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Etsy Favourites: Furniture

We’ve chosen some of our current favourite pieces of furniture available on Etsy. A mix of reclaimed and handmade industrial pieces and some classic Ercol furniture – just the designs we currently love. Reclaimed wood dining table and bench From 7MAGOK These tables and benches are made with wood that has been salvaged from construction …

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Michelangelo & Sebastiano at The National Gallery

Last week we visited the National Gallery to see The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Michelangelo & Sebastiano. We’ve written a short review of selected works from the exhibition and what we learnt about Mike and Seb’s friendship and careers. The artists Mike and Seb first met in Rome around 1511. Mike was 36 years old, Seb some …

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Fabric – Scion

 The fabric brand we’ve decided to look at this week is Scion. Here is their design ethos: “creating cutting-edge, accessibly priced and forward looking printed fabrics.” Their designs are usually bright, bold and fun. Some of them are a little more traditional, some are a little childish and the rest are just the perfect statement for a room. …

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Doshi Levien for John Lewis

The ‘Open Home’ collection has just been launched within a select stores and online at John Lewis. ‘Open Home’ is a new 13 piece collection of Furniture developed by Doshi Levien for John Lewis. The collection is ‘inspired by the elegance of Scandinavian modernism and mid-century Italian design.’ The sculptural furniture within the collection is designed …

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“A noticeable lack of feet…”

We visited Tate Britain for the extensive exhibition of David Hockney’s 60 years of work from the instantly recognisable to the unseen workings. There were so many pieces in this exhibition it was hard to choose a direction for this review. So we’ve just chosen a couple of pieces that we liked and looked into how …

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Fabric – Villa Nova

We’ve found and fallen in love with fabric. I will write a few posts like this, looking at different manufacturers of fabric – picking our favourite styles and colours from the collections. The first manufacturer we’ve selected is Villa Nova. Today I got to see and feel the new fabrics books for their Norrland collection …

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Spring colours

Pantone have released their spring 2017 colours and they’re a pretty bright and beautiful range. So we’ve collected some images of the colours in action to show you what you can do with them within your home. Hope you have enjoyed this spring colour inspiration! Bethvictoria.com All images found on Pinterest  

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A living room design with John Lewis products

This design was made in answer to a made up brief for John Lewis. The brief outlined the size of the room and the wants and needs of the clients. Here is the brief in short; warm tones, show off the victorian oak floorboards, to include an office area, spaces to display photographic work, be …

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Rauschenberg at the Tate Modern

One of the current exhibitions at the Tate Modern is a large retrospective of Robert Rauschenberg’s 6o year career as an artist. Through 11 gallery spaces you are shown the journey of his work from his early experimentation to his late work with all the seemingly random and continuously experimental work in-between. We went to visit …

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