Homes & Gardens

Bleu your mind

Bleu your mind

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Today’s post is by our deputy editor, Lauren Shantall. Bleu Nature is a craft-based business from the north of France, with its tree-hugging credentials…

Liam Mooney

Liam Mooney

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Today we have our deputy Ed., Lauren Shantall, in the guest blogger seat. Thanks, Lauren! It’s really encouraging for the South African design industry…

Bed head

Bed head

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It’s the holidays, and time to relax! Our design assistant at the ELLE DECORATION offices, Amy Reid, must have been planning how to spend…

Semigood Design

Semigood Design

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Seattle based design company Semigood Design makes beautiful things, and I’m particularly taken by their Rian Collection of cantilevered stools, desks and tables. Semigood…

Fold your own

Fold your own

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You’d be forgiven for mistaking these for origami Christmas decorations, but in fact they’re all cardboard chairs for children by Foldschool! Foldschool is a…

A Plate a Week

A Plate a Week

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Yesterday I stumbled upon a fabulous project called A Plate A Week. Every Sunday, since July this year, the super talented Mignon Khargie has…

Knobbly knees

Knobbly knees

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I spotted the enchantingly bumpy legs of this little stool in the corner of a room on a magazine page the other day, but…

Bags of worth

Bags of worth

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Although global market disasters may mean we won’t be shopping as much as we used to, we’ll definitely be recycling and reusing more, and…