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Blown in on a fresh breeze from Bangalore

15 January 2015

There’s a new fabric in the air, blowing in on a fresh breeze from Bangalore, a collection of new hand-blocked fabrics that is the brainchild of Sonali Kapoor, expressing in its repeating, stylised motifs the essence of ‘wabi-sabi’… the delicate balance of the love of beautiful things inspired by the natural world.

Traditional Chesterfield shapes in leather, modern and classic fabrics...

13 January 2015

IF YOU ASK ANYONE TO NAME A TRADITIONAL SOFA, most people will come up with the name CHESTERFIELD.

Traditionally, the classic sofas for your library would be an ancient pair of well-worn leather Chesterfield sofas in a beautifully tanned and matured, bottom-polished, mellow brown leather with a firmly-stuffed, deep-buttoned back, and arms, steeped in centuries of cigar-smoke, wood-smoke and whisky fumes or maybe buttoned-up in faded velvets: deep reds, rich purples and country-house greens from fern, through emerald, chartreuse and dark forest....