Category Archives: Interior Design

Ski Chalet Chic

  Courchevel collection – natural earthy tweeds and soft brown leather material finishes. Stag emblem cushion £19, eyelet curtains £145, throw £65 Inject some ski chalet charm with the new slope-inspired interior range at Sterling Furniture and get the luxury … Continue reading

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White on White

Wrote this piece on documentary film maker Sue Bourne’s Glasgow flat for Scotland on Sunday. Award winning Scottish documentary film maker Sue Bourne, is the first to admit that when a project captures her imagination, she becomes a woman possessed. … Continue reading

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Kind of blue velvet

I’ve just arrived home after housesitting a beautiful Glasgow apartment. It’s not the kind of place that’s had money thrown at it, instead, the owners have lavished the high-ceilinged Victorian space with care, thought and consideration, and it more than … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Forge

http://www.scotsman.com/scotland-on-sunday/scotland/boconcept-manager-lisa-davis-reveals-scandinavian-style-in-former-forge-1-2386954 I wrote this piece on lovely Lisa’s Davis’ home for Scotland on Sunday’s At Home magazine. When Lisa and Stevie Davis decided to extend their ground floor portion of a converted old forge in Renfrewshire, they didn’t just think … Continue reading

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Retro note in delicious Glasgow apartment

I wrote this feature for Scotland On Sunday‘s At Home mag (27.4.12) In Anton Chekhov’s play of the same name, we meet Three Sisters who are dissatisfied with their existence in turn-of-the-century Russia. Quite the opposite of 21st century Scottish … Continue reading

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Ruby Flowers – Scotland’s favourite florist

At Home with Ruby As someone whose design philosophy is all about bringing the outside in, it’s not surprising that what first attracted florist Ruby Grimes to her Edwardian home was the view of apple trees in full blossom from … Continue reading

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Caledonian Christmas

  Winter Falls by Dumfries-based artist Ailsa Black. www.scotlandart.comWe’re all out of money in our own way this Christmas, and given that I write about interiors, I shouldn’t really be encouraging anyone to spend – least of all me as … Continue reading

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Bo Bells for Christmas

It may have been the final ep of Danish crime thriller The Killing on Saturday but you can still keep in touch with your inner Viking by visiting BoConcept on Sauchiehall Street. The Danish furniture emporium has a distinctive selection … Continue reading

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Let there be light with lemonlu

  There’s a moving story behind Lemonlu London (www.lemonlulondon.com) the name of Fiona McBrien’s cosmopolitan online boutique of ethically sourced, eye-catching products from around the world.   “The idea of setting up a shop gradually sprouted when I fell in love with some … Continue reading

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Winter Warmers from BoConcept

  PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: AUTUMN OFFERS ON WINTER WARMERS Fresh from the launch of the new 2011/2012 collection in September BoConcept  is putting the spotlight on some key items which, until November 13th, are available with discounts of between 10% – … Continue reading

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