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Showcase designs under staircase

Showcase designs under staircase

Maximize the oft-neglected space under the stairs by hanging photographs and wall storage beneath the treads. We love the way that, this arrangement makes a feature of this awkward space, creating a neat triangular display. For similar units, tray Ikea modular ‘Valje’ design. London-based designer Alexander White advised that if you’re considering minimalist staircase like this, the most popular materials are wood and steal, but you could also opt for reinforced concrete or glass for a more unusual finish.

Hanging cocoon chair

Hanging cocoon chair

Louis Vuitton has expanded its ‘Objets Nomades’ collection of travel-inspired lifestyle accessories with the launch of nine new creations by big-name designers. Highlight from the limited-edition range include the Campana Brothers hanging Cocoon chair, made using stereolithography, a form of 3D printing.

Outdoor furniture collection

Outdoor furniture collection

Knoll has just reissued two American classics – Richard Schultz’s ‘1966’ outdoor furniture collection (pictured above) in a brand new finish and Charles Pollock’s ‘I960’ armchair (pictured below). Pollock’s elegant design, with its cowhide sling seat and steel frame, is reminiscent of Marcel Breuer’s ‘Wassily’ chair, combining comfort with strikingly clean architectural lines. Schultz’s garden chairs, table and serving trolley are among the most minimal outdoor designs on the market, and were originally created for Florence Knoll, who moved to…

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Dining collection for small spaces

Dining collection for small spaces

Ercol’snew ‘Chiltern’ dining collection is ideal for small spaces. Recalling compact designs from the 1950s, the matt-lacquered oak range includes round-backed armchairs with a lattice pattern, as well as a circular table that extends to seat up to six people. Named after the Chiltern Hills, an area close to Ercol’s headquarters that was famous for furniture production in the 19th century.

Wood and metal staircase

Wood and metal staircase

  Beautiful, elegant, graceful… in just two days this staircase take centre stage in your home, without the disruption and mess of ripping out your old one. Even better, transforming your home comes with a surprisingly modest price tag too. Classic and contemporary styles. Wood, metal, glass and lighting options. No structural work needed.  

Fluted sink

Fluted sink

The Shaws Bowland sink is the perfect choice if you\’re looking for a large single bowl, kitchen sink with a luxurious traditional look. This very popular. British made traditional style sink, has a distinctive fluted front and is available in both white and biscuit finishes with a central 31/2 waste outlet for basket strainer or waste disposer. The Bowland 600 is compact and suitable for smaller kitchens in new or renovated kitchens, but there is now also a new. larger…

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Work space in bedroom

Work space in bedroom

It\’s important to be able to switch off at night to get a sound and restorative night\’s sleep. If you bedroom\’s the only space you can work, why not choose a desk that can be an attractive part of the bedroom furniture? You can choose different configurations, handles, shelving and storage features.

Hideaway computer cupboard

Hideaway computer cupboard

Having your computer as a permanent part of the room scheme can remind you of what you need to do when you should be relaxing – and no one would call it a great focal point. A hide-it-all-away cupboard means you can close the doors on the office – and you have an attractive piece of furniture for the room. 

Creating a space for sewing

Creating a space for sewing

If you’re working with fabrics, you may want a generous work surface – the bigger the better. Most of us don’t have a separate room, so instead we’d recommend upping the size of your dining table. Keep the look of the room pretty with a decorative window treatment, such as this roller blind in Evita Scilla.

Good spot to create a private work area

Good spot to create a private work area

With the summer months coming, what about moving out to the garden? A large shed or a summerhouse can be transformed into the perfect studio space away from interruptions, and you’ll benefit from the natural light and the view. Remember that if your shed doesn\’t have electricity, work will be limited to daylight hours.