Mark has chosen a darker shade of greeny grey for the kitchen cupboards – comply with his lead with ‘Green Smoke’ by Farrow & Ball, which costs £32.50 for two.5 litres of matt emulsion. Bodil Blain and her husband lived of their Bayswater flat for a yr without doing anything. ‘After that you just really know what’s wanted and what is not.’ Bodil later designed the kitchen herself, working with her friend, the designer Fiona Parke, and going through 25 drawings or more.
Heidi Lightfoot and Steve Gibbon’smid-century house in rural Hertfordshire was inbuilt 1936 by the famend public sector architect Mary Medd. Jane Sacchi recounts the renovation of an Italian watchtower, initially restored by her husband, architect Bruno Sacchi. Set ten kilometres from Florence, Bruno insisted on keeping the tower’s authentic features.
Despite it being referred to as Chaucer’s House, it isn’t totally clear whether Geoffrey himself lived here, … Read More