


Le freak c’est chic – Halloween special

As Halloween approaches we’re bringing you a selection of what we’re billing as a rising trend for interiors – freaky, creepy and a little bit kitschy Halloween homewares. From art with ghoulish undertones, to tribal masks that conjure up dangerous warriors, sinister ceramics to textiles with faces (admittedly quite friendly, but the teeth featured are generally gritted)…. here’s our… read more


Trend for the table: colourful ceramics – and 5 of the best

“Food looks nicer on coloured plates,” says Shelley Simpson, founder of Australian ceramics brand Mud, which has boutiques in Sydney, Melbourne, New York and London selling everyday tableware pieces – in a whopping 70 shapes – made special by the fact that they’re available in 18 different colours. The brand recently showed its collection at London’s Spring restaurant at… read more


Norwegian Design – 3 Names to Know

While the Nikolai Astrup exhibition opening this month at the Dulwich Picture Gallery will highlight an important Norwegian artist, interiors shop Skandium is putting Norway’s design scene in the spotlight with its exhibition – Icons of Norway – of furniture and homewares from the region from 1940 to the present day. In honour of both, we choose three Norwegian design studios… read more


The Art of Soap

What, you’ve not been choosing your soap based on the brilliance of its geometry and colour? Well panic not, we’ve found the most aesthetically pleasing bars that reference the trend for marbled stone and strong architectural form so you can get on that for 2016. The only hard bit will be actually ruining using them. Savons Gemme soaps, which were… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist