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Ask the designer: Katie Fontana of British Standard

Katie Fontana is the founder of two very distinctive kitchen brands, based around old-fashioned craftsmanship and an updating of traditional British style. Starting with bespoke kitchen brand Plain English before going on to develop the British Standard label too, Katie has been at the forefront of a revolution in what we think of as a desirable kitchen, guiding tastes… read more

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Spring update – paint your window frames in sunshine yellow

Stolen from the Don’t Move Improve exhibition at New London Architecture, we love this idea used throughout the aptly named Yellow House by Nimtim Architects. Their extension to the ground floor of a standard Victorian flat had to be completed on a limited budget and the strategy was to create large, flexible spaces using simple uplifting materials – cue… read more

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House tour – tea and anecdotes with tribal jewellery collector Peter Adler

Are you familiar with the trademark statement jewellery hanging around Iris Apfel’s neck? Some of her vast collection comes from Peter Adler’s appointment-only tribal jewellery brand Pebble London, where the 95 year old style icon is a regular. Seen the fashion-forward men in huge metal necklaces at hip menswear brand Casley-Hayford’s recent S/S17 fashion show?… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist