LIFESTYLE

May 19, 2017

I've had the privilege to attend the preview of the new Richard Long exhibition at the exquisitely beautiful Houghton Hall. Modern art has never felt more at ease in such environment. Just as previously with the beautiful paintings brought back temporarily from the Her...

February 18, 2015

Well known is my love for chinoiserie. Originated in the seventeenth century it refers to the incorporation of Chinese imagery in western designs. Everything and everywhere from Palaces to the more modest bourgeois dwellings has been influenced by this aesthetically l...

August 12, 2014

Many of you may have passed by it many times when up and down the nowadays trendy Kingsland Road, in Hoxton.

 

Although impossible to miss due to its straightforward beauty you may have wondered however, what this remarkable building is.

 

Built by the Ironmongers’ Company...

July 8, 2014

Fashion and Interior Design can be a match made in heaven.

 

One of Carlos Garcia Interiors’ projects has been the backdrop for a beautiful photo shoot by fashion photographer Terry Whitaker.

 

Terry, who’s based in London, specialises in fashion and portrait photography....

April 25, 2014

For the past five years Broadgate in the West part of the Lakes has been our Easter retreat.

 

This beautiful Georgian country house and Estate allows us to disconnect, relax and reflect. Simplicity and charm is the norm for décor and lifestyle here.

 

The day starts with...

April 9, 2014

Architecture, interior decoration, painting, sculpture design, furniture, metalwork, book illustration, theatrical design, costume and landscape gardens. William Kent touched it all. And all of it he excelled in some degree or other.

 

The V&A is currently holding an exh...

March 20, 2014

I was recently invited to a friend’s country house in the Highlands.

 

I love the countryside. There, nature and lifestyle are intertwined, the pace slows down and the mind has time to wander free from interferences.

 

It was my first trip to the Highlands and on arrival w...

February 27, 2014

Paris is beautiful no matter what season.

 

Recently my partner and I went to Paris for a winter city break.

 

Charm and beauty surprises you at every turn. The naked trees along the Quays de La Seine expose the beautifully grand buildings and on a sunny day, water reflect...

December 10, 2013

I love Cumbria. The Lakes are a remarkable land of contrasts. The landscape is simply stunning and believe it or not there are still parts of this beautiful county where one can enjoy the serene pace of country life away from the crowded shores of Windermere.

 

 Whenever...

December 5, 2013

I've been involved in the restoration of a remarkable book by The Society of Dilettanti: Specimens of Antient Sculpture, Aegyptian, Etruscan, Greek and roman. London: 1809

 

Founded in 1734 in London for British gentlemen who had made the Grand Tour, The Dilettanti inclu...

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